June 15th, 2016
The European Championships of 2016 are well and truly underway; with many bookmakers offering special bonuses and promotions targeted specifically at Euro 2016 betting markets, this is a fantastic time to enjoy a flutter or two on the continent’s premier tournament.
June 13th, 2016
eSports and football are headed for a massive collision expected to help push the former into the upper echelon of sports right along side the latter. Major football clubs around the world, including Manchester United and Valencia, are snatching up top eSports teams almost daily in hopes of expanding their brand and cashing in on the budding sport.
June 9th, 2016
As Euro 2016 commences, most major bookmakers are looking to grab the attention of the millions of punters waiting to place their bets. One major bookie thinking outside the box has decided to bring a little of the online gambling world into the brick-and-mortar realm as Coral launches virtual football betting across their UK betting shops.
June 8th, 2016
It was Coco Chanel who said that "the best things in life are free". This is definitely the case when it comes to sports betting, where a myriad of bookmakers are falling over themselves to offer lucrative bonuses and promotions in the run-up to this summer’s hottest ticket: Euro 2016.
June 3rd, 2016
Starting August 1st, The Football Association (FA) will be sporting a new official betting partner as William Hill hands the reigns over to fellow industry giant Ladbrokes. The well established UK-based Ladbrokes will not only sponsor the English national team and the FA CUP but will also hold the in-stadium betting rights at Wembley Stadium.
June 2nd, 2016
Thanks to the betting software supplier Betradar and their recent partnership with the Italian-based Snai Sports, Italy will be the next major jurisdiction to feature the budding eSports betting market.
May 26th, 2016
The NYX Gaming Group has officially announced their acquisition of OB Topco Limited, the parent company of online betting software supplier OpenBet, for £270 million. NYX turned to industry-leaders William Hill and Sky Betting & Gaming to assist in the massive acquisition with WH and Sky investing a combined £100 million to help finance the deal.
May 23rd, 2016
Similar to the rise of eSports betting, drone racing could be the next major betting market set to take the gambling world by storm. As the Drone Racing League gears up for their first Drone Racing World Championships in October, bookies plan to keep a close eye of the budding sport and its potential as a lucrative betting market.
May 10th, 2016
The 71st Scottish League Cup will feature a new Group Stage format, an adjusted qualifying process as well as a brand new premier sponsor in Betfred, a world leader in online bookmaking.
May 9th, 2016
Leicester City's Premier League success might be the talk of the sports world, but the Foxes’ win hasn't left everyone with a smile on their face. Leicester City managed to defy the odds quite literally, leaving many of the UK's leading bookmakers with some major bets to settle