Tag Archives: football pools
- Sportech announces sale of Football Pools division (again)
March 2, 2017
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but UK-listed gambling operator Sportech says it’s sold its Football Pools business. On Thursday, Sportech filed its annual report, along with a notice announcing the £83m conditional sale of the Pools business to FP Acquisitions Ltd, a new entity controlled by European...
- Sportech scraps sale of Football Pools to Burlywood Capital
November 1, 2016
UK-listed gambling operator Sportech has once again seen its attempt to sell its Football Pools division come to naught. In September, Sportech announced that it had reached agreement on a £97.25m all-cash deal to sell the Football Pools to Sportingbet founder Mark Blandford’s venture capital firm Burlywood Capital. On Tuesday,...
- Sportech preps £97m sale of Football Pools business to Burlywood Capital
September 13, 2016
Sportech appears to have struck a deal to sell its Football Pools business to a group led by Sportingbet founder Mark Blandford. On Tuesday, Sportech announced that it had entered into an exclusivity deal with venture capital firm Burlywood Capital, which is seeking to acquire The Football Pools business for...
- The Football Pools goes-live with ‘Cash Out Pools’ from Colossus Bets
June 24, 2016
London, 25 June 2016 COLOSSUS BETS, home of the world’s biggest football and sports jackpots, today announced that its pools products, branded as ‘Cash Out Pools’, have gone live on both web and mobile with The Football Pools. Bernard Marantelli, founder and CEO of Colossus Bets said: “The Football Pools is...
- NetPlay TV eyes £100m acquisition of Sportech’s Football Pools business
December 21, 2015
UK interactive television gambling operator NetPlay TV is looking to acquire Sportech’s Football Pools business. On Monday, NetPlay TV revealed that it had asked for a suspension of trading of its AIM-listed shares while negotiations on the proposed acquisition progressed. The two companies aren’t strangers, as Sportech sold the online...
- Coral extends with Scottish Grand National; Football Pools launches MatchXtra
December 8, 2014
Online betting firm Coral has inked a five-year extension of its sponsorship of the Scottish Grand National, continuing a partnership with the annual horse racing event until 2019. As part of the agreement, Coral will get exclusive naming rights of the Scottish equivalent of England’s Grand National event, as it...
Bookmakers expecting 6 teams to challenge for 2013/14 Premier League title
September 25, 2013