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Solid start to 2017 sees Sportech expand corporate footprint in Asia & USA

The governance of London-listed racing technology and betting systems provider Sportech Plc has declared a solid start to 2017 (Q1: January – March) in-line with corporate expectations. Updating investors ahead of its annual AGM, Sportech discontinues accounting the performance of its Football Pools division having agreed to sell the asset to London private equity firm OpCapita for £83 million last ... Read More »

Golden Race hits hard at G2E Asia in Macau

Golden Race

Golden Race proved a “big hit” with delegates at the 11th annual Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), after presenting its new ONLINE platform in Macau (16-18 May). The virtual sports betting company recently launched its new designed virtual sportsbook, which has been carefully designed to be entirely familiar to real sports betting players. It can also be quickly integrated into ... Read More »

Sokratis Kokkalis – Intralot governance eyeing US & Turkey opportunities

Athens-listed lottery and gambling systems provider Intralot SA has set out its mandate for continued international expansion following the firm’s annual general meeting. Detailing expansion beyond its home market of Greece, company Chairman Sokratis Kokkalis has pointed to the continued US market expansion where Intralot currently services 12 states with 600 employees. Furthermore, Kokkalis detailed to investors the firm’s positive ... Read More »

Mark Frissora confident of new look Caesars future prospects

Speaking to Bloomberg News, Mark Frissora Chief Executive of Caesars Entertainment Corp (CEC) has laid out the three main objectives that will lead his firm’s recovery and add greater value for shareholders. Frissora and CEC executives are handling the final proceedings of the bankruptcy of the firm’s operating unit Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC). Frissora told Bloomberg that he expects ... Read More »

K8 chooses EveryMatrix software for UK casino relaunch

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K8 Gaming cited the “large experience” and “solid background” built by EveryMatrix, after choosing the industry provider to drive the re-launch of its casino brand in the UK. The UK-K8 brand will also offer multiple sports betting options via EveryMatrix’s fully-managed sportsbook solution, while the site will also utilise EveryMatrix payment and affiliate platforms. David Williams, K8 Gaming Manager, said: ... Read More »

#bofcon2017 – China’s CSL can become an attractive football proposition

Asian betting market experts are taking the Chinese Super League (CSL) seriously, though football in China has a long road until it becomes an attractive proposition for sports consumers. At this month’s SBC ‘Betting on Football Conference’ (3-5 May Stamford Bridge London), the newly funded CSL was discussed as an Asian sport and commercial prospect. Andre Rodrigues, CEO of Malta-based ... Read More »

Fun88 Asia nets 3-year Newcastle United shirt sponsorship

Newcastle United has confirmed that Asia-focused online gambling brand Fun88 has signed a three-year agreement becoming the ‘Magpies’ official shirt sponsor. Fun88 replaces UK quick loans operator Wonga.com as Newcastle United shirt sponsor, for the upcoming Premier League Season 2017/2018, in which the football club will celebrate its 125th anniversary.    Securing its new partner, Newcastle United management revealed to ... Read More »

Asia facing Flow Gaming appoints EveryMatrix veteran Nick Hill as Commercial lead

New industry platform and software supplier Flow Gaming has expanded its executive management team by confirming the appointment of Nick Hill as Head of Sales and Business Development. Hill an industry commercial veteran, joins the Malta-based start-up having previously served as Sales and Marketing Director for EveryMatrix (2009-2017). Taking on the executive role, Hill will be tasked with leading Flow ... Read More »

SBC delivers global market perspective at Betting on Football

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The final agenda for Betting on Football has been released, with Mr Green CEO Jesper Kärrbrink just one of the star names signed by SBC Events to deliver a global perspective on the football betting market at Stamford Bridge (3-5 May). The former Svenska Spel CEO will be speaking on the Scandinavian panel at Betting on Football alongside Danske Spil ... Read More »

IGT promotes Fabio Celadon as Gaming Portfolios lead

Updating the market, New York-listed IGT Group Plc has confirmed the promotion of Fabio Celadon to the position of Senior Vice President of Gaming Portfolios. Celadon who formerly served the company as Managing Director of China and as Asian business lead for IGT International will take on the newly formed executive position reporting directly to Group CEO Marco Sala. IGT ... Read More »