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SBC Magazine Issue 11: Ralph Topping, SPACs and the best way to spend £100m

Kicking off Issue 11 of SBC Magazine, we have an exclusive interview with former William Hill CEO Ralph Topping, who reflected on his journey from a part-time cashier in one of Glasgow’s independent betting shops to the boardroom of William Hill. He looked back on the ways that UK betting shops have evolved in recent years and how bookmakers have …

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Playtech goes live in the US with bet365

Playtech has entered the US market after agreeing to make its entire casino content suite available with long-term strategic partner bet365 in New Jersey. bet365 first entered the New Jersey market in 2019, making its sportsbook and online casino services to customers in the Garden State. A bet365 spokesperson, said: “We’re excited to partner with Playtech in order to expand …

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Mansion orders Playtech sports betting upgrade for casino properties

Mansion Group has expanded its lead technology supplier agreement with Playtech Plc, adding a further sportsbook platform for its Casino.com property. The product and services extension follows Mansion renewing contract terms with Playtech as its lead technology and platform supplier for a further five-years. Updating stakeholders, Mansion confirmed that it seeks to expand Casino.com’s capacity by adding new sportsbook components, alongside …

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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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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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‘Deeper tech arrangement’ sees Playtech launch full casino suite across GVC properties

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has moved to strengthen its existing partnership with GVC Holdings, detailing that it has launched its entire casino content suite provisions across multiple GVC markets. The expanded agreement sees the UK, Spain, Italy and Georgia, become the latest markets in which GVC brands will service Playtech’s complete casino games portfolio. Replicating Ladbrokes and Coral …

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Disrupt & Discover… Playtech ups POP content dynamics

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has enhanced its ‘Playtech Open Platform – POP’ gaming content aggregation system. Updating the market, Playtech development details that product enhancements have been designed to ‘transform the way content is created, discovered and distributed by operators’. POP has been integrated with Playtech’s lead IMS platform, in which its customers will benefit from access to …

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Playtech ups fraud prevention dynamics with iovation’s ‘FraudForce’ capacities

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has moved to strengthen its fraud prevention capacities, employing the real-time recognition ID software and guidance of iovation (TransUnion subsidiary). Updating its stakeholders, Playtech development confirms that it has moved to install Iovation’s ‘FraudForce’ software across its ‘Playtech Open Platform – POP. –  the technology group’s lead system for network partner gaming and play management …

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Playtech leads Fortuna upgrade, as betting group ups profile in new markets

FTSE gambling technology group Playtech Plc has confirmed that it will expand and upgrade its existing lead supplier relationship with Central and Eastern European (CEE) betting group Fortuna Entertainment Group.    Updating the market, Playtech announces that Fortuna has approved the roll-out of its ‘IMS – player management platform’ to be integrated across its properties operating in the markets of …

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