Tag Archives: Omni-Channel

William Hill hails revenue growth amid 11% drop in profits

William Hill has claimed wagering growth across all four of its divisions in the first half of 2017, although profit before interest and tax was 11% lower than the corresponding period in 2016. However, given that there was some revenue growth (3% to £837.0m) against last year’s figures which had been boosted from the Euro 2016 tournament, and adjusted operating …

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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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Paddy Power to bring NetEnt games to its betting shop estate

Paddy Power has signed a deal with slots creator NetEnt that will increase the crossover between its online operations and its UK retail business. The bookmaker has entered an agreement to license gaming content from NetEnt for use in land-based gaming machines in the UK, extending the existing online business partnership that the slots developer already has with Paddy Power. According …

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SBTech celebrating ‘very strong and successful year’ at Super Show

Sportsbetting supplier SBTech is to showcase its cutting-edge product portfolio at the iGaming Super Show in Amsterdam June 7th – 10th at stand B60. SBTech believes combination of localised offerings, expert legal oversight, versatile tools and expert industry knowledge has positioned it as a ‘world-leading sportsbetting provider’. This is shown be the wide geographical spread of its operating partners, who are based in the …

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R.Franco furthers omni-channel capabilities with Mediatech Solutions investment

Spanish gambling operator Grupo R.Franco (R.Franco) has confirmed that it has made a substantial investment in independent online gambling platform provider Mediatech Solutions. R.Franco governance stated that its strategic investment in Mediatech Solutions, represented the company’s goal of creating a “new omni-channel giant”. The companies’ had prior working relationship, as Mediatech Solutions had delivered R.Franco its Spanish online gambling/betting platform, …

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ICE 2016 – Mor Weizer: Playtech growth to be led by omni-channel & deeper intelligence focus

Addressing industry news sources yesterday morning at ICE 2016, Playtech CEO Mor Weizer detailed that omni-channel competencies combined with dynamic data/intelligence gathering would lead his firm’s future growth strategy. Noting a higher scope for increasing player values and better user retention rates by clients, Weizer stated that Playtech future development and innovation would be led with the aim of  creating ‘best-in-class’ industry …

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Mediatech’s Daniel Graetzer – How can operators embrace the omni-channel experience?

Daniel Graetzer of Mediatech Solutions takes a look at what omni-channel actually means for the gambling industry, and where it can make the most impact. While omni-channel is definitely one of the biggest buzzwords in today’s gaming world, don’t let it distract you from the opportunities it presents. 2015 brought us a constant stream of stories in the M&A columns …

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R.Franco goes omni-channel with Mediatech platform

Platform provider Mediatech Solutions has enabled R.Franco, one of the oldest gaming brands in Spain, to provide its customers with a full omni-channel experience after the slots manufacturer secured one of the country’s recent online gaming licences. R.Franco, which is currently celebrating 50 years in the industry, has pivoted from its traditional class B slots & export B2B markets in …

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Playtech extends Coral partnership with live casino area

Gambling technology provider Playtech extends its games supplier partnership with Coral by launching a dedicated live dealer casino games area for the operator. Designed to boost Coral’s omni-channel offering the live dealer area will be available in online and mobile devices. Casino games will include Roulette, Blackjack, Hi-Lo and Baccarat. Playtech stated that the addition of a live deal area to …

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William Hill Launches Priority Access card

William Hill has today announced the full roll-out of its Priority Access Card, providing William Hill account holders with unrestricted and immediate access to their winnings. The pre-paid MasterCard, a William Hill innovation and a first for the industry, removes the mandatory three to five-day wait that customers currently experience when trying to withdraw money from their betting accounts. The Priority Access Card …

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