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Kaizen hires Stella Voulgaraki to lead Euro recruitment drive 

Kaizen Gaming, the operating company of Stoiximan and Betano sportsbook brands, has confirmed the appointment of Stella Voulgaraki as Chief People Officer (CPO). An expert in developing human resources and talent development disciplines for tech-led businesses, Voulgaraki joins Kaizen Gaming’s senior executive leadership from pan-European IT conglomerate NetCompany IntraSoft. Voulgaraki was marked as a key C-level hire, who will work …

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OPAP nets 26% profit jump as units return to full strength

OPAP SA has hailed its full-unit business recovery, as the company records a strong end of year performance to offset early 2021 COVID-19 headwinds. Publishing its full-year 2021 results, the Athens-listed gambling group reported corporate revenues of €1.58 billion, up 36% on FY2020 results of €1.13 billion.  Headline growth was attributed to the full-strength return of its lottery unit during …

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Betano forms first football club sponsorship in Bulgaria

Betano, Kaizen Gaming’s online gaming operator, has become the official partner of Bulgarian professional football club, Lokomotiv Sofia, for the next three years.  From the first official match of 2022 against CSKA on Sunday, Betano’s logo will appear on the Railwaymen’s jersey, whilst securing the firm’s first club sponsorship in Bulgaria – officially marking Kaizen Gaming’s recent launch of operations …

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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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