Annual health check for the betting industry

2020-01-06T12:06:17+00:00

BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... Given that this is our end-of-year column, we thought it would be interesting to review some of the 16 metrics we track against betting brands every day by looking at the performance of the sector as whole over the past 12 months.

Annual health check for the betting industry2020-01-06T12:06:17+00:00

Australia’s Hottest Tickets: what tickets are highest on Australians’ wish-lists

2019-12-18T09:15:19+00:00

BLOG | by Liam Randell ... With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we’d take a look at what tickets are highest on Australians’ wish-lists for Santa as we head into another exciting year of sport. Using our Consideration metric, which asks respondents daily what events or competitions they would most like to attend if money and geography were no object.

Australia’s Hottest Tickets: what tickets are highest on Australians’ wish-lists2019-12-18T09:15:19+00:00

Australians and sports betting in under 5 minutes

2019-12-18T09:10:03+00:00

BLOG | by Liam Randell ... Betting has long been an intrinsic part of the Australian sporting identity. But while, as the saying goes, Australians would bet on two flies crawling up a wall, we thought we’d find out just how true this saying really is.

Australians and sports betting in under 5 minutes2019-12-18T09:10:03+00:00

Despite closures, the data suggests that the bricks and mortar betting experience is going nowhere

2019-12-02T12:03:02+00:00

BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... When William Hill announced that it was to change its CEO in September, it was no accident that Philip Bowcock’s successor was the company’s former digital chief, Ulrik Bengtsson. The appointment is consistent with William Hill’s strategy to become a digitally-led company, but given the sector’s journey from high street to online what does the future hold for the UK’s betting shops?

Despite closures, the data suggests that the bricks and mortar betting experience is going nowhere2019-12-02T12:03:02+00:00

Rugby World Cup final. A third of UK plan to watch, 13% with an alcoholic drink.

2019-11-01T22:29:12+00:00

BLOG | by Bruce Cook ... Tomorrow is set to be one of the biggest days in British sport for some time, with the England men’s rugby team playing in the final of the Rugby World Cup for the first time for almost 30 years. We thought we’d ask who plans to watch and how they plan to do it. Here’s a quick summary.

Rugby World Cup final. A third of UK plan to watch, 13% with an alcoholic drink.2019-11-01T22:29:12+00:00

UK – Rugby World Cup excitement set to overtake FIFA World Cup levels

2019-10-31T11:11:22+00:00

BLOG | by Bruce Cook ... While the Rugby World Cup may not enjoy the same global profile as its FIFA equivalent, there is no doubt that in rugby-playing nations it’s a big deal. But given that it’s been a pretty good year and a half for English teams competing in major tournaments, how does England’s progress to the Rugby World Cup final compare to other performances?

UK – Rugby World Cup excitement set to overtake FIFA World Cup levels2019-10-31T11:11:22+00:00

What makes people in major football markets attend games?

2019-10-09T11:52:07+01:00

BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... With all football seasons across Europe now well-underway, we have been thinking about what draws people to attend matches – and whether those factors differ across leagues. So we polled football fans in five countries which are home to major soccer leagues and asked these supporters what made them turn up each week – as well as what keeps them away. As you might expect, we found some interesting differences between markets.

What makes people in major football markets attend games?2019-10-09T11:52:07+01:00

Will time differences deter Rugby World Cup fans around the world?

2019-09-20T11:04:18+01:00

BLOG | by Victor Gras ... The Rugby World Cup starts today. And while the large and lucrative American market enjoys a fair amount of clout when it comes to the scheduling of sports events taking place in other time zones, it’s slightly less mighty when it comes to rugby union.

Will time differences deter Rugby World Cup fans around the world?2019-09-20T11:04:18+01:00