Tag Archives: Per Widerstrom

Fortuna migrates Slovakian sportsbook onto Playtech’s IMS platform

Betting and gaming operator Fortuna Entertainment Group has confirmed that it has successfully completed the migration of its Slovakian sportsbook onto Playtech’s IMS platform. The migration marks the next stage in Fortuna and Playtech’s omni-channel partnership in Central and Eastern Europe following the extension of their initial agreement in 2018.  The operator has since outlined plans to migrate its sportsbooks …

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Catena restructures board as Optimizer Invest decreases shareholding

The governance of Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has confirmed that it will put forward the appointments of Göran Blomberg and Per Widerström as new members of the board, to be voted on at the firm’s upcoming AGM scheduled for 2 May 2019. Issuing a corporate filing, Catena governance discloses that Optimizer Invest senior partners Henrik Persson Ekdahl …

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Playtech leads Fortuna upgrade, as betting group ups profile in new markets

FTSE gambling technology group Playtech Plc has confirmed that it will expand and upgrade its existing lead supplier relationship with Central and Eastern European (CEE) betting group Fortuna Entertainment Group.    Updating the market, Playtech announces that Fortuna has approved the roll-out of its ‘IMS – player management platform’ to be integrated across its properties operating in the markets of …

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Betting on Sports Week welcomes 250 expert speakers to Olympia London

Betting on Sports Week will present no fewer than 250 thought leaders, innovators and decision makers gathered from the sports betting, esports, casino, affiliates, media and sports sectors. The speakers will all play an integral role in making this year’s Betting on Sports conference the biggest and best on record, with the event taking place from 18-21 September at London’s …

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Six events make up ‘must attend’ Betting on Sports Week in September

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SBC Events will invite more than 2,500 delegates to “feel the pulse of the sports betting industry” through six events at this year’s Betting on Sports Week in London. Taking place from 18-21 September at Olympia London, #boscon2018 will feature five conferences – Betting on Sports, ESI London, Casino Beats Summit, AffiliateFEST and Sponsorship Forum, as well as a lavish …

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Fortuna records strong 2018 opening as new CIS assets deliver for enlarged enterprise

Publishing its Q1 2018 trading update (period ending 31 March), CIS betting group Fortuna Entertainment has reported significant progress on its commercial agenda following a strong opening to its 2018 performance. Updating the market, an enlarged Fortuna reports growth across its core metrics and corporate KPIs as the operator records a 163% increase in group revenues to €797 million. In …

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Enlarged Fortuna Entertainment sees significant earnings growth for 2017

Eastern European gambling group Fortuna Entertainment NV has published its unaudited consolidated results for full-year 2017 trading (period ending 31 December), detailing significant growth across its core metrics. Presenting FY2017 results, Fortuna details a year of transformative growth driven by solid investments in its platforms and operations, combined with effective expansion within its core CIS markets. Group wagering increased by …

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Fortuna Group posts strong showing with latest results

Fortuna Entertainment Group have reported a strong performance in their consolidated results for the first nine months of 2017. Driven largely by the growth of online betting, particularly fixed odds betting in Fortuna operated nations, the firm announced a group wagering total of €1.3bn, a 69.1% year over year (yoy) rise. For the first nine months of the year Fortuna …

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Fortuna Entertainment records H1 2017 revenue & KPI growth despite enlargement costs

Presenting its H1 2017 interim results (period ending 30 June), Eastern European gambling operator Fortuna Entertainment Group has detailed a strong revenue performance combined with KPI gains driven by the growth of sports betting and gaming divisions. Updating the market, Fortuna would record a 40% group revenue increase to €720 million (H1 2016: €511 million), of which €650 million would …

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Unfavourable sports results and group development costs impact Fortuna Q1 2017 profits

Unfavourable sporting results combined with higher operational costs have impacted Eastern European gambling operator Fortuna Entertainment Group Q1 2017 performance. Updating investors Fortuna governance would detail ‘robust’ set of metrics during the period as the company recorded a total group wagering of €302 million up 20% on corresponding 2016 performance. Closing the period, Fortuna would further report a Gross Win …

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