Tag Archives: Italy

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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IGT appoints Mario Di Loreto as group HR & talent lead

International Game Technology (IGT) has confirmed the appointment of Mario Di Loreto to the new role of Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Organisation & Transformation. The executive appointment will see Di Loreto a report directly to IGT Plc Group CEO Marco Sala. The company detailed that it had hired Di Loreto to oversee group HR leadership and strategy as …

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iSoftBet obtains gaming software licence in Romania

iSoftBet, the London-based online and mobile casino games provider, has been granted a production and distribution of gaming software licence by the National Gambling Office in Romania. Romania is the latest regulated European market to welcome and license iSoftBet, with the company having already been awarded permits in the UK, Spain, Italy, Denmark and Portugal. The licence allows the company …

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PokerStars launches new sports betting offering in France

PokerStars has expanded its sports betting offering with the launch of BetStars.fr, an Amaya Inc. brand. The beta version is now available to French sports bettors online at BetStars.fr, on iOS and Android mobile devices, and in the PokerStars.fr desktop client. The current beta version of BetStars.fr offers seven popular sports for customers to bet on, with plans to grow …

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Gabriele del Torchio resigns as SNAI Executive Chairman

  Italian gambling operator Gruppo SNAI (SNAI) has confirmed that Executive Chairman Gabriele del Torchio has resigned from his governance role for undisclosed reasons. Updating the market, SNAI detailed that Torchio will depart the company on 13 June and has chosen not to keep his position within the company board. The former Chairman of Italian airline Alitalia, Torchio had joined …

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SBTech celebrating ‘very strong and successful year’ at Super Show

Sportsbetting supplier SBTech is to showcase its cutting-edge product portfolio at the iGaming Super Show in Amsterdam June 7th – 10th at stand B60. SBTech believes combination of localised offerings, expert legal oversight, versatile tools and expert industry knowledge has positioned it as a ‘world-leading sportsbetting provider’. This is shown be the wide geographical spread of its operating partners, who are based in the …

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SNAI adds eSports betting inventory in partnership with Betradar

In partnership with Betradar market and data services, betting operator SNAI becomes the first Italian bookmaker to offer eSports betting services to consumers. Announcing its Betradar partnership yesterday, SNAI will enter the fast new industry segment with an estimated global wagering market of $23 billion by 2020. Offering a comprehensive eSports wagering service, Betradar will service SNAI with pre-match and …

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Scientific Games wins Belgium National Lottery’s Instant Games

Scientific Games has announced that it will bring its lottery instant games to consumers in Belgium. Following a competitive process, in which the company replaced Loterie Nationale, Scientific Games signed a one-year contract with the option to extend the agreement for an additional three years. The $80.4 billion global instant game category is expanding across Europe with an average of …

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CVC collects another bookmaker with €1bn Sisal acquisition

Luxembourg-based private equity  firm CVC Capital Partners has extended its reach into the betting industry once again with the news that it has agreed to acquire a 100% equity stake in Italian gaming and payments operator Sisal Group S.p.A. The acquisition will see CVC assume Sisal’s €960 million corporate debt, with the PE firm expected to make an estimated €1 billion …

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Antonios Kerastaris – Intralot envisages ‘best-of- breed’ portfolio for future growth

Addressing shareholders at Intralot’s Annual General Meeting, group CEO Antonios Kerastaris detailed that in order to meet its future growth targets, the gambling technology provider would have to tackle new consumer demands and market conditions by delivering a ‘‘best-of- breed’ product portfolio. Kerastaris gave shareholders a breakdown of Intralot’s recent investment/transactional activity as the company expands its international services. In …

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