Tag Archives: Gamesys

JackpotJoy CEO hails strong results despite ‘turbulent year’

JackpotJoy Plc has posted impressive growth figures in its maiden results on the London Stock Exchange after the online operator’s move from Toronto and rebranding from the Intertain name. The firm has announced strong group financial performance on a like-for-like basis with revenue growth of 15% and adjusted EBITDA growth of 19%, with record cash generation for the year in the …

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Metric Gaming hires Jim Supple as one of three new executives

Metric Gaming has marked the launch of its London offices by hiring three new executives, including former Betfair and William Hill director Jim Supple. After 25 years’ experience in the betting industry, Supple is set to become the company’s COO. He will be joined by new CFO Steven Paterson, former Finance Director of William Hill’s retail division. Meanwhile, Sam Foulkes, …

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GVC appoints Adele Lawton as Head of Group Bingo

FTSE-listed GVC Holdings (GVC) has confirmed the appointment of Adele Lawton to the newly created role of Group Head of Bingo. Joining GVC Holdings, Lawton will be tasked with leading corporate initiatives and group strategy for GVC’s newly acquired online bingo properties which include Foxy Bingo, Party Bingo and Cashcade Network bingo partners. Lawton takes over as GVC online bingo …

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Gamesys tests UK betting market with Bethotshot brand

Gamesys the operating company of UK online casino brand JackpotJoy, has confirmed that it will enter the UK betting market launching new brand Bethotshot in partnership with live betting specialist Metric Gaming. The launch of the Bethotshot.com website will coincide with the start of Euro 2016 (10 June – 10 July), with Gamesys management stating that the company would use …

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New client growth drives NetEnt 2015 revenue & profits

New client growth in the US, UK and Europe has helped Stockholm listed igaming content provider NetEnt AB post a FY 2015 revenue increase of SEK 1.1 billion (£910 million) up 34% on FY 2014’s SEK 850 million. Publishing its year-end 2015 performance (period January – December 2015), NetEnt governance recorded corporate earnings of SEK 401 million (£33 million) with …

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Gamesys brands boost Intertain Q2 revenues

Having completed its £425 million acquisition of Gamesys in April, Toronto listed Intertain Group has reported a group revenue surge of CAD $95 million for its Q2 2015 performance (Q2 2014 – CAD $5.6 million). Factoring in costs of its Gamesys acquisition during the period Intertain governance would issue an adjusted net income of CAD $24.5 million. Reporting on an …

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Gamesys – Noel Hayden steps down as Lee Fenton takes over as CEO

Following its + £420 million acquisition by Canada’s Intertain Group, igaming operator Gamesys has undertaken an executive team restructure which will see Founder and CEO Noel Hayden become Executive Chairman of Gamesys Group. Gamesys’ CEO position will be filled by Chief Operating Officer (COO) Lee Fenton with immediate effect. The COO positon is set to be filled by Director of …

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New Clients help boost NetEnt profits by 63%

New client accounts have helped igaming content developer Net Entertainment AB (Net Ent) deliver increased H1 2015 operating profits of SEK 174 million (£13.5 million ) up 63% on H1 2014 SEK 108 million. The developers strong opening half to 2015, has seen it agree new content partnerships with leading operators Gamesys, PokerStars and Dankse Spil. Overall the developer announced …

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Intertain Group completes acquisition of Gamesys operations

Toronto listed Intertain Group has confirmed the completion of its £425 million acquisition of UK Gamesys operations. Intertain will inherit all Gamesys brands including leading online bingo and games operator Jackpotjoy and subsidiary brands Virgin Games, Botemania (Spain) and Starspins. In February Intertain had moved on its acquisition intentions for Gamesys, by putting forward a $650 million deal for all …

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Gamesys extends games content with NetEnt

Online Casino and bingo operator Gamesys has agreed terms with casino and games content provider NetEnt (Net Entertainment) to host popular games titles on Gamesys’ B2C network. NetEnt management confirmed that the licensing agreement had been agreed between the two parties, thus extending the games content providers presence within the UK online casino and bingo markets. Popular NetEnt titles will …

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