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Donald R. Sweitzer ends tenure as IGT Chairman of Global Solutions

Updating the market, New York-listed gambling technology and lottery systems provider IGT Plc has confirmed that long-term executive Donald R. Sweitzer is set to retire as Chairman of IGT Global Solutions Corporation. Sweitzer ends a 20-year executive tenure with IGT, in which he has served as a key stakeholder in the gambling technology group’s governmental affairs and multi-national development strategies. …

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Robust quarter sees IGT adjust 2018 earnings forecast

New York-listed gambling technology and lottery systems provider International Game Technology PLC (IGT) has revised its full-year 2018 earnings expectations, publishing a better than anticipated Q3 2018 trading update (period ending 30 September). Updating the market, IGT governance details solid lottery performance, combined with improved gaming KPIs which have helped the company deliver a 3% increase in adjusted EBITDA to $443 …

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Marco Sala – Sustainability is best way forward for IGT Group

Marco Sala Group Chief Executive of International Game Technology Plc (IGT Group) has pledged that his company will continue to push for industry social responsibility, sustainability and diverse citizenship as core corporate dynamics. This week, the New York-listed enterprise published its eleventh ‘Annual Sustainability Report’. The independently audited report details IGT’s ongoing corporate mandate to create long-term value for all …

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IGT write down of North America Interactive unit sees Q3 operating losses of $550m

Foreign exchange losses combined with a write-down impairment charge of $714 million has seen New York-listed gambling firm IGT Group Plc declare Q3 2017 net losses of $804 million. Publishing its Q3 2017 trading update (period ending 30 September), IGT disclosed a period group operating loss of $556 million, primarily attributed to its $714 million write-down charge of its ‘North …

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Currency impacts effect ‘debt focused’ IGT Group’s Q2 2017 performance

Presenting its Q2 2017 trading update (period ending 30 June), New York-listed international lottery and gambling systems provider IGT Group Plc, has detailed that currency impacts have affected group wide metrics. Updating the market, IGT would declare period group ‘consolidated’ revenues of $1.2 billion down 5% on corresponding Q2 2016’s $1.285 billion.   The company detailed that the decline was …

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IGT concludes $850 million sale of Double Down social gaming division

Updating the market, New York-listed IGT Group Plc has confirmed that it has concluded its $825 million sale of social games/gambling division Double Down Interactive to Korean games developer DoubleU Games Studio. The deal was first announced last April, with IGT governance detailing that the final sales figure represented a value of ‘10.5 x on Double Down full-year 2016’s adjusted …

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Sales slowdown hurts IGT Group’s Q1 2017 opening

Publishing its Q1 trading results, New York-listed IGT Group Plc has detailed a tough opening to its financial year, reporting declines throughout its core metrics. The gambling technology and lottery systems provider would detail a group revenue decline of 10% to $1.15 billion (Q1 2016: $1.28 billion). IGT governance detailed that the revenue decline reflected a tough comparative period, combined …

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IGT promotes Fabio Celadon as Gaming Portfolios lead

Updating the market, New York-listed IGT Group Plc has confirmed the promotion of Fabio Celadon to the position of Senior Vice President of Gaming Portfolios. Celadon who formerly served the company as Managing Director of China and as Asian business lead for IGT International will take on the newly formed executive position reporting directly to Group CEO Marco Sala. IGT …

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IGT confirms sale of Double Down to Korean games developer DoubleU for $825 million

This morning New York-listed IGT Group Plc has informed the market that it has signed a ‘definitive agreement’ to sell its social casino subsidiary Double Down Interactive (Double Down) to South Korean games developer DoubleU Games (DoubleU). IGT governance informed investors that it had agreed to sell its social casino asset for $825 million, representing a value of 10.5x on …

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US & Italy growth helps IGT secure ‘important milestones’ in 2016

Completing its first full-year on the New York stock exchange under the enlarged IGT Group Plc enterprise (combination of IGT, GTECH and Lottomatica). IGT governance states that the company has accomplished several ‘important milestones’, beating analyst 2016 expectations. Presenting its full-year 2016 results, IGT governance points to the firms strengthened performance in its core markets of US and Italy as …

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