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Regulus strengthens consultancy with appointment of Jay & Scott

Gambling strategic consultancy Regulus Partners has announced that it has strengthened its advisory team by appointing industry executives Patrick Jay and William Scott. The appointments will bolster Regulus industry specific capabilities which include corporate development, supply side strategy and due diligence. Patrick Jay was most recently Head of Trading at the Hong Kong Jockey Club, managing operations in Hong Kong, …

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iGaming Expert Panel & Demo Room take centre stage at Gaming In Holland Conference

Gaming In Holland – announced two major initiatives are taking place at this year’s conference. The first is the iGaming Expert Panel sessions discussing ‘The Future of the Dutch Regulated iGaming and Lottery market’.  In which an international line-up of keynote speakers that include:- Walter Bugno, CEO of GTECH Lottomatica, Mor Weizer, CEO of Playtech, Joe Saumarez Smith, Chairman Bedegaming and NED Horseracing Authority. The top …

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IGT acquisition impacts GTECH Q1 2015 operating income

International Game Technology Plc (IGT) governance has presented separate results for GTECH SPA and IGT (legacy) divisions, due to the completion of its merger on 7 April. On Tuesday IGT Plc, released Q1 2015 trading update for GTECH operations GTECH reported key metric growth in revenues of 3% to €807 million (Q1 2014: €780 million), which had been supported by …

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IGT appoints Francesco Rodano as strategic lead for interactive services

The newly formed gambling solutions provider IGT (GTECH + International Game Technology merger) has confirmed the appointment of Francesco Rodano to its interactive gaming division. Rodano joins IGT from Italian regulatory body Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (AAMS), and will take up the newly created role of Senior Director of Market Development & Strategy for IGT. Industry news source …

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GTECH & IGT begin trade as International Game Technology PLC

GTECH SpA has today completed its $6.4 billion acquisition of Nevada based gambling technology provider International Game Technology (IGT) , finalising its nine month acquisition process. The acquisition hurdles will see GTECH and IGT operate under the corporation name International Game Technology. The merged company will begin trading its new share on the New York Stock Exchange later today. Last …

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GTECH clears all preconditions for IGT 7th April merger

GTECH SpA governance has announced that the company has cleared all preconditions for its merger with International Game Technology (IGT). GTECH will now be able to complete its merger with IGT operations, following its $6.4 billion acquisition which was first announced in July 2014. The merger of the two gambling technology companies is set to become effective on Tuesday 7 …

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UK High Court approves GTECH IGT merger

The High Court of England & Wales has cleared the acquisition of International Game Technology (IGT) by GTECH SpA. The approval grants the technology provider one of its final steps before clearing its $6.4 billion acquisition of IGT which aims to be completed by 7 April. As previously stated by GTECH governance, once the acquisition is finalised. GTECH and IGT …

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GTECH to de-list from Milan exchange on 2 April

GTECH SpA governance has announced that its shares are to be de-listed on from the Milan bourse on 2 April, following its expected completion of US International Game Technology on 7 April. GTECH will form a new company under the name IGT, as the new merged gambling technology operator expects to float on the New York Stock Exchange. The announcement …

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GTECH SpA announces name of new company as “IGT”

GTECH governance has announced that it has received approval of its $6.4 billion acquisition deal of International Game Technology (IGT) by regulators the Nevada Gaming Commission and the Gaming Control Board. The approval represents the final authoritative step needed to be cleared by GTECH in order to progress with its IGT acquisition which first announced on 16 July 2014. GTECH …

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Oisin Lunny: My Kingdom for a Smartphone!

Oisin Lunny SBC’s Mobile Gaming Columnist and Senior Market Development Manager for mobile enterprise development firm OpenMarket, discusses how the ubiquitous smartphone is taking over the world. “A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!” In one famous Shakespearean scenario a horse was considered to be worth an entire kingdom, being the only thing that stood between King Richard III …

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