Tag Archives: Penn National

Turning behaviour into revenue: Xtremepush bangs the drum for smarter player engagement

Operators could – and should – be putting their customer data to more effective use, believes Victor Sevciuc, Head of Sales for Sports Betting and Gaming at Xtremepush.   He was speaking to us ahead of an upcoming Xtremepush webinar which will be hosted by SBC on Thursday 29 October, entitled ‘Turning player behaviour into revenue: Building an omnichannel approach to …

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Scott Longley: Penn prepares for its ‘one chance’ with Barstool

US wagering to date has been dominated by conservative marriages between US casino giants and established European sportsbook operators. Flipping the script, last January Penn National acquired controversial US sports publisher Barstool for $450m, stating its intent to develop America’s dominant mass-market sportsbook proposition. Scott Longley explains why if you are still a ‘sportsbook romantic’… you should really care about …

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Kambi strikes Penn National multi-state agreement

Kambi Group has significantly advanced its US profile by securing a ‘multi-state sportsbook services agreement’ with Penn National Gaming. Updating investors, Kambi details that it will become the lead sports betting systems and software supplier to Penn National, ‘North America’s largest regional gaming operator’, servicing both its on-property and digital disciplines. Nasdaq-listed Penn National operates more than 40 gaming facilities …

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Winning Post – Change on the horizon for South Africa

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. South Africa: National Gambling Amendment Bill – if at first you don’t succeed… The National Gambling Amendment Bill 2018 (first tabled in September 2016 but much changed since then) looks like it …

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Winning Post – A boost for British horseracing

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. K: betting on horseracing – 2017-18 Levy, the last hurrah? The GB Horserace Betting Levy Board reported an annual income of £95m in 2017/18. This represents a 46% increase on the previous …

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Penn National gains digital inventory with Sportech Digital

US racing operator Penn National Gaming has announced that it has partnered with Sportech Racing Digital to deliver its digital and mobile betting solutions for its pari-mutuel betting inventory. Sportech Digital is set to provide Penn National with digital provisions using its G4 betting framework and Digital Link app for mobile betting. The partnership will see Sportech further provide support services …

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Unfavourable XE rates impact Sportech 2014 performance

Reporting on its 2014 full year financial performance, football pools and betting operator Sportech recorded declines in top line metrics as the firm reported a 2% decline in group revenues of to £104 million (FY 2013: £106 million). The firm further recorded a 5% decline in EBITDA earnings to 24 million (FY 2013:£25.3 million) Despite its decline in overall group performance, …

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Chris Sheffield joins Penn National as digital gaming lead

Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced today the appointment of Chris Sheffield as Senior Vice President Managing Director I-Gaming, a newly created position at the Company. Mr. Sheffield joins Penn National from Betfred, a United Kingdom-based bookmaker, and will be responsible for setting the Company’s strategy as it prepares for the launch of online gaming initiatives across its portfolio. Mr. Sheffield …

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