Tag Archives: 2014 FIFA World Cup
- GVC Holdings celebrates boffo 2014, eyes acquiring “something like” Bwin.party
March 23, 2015
UK-listed online gambling operator GVC Holdings saw operating profit soar in 2014 thanks to the “resounding success” of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. GVC, which operates the Sportingbet and Betboo brands, issued a preliminary results announcement for the year ended Dec. 31 that showed betting turnover rising 25% to €1.46b...
- French online gambling market posts 2014 gains thanks to World Cup
January 31, 2015
Online gambling in France overcame a sluggish Q4 to post modest annual revenue growth in 2014. Figures released Friday by French gambling regulator ARJEL show Q4 revenue falling 2% to €183.2m but the full year figure rose 6% to €725m, largely due to the 2014 FIFA World Cup’s effect on...
- 2014’s Top Sports Stories in the World
January 1, 2015
The global sports scene has also had its share of notable moments in 2014. A lot of them have conspicuously involved incidents from out of the field of play, which goes to show how eventful the sports world has been this year. Hopefully, we see less of these types of...
- AGTech posts loss, acquires Score Value; World Cup boosts 500.com Q3
November 22, 2014
Asian lottery technology provider AGTech Holdings Ltd. reported yet another significant loss in Q3. AGTech, the main provider of lottery terminals to China’s Sports Lottery Administration Center, reported revenue of HKD 53.1m (US $6.8m) in the three months ending Sept. 30, a 137% gain over the same period last year....
- ARJEL Q3 Sports Betting Profits Soar
November 4, 2014
The French gambling regulator Autorité de Régulation des Jeux En Ligne (ARJEL), publish their 2014 Q3 results and it’s good news as gross gaming revenues from sports betting increase by as much as 94%. There has been a lot said about the high taxation rates that consumers have to live...
- Betsson enjoys “highest quarterly figure ever” thanks to Dutch acquisitions
October 24, 2014
Swedish online gambling operator Betsson says the three-month period ending Sept. 30 was its “highest quarterly figure ever reported.” Revenue rose 30% year-on-year to SEK 782.1 (US $107.8m) while earnings rose 36% to SEK 207.2m and profit came to SEK 193.4m ($26.6m), a gain of 37% over Q3 2013. For...
Report: Sweden to end Svenska Spel online gambling monopoly
March 30, 2017
Betsson CEO Bengtsson leaving due to ‘different priorities’
September 5, 2017