Tag Archives: Shimon Akad

Playtech commits to Gibraltar expansion with new World Trade Center office

FTSE gambling technology provider Playtech Plc has expanded its operational presence within British overseas territory Gibraltar, opening a new office within the ‘World Trade Center’ complex. Speaking to Gibraltar news source GBC.gi, Playtech Chief Operations Officer Shimon Akad, stated that the office would expand the firm’s presence within Gibraltar, a key jurisdiction for Playtech commercial pipeline. Akad detailed that the …

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Almost £600,000 scooped on Age of the Gods Live Roulette

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One lucky punter is celebrating after claiming a £599,380.45 jackpot on Playtech’s Age of the Gods Live Roulette. The European factory worker, playing on mobile after a night shift, scooped his prize on Casino.com, meaning the omni-channel title has now paid out over £1m in prizes since its launch just two weeks ago. The winner of Age of Gods biggest …

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‘Live in Riga’…Playtech completes largest ever Live Casino customer migration

Playtech development has today announced that it has completed the ‘industry’s largest migration’ of dedicated live casino rooms to its new ‘next generation’ studio in Riga Latvia. Completing one its key corporate initiatives for 2017, Playtech migrates its live casino operations to an 8,500 square capacity site built on top of the city’s fortified 16th-century walls in the heart of Riga Old …

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Playtech sponsors Girls in Tech Gibraltar Chapter

Leading industry platform and software provider Playtech Plc has partnered with ‘Girls in Tech’ a global organisation focused on promoting women and diversity within technology-led businesses. The organisation has announced its latest chapter in Gibraltar, with Playtech acting as its lead sponsor. Playtech is partnering with Girls in Tech Gibraltar as part of its commitment to increase diversity and inclusion …

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William Hill player scoops $1 million jackpot on Playtech slot

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A 48-year-old European player on William Hill has become a millionaire after scooping the largest ever progressive jackpot on a Playtech Age of the Gods™ slot game. The anonymous male, who was spinning just $1 per spin, was rewarded with an additional $3,000 bonus following his $997,690 jackpot win on Age of the Gods: King of Olympus™. Since being launched …

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Playtech first to enter Czech online casino market with Fortuna Entertainment

FTSE-listed Playtech Plc has confirmed that it will be the first industry platform provider to launch a licensed online casino property for the Czech Republic in partnership with Eastern European operator Fortuna Entertainment. Updating investors, Playtech governance revealed that on 24 February the Czech Republic Ministry of Finance granted Fortuna the country’s first ever licence to operate ‘online technical games’. …

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Playtech focuses on ‘real-time’ rewards and engagement with Captain Up partnership

Seeking to boost its client retention capabilities, FTSE-listed gambling technology and platform provider Playtech has entered a strategic partnership with real-time user engagement specialists Captain Up. The partnership will see Playtech incorporate Captain UP real-time engagement and retention tools which will reward in-play customers playing on the Playtech client network. Captain Up engagement tools, combine social communications, gamification mechanisms and …

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Playtech ups fraud & risk capabilities with Featurespace

Leading industry platform and technology provider Playtech Plc (Playtech) has confirmed that it has entered a strategic partnership with behavioural and machine learning analytics provider Featurespace. The partnership will focus on optimising Playtech assets fraud prevention and risk management capabilities, with the gambling technology firm integrating Featurespace ARIC systems within its current player management network. Featurespace’s real-time, machine learning ARIC™ …

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Playtech launches cross-border network with RAY and win2day

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Finnish company RAY and Austria-based win2day have agreed an ‘industry-first’ deal to share cross-border poker liquidity on the Playtech network. The two companies will launch a joint network which pools their Finnish and Austrian player bases, with customers of each brand able to access Playtech’s omni-channel poker products. Playtech said the deal, which was made possible by the recent approval …

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Playtech builds on Roulette success with Prestige Baccarat

Playtech has given the classic game of Baccarat a modern-day makeover by launching Prestige Baccarat, a live casino title which includes five gameplay angles and action replays of winning hands. The launch comes almost a year to the day that Playtech launched its inaugural Prestige title, Prestige Roulette, which has been a great success with many of the industry’s leading …

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