oddschecker Global Media is an iGaming publishing group with a diverse portfolio of products and a team of over 200 people located around the globe.
We are part of The Stars Group (TSG), the world’s largest publically listed gaming business, born from TSG’s acquisition of Sky Betting and Gaming in 2018.
We’re the trusted connection between customers and their favourite gambling experiences, and our aim is to reach every iGaming customer in every regulated territory. We believe we have a crucial role to play because our customers cannot get everything they need from a single operator.
Doing this in the right way is a key part of our strategy. We focus on quality products and traffic, and we aim to offer genuinely brilliant experiences to every customer. We also strive be the absolute best-in-class in terms of regulatory compliance and trust.
We’re also one of the founding members of Responsible Affiliates in Gambling (RAiG), an independent body set up to help raise standards in the sector, particularly in respect of responsible gambling.
We encourage our people to be guided by one question “what would you do if this was your business, or your money?”. We believe in giving people responsibility, whether that’s to take on large projects or start a new business; this includes providing them freedom to make the big decisions, take ownership and shape how their ideas come to life.
Who we are
Our business is split into a number of areas, and you’ll find our people at our offices in London, Barcelona and Vilnius, or working remotely. Our teams take ownership of each product end to end, collaborating closely across locations to directly impact their success. Meet some of our key people…
Before OGM, Toby’s career took him from a role as a consultant at PwC between 2004 and 2008, to a Financial Analyst at Sky/Sky Betting & Gaming in 2008, then to a Commercial Finance Manager role at Sky Betting & Gaming in 2011.
He became oddschecker’s Managing Director in 2013, before taking the OGM CEO position in 2018.
Outside of the office, he splits his time between playing poker (with some small success), following Spurs, playing tennis & golf, spending time with his family, and has travelled to more than 50 countries.
Nick started out as a Chartered Accountant at Baker Tilly (now RSM) in 2006 where he gained his ACA qualification. After various roles at Sky PLC within the Commercial Finance function, initially as a Finance Analyst and then as a Financial Controller between 2009 and 2015, he joined oddschecker in 2015 as Finance and Commercial Director. Then, in 2018 Nick became OGM’s CFO.
Nick’s claim to fame is that he once got to a final audition for the Total Wipeout gameshow.
With a career that spans leading roles at Yahoo! and WPP, more than 3 years as CEO of Tradedoubler, and now OGM’s COO, it’s no surprise that Rob has been named one of The Drum’s Digerati Top 100.
When he’s not in work, he runs marathons (and an ultramarathon - just to see if he could) and spends his weekends driving hundreds of miles to watch his children play sport.
Some Historical Moments
Oddschecker was launched, by friends who were passionate about betting and getting best value for money.
AssoPoker launched back in 2002, followed by PubliPoker in 2005.
PokerNews launched as part of iBus Media.
oddschecker is acquired by Sky.
WhoScored.com is launched.
CasinoSmash launched as part of iBus Media.
Oddschecker acquired by CVC Partners, along with the Sky Betting and Gaming group.
• Vime is launched in Barcelona.
• Oddschecker opens new London HQ at the Aircraft Factory, Hammersmith.
- Sky Betting & Gaming acquired by The Stars Group.
- The Stars Group combines Oddschecker and iBus Media (including CasinoSmash and PokerNews), to launch Oddschecker Global Media.
OGM acquires leading football statistics and live scores site, WhoScored.com.