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Sky Bet boss Richard Flint named UK’s best CEO

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Sky Betting and Gaming CEO Richard Flint has been named as the UK’s best CEO of 2018 in Glassdoor’s Employee Choice Awards. The sixth annual award ceremony saw Flint - who has headed the company for nearly 20 years - beat competition from Microsoft boss

SkyBet defends UK bookmakers right to restrict bets

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SkyBet’s Richard Flint has defended bookmakers at a House of Lords Committee who stood accused of closing down the accounts of bettors that happened to win a lot.   The typically pro-gaming and pro-racing peer, Lord Lipsey, said: “We should be congratulating winners, not denigrating them, if we want racing and betting to grow. “I have a slight feeling about this...

NYX extends partnership with Sky Betting and Gaming

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The market-leading end-to-end sports betting supplier, NYX Gaming Group, has confirmed it has strengthened its its partnership with Sky Betting and Gaming (Sky Bet).   Following the successful launch of Sky Bet Italia in Q4 2016 on the OpenBet platform, NYX is building a full roadmap of activity to support the rollout of market-leading features and functionality alongside Sky’s sportsbook team. NYX...

Sky’s the limit for telecom-backed betting brand

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British gaming group SkyBet is taking advantage of a route into the European market presented by its eponymous telecoms founder.   The British company Sky Betting and Gaming is looking to expand its operations overseas, following strong growth in its home grown market. The group, which was formed in 2001 as the betting arm of Sky telecommunications, is now targeting revenue streams...

Inaugral Sky Betting & Gaming Annual Gala Ball raises £20k for charity

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The first Sky Betting & Gaming Annual Gala Ball celebrated its first year of fundraising for Teenage Cancer Trust exceeding the target of £20,000.   Business from across the gaming, entertainment, technology and hospitality industries in Yorkshire gathered for the first ever Sky Betting & Gaming Annual Gala Ball in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. The evening, which was hosted by...

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