Tag Archives: JackpotJoy

Gamesys halts UK advertising during lockdown

Gamesys Group Plc has disclosed that it will be suspending all TV and radio advertising across the UK until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, highlighting its concerns over targeting children and those vulnerable to problem gambling.  Publishing its Q1 trading update for the three month period ending 31 March 2020, the company emphasised that it will be strengthening its responsible gambling …

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Enlarged Gamesys returns to UK growth eyeing FTSE250 spot 

The governance of LSE-listed Gamesys Group, formerly JPJ Group, has cited confidence in achieving its corporate objective of indexing as a FTSE250 firm within the coming months. Publishing its full-year 2019 results, a new look Gamesys has reported a 35% increase in corporate revenues to £415 million (FY2018: £308m), citing ‘high organic growth’ achieved across the UK and Asia.  Corporate …

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Cash-focused Gamesys sanctions £40m debt repayment 

Gamesys Group Plc has sanctioned a £40 million repayment of its GBP corporate debt to rebalance the firm’s accounts and allow for stronger cash generation.  The approved transaction sees Gamesys lower its long-term GBP corporate debt by 15%, resulting in an outstanding debt reduction of 7% for its combined GBP and EURO tranches. Gamesys governance underlined that the significant debt …

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JPJ Group moves on enlargement by acquiring Gamesys for £490 million

The governance of London-listed JPJ Group Plc has this morning confirmed that it has reached a ‘conditional arrangement’ to acquire operating partner Gamesys Limited outright. JPJ has put forward a £490 million transaction, moving to acquire Gamesys platforms and the operated brands of Virgin Games, Virgin Casino, Monopoly Casino, and Heart Bingo. Founded in 2001, Gamesys is the former operating …

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888 pens £18m deal to buy JPJ’s Mandalay

London-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings has agreed upon an £18m deal to acquire a number of JPJ Group brands, which include Costa Bingo, City Bingo and Sing Bingo. 888 has purchased a number of digital bingo brands from the Jet Management Group and Jet Media, who form the basis of the Mandalay operating unit. The online gambling group has …

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Vera&John delivers for JPJ against a tougher UK backdrop

The governance of London-listed online gambling firm JPJ Group Plc signs off on its latest Q3 2018 trading update (period ending 30 September), confident of delivering on its full-year 2018 corporate expectations. Reporting increased customer activity across its overall portfolio, while maintaining a higher gaming revenue per customer of £99 (10% increase), JPJ records Q3 revenues of £78 million- up …

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ConversionBet expands senior team with new CMO Fedotov

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Vadim Fedotov, a veteran of the iGaming industry, has joined ConversionBet as the behavioural marketing experts’ new chief marketing officer. As CMO, Fedotov will oversee the strategy, partnerships, marketing, and monetisation of new product launches for ConversionBet, a provider of customisation and behavioural-driven products to operators including Betsson Group, GiG, Mr Green and Jackpotjoy. Having worked for the likes of …

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JPJ Group divests Social Media division as company eyes H2 growth return

London-listed JPJ Group (formerly Jackpotjoy Plc) has published its H1 2018 interim results, confident of achieving its full-year market expectations, despite its flagship Jackpotjoy brand facing increased demands within the UK market. Updating the market, JPJ records year-to-date group revenues of £161 million, up 10% of corresponding H1 2017’s £147 million. Despite its revenue growth, JPJ records a 4% group …

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Home Comforts… Jackpotjoy completes a successful Year 1 as a London enterprise

Completing its first full year as a London Stock Exchange enterprise, online gambling group Jackpotjoy Plc, reports solid financial growth having restructured its operations and executive leadership. Supported by the growth of its core brand assets (Jackpotjoy, Mandalay and Vera&John) Jackpotjoy reports a 2017 group revenue increase of 14% to £304 million (FY2016: £266 million). Updating investors, Jackpotjoy reveals that …

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Yggdrasil plans to “revolutionise” table games sector

Yggdrasil Gaming has outlined plans to shake up the table games vertical, when it debuts in the sector during Q1 of 2018. Currently developing several multiplayer table games using REDUX, its in house technology, the product is also set to feature sidebets and a range of powers available to each dealer. Blackjack is the first game set to go live, …

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