Changes to how British football data is collected, distributed and priced have caused disquiet among bookmakers. Scott Longley asks if the extra margin FDC is receiving is worth the furore and what a potential lack of competition and innovation could mean for the betting product
Playtech has said that it is evaluating all options for its TradeTech Group after it revealed that struggles within the financials division during the 17 weeks to 31 October meant the business is set to miss its full-year earnings projections.
Playtech has entered into a long-term structured agreement with Aquila Global Group, the operator of Colombian gaming and betting brand Wplay, that sees it become the business' strategic technology partner.
UK pool betting operator the Tote has expanded its portfolio ahead of its relaunch by resurrecting one of its most popular games through a new partnership with free-to-play content specialist SportCaller.
As part of the recently launched advertising campaign "Bet with the leaders", STS – the largest bookmaker in Poland, which also operates in several European markets – presented another global ambassador, the legendary ski jumper Martin Schmitt
The body responsible for processing German online sports betting licence applications has once again stressed that operators must shut down any online casino or poker products if they are to operate legally in the market.
William Hill has put a year-on-year increase in revenue during the 17 weeks to October 29 to its ongoing expansion efforts in the US, with its activity in the country helping to offset further declines in its retail business following the changes in UK FOBT regulations.
Troubled operator Global Gaming reported an operating loss of almost SEK40m (€3.7m/$4.1m) during the third quarter of 2019 as it paid the price for its licence being revoked in Sweden, its main market.