Number Crunching - Unibet, Broadway Gaming and Betway

Number Crunching - Unibet, Broadway Gaming and Betway

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Posted by Joseph Streeter
Breaking down all the weeks news into a set of easy to manage figures

€1 million - The estimated yearly worth of the sponsorship deal between the Netherlands National Cycling Association (KNWU) and European bookmaker Unibet (Kindred Group Plc). However, it has been reported that Unibet has decided to terminate the deal, as Unibet’s Dutch market ambitions have been frustrated by no progress on new ‘The Netherlands Gambling Act during 2017.

£100,000 - The penalty package that Broadway Gaming were ordered to pay after the ASA ruled that an initial advert published by the site, which offered “Deposit £10. Play £35,” was misleading due to the fact that important conditions for the promotion were not communicated.

5,000 - The amount that one lucky Ladbrokes punter staked on Rak Su winning the X Factor, in the weeks running up to the final the boy band grew to become stronger and stronger favourites and eventually just prior to winning the show their price was a short a 4/9.

68% - The amount of wagers in Portugal that were placed using unlicensed operators in the country according to a report published by the Remote Gambling Association. As part of the report the RGA underlined the need for a more sensible licensing regime, alongside a more workable taxation system based on gross gaming revenue would produce.

3 - The number of years that have been agreed as part of the sponsorship deal between Betway and the UK’s Snooker Championship. Betway CEO Anthony Werkman, commented: “The Betway UK Championship is a fantastic event to be involved with and we’re really happy to be extending our partnership for a further three years.

“Continuing our sponsorship in snooker, and particularly with a top level event like the Betway UK Championship, is really important as we look to build on the strong growth we have achieved in recent years.”

Latest
Blockchain

Stox chief commercial officer introduces blockchain prediction markets platform

No alternative text provided

Alea Co-founder Alexander Tomic - Breaking down future prospects for 3D virtual reality slots

No alternative text provided

Number Crunching - Sky Bet, ProgressPlay and Propus Partners LLP

No alternative text provided

BBIN to provide European companies with a Step up into Asia

Gaming Products & Services Directory

The essential directory for the gaming industry