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Strengthened Playtech focuses on customer ‘lock-in’ for 2017

Declaring its full-year 2016 performance, the governance of FTSE-listed Playtech Plc has stated that the firm will now concentrate on a ‘locking-in’ strategy having boosted its sports betting services and added new gaming inventory to its client portfolio. Posting its full-year 2016 financial summary, Playtech would declare increased corporate revenues of €708 million up 12% on corresponding FY 2015’s €630 …

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Playtech transfers Ron Hoffman to lead new financial services division

FTSE-listed gambling technology provider Playtech Plc has this morning confirmed that group CFO Ron Hoffman will be transferred to the position of Chief Executive for its financial services division. The transfer will see Hoffman further step down from the board with immediate effect. Hoffman’s group leadership position will be replaced by current Head of Investor Relations Andrew Smith. Playtech governance …

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Playtech H1 2016 profits hit by significant sterling impacts

Significant sterling fluctuations have impacted Playtech Plc’s H1 2016 profit results, despite the FTSE-listed gambling technology provider recording continued top-line metric growth across its divisions. Presenting its H1 trading update (period ending 30 June) Playtech would declare a group EBITDA increase of 27% to €143 million (H1 2015: €112 million) on group revenues of €337 million (up 18% on H1 …

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Playtech strengthens corporate advisory with Claire Milne appointed new Non-Executive Director

FTSE-listed gambling technology provider Playtech has strengthened its corporate advisory by confirming Claire Milne as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Milne a gambling and technology legal expert will advise the Playtech board on regulatory compliance as the firm seeks expand its services within new and related sectors. Milne currently serves as a Senior Partner for Isle of Man law firm Appleby, …

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Alan Jackson – Playtech continues to focus on ‘strong commercial pipeline’ & ‘shareholder returns’

Alan Jackson Chairman of Playtech Plc, has praised his firm’s strong opening to 2016, stating that the company’s commercial pipeline has continued its positive 2015 momentum. Updating investors at Playtech’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), Jackson detailed that the gambling technology provider had recoded improved core metrics maintaining growth in its average daily revenues. Playtech governance expects further corporate growth to …

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Strong ‘Commercial Pipeline’ sees Playtech post 38% revenue surge in 2015

New client acquisitions, combined with the continued growth of Tier 1 UK digital accounts (Sky B&G, Gala Coral, Ladbrokes and Betfair) have helped Playtech Plc post full-year 2015 revenues of €630 million up 38% on 2014’s corresponding €457 million. Declaring 2015 corporate results (period ending 31 December), Playtech governance was pleased to announce top-line metric growth on all its core division. …

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Retail & leisure guru John Jackson joins Playtech as Non-Executive Director

FTSE listed online gambling technology provider Playtech has confirmed the appointment of John Jackson as its new Non-Executive Director. Jackson will advise Playtech from 1 January, replacing Deputy Chairman & Non- Executive Director Hilary Stewart Jones (2014-2015), who has officially resigned from the board. As Non-Executive Director, Jackson will sit on Playtech’s Board of Remuneration and Audit Committee. Jackson will additionally …

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Playtech records 33% H1 revenue growth as regulated market activity pay dividends

Following a period of concentrated acquisition activity in the financial services sector, igaming technology and provisions provider Playtech Plc has announced its unaudited Interim H1 2015 results (period ending 30 June), recording growth on all key performance metrics . Playtech H1 2015 performance overview The FTSE 250 listed company, saw a revenue rise of 33% to €286 million (H1 2014 …

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Playtech revenues up 24% in record breaking 2014

iGaming technology supplier Playtech Plc reported a record breaking 2014, as the firm achieved record annual revenues and earnings, seeing growth throughout all of its product channels. 2014 full year results saw Playtech record a revenue increase of 24% €457 (FY 2013 – €367 million), the strong revenue performance translated to EBITDA profits of €207 million up 30% on 2013 …

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Playtech appoints Hilary Stewart-Jones as Deputy Chairman

iGaming technology provider Playtech have appointed former DLA Piper Senior Partner Hilary Stewart-Jones as Deputy Chairman with immediate effect. Stewart-Jones joined Playtech from law firm DLA Piper in October 2013 as Non-Executive Director. A qualified solicitor Hillary-Jones has consulted various igaming operators on governance and legal matters. Stewart-Jones has a tacit understanding and knowledge of igaming law and operations, having …

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