Tag Archives: Sportsbet
- Sportsbet draws flak over Australia gay marriage odds
September 28, 2017
Online bookmaker Sportsbet has come under fire for offering odds on the legalization of same-sex marriage in Australia. ABC.net.au reported that Sportsbet has withdrawn its postal survey on Australia’s same-sex marriage from the market after drawing flak on social media and prominent 'Yes' campaigner and Sydney MP Alex Greenwich. The...
- Australia’s Sportsbet sets example for all
August 22, 2017
This is a guest contribution by Nathan Rothschild co-founder and partner at iSport Genius. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you. If the jury remains out on what state the outgoing Paddy Power Betfair chief executive Breon Corcoran leaves the...
- iSport Genius signs deal with Sportsbet
Agreement with the market leader in Australia will see iSport Genius deploy consumer-facing data platform ‘The Locker Room’ Melbourne, Australia, 22 August 2017: Sports data platform provider iSport Genius has signed a deal with Sportsbet that will see the Australian online sportsbetting market leader deploying a powerful data proposition that...
- Sportsbet ordered to pull Ben Johnson ‘juiced up’ TV advert
June 5, 2017
Australian online sports betting operator Sportsbet has been told to stop running its controversial television commercial featuring disgraced Olympic sprinter Ben Johnson. On Monday, Australia’s Advertising Standards Bureau issued a ruling regarding the Sportsbet advert, which featured Johnson promoting the betting operator’s “juiced up” Android app, playing on Johnson’s use...
- Sportsbet’s ‘putting the roid in Android’ TV spot tests negative
May 15, 2017
Australian online betting operator SportsBet is catching heat for an advertisement that critics claim makes light of athletes’ use of performance enhancing drugs (PED). Sportsbet debuted a new 90-second television commercial this weekend featuring former sprinter Ben Johnson, the Canadian who won gold in the 100m sprint at the 1988...
- Paddy Power Betfair earnings fall on merger costs
March 7, 2017
UK-listed online gambling giant Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) reported healthy revenue gains in 2016 but merger costs took a big bite out of profits. Figures released Tuesday show PPB’s group revenue hitting £1.55b in 2016, 18% higher than the combined sum the two former rivals generated as separate entities in...
Cyprus doles out more online sports betting licenses
March 20, 2017
Betfair latest to exit Poland
March 28, 2017
Australia’s Sportsbet sets example for all
August 22, 2017