Tag Archives: Sky Bet
- Sky Bet’s Affiliate Hub closure due to ‘increasingly tough enforcement stances’
September 11, 2017
Sky Bet’s decision to close its affiliate hub has been the hot topic of the week in online betting and gaming and it’s one which will get great scrutiny at next week’s Betting on Sports Conference. The closure of Sky’s affiliate programme has the potential to send ripples throughout the...
- SBC Betting on Football Awards 2015 Highlights
December 3, 2015
The second annual SBC Betting on Football Awards took place on December 2nd at the Playboy Club in London. Over 200 sports betting industry professionals gathered for an evening of free drinks and mingling while honoring excellence in the sports betting space. Eight awards were swiftly delivered by Simon Burrell and...
- Sky Bet aims to continue English Football League sponsorship
May 29, 2015
Online betting operator Sky Bet has made an offer to continue its sponsorship of the English Football League for two more seasons. The Sky Bet brand was title sponsor of the League’s three divisions—the Championship, League 1 and League 2—in the 2013-14 season, however, with the headline deal due to...
- CVC completes acquisition of an 80% stake in Sky Bet
March 24, 2015
Equity and investment firm CVC Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of an 80% stake in Sky Bet, the online betting arm of UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB. The deal, which was first announced in December 2014, values Sky Bet at £800 million (€1.1 billion/$1.2 billion). Under the agreement, Sky received...
- CVC Capital secured funds for Sky Bet acquisition; Arena Racing promotes Gallagher to Director of Doncaster Racecourse
January 8, 2015
Equity and investment CVC Capital Partners' secured £390 million ($592 million) loan for its planned acquisition of online betting firm Sky Bet. Bank sources told Reuters that the financing will be made up of 340 million pounds of first lien loans and another 50 million pounds acting as a revolver for...
- CVC Capital Partners gets controlling stake in Sky Bet after £720 million
December 5, 2014
London-based private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has acquired a controlling stake of Sky PLC's gambling business Sky Bet for a reported £720 million (US $1.13 billion). The pay-TV group will receive £600 million ($940 million) in cash once the deal is completed with the remaining £120 million due at...
NetBet first UK-licensed site to add Bitcoin payment option
October 17, 2016
Sky Betting & Gaming scrap UK affiliate program on risk concerns
September 4, 2017