Tag Archives: DACH

Intertops baffles affiliates announcing rebrand to Everygame 

Intertops has communicated to its affiliate partners that it will rebrand its commercial identity to ‘Everygame’ as of 1 December 2021.  The heritage operator did not provide affiliates with material for its forthcoming rebrand – but stated that the change to Everygame would maintain its “vision to provide trusted entertainment for generations”. “Basically, we are the same with a new …

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bet-at-home forecasts 2021 losses due to Austrian casino judgement 

bet-at-home AG has temporarily discontinued its online casino from Austria as the DACH markets operator faces legal challenges from Austrian customers demanding reimbursement for their online casino taxes.   The decision has been taken as bet-at-home continues to challenge Austria’s national gambling regime that dictates that online casino and poker be controlled by the government’s appointed concession of Casinos Austria.  Notifying …

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MERKUR Sportwetten reorganises its tech and online units

Gauselmann Group has announced that it has split its MERKUR Sportwetten unit into two separate departments to optimise the performance of its flagship sportsbook brand across all markets. The DACH market sportsbook’s B2C online unit will now be housed by the ‘Digital Operations Team’ led by Andy Bentley as MERKUR Sportwetten’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Bentley was promoted to …

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bet-at-home records 3x EBITDA downturn as a result of German regime change 

bet-at-home AG has cited that tougher anticipated adjustments to German gambling’s new federal regime have resulted in the company recording a 9% decline in group revenues to €56.8 million (H1 2020: €62.3m).  Updating investors on its H1 2021 interim results (period ending 30 June), bet-at-home stated that its commercial performance had slowed against previous forecasts due to implementing numerous ‘core …

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bet-at-home triggers shareholder dividends as tough 2021 dawns

DACH market betting group bet-at-home AG has delivered on its revised 2020 corporate forecasts in its full-year 2020 trading results.  Citing significant Covid interruptions on the H1 European sports calendar, bet-at-home reported an 11% year-on-year decline on group revenues to €127 million (FY2019: €143m). But improved trading registered during the summer period saw the firm revise its 2020 corporate guidance, …

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Dominik Beier takes charge of DACH sports agency e|motion

Dominik Beier, former CEO of Interwetten Sports has joined Vienna-based sports marketing, events and consultancy e|motion Group as new Managing Director. Recognised as sports betting’s youngest CEO, last September Beier (29) resigned as ‘speaker of the board’ of Interwetten, having completed two-years leading the DACH-markets bookmaker. A change of sector sees Beier join e|motion, the sports marketing agency which recently …

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bet-at-home sees no summer bounce as DACH taxes drain recovery

bet-at-home AG has maintained its full-year 2020 revenue and earnings outlook despite all corporate metrics trading below 2019 comparatives, as the DACH markets bookmaker returns to full operating capacity.  Publishing its latest Q1-Q3 2020 trading statement, bet-at-home has recorded group revenues of €93 million, tracking 13% below 2019’s €107 million.   Despite its revenue downturn, which the operator attributed to COVID-19 …

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Tipwin advances ‘Germany 2021’ strategy with GiG casino and data upgrades  

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has continued its ‘B2B drive’ after announcing that it has secured a multi-services agreement with Tipwin Ltd to serve as the DACH region operator’s lead casino platform and data intelligence provider.  Updating the market, GiG confirmed that it has signed a ‘minimum contract term of three years’, in which it will provide Tipwin’s new online casino …

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Interwetten backs Austrian code on sports integrity

DACH bookmaker Interwetten Sports has become a member of Austrian Sports’  ‘Fair Play Code’, an initiative developed by the government to ensure the integrity of national sports against manipulation. Co-developed by Austria’s Sports Ministry, in partnership with the OFB Football Association and Austria’s Bundesliga, the Fair Play Code aims to educate all national sports stakeholders on preventing match-fixing and corruption. The …

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bet-at-home maintains 2020 outlook despite dire opening 

DACH markets betting group bet-at-home AG has recorded double-digit declines across all topline metrics, publishing its Q1 2020 trading update.    The Frankfurt Xetra bookmaker detailed that tough Q1 trading was compounded by the abrupt postponement of European sports and continued wagering declines recorded in Poland and Switzerland. Dealing with multiple headwinds, bet-at-home saw Q1 2020 wagering volumes drop by 18% …

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