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IGT confirms Walter Bugno’s executive departure

IGT Plc has confirmed that long-term executive Walter Bugno has resigned from duties as the NYSE technology group’s Executive Vice President of New Business and Strategic Initiatives.  This morning, IGT notified investors that Bugno had chosen to end his 11-year tenure with the company to ‘pursue new professional opportunities‘ and will resign from all leadership duties on 14 May. A …

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Distribution fallout sees IGT and Scientific Games cancel LOTEX Brazil contract 

IGT Plc and Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) have published a joint statement confirming that they have withdrawn their consortium to operate Brazil’s exclusive LOTEX instant lottery concession.  The lottery technology groups cited that they have been unable to form a ‘crucial distribution arrangement with CAIXA Federal’, Brazil’s state-owned bank and the incumbent retail distributor of lottery products across the country.    …

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Svenska Spel agrees to IGT systems upgrade

Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel has moved to upgrade its lottery and video terminal systems arrangement with principal supplier International Game Technology (IGT). The agreement sees Svenska Spel continue its systems partnership with IGT for a further seven years (partnership started 1996). IGT will now move to upgrade Svenska Spel systems for Video Lottery Terminals, site controllers, game services …

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iGaming Expert Panel & Demo Room take centre stage at Gaming In Holland Conference

Gaming In Holland – announced two major initiatives are taking place at this year’s conference. The first is the iGaming Expert Panel sessions discussing ‘The Future of the Dutch Regulated iGaming and Lottery market’.  In which an international line-up of keynote speakers that include:- Walter Bugno, CEO of GTECH Lottomatica, Mor Weizer, CEO of Playtech, Joe Saumarez Smith, Chairman Bedegaming and NED Horseracing Authority. The top …

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Walter Bugno – ‘OPAP deal Validates GTECH online credentials’

GTECH Interactive CEO Walter Bugno has shown his full support for the recently agreed software supply  partnership with Greek licensed gambling operator – OPAP, stating it represents a major coup for GTECH Interactive and that it validates the company’s online capabilities. OPAP selected GTECH Interactive as its supplier of igaming inventory, in a closed tender that saw 888 Holdingss, Playtech …

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Spielo G2 – Investigation of Rigged Casino Games!

Online gaming software and technical services giant Spielo G2, are suspected of by the online casino community of rigging two of their popular casino table games titles – ‘Reel Deal’ & ‘Hi/Lo Gambler’. The games mentioned use a Spanish 21 deck, meaning that the cards labelled 10 are removed from the deck to make the game a 50/50 game of …

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