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GVC Holdings confirms Barry Gibson as new Chairman

GVC Holdings has confirmed the appointment of Barry Gibson as the operator group’s Non-Executive Chairman, with the appointment taking effect from today. Over the weekend, Sky News, The Times and The Daily Telegraph reported that Gibson would assume the new position, due to succeed Lee Feldman who will step down on 27 February 2020.  Stephen Morana, GVC’s Senior Independent Non-Executive …

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Black Cow Technology appoints Baruzi as new product lead

Remote Game Server software specialists, Black Cow Technology, has strengthened its digital division by appointing Shaun Baruzi as the company’s Head of Product. As part of his new role at Black Cow Technology, Baruzi will be tasked with overseeing the development of the company’s Open Gaming Architecture platform by creating new features and functionalities. In addition to this, he will …

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Marketing & product refinements help GVC navigate quiet Q3 2016 sports calendar

Issuing its Q3 2017 trading update (period ending 30 September), FTSE-listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has reported a continued strong corporate momentum, recording growth across its key metrics and KPIs. Despite competing against a tough Q3 2016 comparative period which featured the final stages of UEFA Euro 2016, GVC would report a 1% increase in daily wagering to €11.3 …

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Effective integrations see enlarged GVC post ‘solid’ H1 2017 performance

Presenting its H1 2017 interim results (period ending 30 June), FTSE-listed GVC Holdings has detailed strong progress across its digital assets as the company continues to integrate and align its enlarged operations. Detailing strong KPI gains across its sports betting and online casino divisions, GVC would record a 25% increase in group net gaming revenues to €486 million (H1 2016: …

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The supplier side: Betting on Football debates key issues for the value chain

Suppliers - #bofcon2017

The betting industry’s leading suppliers will be debating the key issues affecting the value chain across the sector at next month’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge. The event will explore how online gaming suppliers have been affected by a wave of M&A and an increased focus on in-house competencies within the industry. BetConstruct CEO Vahe Baloulian, BtoBet CEO …

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Confident GVC ups 2016 special dividend

Updating the market this morning, the governance of FTSE-listed GVC Holdings declared that it expects corporate top line metrics of group net gaming revenues and clean EBITDA to be at the upper end of its FY 2016 forecasts. Issuing a short corporate statement, GVC governance moved to propose a 49% increase in its proposed 2016 special dividend to € 14.9 …

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No BREXIT fears as GVC Holdings posts strong H1 2016 performance

GVC Holdings (GVC) this morning published its half-year trading results (period ending 30 June), detailing a strong H1 performance for both GVC and acquired bwin.party brands which achieved double-digit growth on a constant currency basis. Updating the market, GVC detailed that pro-forma Net Gaming Revenues (NGR) had reached €439 million, up 8% (H1-2015: €407 million). Detailing individual brand performance, GVC …

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Yggdrasil Gaming agrees bwin.party deal

Yggdrasil Gaming will become a content supplier for bwin.party after reaching an agreement with the operator. The deal will give bwin.party access to the full Yggdrasil suite of slots through a direct integration, including recent launches Bicicleta, Wicked Circus and Seasons. They will also receive Yggdrasil’s collection of promotional tools, BOOST™ and the Infinite API™ for gamification. Yggdrasil previously had a …

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GVC Holdings positive on 2016 as all brands report revenue growth

Presenting its first London FTSE market update, GVC Holdings Plc described 2015 as a “momentous year for the company”, having completed its acquisition of bwin.party Entertainment assets in December 2015 (deal officially closed 1 February). Reporting on full-year 2015 results (period ending 31 December), GVC recorded a 10% increase in Net Gaming Revenues (NGR) to €248 million. GVC governance was …

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GVC Holdings PLC announces the appointment of Liron Snir as CPO

GVC Holdings PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Liron Snir to the newly created role of Chief Product Officer. Liron, the former Vice President of Product and Strategy of Playtech PLC, is recognised as one of the foremost product and technology experts in the online gaming industry over the last sixteen years. As Vice President of Customer Relations for over …

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