Tag Archives: Penn National Gaming

SBC Summit North America 2023 confirmed for May in New Jersey

SBC News SBC Summit North America 2023 confirmed for May in New Jersey

SBC Summit North America 2023 has been confirmed for May 9-11, when the region’s leading sports betting and igaming event will return in significantly expanded form at Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey.  The conference and tradeshow has enjoyed strong growth since its launch in 2019 and has established itself as the place for the U.S. and Canadian online …

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Nylén increases shareholding in Kambi as business becomes hot property

Kambi

Kambi Group CEO Kristian Nylén has increased his personal shareholding in the company by 22,500 shares, as the firm seeks to secure greater control of its future strategic direction.  Nylén used the current exercise window to gain all of his 22,500 share options based on the 2018 buyback programming, thereby boosting his shareholding in Kambi from 720,000 to 742,500. The …

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Kambi extends multi-sport US-facing deal with Sportradar

SBC News Kambi extends multi-sport US-facing deal with Sportradar

Kambi will continue to leverage Sportradar’s US sports data offering, covering a range of prominent leagues and tournaments, under the terms of a five-year extension agreement. The contract renewal will see Sportradar continue to supply the international sports betting supplier with data from the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) as well as …

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Tristan Wootton joins Fitzdares as new Director of Growth

SBC News Tristan Wootton joins Fitzdares as new Director of Growth

Fitzdares has strengthened its senior leadership team after naming Tristan Wootton as the company’s new Director of Growth. In his new role, Wootton will oversee Fitzdares’ growth strategy by “helping to scale the business, grow revenues in a responsible manner” as well as consider new opportunities for expansion in new markets. Commenting on his new role, Wootton said: “I am …

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All-in Diversity Project announces survey into pandemic DEI impacts

SBC News All-in Diversity Project announces survey into pandemic DEI impacts

The All-in Diversity Project (AiDP) has launched an industry-first survey examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI) in the betting and gaming industry. Initiated globally, the survey is free for all participants and will allow employees and employers to share their thoughts and experiences on how the pandemic has affected their attitudes and approach …

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All-in Diversity Project initiates latest social media campaign

SBC News All-in Diversity Project initiates latest social media campaign

All-in Diversity Project has launched its #OpenDoors 2021 social media campaign, spanning Black History Month and International Women’s Day. Contributors to the campaign will be asked to ‘thank someone who opened a door for them,’ and pledge to do the same for someone else in the future. The initiative aims to raise awareness of how professional development can be affected …

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SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO

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We check in on the international expansion journey for the rebranded Kaizen Gaming, formerly Stoiximan/Betano, to kick off Issue 10 of SBC Magazine. Now present in six countries, and with a strong footprint in Europe, CEO George Daskalakis expands on the company’s symbolic name change, before assessing new opportunities in Latin America (LatAm) and sharing his disappointment over Germany’s failure …

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Winning Post: Adtech kerfuffle highlights need for responsible gambling

SBC News Winning Post: Adtech kerfuffle highlights need for responsible gambling

Industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners looks at the launch of Gamvisory, Penn National Gaming’s 36% acquisition of Barstool Sports and the use of adtech in safer gambling initiatives. US: sports betting – a seat at the table or a stool in the corner? This week Penn National Gaming announced that it would take a 36% initial stake in Barstool Sports, valuing …

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Penn unites with Vici for $376m Margaritaville acquisition

SBC News Penn unites with Vici for $376m Margaritaville acquisition

Penn National Gaming and Vici Properties have confirmed the $376m purchase of Louisiana’s Margaritaville Resort Casino. Vici secured the land and real estate assets of the property for $261m, while Penn purchased the operating assets of Margaritaville for $115m. Alongside the closing of this transaction, Penn National entered into a triple-net lease agreement with the company. The lease has an …

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AGA America appoints Penn National’s Tim Wilmott as next Chairman

SBC News AGA America appoints Penn National's Tim Wilmott as next Chairman

US gambling industry body, The American Gaming Association (AGA) has confirmed that Tim Wilmott CEO of Penn National Gaming Inc, will serve as its next Executive Chairman. Updating stakeholders, the AGA board confirmed that Wilmot would serve a two-year chairmanship beginning in January 2018, replacing current incumbent Jim Murren CEO of MGM Resorts. Wilmott has been involved with AGA governance …

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