Tag Archives: Stoiximan

Allwyn nets 2X profit increase but 2021 landing blurred by Omicron headwinds

Allwyn Group (formerly SAZKA Group) has reported a strong trading performance for 2021 across multiple markets and verticals, with retail holdings experiencing an uptick following the lifting of restrictions during the first half of the year. Updating investors in its third quarter interim trading update, the recently rebranded Czech multinational gambling group experienced a 51% year-on-year increase in consolidated gross …

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Stoiximan growth helps OPAP offset retail blues 

OPAP SA has reported a ‘further solid trading period’, as online growth credited to its newly integrated Stoiximan assets have offset continued lottery and VLTs declines.  Publishing its nine-month management performance statement, the Athens-listed gambling group registered a 16% increase in corporate revenues to €1.04 billion (YTD2020: €898m).  A breakdown of unit performance saw OPAP’s betting division achieve a 55% …

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Holland Casino boss van Lambaart to join Casinos Austria

Casinos Austria AG has appointed Erwin Van Lambaart as its new General Director, with the Holland Casino CEO replacing Bettina Glatz-Kremsner. Van Lambaart will join the Board of Directors on 14 March 2022, before taking over Glatz-Kremsner’s position as General Director on 1 April, with his new employer describing the appointment as ‘the conclusion of a transparent search’. The state-owned …

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Kaizen appoints proven talent Pablo Puertas as Marketing Director

Kaizen Gaming, the online gambling subsidiary of OPAP SA, has confirmed the appointment of Pablo Puertas as Group Marketing Director.  The executive will form part of Kaizen’s new marketing leadership team, led by Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Panos Konstantopoulos, that is charged with leading the strategic oversight and performance of Kaizen’s flagship Stoiximan and Betano brands   Puertas joins Kaizen from …

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Mindway AI rolls out responsible gambling solutions across Dutch market

As the Dutch market opens up from today, Mindway AI will support its customers across the Netherlands by rolling out its responsible gambling solutions.

As the Dutch market opens up from today, Mindway AI will support its customers across the Netherlands by rolling out its responsible gambling solutions. Mindway AI, which was acquired by Better Collective earlier this year, will support operators across the Dutch market by supplying its GameScanner solution to help “identify at-risk and problem gamblers early and accurately”. In addition, customers …

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Stoiximan consolidation sees OPAP survive tough Greek winter

OPAP SA reveals solid progress for its business recording headline growth despite its lottery and VLT units being impacted by significant COVID-19 headwinds.  Publishing its H1 trading results (period ending 30 June), OPAP group revenues stood at €570 million, up 12% on corresponding 2020 results of €507 million. H1 growth was primarily attributed to the full consolidation of the Stoiximan …

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Abelson Info adds Kaizen Gaming to goalscorer pricing client pool

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Kaizen Gaming has become the latest partner of the Goalscorer Pricing & Settlement (GPS) service from Abelson Info. The agreement will see Greece-based operator Kaizen Gaming optimise goalscorer markets for both its Stoiximan and Betano brands. Abelson Info, a London-based sports data and player odds specialists, already provides the GPS service to a number of tier one operators.  Clients of …

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SAZKA counts costs of volatile 2020 trading

SAZKA Group said that it will demonstrate the corporate benefits of its transformed group strategy, which saw its enlarged company units interrupted by the unprecedented events of a volatile 2020.   Publishing its full-year 2020 results, SAZKA group recorded ‘consolidated group revenues’ of €2 billion – up 6% on FY2019 corresponding results of €1.9 billion. However, excluding the performance of the …

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Hernando brings international experience to Kaizen board

Kaizen Gaming has strengthened its board with the appointment of Julio Iglesias Hernando as Chief Commercial Officer. Hernando will bring considerable executive experience to the role, having held the position of Chief Marketing Officer for William Hill and Mr Green, where he was responsible for 12 international markets outside of the US and UK. In addition to his bookmaking and …

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Kaizen Gaming appoints Claus Jansson to oversee global expansion

Greek online gaming and sports betting operator Kaizen Gaming has strengthened its board by appointing Claus Jansson as its new Head of Affiliate Marketing and Media Buying. Jansson’s primary responsibility will be overseeing the firm’s strategic local and international expansion plans for its flagship Betano and Stoiximan brands, and will report directly to company CMO Panos Konstantopoulos. ‘It’s a great …

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