Tag Archives: John Boyle
- Boylesports founder giving up CEO role, mulling deal for 100 UK betting shops
June 5, 2017
The founder of Irish bookmaker Boylesports plans to step down as CEO and name a replacement from within the family-owned business. On Sunday, the Independent reported that Boylesports founder and CEO John Boyle intends to resign his chief executive role later this year and transition to a new role as...
- Boylesports expands Irish retail network
January 20, 2015
Irish independent bookmaker, Boylesports, has expanded its land-based network in the country to over 200 sites after it acquired six outlets from Tully Bookmakers for a reported €2 million. The bookmaker agreed to purchase half of Tully Bookmakers' retail betting inventory. Boylesports will redesign and redevelop the purchased bookmaker stores...
- Boylesports Owner a Former ‘Boozy Van Driver’
March 17, 2014
Boylesports owner John Boyle opens up to the Independent.ie about his battles with the booze and how it led to him creating Ireland’s largest chain of privately owned bookmakers. From behind the wheel of a bread van to a Rolls Royce Phantom, life has been pretty good to the Boylesports...
- Boylesports to Offer Free Wi-Fi in All 192 Shops
March 10, 2014
Boylesports to Offer Free Wi-Fi to its punters in a nationwide exercise that will see 192 shops providing the free service. Is Boylesports set to become betting’s equivalent of Starbucks? Ireland’s largest independent bookmaker has moved with the times by offering free Wi-Fi as standard in all of their shops...
- Boylesports Turn Their Attention to Real Estate
February 17, 2014
Boylesports turn their attention to Real Estate as the owner John Boyle unveils plans to purchase several properties across Ireland including their own Headquarters in Dundalk. “What business am I in?” Asked the McDonald’s fast food creator. The hands flew into the air. A crescendo of responses all unanimous in...
- Boylesports Eyeing Up British Expansion
December 30, 2013
Boylesports founder, owner, and chief executive, John Boyle, is eyeing up a move into the British retail market ‘within five years,’ according to reports in the Irish Times. The recent acquisition of Tom Flood Bookmakers cemented Boylesports place as the number two bookmaker in Ireland, but it seems their satellite...
BoyleSports founder names son-in-law Conor Gray new CEO
July 24, 2017
Playtech BGT Sports extends BoyleSports deal
March 28, 2017