Breaking down what's left of the week's news into a set of easily digestible figures...
Playtech BGT Sports has marked the extension of its Self-Service Betting Terminals agreement with Betfred by releasing its BetTracker product across the bookmaker’s retail network.
The head of eGaming at Betfred has described the “opportune” timing for extending the operator’s casino supplier partnership with Playtech.
The potential for the bookmakers to avoid the apparent catastrophe of a cut in stakes to £2 means the sector’s leading lights might be undervalued by investors
The mobile gaming B2B platform supplier tapped up shareholders for a further £2.3m in working capital and says it will likely need more later this year
The UK Gambling Commission has pledged to tighten up its enforcement policy in a move that will see higher fines and more licence reviews.
Ladbrokes’s trading statement showed it was in fine health going into the merger with Coral but doubts over the long-term future of retail bookmaking cast a long shadow
Analysts have warned that the prospect of a Triennial Review of machine stakes and prizes to be announced before Christmas is having an effect on UK bookmakers’ valuations
Fred Done, owner of Betfred, Britain’s fourth biggest bookmaker (soon to be third when the Ladbrokes-Coral merger happens) is back at the reins of the company after the sudden departure of CEO John Haddock.
A new survey conducted on behalf of the leisure team at Morgan Stanley shows value of retail but also demonstrates that bonuses and promotions remain the most important sign-up factor