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Shay Segev – GVC Holdings – The Multi-Channel Race

Having recently been appointed GVC Holdings’ Chief Operating Officer, Shay Segev will be in charge of integrating and driving strategy for the merged enterprise of GVC assets and bwin.party Entertainment, one of the  industry’s largest projects. A leading industry figurehead on multi-channel strategies and new device integration, Shay Segev spoke to  SBC at ICE 2016, shedding insight on betting operator and supplier ongoing focuses on …

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Kenneth Alexander – GVC Holdings eyes FTSE 250 entry

Speaking last weekend to The Daily Telegraph, GVC Holdings CEO Kenneth Alexander detailed his company’s ambitious plans for its +£1 billion takeover of bwin.party Entertainment. Having gained shareholder approval to finalise its leveraged takeover of the Gibraltar based online gambling operator, Alexander stated to The Telegraph that should GVC governance successfully integrate bwin.party services, the new business entity would become …

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bwin.party shareholders green-light GVC acquisition

bwin.party Entertainment shareholders have formally approved the firm’s £1.1 billion acquisition by London AIM listed operator GVC Holdings (GVC). Hosting a shareholder ‘extraordinary meeting’, bwin.party governance announced that 99.99% of its investors approved in favour of the reverse takeover by GVC. GVC and bwin.party governance will now work together to officially complete the deal by Q1 2016 and begin the …

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GVC reports strong Q4 trading ahead of bwin.party integration

Issuing a trading update for its Q4 2015 performance (period ending 30 November), London AIM listed GVC Holdings reported a 12% net gaming revenue growth with the operator averaging NGR of €716,000. GVC highlighted that its improved performance had been driven by an uplift in its sports wagering which had grown to an average of €4.9 million representing an increase …

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GVC appoints Shay Segev to lead bwin.party merger integration as new COO

GVC Holdings has announced the appointment of Shay Segev as its new Chief Operating Officer. Segev will be in charge of leading the operators merger integration with bwin.party Entertainment, which it acquired in August for £1.1 billion. The appointment of Segev the former Chief Operations Officer of Playtech Plc, represents a major coup for GVC. Segev who had worked for …

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Coral pushes for omni-channel future by appointing Shay Segev as CSO

Gala Coral has announced a major executive coup by announcing the appointment of former Playtech COO Shay Segev as its new Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Segev will be charged with leading the operator’s omni-channel strategy, which has proved to be the operator’s key driver for growth. Segev who left leading gambling technology supplier Playtech in April, was a key figure …

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Ainsworth agrees content partnership with Playtech

Casino gaming technology provider Ainsworth Game Technology has announced that it has entered a strategic online content partnership with igaming technology supplier Playtech. The cooperation will see a range of Ainsworth casino gaming titles migrated to Playtech’s online gaming network, allowing for select Playtech casinos to publish popular Ainsworth Game titles. Access to Ainsworth Game titles will be allowed for …

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Playtech gets personal with Dynamic Yield

Dynamic Yield specialist in real-time personalization and targeted optimization , has agreed an automation partnership with Playtech, online gaming software and services supplier. Through the  partnership, Playtech will provide Dynamic Yield’s platform to leading gaming operators enabling them to personalize and optimize their players’ experience on an individual level, delivering a significantly enhanced gaming offering and, in return, maximizing their …

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Playtech acquires Aristocrat Lotteries

Playtech developer and licensor of software and services for the gambling industry, has entered into an agreement with global content and systems provider Aristocrat Leisure Limited to acquire Aristocrat Lotteries for ?10.5 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments and satisfaction of closing conditions. It is anticipated that closing will occur shortly. Once complete, the acquisition will position Playtech’s land-based …

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RAY launches Playtech live casino

Finland’s national gaming operator has launched today with Playtech’s cutting-edge live casino solution located in its own purpose-built studio within its Espoo headquarters and featuring a new presenter concept. RAY (Raha-Automaattiyhdistys – Slot Machine Association Finland) has further extended its existing long-term relationship with Playtech and launched unlimited Blackjack, Blackjack and Roulette tables. The initial launch includes Playtech web version …

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