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Allwyn maintains year growth against tough Greek Q3 headwinds

SBC News Allwyn maintains year growth against tough Greek Q3 headwinds

Allwyn Group has maintained year-on-year growth despite challenging Q3 headwinds in Greece. The lottery group has also reported strategic progress on core expansion initiatives while facing tough year-end trading conditions reflected across the gambling industry. Publishing its Q3 unaudited accounts, the lottery conglomerate’s consolidated revenues stand at €2bn, doubling the comparative 2022 results of €1bn. The increase was attributed to …

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Allwyn takes next US step with Camelot Illinois rebrand

Allwyn takes next US step with Camelot Illinois rebrand

Allwyn Entertainment’s North American profile was further cemented this week as the firm rebranded Camelot Illinois and the wider Camelot Lottery Systems Group. Acquired by the Swiss-headquartered lottery operator late last year, Camelot LS will now be rebranded as the Allwyn Lottery Systems Group, creating a cohesive company-wide brand following the integration. Of greatest significance for Allwyn’s North American operations …

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Allwyn ready for UK landing backed by solid Q2 trading

SBC News Allwyn ready for UK landing backed by solid Q2 trading

Allwyn International cites confidence in achieving its full-year 2023 corporate objectives as group subsidiaries (legacy and acquired) maintain ‘organic growth’.  Publishing its Q2 ‘preliminary results’, an enlarged Allwyn sees its lottery portfolio generate consolidated revenues of €2bn for the first time and adjusted EBITDA of €381m (+35%). Headline growth reflects a 115% year-on-year increase, primarily driven by the recent acquisition …

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Naida Buljugic to lead Allwyn’s ‘global people agenda’ in c-level position

SBC News Naida Buljugic to lead Allwyn’s ‘global people agenda’ in c-level position

Allwyn has named Naida Buljugic as its Global Chief People and Culture Officer, the first time such a position has been filled at the pan-European lottery operator. Buljugic’s primary remit will be to shape the ‘people agenda’ of the group going forward, which will include spearheading global initiatives to attract and retain talent and coordinate a global culture programme. Her …

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Allwyn to realise ‘Dvořák Dreams’ with the 0xCollection

SBC News Allwyn to realise ‘Dvořák Dreams’ with the 0xCollection

Allwyn Group has launched a ‘cultural initiative’ with Basel (Switzerland) arts foundation 0xCollection ‘to realise the future potential of the digital art world’.  The initiative has been launched to coincide with the Dvorakova Praha Festival – Prague’s world heritage classical musical festival hosted every September.   Allwyn and 0xCollection will showcase ‘Dvořák Dreams’, a new data painting exhibition commissioned by Turkish-American …

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Allwyn appoints Andria Vidler as CEO for National Lottery’s 2024 transformation 

Adriana Vidler, Allwyn UK

Allwyn UK has confirmed the inbound appointment of Andria Vidler as the new CEO, effective from 1 October 2023. Vidler, a figurehead in UK media and entertainment, is set to helm Allwyn UK as it prepares to operate The National Lottery from 1 February 2024. The incoming CEO will replace interim chief Robert Chvátal, who stepped in to the role …

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Robert Chvatal: Allwyn spearheads the largest transformation in lottery history

SBC News Robert Chvatal: Allwyn spearheads the largest transformation in lottery history

Robert Chvatal, Group CEO of Allwyn International, has asserted that the pan-European lottery conglomerate can balance its organic and M&A growth in what promises to be a transformative 2023. Speaking to SBC following the publication of Allwyn International’s Q1 results, which incorporated the performance of Camelot UK assets, the transaction resulted in an impressive 80% surge in revenues to €1.6bn, …

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Allwyn hails new UK vision as Q1 revenues surge to €1.6bn  

Allwyn follows Camelot UK takeover with major expansion of US presence

Allwyn International has showcased its new business profile after incorporating Camelot UK to its European gaming and lottery subsidiaries portfolio.  Publishing its Q1 2023 unaudited accounts, an enlarged Allwyn generated consolidated revenues of €1.64bn, an 80% surge on 2022 comparative results of €914m. As reported, Q1 trading saw Allwyn execute the acquisitions of Camelot UK Lotteries Limited and Camelot Lottery …

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Camelot lauds National Lottery sales growth to £8.2bn

SBC News Camelot lauds National Lottery sales growth to £8.2bn

Camelot UK has reported total National Lottery sales of £8.2bn for the financial year 2022/23, marking the second-highest annual sales total in its corporate history.  The sales result reflected an increase of £96m, as prize money awarded to customers reached £4.69bn, creating 382 new millionaires and replicating the second-highest results achieved by Camelot UK. Lottery duty and retailer commissions saw …

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Allwyn and Vodafone pledge to ‘Digitally Transform’ the National Lottery

SBC News Allwyn and Vodafone pledge to ‘Digitally Transform' the National Lottery

Allwyn UK and Vodafone have announced a partnership to revolutionise the technology infrastructure of the National Lottery for the benefit of consumers, retailers, and good causes. A new National Lottery is set to launch on 1 February 2024, under the stewardship of Allwyn UK. Vodafone, which backed Allwyn’s bid as the ‘connectivity partner’, will power the collaboration to enhance the …

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