Tag: high street

FOBTs and High Street betting shops – time to re-examine business models?

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With the incoming changes to FOBT stakes expected to result in widespread shop closures, Grant Humphrey, director at EY and leader of their Betting and Gaming practice, and Simon Edel, a Partner in EY’s restructuring practice, talk through some…

Industry event to discuss Future of the UK High Street Bookmakers

Panels and keynotes planned for September 13 at Soho Hotel, London Stakeholders in the future of the UK high street bookmakers will be taking part in a dedicated event taking place on 13 September that will look into how the industry should respond…

Bookmakers given 2020 reprieve on stake cut

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In a rare slice of positive news for Britain’s retail sector, the government has announced a two year delay before implementing the controversial £2 stake on fixed- odds betting terminals. The delays makes all the difference for betting shops, both…

PBS strengthens Betfred partnership with 250 widescreen terminals

Playtech BGT Sports has added 250 widescreen terminals to its partnership with Betfred, designed to enhance the bookmaker’s network of retail outlets. PBS will establish the terminals, which bring the omni-channel sports betting solutions provider’s…