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Playtech moves into Italy with €846m Snaitech acquisition

Major industry supplier Playtech has pulled off an audacious move with an agreement to purchase Italian bookmaker Snaitech. The initial deal will see Playtech acquire 70.6% of the operator after which it will be compelled to make a mandatory takeover offer for all the remaining shares. Commenting on the transaction, Mor Weizer, Chief Executive Officer of Playtech said: “The acquisition …

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Ladbrokes estate receives Playtech single account functionality

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Ladbrokes players throughout the UK are now able to use one account and one wallet across all online, mobile and retail products, following an integration of the Playtech single account omni-channel functionality across its entire retail estate. In line with the Playtech One strategy the newly unified sportsbook platform, encompassing Self Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs), is fully integrated with the …

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Olympic Entertainment books major Neon upgrade with Playtech IGS

FTSE-listed gambling technology supplier Playtech Plc has confirmed that it has expanded its lead systems supplier partnership with Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG), Eastern Europe’s largest gambling operator. Securing a long-term partnership, OEG governance has selected Playtech’s Neon casino management system to deliver on ‘connecting more than 100 casinos in five countries, covering approximately 3,500 electronic gaming machines combined with 150 …

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UKGC digital compliance lead Richard Bayliss joins Playtech Plc

FTSE-listed gambling technology provider Playtech Plc has confirmed the appointment of Richard Bayliss as its new Regulatory Compliance Manager. Bayliss joins Playtech’s group compliance team, from the UK Gambling Commission where he served as the UKGC’s Senior Online Manager (2006-2018). In his new role Bayliss will be a key corporate stakeholder in leading the direction of Playtech’s group responsible gambling initiatives and strategy. …

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SAS set to go live with new Playtech powered sportsbook

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A new Sociedade de Apostas Sociais (SAS) sportsbook is set to go live with an exclusive online and mobile offering powered by Playtech. The software provider has signed a deal to provide the regulated Portuguese operator with its IMS player management platform and new sportsbook offering. The digital offering from Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) is a single, integrated solution for both desktop …

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Playtech launches sports star-themed gaming suite

Leading omni-channel supplier Playtech has launched a new casino games suite, linked to a series of timed jackpots with guaranteed daily wins. The suite, created to celebrate the champions of the global sporting world, will be launched alongside high-profile events such as the Cheltenham Festival, the Grand National and the World Cup. In an industry first, each game in the …

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Mor Weizer: Playtech –  ‘Local Heroes’ can overcome 2018’s challenge

Opening the ‘Playtech Academy’ at ICE 2018, Group Chief Executive Mor Weizer details that company leadership is unfazed by the radically changing regulatory landscape impacting all industry stakeholders. Leading Playtech Plc since 2007, Weizer states that his firm’s services and operations have helped tier1 clients overcome all previous regulatory challenges, 2018 is therefore no new phenomenon for the FTSE technology supplier. …

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Industry told to take ‘immediate steps’ to clean up bonus promotions

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Operators will need to take ‘immediate steps’ to comply with consumer protection law or face enforcement action, after a joint investigation between the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the Gambling Commission into bonus promotions. The CMA report states gambling firms must “stop unfair online promotions that trap players’ money,” with changes now having to be adopted across the sector. Three operators have …

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Playtech completes integration of new fraud detection tools

Playtech has completed the integration of Featurespace’s machine learning fraud detection tools into its Information Management System (IMS) player management platform, enabling licensees to instantly identify and reduce fraud. Playtech signed a strategic partnership with Featurespace in 2017 with the deal forming part of the group’s strategy to further enhance its IMS platform. Playtech’s strategy also includes several other third-party …

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Casino Cosmopol partners with Playtech for casino management solution

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Swedish casino operator Casino Cosmopol has selected Intelligent Gaming Systems (IGS), a Playtech company, as its System Partner to deliver a complete casino management suite. The deal includes slots, tables, poker, visitor registration, cash desk and business intelligence capabilities. Casino Cosmopol is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AB Svenska Spel that operates four international casinos in Sweden. Together the casinos employ …

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