Tag Archives: Italy

888 reports strong momentum in sports betting

888 Holdings has seen like for like revenue increased by 9% to US$244.9m for the first half of the year, helped in a small part by a strong performance in its fledgling sports betting business. Adjusted EBITDA at the firm decreased by 17% to US$40.9m, but the firm has billed this as an impressive result given the introduction of UK …

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Sisal Matchpoint furthers Serie A Presence with AS Roma partnership

Italian licensed sports betting operator Sisal Matchpoint has announced that it agreed terms to become the official betting partner of AS Roma for the upcoming Serie A season 2015/2016. The conformation of the betting partnership. comes just days before the start of the Serie A season, which kicks-off this Saturday 22 August with the Giallorossi (AS Roma nickname) taking on …

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Bwin targets Italian independent owners with Obiettivo 2016 brand licensing partnership

Bwin is set to enter the Italian retail betting market having agreed a brand licensing agreement with Italian regulated gambling provisions supplier Obiettivo 2016. The partnership was presented to the Italian media in Rome, Obiettivo 2016 who will lead the brand agreement have targeted the Bwin to be active across 15% of the Italian retail betting sector. The Bwin brand …

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Vermantia confirms Italian job with Eurobet

Gambling virtual content provider Vermantia, has announced that it has completed the ADM certification in compliance with Eurobet systems, Italian gaming and betting operator, for the provision of its full Virtual Games service and provisions.   Eurobet will distribute Vermantia’s Virtual Games to its Retail network, as well as its Online and Mobile offering. The initial rollout will include Football, Greyhound …

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NetEnt signs content partnership agreement with Gala Coral

Igaming games and content provider NetEnt has signed a partnership agreement with gaming operator Gala Coral. Gala Coral is one of the largest European betting and gaming companies with a focus on the regulated markets in the UK and Italy. Today NetEnt announces yet another large customer partnership focusing on two of the key regulated markets in Europe, Italy and …

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Increased customer activity drives 32Red H1 2015 performance

32Red Plc governance is confident of hitting  2015 targets following a strong opening H1 2015 (period ending 30 June) performance which saw the operator improve performance on all top line metrics. Updating the market, 32Red saw its group Net Gaming Revenue (NGR) up 22% to £18.6 million (H1 2014: £15.2 million). Its flagship vertical 32Red casino contributed £17 million of …

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Italy’s Serie B delays league start by 2 weeks following Catania match fixing scandal

The ongoing Catania match fixing scandal has seen the start of the Serie B football season pushed back two weeks from 21 August to 5 September. The push back follows last month’s admission by Calcio Catania Owner/President Antonino Pulvirenti to fixing 5 Serie B matches in an attempt to prevent the Sicilian club from being relegated. Pulvirenti further admitted to …

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Giorgio Sandi steps down as Gruppo SNAI Chairman & CEO

Italian gambling operator Gruppo SNAI has announced that Giorgio Sandi is to step down as CEO and Chairman. Sandi’s departure from SNAI governance team, follows the operators May merger with Italian gambling technology provider Cogemat. The departure of Sandi who had led the operator since 2012, was announced following a governance meeting between SNAI and Cogemat boards. Sandi will be …

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Ladbrokes defers presentation as Coral merger talks continue

Ladbrokes has announced that it is to defer its planned business review presentation as talks over a possible merger with Gala Coral’s betting business continue. The presentation, due to be held tomorrow, was one of the early announcements by Jim Mullen when he became CEO as he planned to communicate his vision for the business, but events has since superseded …

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Sisal extends Inspired Gaming with mobile Virtual Race app launch

Italian sports betting operator Sisal has announced that it has launched a dedicated virtual sports app ‘Virtual Race’ in collaboration with content provider Inspired Gaming The launch of the app will see the Italian operator extend its Virtual Sports content partnership with Inspired across its retail, online and mobile channels.Players will be able to use the app to check the …

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