Tag Archives: Italy

Italy reforms online betting duty to 22%

Italy’s ministry of finance and the national chamber of commerce have pushed through a series of amendments for the Italian gambling sector. The amendments set to be implemented in 2016, center on reforming gaming duties in order to improve industry commercial conditions. Italy will drop its controversial online betting turnover tax, set between 2-5% for and adopt a 22% charge …

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Sky Betting & Gaming hires Giovanna D’Esposito as Sky Bet Italia MD

Bolstering its European operations, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has appointed Giovanna D’Esposito as Managing Director of Sky Bet Italia. Industry news source EGR Magazine reports that the former Paddy Power Italy MD, will be charged with establishing and leading SB&G products within the Italian market, as the firm looks to grow its operations outside of its core UK marketplace. …

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MRG Systems providing data at your customer’s fingertips

MRG Systems has given one of its most accessible products an overhaul and presented a new look solution for the display of customer data. The firm has revamped its DailyForm product, making it more cost effective while giving it a whole new look with additional features. MRG has almost turned the whole product on its head; switching the original DailyForm …

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Betfair – Paddy Power merger on course for Q1 2016

The merger between Paddy Power and Betfair is all set to be completed early next year, according to Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran. During the exchange operator’s half year results, the company confirmed that all relevant regulatory filings have been submitted and the merger is on track for completion in Q1 2016, subject to shareholder and regulatory approval Betfair appears to …

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Bet365 leads the way with bettingexpert.com tipsters

Bet365 was the standout bookmaker for bettingexpert.com’s community of tipsters during October. Of the 97,970 tips placed during the month, the Stoke-based bookmaker was selected as the preferred operator for a huge 19.1% of them, considerably higher than second placed Unibet which was selected 12.1% of the time. However Unibet was also far clear of third placed 188bet, which had …

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Vermantia enters live betting channel distribution with SNAI

Vermantia, provider of gaming content for lotteries, gaming & betting operators worldwide, has extended its presence in the Italian betting market by  announcing it has reached an agreement with the Italian sports betting operator SNAI. The content provider will distribute two live sports betting channels which will allow SNAI to offer live sports videos combined with supporting data and statistics to its customers. …

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Lottomatica eyes potential Sisal takeover

Italian news sources are reporting that Lottomatica (IGT) has entered talks for the potential acquisition of Italian betting operator Sisal Italia. The merger of Lottomatica and Sisal, would create Italy’s biggest gambling operator in a deal rumoured to be in excess of £1 billion. The acquisition of Sisal, would see Lottomatica expand its presence within the Italian retail sector taking …

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32Red takes encouragement from underlying performance

A £2m bill for the UK’s Point of Consumption Tax and an increase in marketing in Italy has put a dent in 32Red’s profits despite the online gaming firm’s improved underlying performance. The company has reported EBITDA of £1.2m for the first half of the year, compared to £2.3m in H1 2014, with profit before taxation plummeting to £100,000 from …

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bettingexpert.com – bet365 dominates predictable Serie A weekend

Tipsters on the bettingexpert.com network have shown their expertise in Italian football over the weekend with an astonishing 25% yield on tips placed on Serie A football. The European tipping network, which offers predictions in 10 different languages, saw a bumper crop of football tips this weekend, with 8,263 across a vast number of competitions. While the English Premier League …

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BOF Blog – Football Italia – Synergies between Italian football & betting

Recent history has not been kind to Italian football, which this summer was rocked by football corruption charges. Faced with growing scepticism towards betting operators, BOF Italian market panel asses’ current market conditions and how the industry can fight its current predicaments. Session Panel SBC Notes Quirino Mancini – Italian operators are well aware of public scepticism towards betting products, …

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