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Entain launches data driven player protection initiative

Entain, the holding company behind Ladbrokes and Coral, has launched the initial stage of a new player protection initiative based on data and analytics. The new preventative approach has been named ARC (Advanced Protection and Care), and has used behavioural indicators to identify players potentially at risk. The firm is now developing models using more than three times the previous …

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Polish Ekstraliga and 2. Liga enlist STATSCORE as data provider

Polish sports data and statistics provider STATSCORE has been named the official data provider of Poland’s top-flight Women’s Ekstraliga and the men’s third division 2. Liga. The deal is an enhancement of the firm’s initial agreement with the Polish Football Association (PZPN) in 2020, which saw STATSCORE deliver statistics for the second-tier men’s 1. Liga. “We warmly welcome the Women’s …

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Ladbrokes penalised by ASA for socially irresponsible advertising

Ladbrokes has been sanctioned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after a complaint regarding an on-demand video advertisement. Released on 25 October 2020, the video, set in a café, depicted various customers using the Ladbrokes app on their phones. Footage of a horse race is then shown, while a voice over states ‘come starter’s orders, I’m a bag of nerves,’ …

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How Golden Palace is extending its retail sports betting reach through Altenar

Golden Palace

Multi-channel gambling operator Golden Palace has chosen to roll out sportsbook software from Altenar in 200 more terminals across Belgium after just a few months of testing. This decision, said Altenar COO Dinos Stranomitis, is proof that the software has worked well in the select number of terminals it was originally deployed for across three locations in Saint-Ghislain, Aubenge and …

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Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Entain plc has lauded its ability to maintain a strong trading momentum in Q4 2020, with its diversified portfolio being attributed as a key driver for growth.  Delivering its 20th consecutive quarter of growth, Entain has projected that full-year net gaming revenues (NGR) will grow by 27%. Closing 2020 trading on a high, the FTSE100 group delivered double-digit NGR growth …

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Will Stephenson takes new business development role at Metric

Stephenson

Metric Gaming has announced the appointment of experienced industry executive Will Stephenson as its new Head of Business Development.  A new role created within the business, Stephenson’s appointment highlights Metric’s plan for continued growth in 2021. As part of this growth, Turbo Vegas Sports is due to launch next month, serviced by a fully localised Metric sportsbook. TurboVegas was, until …

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MGM confirms ‘compelling’ proposal for Entain shares

US casino giant MGM Resorts International has confirmed that it has proposed a merger with its US sports betting and igaming partner Entain plc, but has refused to say if a firm offer to acquire the company will follow. It has also been confirmed that the offer consists of 0.6 MGM shares for each Entain share, representing a value of …

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Entain says £8bn MGM Resorts offer ‘significantly undervalues’ company but asks for more information

Diversified Entain rides out 2020 retail storms

Responding to press speculation, the Board of Entain has confirmed that it has received proposals from its US partner MGM Resorts International (MGMRI) concerning a possible offer for the company, but has quickly poured cold water on any deal being agreed in the short-term. Reports emerged in the Wall Street Journal yesterday that MGM had made a fresh approach for …

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MGM Resorts makes moves to acquire Entain Group

US casino giant MGM Resorts is attempting to acquire the Entain Group, the new name for the recently rebranded GVC Holdings, according to the Wall Street Journal. Entain operates several global gaming brands, including Ladbrokes, Coral, Bwin, PartyPoker , SportingBet, Gala Bingo, Eurobet and Betboo, but is already a partner with MGM in the burgeoning US sports betting and gaming …

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Ladbrokes and Coral up in-store digital engagement with Racing Post BSDs

Racing Post BSD

Ladbrokes and Coral have agreed to install the new interactive Racing Post Digital Betting Shop Display (BSD) in eight of their stores across the UK and Ireland. The decision, which Ladbrokes and Coral hope will help create ‘the betting shop of the future’, comes after the operators shift away from print newspapers in store, replacing form sheets with digital displays. …

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