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OPTIMA’s Jacob Lopez: The evolving relationship between online, OTC and self service betting

OPTIMA & BTC Partnership

As CEO of OPTIMA, a leading supplier of sports betting and gaming provisions, Jacob Lopez is in an optimal position to analyse how betting platforms will develop and maintain relationships between retail, digital and self-service stakeholders as consumer demands and technologies evolve.  The Seville based supplier, which boasts partners in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, has gone from strength to …

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Playtech BGT Sports’ BetTracker goes from strength to strength

According to the leading supplier of Self-Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs), downloads of Playtech BGT Sports’ BetTracker product have more than doubled since the start of the football season. The app, which allows retail customers to track and cash-out bets on their mobile devices which have been placed on the company’s in-shop SSBTs, even without an account, is currently available in …

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Big Delivery…Playtech BGT begins full rollout of OPAP Self-Service Terminals

Playtech Plc sports betting division Playtech BGT (PBS) has detailed that it has begun its rollout of software and systems provisions of Self-Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs) for OPAP, Greece’s largest betting/gambling operator. Having secured its OPAP partnership in February of this year, PBS acts as the exclusive supplier of SSBTs provisions for the operator which currently services + 4,500 betting …

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William Hill hails revenue growth amid 11% drop in profits

William Hill has claimed wagering growth across all four of its divisions in the first half of 2017, although profit before interest and tax was 11% lower than the corresponding period in 2016. However, given that there was some revenue growth (3% to £837.0m) against last year’s figures which had been boosted from the Euro 2016 tournament, and adjusted operating …

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William Hill cites tax increases for £21m drop in profits

William Hill CEO James Henderson has described the past six months as a period of ‘significant regulatory and taxation change for the industry’ as the bookmaker reported a 30% drop in profits after tax to £69.5m. Despite group net revenue marginally growing, even against 2014 World Cup comparatives, operating profit dropped 12% to £155.7m for the first half. Group net …

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Mullen wants to restore ‘passion and pride’ at Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes CEO Jim Mullen has said that he wants to ‘restore our passion and pride of being at the heart of sportsbetting in our culture and all that we do’ as he announced his delayed business review of the bookmaker. Amid the details of merger deal with Coral, Mullen revealed the plans he has been developing for Ladbrokes since taking …

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Scientific Games’ SG Connect agrees Global SSBT service deal with BGT & Ladbrokes

Scientific Games Corporation has announced  that SG Connect, the Company’s field service division in the UK, has been awarded a contract by Best Gaming Technology (BGT) to refurbish, supply and service 2,050 of its Vision self-service betting terminals (SSBTs), which will be deployed to the Ladbrokes estate Under the contract, every Ladbrokes shop in the UK will house at least one SSBT that uses …

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