Tag Archives: Betsson AB

Western European growth and World Cup effect boosts Betsson

Group increases across the board have been reported by Betsson AB in the online gambling organisations latest interim report, covering the period from 1 January – 30 June of this year. Increased efficiency, product upgrades and a systematic following of its “back on track plan,” centred around the four strategic areas of growth in core markets, product and technology, efficiencies and …

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Scout Gaming and 1xBet strike DFS deal in time for World Cup

Scout Gaming has signed an agreement with European operator 1xBet for delivery of Scout’s DFS platform. The agreement will see 1xBet offer Scout Gaming’s platform to its customers, with full integration into the 1xBet product range expected to come in time for the start of the World Cup next month. The deal further reinforces Scout’s ambitious growth plans, and follows …

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Betsson launches first ever Spanish TV Campaign

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has announced the launch of its first ever Spanish market TV Campaign ‘Suecos, pero emocionantes (Swedish, but exciting)’, promoting Betsson.es. The European multi-brand operator launched its initial Spanish online gambling property last February and seeks to introduce Spanish audiences to its trusted flagship Betsson brand. “The TV commercial is intentionally non-conventional to stand out …

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Betsson hires Peter Zäll as Chief Strategy Officer with Swedish focus

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB continues its executive management team restructure confirming the appointment of Peter Zäll as new Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Zäll joins Betsson’s executive team from Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel, where he served as Group VP of Product & Marketing (2012-2017). Updating the media, Betsson governance confirmed that Zäll’s appointment would initially prioritise the …

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Betsson promotes Ronni Hartvig to Group CCO as company sharpens localisation strategy

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has confirmed the appointment of Ronni Hartvig as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Hartvig is promoted to the group-wide executive role, having most recently served as Managing Director of Betsson’s NordicBet property (2015-2017). A seasoned industry executive, Hartvig holds a deep understanding of industry operations; focusing on building sustainable player acquisition to …

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Catena Media appoints Per Hellberg as CEO

Stockholm-listed Catena Media Plc has announced Per Hellberg as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), taking up his new position on the board of directors later this year. In addition, it has also been detailed that acting CEO Persson Ekdahl will return to his role as Board Member and governance advisor.  Citing extensive international commercial experience from a variety of industries, …

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Pontus Lindwall – ‘No Cost Saving Plan’ for Betsson’s 2018 recovery

Presenting Betsson AB’s Q4 2017 quarterly update, Group Chief Executive Pontus Lindwall is upbeat with regards to his firm’s 2018 outlook, despite recent setbacks. Lindwall the former Betsson AB Group Chairman, who last September retook leadership of the Stockholm-listed enterprise, following the departure of Ulrik Bengtsson as CEO, outlines the group’s ‘restructuring plan’. Closing a turbulent 2017, in which Betsson …

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Betsson AB seeks to bolster group efficiencies following turbulent 2017 trading

Despite recording a strong end-of-year, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has reported full-year 2017 declines in operating income and earnings, as governance moves to streamline company operations. Publishing its 2017 results, Betsson would record, improved Q4 2017 group revenues of SEK 1,25 billion boosted by favourable sporting results recorded during the Q4 trading period. However, Betsson has had to …

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Betsson cuts headcount to streamline group operations

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group Betsson AB has this morning informed that it will reduce its corporate headcount by approximately 160 employees as group governance seeks to ‘streamline the organisation’. Updating the market, Betsson has executed its organisational restructure across all group offices, as Betsson governance seeks to deliver annual corporate savings of SEK 50-60 million (€5-6 million). “In cooperation …

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John Harlow – Perform Opta 3D: Why visualisation is a key dynamic for bookmakers

Having launched Betsson AB as the first betting customer of Opta 3D football visualisations services, SBC speaks to John Harlow SVP of Betting for Perform Group, on why industry stakeholders are placing a higher emphasis on delivering immersive product capabilities to boost player engagement. Harlow details to SBC the new trading and user dynamics brought to market by Opta 3D, …

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