Tag Archives: Lee Fenton

Gamesys halts UK advertising during lockdown

Gamesys Group Plc has disclosed that it will be suspending all TV and radio advertising across the UK until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, highlighting its concerns over targeting children and those vulnerable to problem gambling.  Publishing its Q1 trading update for the three month period ending 31 March 2020, the company emphasised that it will be strengthening its responsible gambling …

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Enlarged Gamesys returns to UK growth eyeing FTSE250 spot 

The governance of LSE-listed Gamesys Group, formerly JPJ Group, has cited confidence in achieving its corporate objective of indexing as a FTSE250 firm within the coming months. Publishing its full-year 2019 results, a new look Gamesys has reported a 35% increase in corporate revenues to £415 million (FY2018: £308m), citing ‘high organic growth’ achieved across the UK and Asia.  Corporate …

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Gamesys predicts FY 2019 results will be at the ‘upper end of current market expectations’

Gamesys Group remains confident that its FY 2019 results will reach the ‘upper end of current market expectations’ as detailed in a pre-market update. Celebrating what the group considers to be a ‘landmark year’, Gamesys has predicted that the group’s expansion into new markets combined with the progress made by its UK contingencies will support Gamesys’ continued growth. Lee Fenton, Chief …

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JPJ transitions to Gamesys Group Plc

The governance of JPJ Group declares a ‘new era’ for the company, as it completes its £490 million takeover of long-term technology partner Gamesys (transaction first announced 13 June). Completing its enlargement, JPJ Group changes its corporate identity to ‘Gamesys Group Plc’, trading on the London Stock Exchange under the new ticker of ‘GYS’ as of this morning. As previously …

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JPJ Group moves on enlargement by acquiring Gamesys for £490 million

The governance of London-listed JPJ Group Plc has this morning confirmed that it has reached a ‘conditional arrangement’ to acquire operating partner Gamesys Limited outright. JPJ has put forward a £490 million transaction, moving to acquire Gamesys platforms and the operated brands of Virgin Games, Virgin Casino, Monopoly Casino, and Heart Bingo. Founded in 2001, Gamesys is the former operating …

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John Caldwell – Double C Foundation – Building initial industry Crypto utility

Having set-up new industry body the Double C Foundation, to help bring and better understand crypto currency utilities for industry stakeholders and operations. SBC interviews John Caldwell Director of Advocacy on why industry leadership must now pay attention to crypto as a discipline and function… __________________ SBC: Hi John, thanks for the interview. Can you detail to SBC readers what …

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Double C Foundation bolsters CasinoCoin advisory board

New industry body The Double C Foundation, which seeks to develop sector stakeholders’ crypto currency dynamics and knowledge, has confirmed the appointment of its first set of executives for its newly-established advisory board. This September, Double C Foundation announced the relaunch of CasinoCoin (CSC), an open source, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency designed specifically for the regulated online gambling industry. Seeking to bring …

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Gamesys – Noel Hayden steps down as Lee Fenton takes over as CEO

Following its + £420 million acquisition by Canada’s Intertain Group, igaming operator Gamesys has undertaken an executive team restructure which will see Founder and CEO Noel Hayden become Executive Chairman of Gamesys Group. Gamesys’ CEO position will be filled by Chief Operating Officer (COO) Lee Fenton with immediate effect. The COO positon is set to be filled by Director of …

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