Tag Archives: Vienna

BtoBet CEO Kostandina Zafirovska ‘True industry omni-channel innovation can only be driven by Artificial Intelligence’

Ahead of this week’s Vienna International Gaming Expo 2017 (VIGE – 20-22 March) BtoBet CEO Kostandina Zafirovska has stated that true industry omni-channel innovation will be driven by new Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. This year, Malta-based industry platform and software provider BtoBet has challenged industry standards and perspectives with regards to innovation and new technologies. Last February, the firm presented …

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Whats up Doc! Playtech names Armin Sageder as CEO of Sports Betting

The governance of FTSE-listed gambling technology provider Playtech Plc has confirmed that Dr Armin Sageder has been appointed CEO of its sports betting ‘Playtech BGT’ division. Dr Sageder takes leadership of Playtech’s sports betting arm, having joined the industry technology provider in July, following Playtech’s €140 million ‘all-cash’ acquisition of BGT a Vienna based sports betting provisions supplier founded by …

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Playtech boosts omni-channel capabilities with Best Gaming Technology acquisition

FTSE-listed Playtech Plc continues to strengthen its position within the sports betting market by confirming to acquire Best Gaming Technology for €138 million (£115 million). The ‘all-cash’ acquisition sees Playtech secure a 90% stake in the Vienna-based company, which specialises in retail based sports betting provisions, risk/ liability management and multi-channel odds feeds.   The announced deal will see BGT …

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Vienna Court gives back €440,000 to gambling addict

The Austrian civil court has rewarded a Vienna gambler with €440,000 of losses squandered on slot machines, after a the court ruled that he suffered from an addiction and that gambling premises could not spot his addiction to gambling and prevent him from playing slots. Backed by a psychiatric evaluation, the court agreed that his gambling ‘contracts’ for the period …

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