Tag Archives: John Pettit

Busy Playtech BGT completes full deployment of Coral retail omni-channel software

Updating the market, Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has confirmed that it has completed the full deployment of its proprietary omni-channel sports betting technology across Coral UK estates (part of Ladbrokes Coral Group). The full deployment, sees PBS now provide terminals and software on more than 3,000 terminals within Coral’s retail stores, which have been integrated with ‘Coral Connect’ customer rewards …

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Betfred expands retail SSBT integration with Playtech BGT

Issuing a market update, Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has today informed that it will expand its Self Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs) agreement across UK independent bookmaker Betfred’s entire retail betting shop portfolio. The partnership expansion will see PBS supply a further 570 terminals to Betfred’s estate inventory, which will see it service a total of 2,800 SSBTs across 1,700 betting …

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Playtech BGT exhibits SSBT terminals at Chester Racecourse

Playtech Plc sports betting division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has confirmed that it will supply its self-service betting terminals (SSBTs) at the Boodles May Festival at Chester Racecourse this week. The supplier which seeks to boost its profile with UK racing stakeholders will showcase its SSBT technology to Chester Racecourse’s on-course customers under the Chester Sport brand from 10-12th May 2017. The exhibition …

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Playtech BGT Sports finalises executive team

Updating the market, FTSE-listed Playtech Plc has confirmed that its new subsidiary sports betting division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has finalised the restructure of its senior management team following the division’s acquisition of leading betting technology firm  BGT last year As previously announced, heading up the team as PBS Chief Executive will be Dr. Armin Sageder, who led BGT to …

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How long will trading be the heartbeat of betting? Betting on Football takes a look

The trading operation of a betting company is the heartbeat of the operation – at least for now. Marketing has long been eating into its functions, although the emergence of the live betting phenomenon means that the pendulum has swung back the way of trading teams. But for how long? Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May) will deliver a comprehensive …

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Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) – Sponsor Profile – #bofcon2017

Matchbook #bofcon2017

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) is sponsoring Betting on Football 2017, the fourth edition of the largest international football and betting trade conference at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge. Ahead of the 3-5 May event, we spoke to John Pettit, Managing Director for PBS in the UK, Ireland, Asia and Australia, about why football is such an attractive sport for betting and …

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4 More Years! Playtech BGT secures Boylesports terminal extension

Updating the market this morning, FTSE-listed Playtech Plc’s sports betting division Playtech BGT Sports has confirmed that it has extended its betting terminals agreement with Irish independent bookmaker BoyleSports for a further four years. As part of the deal, Playtech BGT Sports will supply an initial 325 terminals to Boylesports, taking the total number to over 600 across their 220-strong …

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New innovations see Playtech BGT report ‘record breaking’ Cheltenham Festival

New Playtech Plc sports division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), the firm’s supplier of omni-channel betting technology, has reported record-breaking shop SSBT performance during the Cheltenham Festival 2017.  Turnover was up substantially on the previous weekly records during the Festival, as customers took advantage of new features including Best Odds Guaranteed and Lucky Bet Concessions. It was the first Cheltenham Festival since PBS launched its …

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John Pettit – Playtech BGT: Unifying individual strengths, dynamics & intelligence

Unifying all of its sports betting assets under the Playtech BGT Sports division, leading industry technology provider Playtech aims to bring market innovation through the optimal convergence of its joint products, services and user engagement mechanisms. John Pettit Managing Director of Playtech BGT UK, Ireland, Australia & Asia details to SBC readers his firm’s serious intent at challenging the sports …

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Best Gaming Technology extends partnership with Stan James

Stan James

Retail technology company Best Gaming Technology (BGT) has confirmed that it will supply 83 widescreen terminals to new Stan James betting shops. Euan McCormick, Stan James director, said: “We have recently completed the deployment of 30 widescreen Storm terminals into our estate. Following our acquisition of the Coral/Ladbrokes shops, it was clear that we would need to have an enhanced product …

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