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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – A restless November is just getting started

There are times when writing a monthly column for SBC News presents a challenge. This is one of those months. It’s not because of the paucity of potential content. It’s because of the sheer volume of potential content. As it happens, there is a common thread running through all that I write about below, particularly with a General Election looming …

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UK betting commits to new ‘five core’ safer gambling measures

Chief Executives from a number of UK betting companies have signed up to a new package of safer gambling commitments, which will place a focus on mitigating the associated risks of gambling.  The CEOs from Aspers, bet365, Caesars, Flutter Entertainment, Genting, GVC Holdings, Playtech, Rank Group, Sky Betting & Gaming and William Hill have all committed to the new set …

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GVC expected to confirm Barry Gibson as new Chairman

This weekend, UK business news sources have reported that GVC Holdings will confirm the appointment of Barry Gibson as new Group Chairman of the FTSE gambling firm. Sky News, The Times and The Daily Telegraph report that Gibson is regarded by GVC’s board as the man to soothe investor relations, following the firm’s governance dispute in relation to outgoing Chairman …

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Fortuna migrates Slovakian sportsbook onto Playtech’s IMS platform

Betting and gaming operator Fortuna Entertainment Group has confirmed that it has successfully completed the migration of its Slovakian sportsbook onto Playtech’s IMS platform. The migration marks the next stage in Fortuna and Playtech’s omni-channel partnership in Central and Eastern Europe following the extension of their initial agreement in 2018.  The operator has since outlined plans to migrate its sportsbooks …

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Swiss Casinos to continue success story through Playtech partnership

Playtech Plc has launched its regulated market services for Switzerland, acting as the lead digital systems supplier for Swiss Casinos Group. The FTSE firm is one-of-four technology incumbents allowed to service online casino provisions for approved land-based  operators under the remit of the new ‘Money Gaming Act’’- established by Switzerland’s Federal Council Playtech has secured its systems permit in partnership with …

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Playtech registers Ceuta business subsidiary

Spanish news source eldiario.es has reported that FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has formed a subsidiary unit within Spain’s autonomous city of Ceuta. Playtech the leading technology and systems supplier of tier-1 European gambling firms, is reported to have filed ‘Playtech Services Ceuta Sociedad Limitada’ with Ceuta’s business registry, disclosed by the city’s regulatory bulletin. As yet it remains …

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All-In Diversity Project launches annual diversity survey

Industry workplace diversity, inclusion and equality program The All-in Diversity Project has launched its second annual survey which will gather data to create its annual report, the All-Index.  The All-Index is used as a benchmark for diversity, inclusion and workplace equality across the gambling and iGaming industry, with over 50 firms now participating in the annual survey. Kelly Kehn, co-founder …

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B2B and SNAITECH growth gives Playtech confidence in future prospects

Publishing its 2019 interim results (period ending 30 June), Playtech Plc has underlined its confidence in delivering on full-year expectations and strategic targets. Recording a 68% increase in group revenues to €736 million (H12018: €436m), Playtech highlighted growth across its ‘Core B2B Gambling’ division and the integration of SNAITECH Italia assets as key performance drivers. The FTSE250 technology group detailed that …

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Sportech H1 2019 revenues hampered by “venues’ challenges”

International betting tech firm Sportech has published its interim results for the six months ended 30 June. The figures, which came in lower year-on-year, reflect an ongoing period of transition for the company as it moves towards a more digitized business, while removing cost to increase efficiencies. Revenue growth in Racing, Bump 50:50 and Lottery were all, it said, offset …

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Peter Mares: Going Native… How Playtech is helping the industry stay ahead of the Apple curb

Apple’s June 2019 app guidelines update has thrown a spanner in the works for industry development teams, as the tech giant states that only ‘native IOS’ apps will be allowed to index on its App Store. Peter Mares CTO of Playtech Games Innovation Labs details how the technology group has developed operating structures and functions to help its clients overcome Apple constraints …

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