Tag Archives: otc

Winning Post: Coming out of lockdown… Here comes the tricky part!

As UK business and society have been provided with their pathways out of lockdown in H2 2021. Regulus Partners states that UK gambling is in for a rude awakening as covid triggers the industry’s generational change. Over the course of the last week, Britain has been given its (likely) path out of lockdown, statistics on online gambling activity which provides …

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John Pettit – PBS – Configuration on a minute-by-minute, terminal by terminal level


Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) was showcasing its latest product range at the recent ICE London exhibition. We dropped by the busy stand to speak to John Pettit, PBS Managing Director in UK, Ireland, Asia and Australia, about improvements made to the company’s SSBT offering, new displays for its ‘OTC’ coupons and further planned developments ahead of this summer’s World Cup. …

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Martin Wester: Kambi – It’s time to modernise the retail betting experience

Kambi’s head of retail product development Martin Wester believes smartphone adoption among older generations means the day of betting slips and pens could be numbered… _____________________ Whatever the result of the UK Triennial Review, which could see the maximum stake on FOBTs to cut to £2 per spin, the very public debate which engulfed the issue has certainly brought the …

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William Hill closes 70 shops ahead of machine tax increase

William Hill has closed 70 shops since the budget and intends to close another 12 shortly, according to the bookmaker’s interim report. HM Treasury’s announcement of an increase in MGD from 20 per cent to 25 per cent from 1 March 2015 saw the bookmaker pledging to close 109 outlets in order to absorb the higher taxation costs, and the …

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