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Nueva Codere recovery outlook bolstered by positive Q1 results

Nueva Codere has declared that it is on course to match its ‘pre-pandemic’ financial performance as the Spanish and LatAm gambling group begins to benefit from its corporate restructuring.  Trading in its new identity, following its delisting from the Madrid Bolsa and the demerger of the Codere Online unit – Nueva Codere has announced that it has achieved corporate revenues …

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Playtech examines all options for transformative 2022

The board of Playtech Plc has stated confidence in achieving the group’s full-year 2022 commercial and corporate objectives following ‘an excellent start to year trading’.  Issuing a snapshot trading update, the FTSE250 gaming technology group revealed that positive Q1 trading had generated unaudited EBITDA results of more than €100 million, with the ‘run rate continuing through to April’.  Strong EBITDA …

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Codere backs stable portfolio ahead of further 2022 transformations

Codere SA has published a performance update on Q4 2021 trading activities – a period that saw the Spanish gambling group delist from the Bolsa Madrid exchange to comply with bondholders’ orders. During Q4 trading, Codere registered corporate revenues of €291m, a  result that saw the company match 85% of like-for-like revenues achieved during Q4 2019  prior to its business …

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Delasport: The Mexican market is ready to play

Mexico is widely considered a golden opportunity for global iGaming operators, according to Delasport as it assesses the potential opportunities available in the country’s iGaming market.  With a mobile penetration of around 80% across a population nearing 130 million people, the second-strongest economy in Latin America is steadily putting itself on the map for the global online gambling industry. If …

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Mor Weizer: Playtech reaps big rewards of Latin American JV gambles 

In what may well be his last conference call as Group CEO of Playtech Plc, Mor Weizer highlighted to investors the firm’s dominance across nascent Latin American markets as the group’s joint-venture partnerships continue to dictate the state of play.  Weizer, who has chosen to freeze his leadership of the FTSE250 technology group to support the takeover by Hong Kong …

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Winning Post: LatAm… Get local or die tryin

Whilst operators are highly motivated by the commercial opportunity offered by  LatAm jurisdictions as the sector’s next boom markets.  Regulus Partners warns of the perils of not executing a native approach to service ‘new world’ customers… Peru and Chile are likely to be joining Mexico, Colombia, and Argentina (province by province) as major LatAm countries which are offering domestically regulated …

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CIRSA beats expectations as business returns to operating profits  

Grupo CIRSA has praised the ‘robustness of its global operations’ as the Blackstone-owned Spanish gambling business delivered full-year financial results above market expectations. Publishing its Q4 and full-year 2021 results, CIRSA registered group revenues of €1.11 billion, up 30% on corresponding FY2020 results of €843 million. Improved revenue results were maintained despite continued COVID-19 restrictions impacting operations across Spanish provinces …

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Betsson delivers on 2021 targets but can’t hide scars of deep Euro impacts

Betsson AB has published its fourth-quarter update and FY2021 snapshot report, citing a tough closing to Q4 trading, with the Stockholm online gambling group still managing to deliver on its financial and corporate objectives.  The group praised its diversified business model and a geographical make-up that helped ease trading difficulties within mature markets. Headline Q4 metrics saw Betsson register group …

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Codere enlists new board to revive business prospects 

A new board of directors has been appointed to revitalise the business of heritage Spanish gambling group Codere SA.  An announcement made by ‘Nueva Codere’, the business identity of Codere under the ownership of bondholders, confirmed that Christopher Bell had been approved as Non-Executive Chairman of the company. The appointment of Bell, the former Chief Executive of Ladbrokes Plc and …

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CNMV suspends Codere listing as shareholders press for break-up  

Spain’s National Securities Exchange Commission (CNMV) has been forced to suspend the listing of Grupo Codere SA shares on the Bolsa Madrid Exchange.  The exchange regulator informed that its decision was taken, following an extraordinary meeting of shareholders that approved for Codere to begin a settlement process for the company to be dissolved. As a result, the CNMV has been …

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