Gambling News 05th August, 2016

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THREE YEAR CHELSEA FC SPONSORSHIP DEAL FOR WILLIAM HILL

05th August, 2016 at 15:52:58
Major UK land and online gambling group is now famous football club's official betting partner.

English Premier League football club Chelsea has announced that online and land gambling group William Hill plc is its new official betting partner in a three-year agreement.

Full Story: Three Year Chelsea Fc Sponsorship Deal For William Hill »

SPORTECH'S THE FOOTBALL POOLS IN DEAL WITH BETUP

05th August, 2016 at 15:52:58
Deal brings in-play betting to Football Pools customers for the first time.

Sportech plc subsidiary The Football Pools has inked an agreement to offer the BetUp second-screen live betting game from Commologic, bringing in-play betting to its punters for the first time.

Full Story: Sportech's The Football Pools In Deal With Betup »

TABCORP FOCUSING INCREASINGLY ON THE DIGITAL CHANNEL

05th August, 2016 at 15:52:58
Latest performance report is evidence that the Australian betting giant "gets" the importance of digital in general and mobile in particular.

The major Australian retail and digital betting group Tabcorp's latest FY-2016 results published earlier this week (see previous report) illustrate the growing importance of the digital channel to Management,

Full Story: Tabcorp Focusing Increasingly On The Digital Channel »

NEW C.E.O. AND PRESIDENT FOR SCIENTIFIC GAMES

05th August, 2016 at 15:52:58
Kevin Sheehan welcomed to land and online gambling supplier group.

Scientific Games Corporation announced Friday that Kevin M. Sheehan, former Chief Executive Officer and President of Norwegian Cruise Line, has joined Scientific Games as the company's new CEO and President, and will serve on the company's board of directors.

Full Story: New C.e.o. And President For Scientific Games »

CORAL SIGN AS SPONSORS FOR DERBY COUNTY FOOTBALL CLUB

05th August, 2016 at 10:02:22
Betting group will be official betting partner through to 2018-19 season.

UK Championship football club Derby County has announced that Coral will be its official betting and gaming partner until the end of the 2018/19 season.

Full Story: Coral Sign As Sponsors For Derby County Football Club »

NO BITCOIN FOR MALTA ONLINE GAMBLING LICENSEES

05th August, 2016 at 10:02:22
Regulatory chief says cyber currency remains too risky to approve at present.

Despite indications that the UK Gambling Commission has approved the use of cyber-currencies like Bitcoin by its licensees, the Malta regulator is taking a more cautious approach and for now will monitor the industry whilst considering possibilities in collaboration with banking and financial authorities.

Full Story: No Bitcoin For Malta Online Gambling Licensees »

DISAPPONTING H1-2016 RESULTS FROM WILLIAM HILL PLC

05th August, 2016 at 10:02:22
Online operating profit down 33 percent on revenue 3 percent lower, and overall group operating profits decline 16 percent.

The UK online and land gambling group William Hill plc has posted disappointing H1-2016 results in the wake of last month's sudden departure of CEO James Henderson.

Full Story: Disapponting H1-2016 Results From William Hill Plc »