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Fabio Schiavolin: SNAITECH – Industry leadership must fight for its public rationale

Speaking to SBC, Fabio Schiavolin, Chief Executive of SNAITECH, has detailed that betting leadership across all markets must prioritise self-regulation, whilst retaining a deeper sense of public and political perception if the sector is to avoid another year mirroring 2018 events. Politics has been an unavoidable dynamic for Italian betting stakeholders since the Lega-5Star coalition formed its government on June …

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Andrew Thomas ends tenure as Playtech advisor

Further to publishing its full-year 2018 results, yesterday FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc confirmed the departure of Andrew Thomas as a corporate Independent Non-Executive Director. A seasoned executive in corporate financing, taxation and UK leisure/entertainment commercial enterprise, Thomas has served as a Playtech governance advisor since 2012. During his tenure as a Playtech Non-Executive Director, Thomas chaired the FTSE …

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Tough 2018 sees Playtech place efficiency in scale as driver for 2019 growth

Publishing its full-year 2018 results, FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc states that it closes a ‘year of many challenges’, as governance places returning shareholder value and capital at the top of its agenda. Operating within a much-changed global gambling landscape, Playtech B2B and B2C divisions continue to adjust to Asian market downturns and regulatory headwinds across the UK and Italy. Despite facing …

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Playtech BGT moves beyond the bonus with ‘Level-Up’ gamification programme

Playtech BGT Sports has announced the launch of its ‘Level-Up’ gamification program, seeking to enhance its partner customer engagements, loyalty and retention dynamics through real-time rewards. Updating the market, Playtech BGT details that it has delivered the best-in-class gamification program for its clients, who moving forward will be able to enhance their market offerings with ‘Level-Up engagements’ including – time-sensitive incentives, …

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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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Disrupt & Discover… Playtech ups POP content dynamics

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has enhanced its ‘Playtech Open Platform – POP’ gaming content aggregation system. Updating the market, Playtech development details that product enhancements have been designed to ‘transform the way content is created, discovered and distributed by operators’. POP has been integrated with Playtech’s lead IMS platform, in which its customers will benefit from access to …

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Playtech reaches £25 million deal with Israeli tax authorities

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Playtech has agreed to pay Israeli authorities approximately £25 million following a civil tax audit assessing its activity in the country between 2008 and 2017. The gambling software company confirmed this morning that it had reached a settlement on 31 December 2018, after acknowledging that the Israeli tax authorities had made “transfer pricing adjustments in relation to certain functions”. The …

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Playtech ups fraud prevention dynamics with iovation’s ‘FraudForce’ capacities

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has moved to strengthen its fraud prevention capacities, employing the real-time recognition ID software and guidance of iovation (TransUnion subsidiary). Updating its stakeholders, Playtech development confirms that it has moved to install Iovation’s ‘FraudForce’ software across its ‘Playtech Open Platform – POP. –  the technology group’s lead system for network partner gaming and play management …

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VLT upgrades see Greek OPAP ride out tough Q3 trading

Publishing its latest Q3 2018 trading statement, Athens-listed lottery and gambling group OPAP SA reports growth despite being impacted by unfavourable sporting results alongside Greek macroeconomic adjustments. An enhanced OPAP group withstands declines in 2018 wagering activities, as the firm maintains a positive gross-gaming-revenue (GGR) contribution of Q3 2018 – €369 million (+3.2%) running alongside a year-to-date GGR of €1.106 …

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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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