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IGT write down of North America Interactive unit sees Q3 operating losses of $550m

IGT sheds Italian weight offloading Lottomatica B2C units to Gamenet SPA

Foreign exchange losses combined with a write-down impairment charge of $714 million has seen New York-listed gambling firm IGT Group Plc declare Q3 2017 net losses of $804 million. Publishing its Q3 2017 trading update (period ending 30 September), IGT disclosed a period group operating loss of $556 million, primarily attributed to its $714 million write-down charge of its ‘North …

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G4 awards IGT first ever ‘Responsible Gaming Certification’

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International Game Technology (IGT) has become the first gaming supplier to be the recipient of Global Gambling Guidance Group’s (G4) Responsible Gaming Certification. The New York listed gambling technology supplier received the accreditation for its land based casino and lottery segments. Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO, North America Gaming and Interactive, commented:  “IGT partners with gaming operators around the world to …

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IGT & Scientific Games enter North America games cross-licensing agreement

Industry technology providers’ IGT Group and Scientific Games have informed the market that they have signed a ‘landmark patent cross-licensing agreement’. Updating stakeholders, IGT and Scientific Games detail that moving forward each company will have access to each other’s slot portfolio for the North American market. Fierce rivals within the land-based gambling systems and lottery terminals sectors, it appears that …

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Currency impacts effect ‘debt focused’ IGT Group’s Q2 2017 performance

Presenting its Q2 2017 trading update (period ending 30 June), New York-listed international lottery and gambling systems provider IGT Group Plc, has detailed that currency impacts have affected group wide metrics. Updating the market, IGT would declare period group ‘consolidated’ revenues of $1.2 billion down 5% on corresponding Q2 2016’s $1.285 billion.   The company detailed that the decline was …

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Vegas portfolio gains see Boyd Gaming confident of hitting 2017 targets

New York-listed US Casino group Boyd Gaming Plc (Boyd) is confident of hitting its 2017 full-year corporate targets and expectations, following its best ‘quarter results’ in nearly ten years. Updating investors of Q2 2017 results (period ending 30 June), Boyd reported a 10% uplift in group new revenues to $599 million (Q2 2016: $544 million). Driven by enterprise growth across …

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IGT secures new $1.5 billion loan agreement towards debt commitments

New York-listed industry lottery and gambling systems provider IGT Group Plc (IGT) has this afternoon announced that it has secured a new $1.5 billion loan agreement which is set to mature from 2023. Updating the market and stakeholders, IGT governance informs that it will use the proceeds from the $1.5 billion loan to repay the ‘€800 million term loans maturing …

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IGT secures New York Lottery services extension

Updating the market, international gambling and lottery systems provider IGT Group Plc has confirmed that it has secured a three-year extension to its existing services contract with the New York Lottery. The agreement will see the New York Lottery extend its existing provisions with IGT services adding new terminals, technology portals and multimedia enhancements. The New York Lottery has been …

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IGT offers 7.5% debt note tender for $500 million target price

New York-listed gambling and lottery technology/systems provider IGT Group has issued a market tender seeking to sell 7.5% of its corporate debt ‘Notes’ at a target price of $500 million. The gambling technology firm seeks an outright buyer or multiple parties to purchase the Notes which are due for repayment in 2019. IGT governance has set a purchase price of …

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Rush Street Gaming appoints Mark Lunter as new marketing lead

Issuing a market update, Chicago-based US casino operator Rush Street Gaming has confirmed the appointment of Mark Lunter as its new Chief Marketing Officer. A casino marketing veteran, Lunter joins Rush Street from market competitor Caesars Entertainment, where he served as Regional Vice President of Marketing for Caesars Eastern US properties (Baltimore, Philadelphia and Tunica). Lunter has also held marketing leadership …

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Sales slowdown hurts IGT Group’s Q1 2017 opening

IGT sheds Italian weight offloading Lottomatica B2C units to Gamenet SPA

Publishing its Q1 trading results, New York-listed IGT Group Plc has detailed a tough opening to its financial year, reporting declines throughout its core metrics. The gambling technology and lottery systems provider would detail a group revenue decline of 10% to $1.15 billion (Q1 2016: $1.28 billion). IGT governance detailed that the revenue decline reflected a tough comparative period, combined …

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