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GamCare awards Playtech the inaugural B2B Safer Gambling Standard

Gaming technology provider Playtech has received GamCare’s B2B Safer Gambling Standard, becoming the first gambling industry incumbent to receive the newly created certification. Playtech’s casino product and platforms licenced in Great Britain were the primary reason for the firm’s accreditation, in addition to its ‘Sustainable Success’ business strategy and its implementation of an external Stakeholder Advisory Board. These operations and …

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Playtech records strong B2B growth riding on calmer global tides

Playtech Plc has maintained confidence in delivering on its full-year financial targets and corporate objectives, as the FTSE250 technology group secures a series of positive outcomes during the first-half of 2021 trading.  Updating investors, Playtech outlined that group performance was in-line with expectations since the last trading update published on 26 May 2021, as the group cites ‘very strong online …

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Playtech completes Fortuna’s all-brand platform migration 

Playtech Plc has completed a headline project for Czech gambling group Fortuna Entertainment, confirming the successful migration of its PSK Croatia brand onto Fortuna’s centralised platform.  The FTSE technology group had undertaken the project back in 2017, following Fortuna’s acquisition of Prva Sportska Kladionica (PSK), a deal that saw Fortuna become Croatia’s biggest gambling firm.   The three-year project, saw Playtech …

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Gal Ehrlich joins BETER as new CEO

Gal Ehrlich has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer for BETER where he will take over from Alex Barkar. Having previously served as the Chief Technology & Product Officer at Fortuna Entertainment Group as well as the VP of Shared Services at Playtech, Ehrlich will bring with him more than 20 years of experience as an operations and …

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Playtech joins All-in Diversity Project to strengthen its ‘Sustainable Success’ charter

The All-in Diversity Project (AiDP) has welcomed Playtech Plc as its latest member, as the FTSE250 technology group commits to participating in the non-profit’s workforce diversity and employment equality and inclusion directives.   The membership follows Playtech launching its ‘Sustainable Success’ – corporate responsibility programme, establishing the tech firm’s CSR l goals in a new decade of complex socio and environmental …

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Refocused Playtech plans for strongest H2 comeback 

Playtech Plc has delivered on its strategy to simplify the company and focus on ‘core B2B’ growth by divesting its final non-core business asset ahead of a critical second half of 2021. This morning, Playtech confirmed that it had reached definitive terms to sell financial trading division Finalto to Barinboim Group – a private consortium led by Leumi Partners and Menora …

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All-in Diversity Project announces survey into pandemic DEI impacts

The All-in Diversity Project (AiDP) has launched an industry-first survey examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI) in the betting and gaming industry. Initiated globally, the survey is free for all participants and will allow employees and employers to share their thoughts and experiences on how the pandemic has affected their attitudes and approach …

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75% increase in sports betting turnover drives NSoft Q1 growth

Software provider NSoft has countered coronavirus headwinds to meet its commercial targets for Q1 2021, reporting strong growth for its sports betting products in particular. Identifying its Live Sports Betting solution as ‘the best performing product’, NSoft reported a total turnover increase of 75% when compared to the same time period in 2020. The operator said it ‘raised the sportsbook …

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Sportium takes ownership of Marca Apuestas

Sportium, the sports betting unit of Grupo Cirsa, has reached an agreement with Spanish news publisher Unidad Editorial SA to take control of the Marca Apuestas (MarcaApuestas.es) sportsbook brand. Marca Apuestas serves as the sports betting subsidiary of Marca (Marca.com), Spain’s highest-selling daily sports newspaper and highest coverage online news portal. Spanish business news source Merca2.es reports that Sportium has …

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Playtech secures live upgrade of Betsson igaming services contract

Playtech Plc has continued its strong tier-1 commercial momentum by announcing that Betsson AB has upgraded its lead igaming services contract.   Securing a four-year extension, Playtech will deploy its customised live studio gaming suite across Betsson’s European portfolio for the flagship brands of Betsson, Betsafe, NordicBet and EuropeBet. The partnership will see Betsson’s live casino games inventory significantly enhanced with …

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