Tag Archives: Playtech BGT

Playtech BGT exhibits SSBT terminals at Chester Racecourse

Playtech Plc sports betting division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has confirmed that it will supply its self-service betting terminals (SSBTs) at the Boodles May Festival at Chester Racecourse this week. The supplier which seeks to boost its profile with UK racing stakeholders will showcase its SSBT technology to Chester Racecourse’s on-course customers under the Chester Sport brand from 10-12th May 2017. The exhibition …

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How long will trading be the heartbeat of betting? Betting on Football takes a look

The trading operation of a betting company is the heartbeat of the operation – at least for now. Marketing has long been eating into its functions, although the emergence of the live betting phenomenon means that the pendulum has swung back the way of trading teams. But for how long? Betting on Football 2017 (3-5 May) will deliver a comprehensive …

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Paddy Power extends terminal systems contract with Playtech BGT

Updating the market, Playtech Plc sports betting division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has confirmed that it has extended its multi-year contract with Irish bookmaker Paddy Power. Confirming the extension PBS management stated that the partnership would reflect the industry’s ongoing ‘trend towards self-service’ products within betting shops. Paddy Power is a customer of PBS and Racing Post’s content driven betting …

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Year of adjustments sees OPAP financials impacted by higher taxes and infrastructure costs

Presenting its full-year 2016 results, Greek gambling operator OPAP details that its financial performance has been impacted by higher tax charges combined with a higher operational outlay as the firm prepares for significant operational changes in 2017 While OPAP sustained total group wagering at €4.2 billion and group gross gaming revenues at €1.39 billion, the firm’s earnings and profit metrics would …

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4 More Years! Playtech BGT secures Boylesports terminal extension

Updating the market this morning, FTSE-listed Playtech Plc’s sports betting division Playtech BGT Sports has confirmed that it has extended its betting terminals agreement with Irish independent bookmaker BoyleSports for a further four years. As part of the deal, Playtech BGT Sports will supply an initial 325 terminals to Boylesports, taking the total number to over 600 across their 220-strong …

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New innovations see Playtech BGT report ‘record breaking’ Cheltenham Festival

New Playtech Plc sports division Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), the firm’s supplier of omni-channel betting technology, has reported record-breaking shop SSBT performance during the Cheltenham Festival 2017.  Turnover was up substantially on the previous weekly records during the Festival, as customers took advantage of new features including Best Odds Guaranteed and Lucky Bet Concessions. It was the first Cheltenham Festival since PBS launched its …

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OPAP Greece speeds up infrastructure plan with €200 million bond issue

Greek gambling operator OPAP, will speed up its internal investment plans having secured a €200 million bond issue, through Greek and foreign investors.  The bond will provide the company with the funds needed to carry out its ambitious video lottery terminals (VLT) expansion and upgrade its lottery and gambling networks. OPAP governance detailed that its gained investment would be split into …

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John Pettit – Playtech BGT: Unifying individual strengths, dynamics & intelligence

Unifying all of its sports betting assets under the Playtech BGT Sports division, leading industry technology provider Playtech aims to bring market innovation through the optimal convergence of its joint products, services and user engagement mechanisms. John Pettit Managing Director of Playtech BGT UK, Ireland, Australia & Asia details to SBC readers his firm’s serious intent at challenging the sports …

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Playtech BGT launches retail & digital crossover app BetTracker

Pushing industry omni-channel conversion, Playtech Plc’s sports betting division Playtech BGT is set to launch its BetTracker mobile app, allowing customers to transfer their sports bets to their mobile devices after placing them in-shop. The innovative app allows for retail to digital crossover, as customers can watch their bets progress and even cash them out on the Playtech system, which …

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Playtech BGT signs three-year terminal & OTC agreement with Greek OPAP

Updating the market, FTSE-listed gambling technology provider Playtech PLC (Playtech) has informed its investors that it has secured a three-year services agreement with Greek gambling operator OPAP. Securing its contract under its new division Playtech BGT, the technology firm will become lead supplier of self-service betting terminals (“SSBTs”) and over-the-counter (OTC) provisions for OPAP, the Greek market’s largest gambling operator. …

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