Tag Archives: Entain

Soft2Bet bolsters marketing team with Pablo Ferreira appointment

Soft2Bet bolsters marketing team with Pablo Ferreira appointment

Soft2Bet will continue to ‘exceed the requirements of partners across the globe’ after confirming that Pablo Ferreira will become the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer. Following what Soft2Bet has praised as a ‘successful spell’ in his role as Head of Country Managers, Ferreira will take charge of creating the promotional strategy for Soft2Bet’s flagship 2021 sportsbook as well as the …

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Jette Nygaard-Andersen takes charge of Entain as new CEO

Entain Plc has confirmed the appointment of Jette Nygaard-Andersen as its new Group CEO, who will take over from Shay Segev as he officially steps down from CEO duties today. Having served as a non-executive director of Entain since 2019, Nygaard-Andersen has guided the FTSE100 firm on the recent group transformation and development of its new corporate charter.    Confirming …

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Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Entain plc has lauded its ability to maintain a strong trading momentum in Q4 2020, with its diversified portfolio being attributed as a key driver for growth.  Delivering its 20th consecutive quarter of growth, Entain has projected that full-year net gaming revenues (NGR) will grow by 27%. Closing 2020 trading on a high, the FTSE100 group delivered double-digit NGR growth …

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US investor demands that Entain revise £250m Enlabs offer 

Entain Plc faces a shareholder clash in its £250 million pursuit to acquire leading Baltics online gambling group Enlabs AB. Texas hedge fund Alta Fox Capital Management, the owner of 3.3% of Enlabs shareholding, has said that it will refuse to sell any shares to Entain at the recommended offer of SEK 40 (£3.50) per share. Led by US investor …

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Kaizen Gaming appoints LeanConvert as digital optimisation agency 

Kaizen Gaming has appointed digital optimisation agency LeanConvert to enhance its on-site customer conversion and UX disciplines across its flagship brands of Stoiximan (Greece) and Betano (Europe). The Hellenic and pan-European online gambling group has appointed LeanConvert to serve as its lead optimisation agency providing detailed insights on onsite behavioural analytics, enhancing Stoiximan and Betano € multi-million campaigns. Moving forward, …

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Jette Nygaard-Andersen leads pack to become Entain CEO 

Jette Nygaard-Andersen takes charge of Entain as new CEO

The board of Entain Plc are reported to be in ‘advanced discussions’ to appoint Danish executive Jette Nygaard-Andersen as new chief executive of the FTSE100 betting group.   Sky News reports that Nygaard-Andersen, the former EMEA Chief Executive of Swedish media conglomerate Modern Times Group, leads the pack to replace Shay Segev who announced his resignation last week, joining global OTT …

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GeoComply deepens social responsibility commitments with Conscious Gaming donation

Geolocation and compliance technology provider GeoComply has made a $200,000 donation to nonprofit group Conscious Gaming. The donation will be used by Conscious Gaming to further develop its PlayPause national self exclusion tool, which has already been adopted by Entain, BetMGM and the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. “The interest and momentum for PlayPause from operators and regulators since the launch has …

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Entain seeks new CEO as Segev departs to DAZN

Entain CEO Shay Segev has resigned as Group CEO of the FTSE100 online gambling group to join DAZN as ‘joint-chief executive’ of the global sports OTT platform. “Shay has a notice period of six months and will remain in his current role for that period or until a successor is in place,” read Entain’s statement. “The Board, having considered succession issues …

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Martin Lycka: The Empire State asks ‘How About Sports Betting?’

Entain’s Senior Vice President of US Regulatory Affairs & Responsible Gambling Martin Lycka checks his playbook as New York State drives for the mobile betting end zone.  “How about sports betting?”; could these four simple words uttered by NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo at a December press conference be an auspicious sign of things to come as regards regulation of mobile sports betting in the Empire State?  Some would argue …

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Entain says £8bn MGM Resorts offer ‘significantly undervalues’ company but asks for more information

Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Responding to press speculation, the Board of Entain has confirmed that it has received proposals from its US partner MGM Resorts International (MGMRI) concerning a possible offer for the company, but has quickly poured cold water on any deal being agreed in the short-term. Reports emerged in the Wall Street Journal yesterday that MGM had made a fresh approach for …

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