Number Crunching – Amazon, Barton and William Hill

Number Crunching – Amazon, Barton and William Hill

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Posted by James Walker
A breakdown of some of the more interesting figures to emerge from the gambling industry in the past seven days

£837 million – The revenue recorded by William Hill in the first half of the year, up 3% on the comparable period in 2016. The UK bookmaker claimed wagering growth across all four of its divisions. Read more

£10 million – The yearly fee that Amazon will pay to become the principal UK broadcaster of ATP-syndicated tennis matches and tournaments. Amazon Prime will replace current rights holder, Sky, when its current deal ends in 2018. Read More

1,000 – The number of unit sales AGS has received for its new premium slot cabinet, Orion. Destined for casinos across North America, and launched less than three months ago, Orion is powered by a dynamic library of high-performing game content. According to the Las Vegas-based casino equipment manufacturer, more than 350 units have been installed since it launched in May, and nearly 700 more installations are scheduled over the coming months. Read more

5 – The number of months taken off the ban of British footballer Joey Barton, after he appealed the his punishment for breaching betting and player conduct rules. The ban was due to end on October 25, 2018, but will now end on June 1. Read More

2 – The number of sportsbook deals signed by Kambi. The B2B sports betting solutions group further strengthened its foundations for future growth, after sealing new deals with Bulgaria’s National Lottery and 888sport. Read More

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