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‘Bricks, Clicks, and Mobile Wallets’: OKTO CEO Filippos Antonopoulos on the future for retail


It’s human nature to err towards trying again, as opposed to trying different. It’s tempting to think that retail will return to normal if we just simply “try hard enough” to provide a necessary sense of safety, all the while not materially changing much else. This, to me, fails to take stock of what the pandemic really did – what …

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No Retreat… Innovation is the only way to grow the Italian market

Since 2018, Italian betting operators have faced consecutive tax increases, a blanket ban on advertising and sponsorship, alongside tougher compliance controls enforced by regulatory agencies. The SBC Digital Italy Summit began by analysing how Italian operators have navigated a market which has been in a constant state of flux, and whether a further 2021 of political uncertainties will lead to …

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Expansion continues for ARC with Vermantia acquisition

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Arena Racing Company (“ARC”), the largest racecourse group in the UK, has acquired a majority stake in Vermantia, a leading provider of multi-channel content solutions worldwide. As part of the deal, Vermantia Founder and Chief Executive, Filippos Antonopoulos will remain in his position as a shareholder in the business and shall carry on in his executive role. The deal ensures ARC …

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Arena Racing Company agrees double greyhound deal

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Arena Racing Company (ARC) has agreed a global deal with Vermantia, shortlisted in four categories at the SBC awards 2017, for distribution of greyhound racing content from the UK and Australia. Vermantia, the worldwide omni-channel content provider, will become ARC’s exclusive supplier to a range of international markets, and preferred worldwide partner for producing and delivering bespoke channels to retail …

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Lottomatica goes ‘live’ with Vermantia content management system

Industry virtual sports and live content specialist Vermantia has today announced that it will roll-out its retail content management system for Italian gambling giant Lottomatica. The integration will see Lottomatica provide its betting shops and retail points with the first HD satellite channel to the Italian gaming market, offering Inspired Gaming virtual games and real-time feeds to betting and virtual …

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European Lotteries approves Vermantia as Associate Member

Vermantia has announced that it has been accepted as an Associate Member of the European Lotteries Association. The company, which provides Virtual and Live Sports content to licensed operators and lotteries, joins a list of members which includes Novomatic, Playtech and Intralot. As an associate member, Vermantia has committed to promoting the dynamic and sustainable gaming model for the benefit …

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Vermantia secures management contract of Lottomatica retail content

Gambling and virtual sports content provider Vermantia has secured a major services agreement with IGT Group subsidiary Lottomatica. The partnership will see retail gambling supplier Lottomatica migrate its retail content system onto Vermantia ‘RETAIL’ broadcast services and further utilise Vermantia point-of-sale technology for its +1000 betting points. Within the immediate rollout, Vermantia will broadcast and operate three bespoke gaming channels for Lottomatica’s retail network: …

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Vermantia enters live betting channel distribution with SNAI

Vermantia, provider of gaming content for lotteries, gaming & betting operators worldwide, has extended its presence in the Italian betting market by  announcing it has reached an agreement with the Italian sports betting operator SNAI. The content provider will distribute two live sports betting channels which will allow SNAI to offer live sports videos combined with supporting data and statistics to its customers. …

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