Tag Archives: Stan James
- Kindred Group phasing out Stan James Online brand
October 5, 2017
Stockholm-listed online gambling operator Kindred Group is phasing out its UK-facing Stan James Online brand in favor of its flagship Unibet brand. In July 2015, Kindred Group (under its former Unibet identity) acquired the online business of UK bookmaker Stan James Group. Last week, Kindred CEO Henrik Tjarnstrom revealed to...
- Betfred and Stan James to buy 359 Ladbrokes-Coral betting shops
October 16, 2016
UK betting operators Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Group have announced plans to sell 359 betting shops to rivals Betfred and Stan James in a deal that will allow the pending Ladbrokes-Coral merger to conclude this month. Over the weekend, Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Group issued joint statements detailing their plans...
- 888 rebrands Dragonfish casino offering; Stan James faces “seven figure” rebrand
January 7, 2016
UK-listed online gambling operator 888 Holdings is asking the rhetorical question ‘what’s in a name’ by rebranding its Dragonfish B2B casino offering. 888 recently rechristened its B2B casino offering under the CasinoFlex moniker. However, 888 is maintaining the Dragonfish brand for the B2B division’s flagship bingo offering, as well as...
- Unibet acquires Stan James Online for £19m
July 10, 2015
Unibet Group Plc has signd an agreement to acquire the online gambling division of Stan James Group in a deal worth £19m ($29.3m) Under the agreement, Unibet will acquire the full rights and ownership of the Stan James Online brand. However, the transaction does not include Stan James' UK shops...
- Sportech told to repay £93m to UK taxman; Stan James refutes sale talk
September 17, 2014
Liverpool-based football pools betting and racing operator Sportech has been ordered to repay the £93m in received from the UK taxman just three months ago. Several years back, Sportech had filed to reclaim some £40m in value added tax (VAT) its Littlewoods subsidiary had (allegedly) mistakenly paid Her Majesty’s Revenue...
- Ad men: Unibet up Aussie game; Stan James piss off Chester; Irish Lottery go guru; Betfred give you the finger
May 10, 2014
Malta-licensed online gambling operator Unibet has tapped advertising outfit Leo Burnett Sydney to boost its profile in the highly competitive Aussie betting market. Despite having launched two years ago, Unibet’s Down Under operations barely warranted a mention in the company’s Q1 earnings report. Unibet Australia GM Patrik Andersson said Leo...
Irish court rules all gambling debts are unenforceable
March 20, 2017
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016