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John Pettit – Playtech BGT: Unifying individual strengths, dynamics & intelligence

Unifying all of its sports betting assets under the Playtech BGT Sports division, leading industry technology provider Playtech aims to bring market innovation through the optimal convergence of its joint products, services and user engagement mechanisms. John Pettit Managing Director of Playtech BGT UK, Ireland, Australia & Asia details to SBC readers his firm’s serious intent at challenging the sports …

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Mor Weizer- Playtech: Convergence to be dominant industry trend in 2017

Speaking to industry media, Mor Weizer CEO of market leading platform and technology provider Playtech Plc, has stated that 2017 will be the year of ‘cross channel convergence’ for industry stakeholders. Asked what will be the dominant industry theme/trend in 2017, Weizer did not hesitate to answer, by stating that convergence would see real B2B through to B2C progress this …

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Playtech eyes soft games boost with Eyecon £50 million acquisition

FTSE-listed Playtech Plc continues its industry M&A strategy confirming the acquisition of specialist ‘soft games’ developer Eyecon for a maximum consideration of £50 million. Playtech will pay an upfront cash fee of £25 million for its acquisition of Brisbane-based Eyecon assets. The technology firm has added a further £25 million in performance-based targets once the initial acquisition is complete. Detailing …

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Playtech opens Bucharest live gaming studio

Seeking to optimise its live gaming content services, FTSE-listed gambling technology firm Playtech Plc has confirmed that it has opened a ‘state-of-the-art’ studio facility in Bucharest (Romania) to cater for growing demand in licensees in newly regulated Eastern European markets. The Bucharest studio will employ native dealers in live broadcasts for Playtech gaming content clients. The new studio will further …

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Playtech strengthens sports leadership team with three senior appointments

Playtech has moved to strengthen its sports betting senior management team, announcing a trio of leadership appointments, ahead of a set of large-scale ‘Playtech ONE’ projects and following its acquisitions sports software provider BGT. The FTSE-listed gambling technology provider has confirmed the appointments of Richard Andrew as new Playtech Sports Chief Operating Officer (COO), joining from The Hong Kong Jockey Club, …

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Playtech boosts omni-channel capabilities with Best Gaming Technology acquisition

FTSE-listed Playtech Plc continues to strengthen its position within the sports betting market by confirming to acquire Best Gaming Technology for €138 million (£115 million). The ‘all-cash’ acquisition sees Playtech secure a 90% stake in the Vienna-based company, which specialises in retail based sports betting provisions, risk/ liability management and multi-channel odds feeds.   The announced deal will see BGT …

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Francesco Rodano joins Playtech as Chief Policy Officer

Former Italian Head of Remote Gaming for the Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (AAMS), Francesco Rodano has joined Playtech Plc’s executive team as Chief Policy Officer (CPO). A European regulatory expert, Rodano will advise and guide Playtech on international policy corporate initiatives and practices within the context of further new regulations entering the gambling sector. As Head of Remote …

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Playtech commits to Quickspin €50 million acquisition

Industry leading gambling technology provider Playtech completes its first major acquisition of 2016, by confirming that it has agreed to acquire Swedish igaming and social games content developer Quickspin AB for a maximum consideration of €50 million. Founded by the executive team of Daniel Lindberg (CEO), Mats Westerlund (CCO) and Joachim Timmermans (CPO) in 2011, Quickspin has become one of …

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Strong ‘Commercial Pipeline’ sees Playtech post 38% revenue surge in 2015

New client acquisitions, combined with the continued growth of Tier 1 UK digital accounts (Sky B&G, Gala Coral, Ladbrokes and Betfair) have helped Playtech Plc post full-year 2015 revenues of €630 million up 38% on 2014’s corresponding €457 million. Declaring 2015 corporate results (period ending 31 December), Playtech governance was pleased to announce top-line metric growth on all its core division. …

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ICE 2016 – Mor Weizer: Playtech growth to be led by omni-channel & deeper intelligence focus

Addressing industry news sources yesterday morning at ICE 2016, Playtech CEO Mor Weizer detailed that omni-channel competencies combined with dynamic data/intelligence gathering would lead his firm’s future growth strategy. Noting a higher scope for increasing player values and better user retention rates by clients, Weizer stated that Playtech future development and innovation would be led with the aim of  creating ‘best-in-class’ industry …

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