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Tough December sees William Hill issue further adjustment on 2016 profits

A tough December has seen FTSE 250 operator William Hill Plc issue a second profit warning for its full-year 2016 guidance following a set of ‘customer friendly’ results in its football and racing markets. Publishing a trading update, William Hill governance detailed to investors that closing its full-year 2016 performance, the firm’s earning guidance would be ‘at the bottom end’ ... Read More »

High Drama…Manchester by the Sea challenges La La Land for Oscars glory

This week sees the UK-wide release of ‘Oscar 2017 Best Picture’ favourites ‘La La Land’ and ‘Manchester by the Sea’ (UK release dates – 13 January) as the countdown continues towards the 89th Academy Awards (26 February 2017). With the 2016/17 awards season coming into full focus, all movie insiders are in-agreement that La La Land and Manchester by the ... Read More »

Melco Crown targets Macau turnaround with senior executive restructure

Asian gambling operator Melco Crown Entertainment (MCE) has undertaken a senior executive restructure as the firm seeks to reverse its declining corporate performance. A raft of executive changes was confirmed by MCE CEO Lawrence Ho, who has assumed greater control of the company following last December’s equity sell-off by James Packer’s Crown Resorts. Aiming to reverse the declining performance of ... Read More »

TIPLIX relaunches affiliate program with Income Access

Malta-based German language sports betting brand TIPLIX has become the latest industry operator to relaunch its affiliate program in partnership with Income Access (Paysafe Group). Relaunching its affiliate program utilizing Income Access player tracking and acquisition software,TIPLIX will primarily seek to grow its sports betting and casino partner services for German and Austrian markets. Operated by Trusfulgames Ltd, TIPLIX has ... Read More »

GVC appoints Roni Maman as VP of Group Business Operations

FTSE-listed bookmaker GVC Holdings (GVC) has today confirmed that Roni Maman will be joining its organisation taking up the newly-created role of VP Business Operations. The new role will include responsibility for the operator’s corporate structure, executing business processes and the planning and strategy of GVC syndicated brands’ customer services. Maman brings extensive experience in operations and a strong and ... Read More »

Unibet tops gambling operators for TV advert spend in Sweden

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Figures released by Sifo Advertising Measurements showed that Unibet was the top gambling operator for TV advertising spend in Sweden during the first 11 months of 2016. Produced in conjunction with Dagens Media, the figures show that online gambling companies, including state-owned monopoly Svenska Spel, spent big on Swedish advertising platforms. However, Unibet topped the lot with an outlay of ... Read More »

Road to Recovery! Industry awaits William Hill full-year 2016 results

Industry analyst are awaiting William Hill Plc’s full-year 2016 results which will be published on Monday 9 January. Following a year of woes for the FTSE-listed bookmaker, in which it had to issue an early profit warning following its first 2016 business quarter, industry commentators are eager to evaluate William Hill’s position coming into 2017. Hindered by the digital decline ... Read More »

Pariplay agrees content deal with Belgian online casino 777.be

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Pariplay Ltd has agreed a content partnership with 777.be, the Belgium-facing online casino brand operated by one of Europe’s longest serving land-based casinos, Casino de Spa. 777.be will have access to an entire portfolio of slots, which includes branded games such as Atari Black Widow and The Three Stooges, alongside original Pariplay slots Fish & Chips, Las Cucas Locas, The ... Read More »

Bookee builds on ‘Tinder for betting’ with Uber-inspired Splitbet

Bookee has built on its ‘Tinder for betting’ mobile app by introducing Splitbet, an Uber-style split fare concept which allows friends to share the risk and reward of placing a bet. On Splitbet, users can choose to share a stake with a list of contacts already using the app, or choose the option to invite a friend to download the ... Read More »

ICE 2017 Competitions’ take centre stage from 7-9 February

Clarion Gaming the event organisers of ICE 2017 (7-9 February at London Excel), global gaming’s biggest industry conference have set up a number of ‘challenges’ for attending show delegates in order to maximise coverage of product, services and new technologies. Following the popularity of last year’s ‘Operator Challenge’ and ‘Game To Watch’ Competitions, Clarion Gaming returns the format, adding a ... Read More »