Tag Archives: Kaizen Gaming

Stoiximan consolidation saves OPAP from year of COVID shocks

OPAP SA holds confidence in its growth strategy and future prospects, despite a tough end-of-year closing derailing its return towards financial stability.  Publishing its full-year 2020 financial results, the Athens-listed gambling group recorded a 30% revenue slump to €1.12 billion (FY2019: €1.61bn) attributed to Greece enforcing its second national lockdown during Q4, which forced OPAP to close 2/3 of its …

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Scout Gaming backs network capacity as enterprise growth continues  

Scout Gaming Group remains confident of its long-term business strategy and future commercial prospects after delivering growth to its investors. Despite numerous COVID challenges interrupting its standard trading, the Nasdaq Nordic listed B2B fantasy sports supplier recorded full-year corporate revenues of SEK 47 million (€4.6m), up 85% on corresponding FY 2019’s SEK 26 million. Revenue growth was supported by a …

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Hernando brings international experience to Kaizen board

Kaizen Gaming has strengthened its board with the appointment of Julio Iglesias Hernando as Chief Commercial Officer. Hernando will bring considerable executive experience to the role, having held the position of Chief Marketing Officer for William Hill and Mr Green, where he was responsible for 12 international markets outside of the US and UK. In addition to his bookmaking and …

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Betsson selects LeanConvert to lead marketing ROI disciplines

Betsson AB has appointed LeanConvert to serve as lead digital optimisation and conversion agency across its international portfolio of +20 brands. The specialist UX and UI agency will undertake a review of Betsson’s individual brand strategies with regards to their onsite user conversion rates and optimisation capabilities. The partnership will see Betsson marketing and web development teams supported by LeanConvert …

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Kaizen Gaming appoints Claus Jansson to oversee global expansion

Greek online gaming and sports betting operator Kaizen Gaming has strengthened its board by appointing Claus Jansson as its new Head of Affiliate Marketing and Media Buying. Jansson’s primary responsibility will be overseeing the firm’s strategic local and international expansion plans for its flagship Betano and Stoiximan brands, and will report directly to company CMO Panos Konstantopoulos. ‘It’s a great …

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Betano strikes first commercial sponsorship with Atletico Mineiro

The Betano logo on a mobile device

Brazilian football team Club Atletico Mineiro has selected Betano as its new main sponsor, marking the online sports betting platform’s first commercial deal with a sports club. Last night, Betano made its debut as Atletico Mineiro’s shirt sponsor as the Série A side took on Bragantino in the Brazilian Championship. However, the top tier Brazilian club’s former primary sponsor BMG …

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OPAP Q3 bounce back hurt by continued lottery declines

OPAP Q3 bounce back hurt by continued lottery declines

OPAP SA has recorded a stable Q3 2020 trading period, as the Athens-listed gambling group continues to side with caution in steering all operating units ‘towards business normality’.   Publishing its Q3 2020 trading update for the three-month period ending 30 September, OPAP recorded a marginal 0.7% decrease in group revenues to €391 million, driven by the strong comeback of its …

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Scout Gaming eyes next stage of growth following strong Q3

Scout Gaming Group will aim to deliver a strong close to its 2020 trading, after the B2B daily fantasy sports software supplier reported that it had benefited from the return of a full sports calendar. Publishing its Q3 trading update for the period ending 30 September, Scout reported ‘record’ corporate revenues of SEK 15 million (€1.5m), an 85% increase on …

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How Euro 2020’s postponement is challenging the industry to adapt

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UEFA Euro 2020 summer football tournament was postponed and rescheduled for next year. Although this was frustrating for many betting companies, it also provided them with an opportunity to improve their offerings. On a Stats Perform sponsored panel titled The Challenges with Euro 2020 on day two of Betting on Sports Europe – Digital …

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Ioannis Koutrakos joins Kaizen Gaming as marketing lead

Kaizen Gaming has strengthened its senior leadership after confirming that Ioannis Koutrakos will become the new Group Marketing Director. Koutrakos, who will take responsibility for marketing and communication projects that involve both Stoiximan and Betano brands across all markets, will take over from Chris Tzalavras who is now Head of Commercial for Stoiximan. Celebrating his new appointment, Koutrakos said: “I …

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