Tag Archives: Euro 2016
- France sees surge in new female sports betting accounts in Q3
November 3, 2016
France’s regulated online gambling market saw strong sports betting gains in the third quarter of 2016 while poker cash games declined at a slightly less alarming rate. Figures released Thursday by French gaming regulator ARJEL show the country’s licensed online sports betting operators enjoyed betting turnover of €448m in the...
- Singapore may allow punters to bet online starting October: report
September 15, 2016
Singapore Pools may not have made it in time for Euro 2016, but there's only a little bit of wait left before the state-owned lottery company will be able to launch its online services. In fact, the lottery operator, along with the Singapore Turf Club, is reportedly gearing up to...
- France sets new online sports betting turnover, revenue records
September 7, 2016
French online sports betting operators took in over three-quarters more wagers on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games than the London 2012 event. Figures released by gaming regulator ARJEL show total Olympic wagers at the 12 French-licensed operators topping €33.9m during the Rio games, up from €19.2m four years ago. Online...
- Russian football wagering spikes during Euro 2016; mobile betting apps purged
August 10, 2016
The Euro 2016 tournament led to a surge in Russian football betting in Q2, yet basketball enjoyed the greatest spike in average amounts wagered. According to stats published by Russian bookmaker Rub90, football accounted for 43.7% of all wagers in the three months ending June 30. That’s up sharply from...
- William Hill’s online struggles drag operating profit down 16%
August 5, 2016
UK bookmaker William Hill’s H1 results were saved by its core retail operations, as the digital division continues to struggle. For the 26 weeks to June 28, Hills’ overall revenue nudged up 1% to £814.4m, but operating profit fell 16% to £131m. Hills’ much publicized online woes were evident in...
- Ladbrokes gets blessed by sporting gods yet still can’t turn digital profit
August 4, 2016
Bookmaker-friendly sporting results helped UK betting operator Ladbrokes post better than expected revenue in the first half of 2016 yet it still couldn’t manage to turn a digital profit. For the six months ending June 30, Lads reported revenue of £662m, 12% higher than the same period last year. Operating...
Ex-Ladbrokes Australia boss to roll-out new online lottery
September 4, 2017
Ladbrokes Australia fined (again) for inducing gamblers
April 7, 2017