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ITP expands ‘presence and influence’ as Ruairi Boyle becomes CCO

Inside The Pocket (ITP) has hired Ruairi Boyle as its new Chief Commercial Officer, who joins from Playtech where he worked at a similar senior commercial capacity.  In an attempt to extend its ‘presence and influence’ throughout the industry, the free-to-play (F2P) aggregation platform explained that the new hire will be responsible for managing ITP’s existing partners. These include Low6,  …

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Playtech and Paysafe partnership undergoes transatlantic expansion

Paysafe and Playtech’s partnership has expanded from the US to the UK and Europe, offering payment solutions to operators in the continent.  The transatlantic business move will see Playtech offer Paysafe’s technology platform and payment products to the European betting and gaming markets.  Specifically, Playtech’s igaming Player Management System and Information Management System platforms will be made available, allowing access …

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GambleAware lauds ‘Big Four’ donations but decries ‘inconsistent approach’

GambleAware has published its list of corporate donors for the 12 months ending 31 March 2022, revealing that the ‘Big Four’ group of UK operators generated 89% of all contributions. The responsible and safer gambling organisation updated that Entain, Flutter Entertainment and William Hill all made donations in the millions, with total industry contributions to GambleAware reaching £34.7 million. The continued …

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Playtech examines all options for transformative 2022

The board of Playtech Plc has stated confidence in achieving the group’s full-year 2022 commercial and corporate objectives following ‘an excellent start to year trading’.  Issuing a snapshot trading update, the FTSE250 gaming technology group revealed that positive Q1 trading had generated unaudited EBITDA results of more than €100 million, with the ‘run rate continuing through to April’.  Strong EBITDA …

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BGC delivers debut Gambling Anti-Money Laundering Group workshop

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has completed the first Training Day for the Gambling Anti-Money Laundering Group (GAMLG), in a bid to drive high standards and encourage best practice. Topics of discussion during the day-long session was consideration of key emerging risks, best practice and developments, which the standards body stated was a reflection of ‘the diversity of compliance …

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Games Global completes ‘bold entrance’ with Microgaming acquisition

Newly established European gaming industry player Games Global has finalised its acquisition of several Microgaming assets, as the provider goes live to make its market debut.  Although financial terms of the agreement have not been fully disclosed by either party, it has been confirmed that Games Global has been granted regulatory approval for the purchase of Microgaming’s distribution business and …

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Playtech launches bespoke live studio gameshow ‘Well Well Well’ for Ladbrokes 

Playtech has launched an exclusive live gaming show ‘Well Well Well’ for Ladbrokes, the flagship UK property of FTSE100 gambling group Entain Plc. Live-streamed from Playtech’s state-of-the-art studio in Riga, Latvia, the offer has been cited by the firm as one of its ‘most complex bespoke games developed to date’ for Ladbrokes customers. Playtech outlined that all game components were …

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Tekkorp disruptor fund adds Steve Schrier as strategic commercial advisor 

Tekkorp Capital the online gambling investment fund led by Matt Davey (CEO) and Robin Chhabra (President), has bolstered its strategic advisory, welcoming industry figurehead Steve Schrier to its ranks.  An expert in the commercial development and planning of igaming enterprises, Schrier is the former Commercial Director and founding team member of Ash Gaming, an independent slot developer acquired by Playtech Plc …

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Mor Weizer: Playtech reaps big rewards of Latin American JV gambles 

In what may well be his last conference call as Group CEO of Playtech Plc, Mor Weizer highlighted to investors the firm’s dominance across nascent Latin American markets as the group’s joint-venture partnerships continue to dictate the state of play.  Weizer, who has chosen to freeze his leadership of the FTSE250 technology group to support the takeover by Hong Kong …

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Playtech lauds global proficiency as board weighs up future outcomes

Playtech Plc has delivered 2021 results above its expected guidance, as the FTSE250 technology group continues to consider its long-term strategic options.  Updating stakeholders in its full year results for 2021, Playtech reported a 12% increase in revenue from €1,078.5 million to €1,205.4 million – driven by growth of its B2B and B2C units.  Revenue growth was coupled with a …

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