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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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Playtech nets five-year Flutter full service igaming contract extension

Playtech Plc has secured a further tier-1 operator contract extension, as Flutter Entertainment renews its lead igaming supplier services contract with the FTSE250 technology group.  Securing a new five-year contract, Playtech Plc will continue to serve as lead online gambling software and games supplier for Flutter’s Paddy Power, Betfair and Sky Casino brands. Flutter branded Playtech as a key strategic …

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Playtech reports €73m loss in year of COVID shocks  

Playtech Plc has made significant progress with its group-wide strategic objectives during 2020 – a year in which all core business units were challenged by COVID-19.  The FTSE250 technology group recorded full-year group revenues of €1.07 billion, down 25% on corresponding FY 2019 results of €1.4 billion, with the company noting that severe H1 headwinds impacted the performance of its …

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Jason Ader: Mattingley must awaken Playtech’s US future 

Brian Mattingley’s appointment as the new company chairman of Playtech Plc has been welcomed by company investor Jason Ader and his asset management company SpringOwl. Though the appointment was branded as conservative in some quarters with Mattingley due to finish his 15-year CEO and Chairmanship tenure at 888 Holdings, Ader believes that Mattingley will play a critical role in Playtech’s …

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Playtech appoints Brian Mattingley as inbound chairman

Playtech Plc has announced Brian Mattingley as its new company chairman, bringing its near two year search for a successor to Alan Jackson to a close.  Mattingley, who is in the final days of his 15 year tenure as Executive Chairman of 888 Holdings, has agreed to join FTSE250 Playtech. Mattingley is due to leave 888 this May, having announced …

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All-in Diversity Project initiates latest social media campaign

All-in Diversity Project has launched its #OpenDoors 2021 social media campaign, spanning Black History Month and International Women’s Day. Contributors to the campaign will be asked to ‘thank someone who opened a door for them,’ and pledge to do the same for someone else in the future. The initiative aims to raise awareness of how professional development can be affected …

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SBC Leaders: Lessons learned from 2020 and the road to recovery

SBC Leaders

Drawing upon lessons learned can help build the foundation for strong future performance, explained Elen Barber, Chief Marketing Officer at Kindred Group. An exclusive interview with Barber kicks off the first 2021 edition of SBC Leaders, delving into all things marketing, sponsorship, regulation and responsible gambling. Yet as the magazine title would suggest, Barber is far from the only leader …

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