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Commercial restructure sees Playtech BGT promote John Pettit to CCO

Playtech BGT Sports, the sportsbook software and technology development division of FTSE100 Playtech Plc, has moved to restructure its commercial leadership, confirming the promotion of John Pettit to the position of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Pettit has formerly served as Managing Director of Playtech BGT for UK, Ireland and Australia since 2015, securing the division a number of new client wins …

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Paddy Power upgrades 2019 terminal provisions with Playtech BGT

Updating the market, FTSE250 technology group Playtech Plc informs that its sports betting division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has extended its retail services agreement with Paddy Power expanding the bookmaker’s self-service terminal capabilities. New provisions for Paddy Power will include PBS new Tap2Bet functionality, which will allow customers to place bets directly onto the terminals with their debit cards. PBS …

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PBS boosts in-store engagement through Build-A-Bet component

Playtech’s sports betting technology subsidiary Playtech BGT Sports has enhanced its in-store player engagement capacities by launching a new Build-A-Bet component within its BetTracker app. Launched in 2017, the BetTracker app allows client retail customers to place bets on SSBTs, whilst tracking their progress on mobile devices away from the shop. An industry first, the BetTracker app would bring new cash-out betting …

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Better Care… Playtech BGT appoints Gamestec as lead UK maintenance partner

Playtech Plc sports betting subsidiary Playtech BGT Sports has confirmed that Gamestec Playnation Group (Novomatic UK) will act as lead maintenance contractor for its UK betting terminal provisions. Updating stakeholders, Playtech BGT  confirms that Gamestec will now serve its entire UK 14,500 betting terminals portfolio, becoming its primary maintenance partner. The partnership will see Playtech BGT partners secure further operational support …

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Caliente expands Playtech BGT terminals across entire Mexican estate

Mexican gambling operator Corporación Caliente, a subsidiary of Grupo Codere España has announced that it will upgrade its entire sports betting provisions utilising Playtech BGT systems and terminals. Agreeing on new terms, Caliente, Mexico’s leading gambling enterprise, will move to launch Playtech BGT Self-Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs) across its estates and premises. Playtech has acted as lead casino systems supplier …

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Betfred calls for Playtech BGT terminal expansion

Betfred is set to expand its in-store engagement capacity, commissioning Playtech BGT Sports to install a further 250 widescreen terminals across its UK estates. The expanded agreement sees Playtech BGT service more than 3,000 terminals across Betfred’s 1,700 retail betting shops. In its market update, Betfred retail management stated that further Playtech BGT terminal provisions were needed to satisfy the …

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Playtech BGT launches ‘bet-request’ for retail environments with new MatchAcca product

Playtech BGT has unveiled its new MatchAcca product, which will be available for clients across its self-service betting terminals (SSBTs) during World Cup Russia 2018. The MatchAcca product, gives bookmakers the option to back related markets by combining several bet-selections into a single match betslip. Playtech BGT details that MatchAcca is ‘the first-of-a-kind product’ for the retail sector. ‘An example …

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Scott Longley: Beyond the review, optimism for UK betting shops

Is the betting sector being too pessimistic about the long-term future prospects of retail betting? Should stakeholders welcome the disruption as a chance to reinvent retail betting’s overall proposition? Scott Longley gets the lowdown for SBC. The perils for land-based gambling enterprises in the UK were all too evident in the profit warning issued by bingo-to-casino operator Rank in early …

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Diversified Playtech posts 2017 growth despite facing end of year turbulence

Publishing its full-year 2017 results (period ending 30 December) FTSE250 gambling technology supplier Playtech Plc has delivered metric growth in-line with corporate expectations, despite facing headwinds in both its regulated and unregulated operations. The industry technology provider reports full-year 2017 group revenues of €807 million, up 14% on corresponding FY 2016’s €708 million. Closing its 2017 accounts, Playtech governance declares …

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Playtech BGT appoints Lee Drabwell as UK & Ireland Operations lead

Playtech sports betting technology subsidiary, Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has bolstered its executive leadership team confirming the appointment of former Ladbrokes Managing Director Lee Drabwell as new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for PBS’ UK and Ireland division. A seasoned industry veteran, Drabwell spent 29-years with Ladbrokes serving a number of senior executive roles within the firm’s retail arm. Drabwell left …

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