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Jacob Curciel – Optima – Giving the bookmaker full control #bofcon

Jacob Curciel is the CEO of OPTIMA, Platinum Sponsors of Betting on Football Conference (BOFCON). Here he explains what sets his firm apart from other suppliers in the space: SBC: You scored a goal in 2014 when you secured the rights to the MarginMaker product from GTECH. How important has that been to your business? JC: It was simply a …

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MARCA re-launches sports betting product ‘MARCAapuestas.es’ with Playtech

MARCA, Spain’s most popular sports media brand has announced the re-launch of betting portal ‘MARCAapuestas.es’ in partnership with Playtech. The multi-year partnership sees Playtech services manage MARCA’s sports betting and igaming provisions on all digital platforms (desktop and mobile), with the Spanish media owner migrating its existing player base from the GTECH platform to Playtech solutions. Furthermore, Playtech management informed …

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IGT Group optimistic of 2016 outlook following year of synergy creations

IGT sheds Italian weight offloading Lottomatica B2C units to Gamenet SPA

New York-listed gambling and lottery technology supplier, IGT Group closed its full-year 2015 results (period ending 31 December) reporting adjusted revenues of $5.5 billion down 4% on 2014’s (pro-forma) revenues of $5.7 billion.   Declaring its first full-year performance as IGT Group (the combined enterprise of GTECH and IGT), the company would declare adjusted EBITDA earnings of $1.8 billion, down …

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Danske Spil appoints Scientific Games as lead lottery & interactive supplier

Danish national gambling operator Danske Spil AS has confirmed that it has awarded Scientific Games with its lead supplier contracts for lottery and gaming systems. Denmark’s main lottery Danske Lotteri will be serviced by Scientific Games systems and provisions for the next seven years, winning the contract from IGT-GTECH who had been Danske Spil lead lottery supplier since 1990. In …

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Jamie Maskey reunited with MarginMaker2 at Optima

Betting technology supplier OPTIMA has recruited well known industry personality Jamie Maskey as Commercial Director. In his new role, Maskey will concentrate on developing new business opportunities for all areas of the Optima portfolio based on the OPTIMA MGS Suite. MGS is a multichannel, web, mobile, retail and call centre sports betting and e-gaming product suite which integrates the most advanced and new …

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IGT notes ‘resilient profitability’ as company posts 21% Q3 earnings increase

IGT sheds Italian weight offloading Lottomatica B2C units to Gamenet SPA

IGT Plc governance stated that it was pleased with corporate performance, as it reported $414 million (£270 million) adjusted EBITDA earnings for its Q3 2015 results (period ending 30 September). The earnings results represent a 21% increase on Q3 2014’s $342 million EBITDA. IGT’s performance was driven by a 30% increase in revenues to $1,25 billion for the period (Q3 …

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IGT launches new unified corporate website

Gambling technology provider International Game Technology (IGT), has announced the full launch of its brand new website, which aims to better inform clients and customers of its new business entity following the completion of the corporate merger between IGT and GTECH SpA. IGT the chosen unifying brand, will integrate merged GTECH business and product services within IGT.com. The new website …

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Nebraska Lottery extends IGT services agreement

IGT lottery subsidiary GTECH corporation has announced that it has been granted a four year extension of its services agreement with the Nebraska Lottery. The lottery services and provisions agreement will be extended until June 30 2021. Under the terms of the extension, the Company will provide additional lottery equipment to the Nebraska Lottery, including Altura®GT1200 lottery terminals, AccuTherm® Ultra printers, …

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Ken Bossingham joins IGT as casino core product lead

Gambling technology provider IGT has announced the appointment of Ken Bossingham as Senior Vice President of Casino Core Products. Bossingham joins IGT (2013-2014) having served as Chief Operating Officer of American Gaming Systems, where he led the acquisitions of Apollo Global Management, Colossal Gaming and Cadillac Jack. Bossingham has prior experience with IGT Group, having served as VP of North …

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IGT Q2 earnings hit by $122 million debt costs

Reporting for the first time as a single entity, IGT Plc the merged gambling and lottery technology operator of GTECH and International Game Technology (IGT) (merger date 7 April 2015), presented results for Q2 2015 trading. Due to its merger, IGT Plc governance noted that a number of items affect the comparability of its reported results for Q2 2014. In …

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