Tag Archives: Itai Pazner

888 Holdings attributes revenue growth to sports division

As part of its trading update for the period from 1 January to 18 May 2019, online gambling group 888 Holdings has reported “strong momentum” across its operation in global regulated markets. Growth, according to the update, was largely driven by sport – which saw a 29 per cent jump for the period – while the group’s Casino branch also …

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888 completes £18m Mandalay acquisition

Online gambling group 888 Holdings has completed its previously announced £18m takeover of number of JPJ Group brands, which include Costa Bingo, City Bingo and Sing Bingo. In February, 888 agreed to acquire a number of digital bingo brands from the Jet Management Group and Jet Media, which form the basis of the Mandalay operating unit. As a result of …

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888 reports “sweeping changes” amid UK woes

Online gambling group 888 Holdings has reported record earnings throughout 2018 in its full year report, despite trying to navigate a tricky regulatory landscape across its core UK market. The group reported a two per cent decrease in its overall Group Revenue from $541.8m (£415.3m) in 2017 to $529.9m (£406.1m). The operator put this down to the increased competition in …

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888 secures sports betting boost through BetBright deal

888 has secured the long-term product development strategy for its 888Sport division after acquiring the BetBright sports betting platform for £15 million. The platform will be integrated into 888’s proprietary gaming backend, giving the online gaming entertainment and solutions provider ‘complete ownership’ over its technology and product development across four key verticals – sport, casino, poker and bingo. However, more …

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888 confirms CEO change as Pazner replaces Frieberger as corporate leader

Issuing a corporate filing, London-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings has this morning disclosed that Itai Frieberger will step down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), transferring leadership of the company to Itai Pazner (COO). A 14-year 888 Holdings executive, Frieberger ends his three-year tenure as 888 CEO, with governance informing that he will take-on a directorship role undertaking a leadership …

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888 promotes Itai Pazner to Group COO

Updating the market, London-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings has confirmed the promotion of Itai Pazner to the executive position of Chief Operations Officer (COO). A sixteen-year company veteran, Pazner takes over leadership of 888 group operations, having most recently served as Senior Vice President of 888’s B2C division. Reporting directly to 888 Holdings Chief Executive Itai Frieberger, Pazner will …

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A £5 free bet has appeared – 888Sport unleashes Pokemon Go-esque betting game

Bookmaker 888Sport has showed its innovative side by releasing a Pokemon Go inspired betting game for mobile.  The game allows users to hunt down free bets to catch. These will be situated around football stadiums throughout the UK and whilst the game is tied in with its relationship with four Championship clubs; Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest, Brentford and Preston North …

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888sport sponsors four Championships teams and will pay for away days

888sport has launched an interesting partnership as the first main sponsor to simultaneously sponsor four EFL Championship teams for the 2016/17 season by offering fans free travel to away games until Christmas.  As one of the most watched leagues in world football, 888sport believes that the Championship is the right platform for its sponsorships efforts which will include sponsoring Birmingham …

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Denilson signs for 888Poker

The Real Betis and Brazil midfielder Denilson has agreed a deal to become an ambassador for 888Poker.   888Poker has over ten million players registered worldwide and counts Dominik Nitsche, Jackie Glazier and Niner Bruno ‘Foster’ Politano amongst its current crop of ambassadors. Denilson, who was part of the World Cup winning squad in 2002, had this to say for himself in regards to …

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888poker replaces DraftKings as WSOP 2016 lead sponsor

888 Holdings subsidiary 888poker has confirmed that it will return as lead sponsor of live poker’s biggest tournament ‘The World Series of Poker’ (WSOP) for its 2016 edition. 888poker will replace US daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings as lead sponsor of the WSOP 2016. Due to changes in Nevada laws relating to fantasy sports being deemed as a form of …

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