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Nektan details revenue growth and reduced losses in successful yearly results

Leading international gaming solutions and services provider Nektan plc has announced its audited final results for the year ended 30 June 2017, with all key performance indicators (KPIs) showing a marked improvement from the year previous. Nektan also saw a decline in its losses, signifying a positive period and a firm step in the right direction. Most notably, revenue growth …

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Nektan eyes further international growth following strong Q1 2018 opening

Entering a new financial year, London AIM-listed mobile gambling operator and systems supplier Nektan Plc has posted a strong Q1 2018 performance (period ending 30 September). Driven by new product inventory and the continued growth of its European gaming brands, Nektan would report a double in period cash wagers to £126 million (Q1 2017:£56 million). The ‘mobile-first’ gambling firm, noted …

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Nektan ups customer insight capabilities with Newlette ‘machine learnings’ CRM partnership

Seeking to boost its CRM and player management capabilities, London AIM-listed mobile gambling supplier Nektan Plc has partnered with ‘machine learning’ customer insights firm  Newlette. Implementing machine learning processes, Newlette models player behaviour, presenting the optimum offers and bonuses, based on individual playing styles, to increase engagement and reduce bonus costs. Nektan’s marketing and retention teams will gain a number …

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Leigh Nissim resigns as CEO of Nektan Plc

London AIM-listed mobile gambling specialist Nektan Plc has today confirmed the departure of Leigh Nissim as its Chief Executive Officer. Issuing a corporate update, Nektan governance detailed that Nissim will officially leave the business this coming August, with founder and Non-Executive Director Gary Shaw retaking the firm’s CEO position on an interim basis. Nissim a former IGT and GTECH executive …

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Wayne Shaw’s Sutton pie munch could land Sun Bets in hot water

The English Football Association (FA) and the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) are investigating Sutton United reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw for breaching football betting rules during yesterday’s FA Cup Fifth Round match against Arsenal FC. Before the match, which was broadcast on BBC1, new UK bookmaker Sun Bets had offered an 8/1 price on ‘Wayne Shaw to eat a pie live …

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Nektan appoints Leigh Nissim as new CEO

London AIM-listed mobile casino technology and content provider Nektan Plc has confirmed the appointment of Leigh Nissim as its new CEO. Nektan governance ends its five-month search for its new leader, following the resignation of David Gosen at the start of January. The mobile gambling specialists expects to install Nissim as its CEO by late July, replacing interim CEO and …

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Nektan to reverse corporate losses with completion of significant partner contract

Issuing a market update for its six month H1 2015/16 performance (period ending 31 December), London AIM mobile gaming operator Nektan Plc has reported that its operational losses increased to £3.6 million. The losses represent a 55% increase on its comparative H1 2014/15 results of -£2.3 million. However, Nektan governance were encouraged with the firms revenue performance which had increased …

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Nektan confirms departure of David Sparks as CFO

Mobile gaming content and platform provider Nektan Plc has announced that Chief Financial Officer (CFO) David Sparks is to exit from the leadership role at the end of the month. Sparks who has held the position since December 2013, will further depart the London AIM Listed mobile gaming specialist board of directors. Sparks will continue to advise the firm on …

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Nektan secures additional £2.75 million in funding

Mobile content and platform provider Nektan Plc (London AIM listed) has announced that it has raised an additional £2.75 million in corporate funds through a follow on funding rounding. Nektan governance announced that the capital had been raised by through the issue of £2.39 million in convertible loan notes and a placing of 32,258 new Ordinary Shares at £0.01 each. …

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Loss of content partnerships impacts Nektan 2014 Performance

London AIM listed mobile gambling provider Nektan PLC has reported half year losses of £2.4 million EBITDA (period ending 31 December). Nektan recorded a revenue fall in revenues to £250,000 (H1 2013 – £1.3 million). The operator said its pre-tax loss for the six months to the end of December was £3.9 million, compared to a £3.1 million loss a …

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