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GVC online portfolio helps offset high street performances

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GVC Holding's online verticals led the company to Q2 gains as the reduction in FOBT stake bit into its high street operations. GVC Holdings, the company behind Ladbrokes Coral, saw impact from the FOBT stake reduction lessened by positive performances across its online verticals. Revenues from Ladrbokes Coral retail venues were down 19 percent up to 30 June with machine take...

Coral reopens Cheltenham live roulette table

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  Following the successful launch in March 2017 of Coral’s Cheltenham Live Casino, the bookmaker has re-opened an exclusive Cheltenham live roulette table, available until March 17.     In partnership with Racing UK, all twenty-eight races from The Cheltenham Festival will play on a video wall and will be presented alongside live roulette. Racing experts will stand beside the live roulette...

Hill’s consummate new chair to exploit ‘considerable opportunities’

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British betting group William Hill has found an illustrious new chairman in FA executive Roger Devlin. The well-connected former Ladbrokes director could help unlock the transformative deal that the bookmaker has thus far been denied.   Not famed for timely appointments, bookmaker William Hill has annointed a prestigious new chairman to steer the company as it heads into a complex period...

Head of PR at Coral on why F1 betting isn’t popular

Betting Business interactive conducted an interview with Coral's head of public relations, Simon Clare, on why Formula One betting has never really taken off and why there is almost nothing anyone can really do about it. Betting Business: Why do you think Formula One betting isn't as popular as other forms of race betting such as horse racing and other...

Coral Connect app launches as football season kicks off

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Coral has launched its Connect app, available to download in the App and Google Play stores, just in time for the start of the Premier League football season.   The app is the mobile companion to the single wallet Coral Connect card, which was launched in 2014, designed for use across all channels, including gaming machines, bet stations and over the...

Middlesbrough partners with Coral for three seasons

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Middlesbrough Football Club has confirmed it will continue to work with the leading bookmaker Coral for three seasons as the club’s new Official Partner. The new partnership has been formed off the back of a number of successful commercial activities carried out by the Club and Coral last season. Coral will provide betting services at The Riverside Stadium on every match-day...

Sunderland AFC teams up with Coral

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Sunderland AFC has formed a new UK partnership with leading bookmaker, Coral, with club supporters gaining exclusive betting offers and promotions.   Under the terms of the partnership, Coral will provide the Stadium of Light with a comprehensive match day betting service for every league and cup game throughout the 2017-18 season. We are thrilled at Coral to be establishing such a...

Election reprieve for Britiain’s bookmakers

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A snap UK election has postponed the inevitable regulatory assault on FOBTs, affording bookmakers more time to adjust and recoup. The prospect will however continue to weigh heavy on the industry’s dealmakers.   A snap general election has given British bookmakers a timely reprieve, maybe weeks, probably months, before a regulatory crackdown on gaming machines will be announced. The triennial review of...

Coral and Playtech go Live with online casino

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The UK bookmaker, Coral, and leading development company, Playtech, have launched their latest collaboration, Coral Live Casino Studio.   Coral has confirmed it has launched its new online casino, in collaboration with Playtech, offering four blackjack tables and a roulette table, hosted 24 hours a day by professional dealers. The partnership claims the online studio raises the game for players and offers...

Coral to launch Cheltenham Festival Live Roulette

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Coral Live Casino to stream every race from the Cheltenham Festival 14-17th March.   In an industry first, Coral Bookmakers has taken the innovative step to stream all 28 races from The Cheltenham Festival, the racing calendar’s biggest event of the year, in its Live Casino channel - via mobile, website and the App. This is the first time that a major live...

World first for Coral and Fresh8’s dynamic duo

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The launch of a dynamic video advertising product from Coral and Fresh8 marks a world first for online gaming.   UK bookmaker Coral has launched the world's first dynamic video advertising product for online gaming in partnership with Fresh8 Gaming. The product will see Coral working with Fresh8 technology to power auto-generated videos with real time offers and odds across their digital...

Coral launches Digital Sports Tech’s ‘Player Bets’

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Coral has launched ‘Player Bets’ after Digital Sports Tech agreed a deal to supply its player proposition betting product.   Digital Sports Tech, a supplier of sports betting solutions, has signed a deal with UK operator Coral to provide its player proposition betting product. Now live on Coral’s betting platforms, the product branded ‘Player Bets’ enables customers to create their own...

Coral prepares to launch Betradar Virtuals

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Ladbrokes’ other half kicks off Betradar’s virtual gaming through online channels Coral, one of the UK’s leading sports betting operators, has today announced that it has launched Betradar’s Virtual Gaming services through its online and mobile betting channels. Betradar’s suite of Virtual Gaming products include tennis, basketball, horse and dog racing, as well as various football versions that have been adapted...

Coral to kick off ‘Electrifying’ casino campaign

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In an attempt to spark interest in its Coral Vegas casino gaming app, Coral is set to launch a new multi-channel advertising campaign titled “Electrifying”.   Coral has kick-started an ‘electrifying’ new ad campaign for its newly launched Coral Vegas app, centred around Electric Tiger, an animated character developed in collaboration with the Moving Picture Company. The campaign launched yesterday with a...

Gala Coral migrates sportsbook to new in-house platform

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Following a strong set of Q3 results, soon-to-merge Gala Coral has announced the launch of a new sportsbook front-end for the company’s Coral betting brand.   Gala Coral has completed the development of a new sportsbook front-end that’s set to be rolled out across the firm’s mobile, tablet and desktop channels. The new product is designed to streamline the firm’s reporting and...

Coral credits high-value online customers for strong Q3

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Targeted advertising initiatives saw Coral’s online customer base soar in Q3, with executives estimating that new customer value was almost double that achieved at the 2014 World Cup.   UK-based betting giant Coral has seen a surge in revenues in the third quarter of 2016 after a successful online marketing drive and a strong gaming machine performance in retail outlets. For the...

Boylesports bids €118m for Ladbrokes Coral merger shops

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Boylesports has bid €118m to secure 360 shops from Ladbrokes and Coral. The merging bookmakers will make room for Boylesports’ first expansion outside of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.   Boylesports has mounted a €118m bid to secure the 360 shops that Ladbrokes and Coral must sell to complete their merger. While Betfred has also been rumoured as a...

Ante Post: What the bookmakers are saying

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This is an action-packed month with plenty for punters to get stuck into. England may have crashed out of Euro 2016 with a whimper, but the climax of the tournament is still to come, as is the search for Roy Hodgson’s replacement. The group stage matches in France undoubtedly had a negative impact on turnover at Royal Ascot last...

Ladbrokes Coral merger could hinge on 400 shop sales

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After an initial investigation, the UK’s Competitions and Markets Authority has declared that the Ladbrokes Coral merger could result in a “substantial lessening of competition”. Around 400 shop sales will be needed to convince the CMA otherwise - but will it be enough to appease major rivals Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill?   The proposed £2.3bn (€2.9bn) merger between Ladbrokes...

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