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Polish wagering report highlights STS market dominance 

Poland’s latest tax data published by the Ministry of Finance revealed that gambling industry tax revenues (betting and lottery segments) for the first half of 2020 declined by 10% to PLN 343 million (€75m). Tracking regulated sports betting activities during a disrupted Q2 period, Polish legal gaming association ‘Graj Legalnie’ estimated that Poland’s licensed bookmakers registered tax revenues of PLN …

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Mateusz Juroszek – Non-stop STS will expand amid industry disruptions

Mateusz Juroszek, owner and Chief Executive of STS, Poland’s biggest bookmaker tells SBC that his company is coming out of lockdown stronger having completed key management objectives in expanding the firm’s proprietary technology capacity acquiring long-term Czech IT partner Betsy.   Accelerating STS European expansion projects and initiatives, Juroszek states that his firm will be the one-to-watch for the remainder …

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Fortuna completes Playtech IMS upgrade for Polish profile

Leading CIS markets bookmaker Fortuna Entertainment has completed the full migration of its Polish sportsbook property onto the Playtech ‘IMS platform’. Optimising its group omni-channel capacities, Fortuna has sanctioned Playtech to deploy new systems integrations across its active market portfolio, which sees Poland join Fortuna’s home markets Slovakia and the Czech Republic in upgrading to IMS.  Completing its Polish deployment, …

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bet-at-home maintains 2020 outlook despite dire opening 

DACH markets betting group bet-at-home AG has recorded double-digit declines across all topline metrics, publishing its Q1 2020 trading update.    The Frankfurt Xetra bookmaker detailed that tough Q1 trading was compounded by the abrupt postponement of European sports and continued wagering declines recorded in Poland and Switzerland. Dealing with multiple headwinds, bet-at-home saw Q1 2020 wagering volumes drop by 18% …

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Polish trade body urges ministers to rethink gambling regime for a modern economy

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Polish gambling trade body Polska Izba Gospodarcza Branży Rozrywkowej (PIGBRiB) has published a report outlining comprehensive changes to the nation’s online and land-based gambling frameworks.     PIGBRiB has issued its report to Warsaw’s SEJM, Poland’s lower house, branding the Polish Treasury’s gambling enforcements of 2017 as ‘non-viable’ for a growing modern economy. In 2016, Poland’s governing PiS National Conservative Party sanctioned the Treasury …

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Schmitt joins Schmeichel for STS ‘Bet with the leaders’ campaign

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Three-time Olympic ski jump medallist Martin Schmitt has joined Peter Schmeichel as part of the STS ‘Bet with the Leaders’ campaign.  Together with the legendary former Manchester United and Denmark goalkeeper, Schmitt – who won ski jumping gold for Germany in 2002 – will help to drive the STS international expansion through TV and digital platforms in all markets in which …

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STS signs Peter Schmeichel for ‘Bet with the leaders’ campaign

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STS, Poland’s biggest betting operator, has signed up legendary goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel to drive its new ‘Bet with the leaders’ campaign. The former Manchester United and Denmark stopper will serve as a global ambassador for the campaign, which also includes a refreshed logo and visual identity for STS. It has been designed to drive the company’s international expansion through television, …

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Austrian tax settlement overshadows bet-at-home’s growth momentum

Publishing its Q3 2019 trading update (period ending 30 September) Frankfurt Xetra-listed bookmaker bet-at-home AG reports continued strong commercial momentum, despite the company booking an €11.5 million Austrian tax charge. Updating investors, bet-at-home reports 2.5% increase year-to-date betting and gaming revenues of €107 million (YTD2018: €104m). The operator highlights that it has been able to maintain its YTD wagering capacity …

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LV BET appoints Marcin Jablonski as commercial lead

Malta-licensed online betting group LV BET has moved to strengthen its business development capacity confirming the appointment of Marcin Jablonski as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). A seasoned industry executive in marketing, player acquisition and commercial development Jablonski joins LV BET leadership from Maltese online casino operator Twin Gaming, where he served as Chief Brand Officer and strategy lead for the …

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STS Poland makes its Interactive play with BetGamesTV

Leading Polish bookmaker STS Gaming Group has moved to enhance its interactive gaming capacities, integrating the full portfolio of live studio games supplier BetGamesTV across its digital portfolio. The interactive gaming partnership has launched on of the STS.pl platform, with the bookmaker confirming that BetGames.TV portfolio will be imminently made available on STS’ mobile inventory. Confirming the partnership, STS management …

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