Tag Archives: Henrik Tjärnström

Unibet confirms €59 million iGame acquisition

Further news of amalgamation reaches the online gambling industry this August as European sports betting operator Unibet Plc today confirmed its agreement to acquire Malta based operator iGame Holding Plc.  Issuing a corporate statement detailing its intent, Unibet has placed a sum of €59 million (£41 million) cash for the complete acquisition of iGame services and its subsidiaries portfolio (http://igamegroup.com/#products) …

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Unibet reports record Q2 performance despite currency exchange rate impacts

European sports betting operator Unibet Plc, continues to be hit by negative currency exchange rate fluctuations on its core performance metrics for 2015.  Updating the market on its interim performance, Unibet has disclosed record group revenues for Q2 2015 which amounted to £80.5 million (Q2 2014 – £75.6 million). Unibet would record H1 2015 group revenues of £156.6 million up …

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Unibet promotes Daniel Eskola to Chief Product Officer

European sports betting operator Unibet Plc has announced that Head of iGaming Daniel Eskola has been promoted to Chief Product Officer (CPO) Eskola will take on board a number of product and operational responsibilities from COO Britt Boeskov who is set to take a requested break from her role. Unibet CEO Henrik Tjärnström has confirmed the senior management changes to …

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Currency fluctuations impact Unibet Q1 2015 performance

For a second consecutive quarter European operator Unibet Plc has been hit negatively by exchange rate fluctuations which have impacted corporate performance. Unibet recorded gross win revenues of £76.1 million down 0.5% on Q1 2014 £76.5 million. Highlighting its currency fluctuations impact, Unibet management stated that had the operator reported its performance in SEK gross win revenue for the quarter …

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Henrik Tjärnström outlines Unibet mobile growth & innovation

Having  reported Unibet Plc’s best ever financial quarter performance last week, recording a doubling in net profits to £16.5 million, Unibet CEO Henrik Tjärnström outlined that the operator would continue to invest and innovate through its mobile channels in order to maintain its positive momentum. Speaking to investors, Unibet’s CEO hailed the operators mobile product strategy which Tjärnström claimed was innovative …

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Increased player activity sees Unibet hit record performance

Swedish listed Unibet Group, posted a record quarter performance as the operator doubled its net profits to £16.5 million (Q3 2013 – £8.2 million). The operator noted that its positive performance had been driven by high levels of player activity witnessed during the period. Unibet Group witnessed a 25% increase of £80.4 million in Gross Win revenues. The operator was …

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Willem van Oort – Gaming in Holland Conference Review

  GAMING IN HOLLAND CONFERENCE: DAY 1 With 225 attendees from 22 countries, the Gaming in Holland Conference 2014 was the biggest edition yet and the first edition to sell out completely. Speakers and visitors alike look back on a successful conference: a must-visit event now that iGaming regulation is drawing so near in The Netherlands. The conference kicked off …

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Register for Gaming in Holland Conference – only 2 weeks left

Register Now for Gaming in Holland Conference Only 2 weeks left until the Gaming in Holland Conference in Amsterdam (June 23rd & 24th)! With online gaming in The Netherlands poised for regulation, now is the time to meet your peers, talk to the experts and learn from the leaders in sports betting, lotteries, mobile gaming, gaming law, social gaming, regulation …

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Unibet to sell off Kambi Sports Solutions

Swedish listed igaming operator – Unibet is set to offload its 95% stake in sports betting service provider Kambi Sports Solutions. The operators senior management are set to take the decision to financially separate its B2B division, as it believes separation away from Unibet operations will aid Kambi Sports future growth within the online sports betting market. Unibet are set …

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Unibet See Major Growth in 2013

Swedish listed and London/Malta operated Sports betting  and igaming operator Unibet has published its year end report for period of January  to December 2013. The operator has published gross winning revenue for the period of £234.7 million (€282.1 million/$385.6 million), this saw an 19% increase on the £197.2 million achieved in the previous year. Unibet further reported  improved figures on earnings before interest, …

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