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Playtech nets 2028 extension to Boylesports partnership

SBC News Playtech nets 2028 extension to Boylesports partnership

Playtech Plc has announced the early extension of its exclusive online gambling solutions supplier agreement with BoyleSports. As revealed this morning, the London Stock Exchange-listed technology group will continue to serve as the principal online sports betting and casino solutions provider to BoyleSports until 2028. BoyleSports, known as Ireland’s second-biggest gambling firm, has announced the early renewal of its agreement …

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Joel Anyaegbu to oversee West African growth for SIS

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SIS (Sports Information Services) has appointed Joel Anyaegbu as Commercial Manager for West Africa. Overseeing commercial development and international growth in the region, Anyaegbu has ‘significant industry experience’ and will help elevate the SIS profile in an area which the supplier emphasised is of strategic importance.  Joe Andrews, Head of Sales – Africa at SIS, commented: “Joel’s proven commercial acumen …

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Playtech maintains Polish duties with Totalizator Sportowy

SBC News Playtech maintains Polish duties with Totalizator Sportowy

Playtech Plc has secured a multi-year extension to its existing contract as the principal online casino platform supplier of Totalizator Sportowy SP, Poland’s state-owned gambling operator. The renewal follows an extensive review undertaken by Polish authorities which deemed Playtech as the optimal online casino solutions supplier for Totalizator Sportowy to maintain its state-sanctioned gambling services. Totalizator Sportowy was established in …

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Playtech inks new Hollywoodbets deal to drive South African engagement

SBC News Playtech inks new Hollywoodbets deal to drive South African engagement

Playtech has bolstered its presence in South Africa by unveiling a new partnership with betting provider Hollywoodbets.  The Playtech suite of Live Casino and Slots offering will be integrated into Hollywoodbets’ gambling options on both desktop and mobile for a diversified player choice.  Diane Crookes, Senior Commercial Director at Playtech, said: “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Hollywoodbets, …

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SIS extends Playtech partnership to include Competitive Gaming

SBC News SIS extends Playtech partnership to include Competitive Gaming

SIS (Sports Information Services) has extended its partnership with Playtech to continue supplying its end-to-end esports betting product, Competitive Gaming. The deal will now see the entire library of SIS’ Competitive Gaming content – with over 150,000 annual events provided across ebasketball and esoccer contests – be accessible to Playtech’s extensive global network. Andy Kelly, Head of Commercial Partnerships at …

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888 circled by rivals as LSE share price slumps to 70p

SBC News 888 circled by rivals as LSE share price slumps to 70p

Playtech Plc is reported to have tabled a £700m offer to acquire embattled LSE rival 888 Holdings. As reported by The Sunday Times this weekend, FTSE 250-listed Playtech’s “£700m swoop for 888 Holdings” was rejected by the board as “undervaluing the company”, according to City sources. The approach is reported to have taken place in July, with Playtech valuing its …

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Caliplay instructs Playtech to end role in Mexican JV

SBC News Caliplay instructs Playtech to end role in Mexican JV

Shadows are cast on the future of Mexican online gambling brand Caliente.MX, as joint-venture partners Playtech and Caliplay  continue their legal dispute.  This afternoon, Caliplay SA, the online subsidiary of Mexican casino operator, Grupo Caliente, announced that it would launch legal proceedings in the Civil Court of Mexico against Playtech. Caliente’s subsidiary seeks “the annulment of its legal relationship with …

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Flutter deal extends Playtech’s reach to Georgia and Armenia

Flutter deal extends Playtech’s reach to Georgia and Armenia

Playtech will roll out its sports betting and igaming services to Adjarabet in Georgia and Armenia, with the live casino vertical highlighted as a particular area of focus. The delivery of Playtech’s products to the two markets has been enabled by the London-based firms’ agreement with FTSE100 global gaming group Flutter Entertainment. Having embarked on a global expansion strategy in …

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Playtech confirms PlanetWin365 as M&A target 

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Playtech Plc has confirmed news reports that it has entered discussions to acquire SKSMalta, the operating firm of Italian bookmaker PlanetWin365. This afternoon, Sky News reported Playtech and FTSE counterpart Flutter Entertainment as suitors to acquire PlanetWin365 outright. Italy is recognised as a key growth marketplace for both companies that have established their presence in the country via M&A. In …

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Playtech tax punch impacts stellar H1 trading

SBC News Playtech tax punch impacts stellar H1 trading

Playtech Plc has reaffirmed all financial year targets as group trading outperforms all corporate expectations, despite operating profits being dragged by tax impairments.  Posting its Interim 2023 results, Playtech declared a record H1 2023 performance with Adjusted EBITDA increasing by 10% to €219.9m (H1 2022: 199.1m) and total group revenue up by 8% to €859.6m (€792.3m). However, period trading saw …

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