EnergyBet Becomes Official Betting Partner of Aston Villa

EnergyBet Becomes Official Betting Partner of Aston Villa

The Premier League football club Aston Villa has officially announced that it signed a partnership deal with EnergyBet with the latter being pointed as the club’s new Official Betting Partner. Emilia Rynkowska, the UK Country Manager of EnergyBet, shared that the entire team of the brand was excited to join forces with a football club as large as Aston Villa, especially considering the fact that the latter is one of the UK Premier League clubs with the longest history. According to Mrs. Rynkowska, Aston Villa would provide EnergyBet with the…

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William Hill Acquires Grand Parade in £13.6-Million Deal

William Hill Acquires Grand Parade in £13.6-Million Deal

The UK-based bookmaker William Hill announced that it acquired the gaming and betting software solution developer Grand Parade Ltd in a £13.6-million cash-and-stock deal. According to the bookmaking operator’s statement, a total of 495,048 new ordinary shares at the price of 10 pence each would be issued by William Hill to Grand Parade as part of the agreement. The cash portion of the deal was not revealed so far. The deal is considered to be part of William Hill’s strategy to consolidate its presence on the market after finding itself…

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OpenBet to Provide SiteBuilder Tool to PMU Sportsbook

OpenBet to Provide SiteBuilder Tool to PMU Sportsbook

The world’s supplier of leading sportsbook and gaming software solutions OpenBet announced that it is to provide the French horse racing operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) with its SiteBuilder tool. The deal is expected to give the France-based company the chance to become more flexible when it comes to its sportsbook front-end solutions. The deal comes as part of the OpenBet’s strategy to bolster its collaboration with PMU. The partnership between the two companies dates back to 2010. Jeremy Thompson-Hill, Chief Executive Officer of OpenBet, commented on the newly-reached agreement,…

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Inspired Gaming Pens Gala Coral Deal over Virgo RGS Technology

Inspired Gaming Pens Gala Coral Deal over Virgo RGS Technology

Today the leading provider of mobile games, virtual sports and server-based gaming video lottery, Inspired Group, officially announced that it has managed to ink a new agreement with the UK-based betting shop, bingo and casino operator Gala Coral Group Ltd. Under the terms of the deal, Gala Coral is to grant the Virgo RGS technology developed by Inspired with a license to own and bring into effective action its CR Games content across the full range of Gala’s brands. The Chief Commercial Officer of Digital Games division of Inspired Gaming…

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BoyleSports Interested in Buying Ladbrokes-Gala Outlets

BoyleSports Interested in Buying Ladbrokes-Gala Outlets

An official representative of BoyleSports has revealed that the biggest independent bookmaker on the territory of Ireland is still into the idea of acquiring some of the outlets that are to be sold to meet the regulatory requirements for Ladbrokes and Gala Coral’s £2-billion merger. Currently, Ladbrokes owns about 2,150 bookmaker shops on the territory of the UK and another 77 in Northern Ireland. Gala Coral, on the other hand, owns 1,850 outlets in the UK. Last week, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ruled that the two companies…

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Yggdrasil Gaming and bet365 Ink Online Casino Content Deal

Yggdrasil Gaming and bet365 Ink Online Casino Content Deal

Online casino gaming provider Yggdrasil Gaming confirmed that it has inked a content deal with bet365. Under the terms of the contract, the entire slots portfolio of Yggdrasil is to go live with the leading UK-based gambling operator. According to the official announcement of Yggdrasil, the deal between the two parties was agreed back in February 2016. The terms of the contract include incorporation of the full product range of the Malta-based company in the UK gambling operator. And after the deal was reached, the virtual slots offerings of Yggdrasil…

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MGA Grants SBTech with Class 4 Remote Gaming License

MGA Grants SBTech with Class 4 Remote Gaming License

Gibraltar-based sports betting software solutions, management services and iGaming platform world-leading developer SBTech has announced that has secured a full Class 4 Remote Gaming License by the Gaming Authority in Malta. The newly-issued MGA Class 4 license is added to the company’s already existing gambling software and technology authorisation that was granted to SBTech by the UK Gambling Commission in March 2015. The Chief Executive Officer of SBTech Richard Carter shared how pleased he was for getting the Class 4 license. He confirmed of the news, saying that the company…

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William Hill to Present H1 Results amid Digital Division Revenue Drop

William Hill to Present H1 Results amid Digital Division Revenue Drop

William Hill is eagerly awaited to present its half-year results on August 5th by many industry and city analysts. The UK-based bookmaker’s executives are expected to present strategic updates for the first six months of its current fiscal year that would probably be aimed at dealing with the decline registered in the digital division’s performance of the company. Industry analysts would like to see the overall impact that Euro 2016 championships will have on the fiscal year’s first-half results. At the same time, William Hill has announced a preliminary expectations…

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32Red Revenue Rises 63% in 2016 H1

32Red Revenue Rises 63% in 2016 H1

Today the Gibraltar-based online casino company 32Red Plc revealed an update for its operations for the first half of the fiscal year ended on June 30th, 2016. The company posted a 63% increase in its total net gaming revenue over the first six months of the year to £30.4 million. This is a record high performance, especially considering the fact that the figures posted in the same period in 2015 were considerably lower and amounted to £18.6 million. According to the company’s official report, the excellent performance over the period…

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Playtech’s Virtual Sports Product Goes Live with Coral

Playtech’s Virtual Sports Product Goes Live with Coral

The world’s largest online gaming software provider Playtech has revealed that its retail Virtual Sports product has gone live in 100 Coral betting shops located in the UK. The product, called Virtual Spors Football Accumulator, actually replicates a real-life accumulator. It is comprised of four 90-second matches that are run at the same time every five minutes. Under the terms of the agreement, it is to be streamed by using a Linux hardware box solution in the country. Head of Virtual, Playtech Sports Elliott Norris confirmed of the deal and…

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