Tag Archives: Blue Square
- Betfair makes Blue Square acquisition official
April 2, 2013
A month after it was reported that Rank Group was in advanced talks with Betfair Group plc on a deal that would see the latter acquire online bookmaker Blue Square Bet, that deal has apparently been consummated for a fee of £5 million. Beginning today, April 2, members and visitors...
- Rank inks revised Gala casino deal, talks Blue Square sale with Betfair
March 9, 2013
On Wednesday, Rank Group announced it had entered into a revised conditional agreement to acquire 19 UK casinos from Gala Coral Group. The deal, first announced in May 2012, originally called for 23 Gala casinos to change hands for a price of £205m, but the UK Competition Commission forced the...
- Marketing costs Rank Group big
January 31, 2013
Multi-channel gambling firm Rank Group saw a rise in total revenue of 5 percent that wasn’t helped by poor performance from their Blue Square Bet online sportsbook brand. The company saw group revenue for the six months to Dec. 31, 2012 rise to £312million with impressive results from their land-based...
- Blue Square under “review” at Rank; 888 likely buyer; LCG expects huge revenue drop
January 10, 2013
Rank Group is undertaking a review of its Blue Square Bet arm that continues to cause the firm to lose money. It looks increasingly likely the loss-making sports betting site will eventually be laid to rest as it continues to lose ground on its competitors. Rank’s press release explains that...
- Rank Interactive Latest To Sign Up To OpenBet Roadmap
August 15, 2012
OpenBet, the leading sportsbook and online gaming software supplier, is pleased to announce that Blue Square Bet, its first-ever customer, has entered a multi-year contract and signed up to the OpenBet Online Product Roadmap. Blue Square Bet first became a customer in 1999 when it launched its sportsbook using OpenBet’s...
- Hills post impressive Q1 figures; Lads call out Irish; Blue Sq new consumer comms partner
April 20, 2012
William Hill reported strong Q1 results with performance from their online joint venture continuing to impress. Online net revenue increased 33 percent compared with the previous year as sportsbook net revenue experienced a 58 percent ascent. Amounts wagered with the company’s sportsbook were up 31 percent with mobile wagers increasing...
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