Tag Archives: beteasy
- BetEasy officially rebrands as CrownBet, ready to do battle with foreign firms
March 18, 2015
Australian online betting operator BetEasy has officially rebranded as CrownBet after hooking up with casino operator Crown Resorts in December. BetEasy had a short shelf life, having been rebranded from Betezy last year. Matthew Tripp, who founded Sportsbet before selling out to Irish betting operator Paddy Power for $115m, acquired...
- Crown, BetEasy joint venture a “pretty formidable combination”
December 16, 2014
Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has teamed with Matthew Tripp’s BetEasy on a new online betting joint venture. The tie-up, rumors of which surfaced earlier this month, will fuse Crown’s online betting division Betfair Australasia with BetEasy, which Tripp launched earlier this year. The new JV will be managed by...
- Crown Resorts, BetEasy planning venture; Tatts Group’s $540m pokie payday okayed
December 4, 2014
Australian casino operator Crown Resorts is rumored to be close to launching a new online sports betting operation, potentially in partnership with Matthew Tripp’s online betting outfit BetEasy. The Canberra Times reported that Crown had registered a new Crown Bet trademark last month. Crown is not completely new to online...
- Betfred closes Aussie operations; BetEasy scores $50m AFL sponsorship
December 2, 2014
UK betting operator Betfred has pulled the plug on its Australian-facing operations after failing to gain traction in the extremely competitive market. A notice on the company’s Betfred.com.au site announced that the Aussie operation would cease trading as of Dec. 1 and account balances would be returned to the card...
- Matthew Tripp says Aussie punters will find BetEasy “very accommodating’
September 24, 2014
Tuesday witnessed the official launch of Matthew Tripp’s BetEasy, the self-described “last Australian operator on the shelf.” Tripp (pictured), who founded Sportsbet only to see it acquired by Irish upstarts Paddy Power, acquired BetEasy (then known as Betezy) in March for $10m. With Tom Waterhouse having sold out to William...