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Enlarged GVC Holdings posts full-year 2016 profits of €93.8 million

The governance of GVC Holdings (GVC), finishes its first year as a FTSE-listed enterprise declaring 2016 as a ‘transformative year’ for its business, in which the enlarged operator has successfully integrated the acquired assets of bwin.party Entertainment. Presenting its full-year 2016 results, GVC would declare combined ‘pro-forma’ group wagering of €4.5 billion. Its high wagering levels were driven by an enlarged …

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PDC confirms bwin as new Grand Slam of Darts sponsors

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Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Chairman Barry Hearn has confirmed that bwin will be sponsors of the Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton for the next two years. The Grand Slam of Darts, a cross-code event for both PDC and British Darts Organisation (BDO) players, was introduced in 2007 and sees 32 players competing across nine days, with a round-robin group …

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Bwin nets hattrick of La Liga betting sponsorships

FTSE-listed GVC Holdings European online betting subsidiary Bwin has moved to aggressively expand its profile and coverage within the Spanish betting market targeting football marketing. In the past week, the bookmaker has announced three new betting sponsorships with La Liga football clubs’ Valencia CF, Sevilla FC and Atletico Madrid, three of Spain’s most high-profile clubs. Last week, Bwin marketing announced …

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bwin forms bespoke content partnership with the Press Association

International news publisher, the Press Association (PA) has been selected by European sports betting operator bwin (GVC Holdings subsidiary) as its news and content provider throughout its multiple product verticals. GVC management has approved PA journalist teams to provide exclusive content for its bwin sports betting asset. The content-led partnership aims to provide bwin with a further point of differentiation …

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Why Not? GVC linked to Ladbrokes Coral takeover

The City of London has registered speculation that newly merged Ladbrokes Coral Plc is a potential takeover target of FTSE rival GVC Holdings. Last Friday the Financial Times reported that Ladbrokes Coral shares had gained circa 5% value on the speculation that GVC governance were considering an ambitious reverse takeover of the betting giant valued at a reported £3.2 billion …

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Yggdrasil ‘surges’ on new deals and business initiatives

Casino game supplier Yggdrasil Gaming announced “surging” third-quarter revenues helped by the signing of landmark deals this year with the likes of bet365, BwinParty and Casumo. The Malta-based company saw revenues almost quadruple to SEK21m compared with SEK5.3m in the same period last year. EBITDA similarly soared, up to SEK9.2m from SEK1.9m in 2015. The number of player transactions on …

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UltraPlay expands management team with three new hires

UltraPlay, a market leader in eSports, has announced three new key hires in its management team to further develop the strategic and technical operations in the company. Metodi Zaburtov has been confirmed as the new Head of eSports Optimisation, after spending five years with Bwin as Live Betting Manager. Zaburtov, who was among the first to introduce live betting to …

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OnGame poker network reported to be closing down

Online poker news sources are reporting that OnGame Network (OnGame), one of the industry’s oldest poker networks will close down this October. The poker network which has had multiple owners including bwin.party Entertainment and Amaya Inc, in recent years’ has suffered from declining active player numbers affecting its game liquidity. At its peak, Ongame was a leading European B2B poker …

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bwin says these are the top 10 esports players worldwide

  Everybody likes a top ten. As far as esports goes being the best has become far more lucrative in recent years with big money tournaments popping up across games, and the likes of The International’s prize pool growing year on year. Now the bookmaker bwin has put together what it believes to be the top ten players worldwide. To …

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bwin infographic: Can Trump really be the next political shock?

Remember those happy times just over a year ago when talk of Donald Trump as the next US President were laughed off as absurd? You only need to go back 14 months to find odds for the Donald as high as 100/1. In June 2015 he was 33/1 to win the Republican candidacy. They said it couldn’t be done. Unfortunately, they …

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