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James Frendo / Simo Dragicevic: Playtech leads product disciplines in the age of sustainability

Playtech executives James Frendo (Director of Casino) and Simo Dragicevic (CEO of BetBuddy) talk to SBC about how a ‘sustainability-first approach’ to product development has changed the FTSE tech group’s thinking and culture with regards to tackling the industry’s current demands and complexities.  ______________ SBC: Hi Team, can you detail to SBC audiences Playtech’s commitment towards sustainable development. When was this programme …

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Playtech suspends Chairman search after appointing Milne as interim board lead 

Playtech Plc has confirmed the appointment of Claire Milne as Interim Company Chair, succeeding Alan Jackson who chose to end his seven-year tenure as Chairman of the FTSE250 technology group at the start of the year. Assessing market dynamics interrupted by the global COVID-19 pandemic, Playtech detailed that it has chosen to delay its executive search for a new permanent …

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GambleAware donations top £10m for 2019/20

GambleAware has revealed that donations to the charity have surpassed its £10 million minimum target for the first time. Publishing the full list of donations received between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020, it revealed that gambling operators and suppliers had made £10.05 million in voluntary donations to the charity, which is not inclusive of money received through regulatory …

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Ebbe Groes: How EveryMatrix has stepped up in support of clients

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In an interview for SBC Magazine, we asked EveryMatrix CEO Ebbe Groes to explain how his company is supporting clients through the coronavirus outbreak and why CasinoEngine was the right platform for a fresh influx of virtual sports titles. However, he goes on to suggest that another emerging gambling vertical, esports, is better equipped to fill the sports void. SBC: …

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Playtech shuts down Snaitech’s retail profile respecting Italian COVID-19 decree

Issuing a corporate filing, the governance of FTSE250 Playtech Plc has updated investors on its Italian market contingencies countering the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Stating that ‘Italy faces its darkest hours’, on Sunday night (8 March) Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte signed a decree that enforced severe restrictions on the movement of 16 million people within the regions of Lombardy and 15 …

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Playtech 2019 revenue growth outdone by costs & duties 

FTSE250-listed Playtech Plc will continue to review its corporate divisions and underlining strategy after full-year results for 2019 showed core unit growth subdued by further Asian market impacts and severe declines across its TradeTech financial services unit. Playtech recorded a 22% increase in corporate revenues to €1.5 billion (FY2018: €1.25bn), as the technology group’s ‘Core B2B’ division delivered a 15% …

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Playtech prioritises affiliate compliance with Rightlander deal

Industry compliance software provider Rightlander has committed to offering its compliance solution to Playtech operators after securing a new partnership with the gaming technology company. Under the terms of the new agreement, Rightlander will offer its technology alongside Playtech’s IMS platform, delivering a range of affiliate compliance tools such as the automated compliance monitor, a PPC Monitor, a proactive affiliate …

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Fast growth FSB appoints Susan Ball as corporate advisor

Industry figurehead Susan Ball has joined the board of governance of fast growth betting platform and systems provider FSB, advising the company on its corporate expansion strategy amid changing market and regulatory demands. Issuing a market filing, FSB expands its governance appointing Ball as a Non-Executive Director, working closely with CEO Dave McDowell as FSB prepares for ‘rapid expansion across …

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FSB selects Rob Wheeler as new Business Development Director

Industry platform provider FSB has strengthened its leadership team by confirming that Rob Wheeler has joined the company as its new Business Development Director. The new appointment is hoped to help support FSB’s global expansion, with further senior appointments due to be announced in due course. Commenting on his new role, Wheeler said: “I’m delighted to have joined FSB at …

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UKGC forms three groups to address safer gambling standards

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has confirmed that it will create three new focus groups to help facilitate the implementation of safer gambling standards. Led by senior leaders in the gambling industry, the three collaboration groups will focus on game and product design, advertising technology and high value customer incentives to gamble. The initiative, which is said to be the …

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