Tag Archives: Betano

Betting CTOs – Tech leadership faces tough choices to accommodate a brave new world 

Adjusting business operations and core systems for unprecedented working conditions, no other betting c-level position has felt more pressure and scrutiny than the CTO. Opening the ‘Innovation and Technology’ track on day two of SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital, tech experts and leading betting operators underlined that following an adjustment period, the industry faces a myriad of new variables beyond …

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Stoiximan/Betano rebrands to Kaizen Gaming

The operating firm of Stoiximan and Betano brands has confirmed that it will rebrand to ‘Kaizen Gaming’ in a bid to reflect its company culture of ‘continual improvement’. ‘Kaizen’ stems from a Japanese business philosophy which looks at introducing small, incremental changes to a business’ operations to try improve both quality and efficiency. The rebrand comes seven years after Stoiximan …

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Stoiximan praises ‘Greek resilience’ launching new TV campaign

Leading Greek online bookmaker Stoiximan Group has launched its new TV advertising campaign thanking Greece’s emergency services and the general public in their efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. The campaign titled ‘#OneTeam’ sees Stoiximan promote none of its betting services, with the bookmaker choosing to use its broadcasts to ‘express gratitude and solidarity’ to all Greeks fighting against …

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Stoiximan retains independence despite OPAP equity increase

GML Interactive, the operating company of Greek online bookmaker Stoiximan, has disclosed that OPAP SA will increase its majority shareholding in the betting group to 84.5%. The transaction will see Athens-listed OPAP continue to increase its equity in Stoiximan’s Greek and Cypriot operations, having become the majority shareholder of the betting asset in 2019 after securing a 51% stake for …

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SBC Magazine Issue 8: International expansion and picking up the sporting slack

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A focus on international expansion and how we, as the betting and gaming industry, will get through COVID-19 are the key themes throughout Issue 8 of SBC Magazine. Now available to view HERE, it starts by tracking the journey of Giovanni Garrisi from a mathematician beating the pools to starting a 50/50 JV with Stanley Leisure, seizing an opportunity to …

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Betclic takes aim at Santa Casa in latest Portuguese advertising campaign

French betting group Betclic has courted controversy after launching its new Portuguese advertising campaign ‘Censurado – (Censored)’ featuring popular comedian António Raminhos. The integrated campaign, which features the slogan ‘The ad that TV could not approve’, sees Raminhos ‘bleeped out’ on TV formats as he tries to explain the benefits of wagering on Betclic against Placard– the digital property of Portuguese …

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Operator CEOs head 20/20 Vision track at Betting on Sports 2019

Betting on Sports 2019 20/20 Vision Track

Jesper Svensson, CEO of Betsson, and Pinnacle CEO Paris Smith are among the leaders offering their insights on the key issues shaping the betting industry as part of the 20/20 Vision – The Future In Focus track of Betting on Sports 2019.  The track, which takes place on the second full day (Thursday 19 September) of SBC’s flagship event at …

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Betano ups Portuguese profile with SC Braga shirt sponsorship

Betano, the pan-European online sportsbook brand of Stoiximan Group has announced its first Portuguese football sponsorship, becoming principal shirt sponsor of Primeira Liga football club Sporting Clube de Braga (SC Braga). Stoiximan Group officially launched Betano’s Portuguese brand last May, becoming the online sportsbook’s fourth active territory following Germany, Austria and Romania. Presenting its new shirt sponsor to Portuguese media, …

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Stoiximan Group launches Betano brand in Portugal

The Stoiximan Group has cemented its position in the Portuguese market via its Betano brand, which offers a sportsbook with live betting and streaming features, alongside a casino portfolio. Betano already has a presence across the German, Austrian and Romanian markets while the group currently operates in Cyprus and Greece under its Stoiximan brand. Betano’s country manager in Portugal, Ricardo Branquinho, commented on …

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OPAP increases stake in Stoiximan assets

Expanding its digital presence, Athens-listed gambling group OPAP has confirmed that it has agreed to acquire a further 51% stake in Stoiximan Group for €95 million. Issuing a market filing, OPAP confirms that it will undertake the transaction through its ‘OPAP investments’ subsidiary which will acquire the Stoiximan equity from operating company GML Interactive. Gaining the majority shareholding in Stoiximan …

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