Tag Archives: John Pettit

Playtech BGT Sports’ MatchAcca to capitalise on World Cup fever

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A new MatchAcca tool has been unveiled by Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), in time for the end of the football season and capitalising on the upcoming Russian World Cup. Available for punters to use on its self service betting terminals (SSBTs), PBS states its tool puts the customer in control to create their own bet by combining several selections. Detailing …

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Playtech BGT Sports’ BetTracker goes live on Google Play

Playtech BGT Sports’ (PBS) Bet Tracker is now available to both iPhone and Android users on the Google Play store for the first time. Betfred’s branded version of the app was the first to go live, with bespoke versions for other operators, including Boylesports, Sean Graham, Joe Jennings and Jenningsbet, following soon after. John Pettit, Managing Director for UK, Ireland, …

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PBS strikes SSBT deal to deliver Lottoland betting products

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Lottoland Solutions has entered an exclusive agreement with Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), who will become the first retail provider to deliver Lottoland’s jackpot lotto betting products on their self-service betting terminals in licenced betting shops. Customers in betting shops containing these terminals, of which there are more than 26,000 across the UK, will be able to bet on a range …

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Playtech BGT appoints Lee Drabwell as UK & Ireland Operations lead

Playtech sports betting technology subsidiary, Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has bolstered its executive leadership team confirming the appointment of former Ladbrokes Managing Director Lee Drabwell as new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for PBS’ UK and Ireland division. A seasoned industry veteran, Drabwell spent 29-years with Ladbrokes serving a number of senior executive roles within the firm’s retail arm. Drabwell left …

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John Pettit – Playtech BGT- SSBTs’ depth of content key to driving retail success

Diversity in consumer market selections is impacting the retail betting experience. John Pettit, MD for UK, Ireland, Asia and Australia at Playtech BGT Sports states that self-service betting terminals (SSBTs) content is now more important than ever before… ________________ The retail betting sector has faced several challenges in recent years, with the digital revolution requiring operators to change strategy and …

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Betfred expands its Playtech SSBT inventory

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has agreed a second deal this year to install an additional fleet of self service betting terminals (SSBT) across Betfred’s 1,700 strong retail estate. The provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, is to supply a number of its state of the art widescreen terminals to the operator’s best performing shops. John Pettit, Managing Director for the …

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Playtech BGT Sports’ BetTracker goes from strength to strength

According to the leading supplier of Self-Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs), downloads of Playtech BGT Sports’ BetTracker product have more than doubled since the start of the football season. The app, which allows retail customers to track and cash-out bets on their mobile devices which have been placed on the company’s in-shop SSBTs, even without an account, is currently available in …

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Playtech BGT boosts Terminal capabilities ahead of critical new European football season

Updating the market, Playtech betting subsidiary Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) is gearing up for a critical new European football season detailing that it has enhanced its Self-Service Betting Terminal (SSBT) capabilities. Ahead of season’s kick off, PBS has added new dynamics to its terminals including a new ‘Goalscorer Coupon’, as well as ‘Asian Handicap’ betting lines for the first time, with …

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John Pettit – Playtech BGT – New Tricks…Servicing Independents

John Pettit, Playtech BGT Sport’s UK, Ireland, Asia and Australia Managing Director speaks to SBC on his firm’s detailed approach to servicing independent bookmakers. Having secured new terminal contracts with a number UK independent bookmakers, Pettit details how Playtech BGT services and provisions can help ‘independents’ continue to make their mark within the ultra-competitive UK retail betting sector.    __________________________ …

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Playtech BGT terminals are first choice for UK & Ireland Independent bookmakers

FTSE-listed Playtech Plc’s sports betting technology division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) continues its strong 2017 commercial momentum detailing that it has signed a number of self-service betting terminal (SSBT) contracts with UK & Ireland independent bookmakers. Over recent months, PBS has secured new deals with G Bet, Wilf Gilbert, Victoria Gate Casino, Sean Graham and Star Sports Mayfair. Furthermore, Playtech’s …

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