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playtech confirms the departure of paul hewitt as corporate advisor

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has confirmed the departure of Paul Hewitt as a corporate non-executive director. A veteran in corporate financing Hewitt joined the FTSE enterprise in 2015, advising Playtech governance and leadership on capital structures, large-scale growth

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scientific games secures caesars nj ms sportsbook contracts

Nasdaq-listed industry technology group, Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed that it will act as lead sportsbook provider for Caesars Entertainment properties in the states of New Jersey and Mississippi. The partnership will SGC launch its OpenBet sports betting systems

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egba logico deem italian dignity decree as counterproductive

As Italy’s parliament debates the approved mandate of the Lega-5Star ‘Dignity Decree’, implementing a blanket ban on sports betting advertising and sponsorship, the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has detailed its support for Italian industry trade body – LOGiCO’s

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blackstone eyes tricky codere spain buyout

Spanish business news source OK Diario has reported that US multi-national private equity firm Blackstone is preparing a bid for Grupo Codere, Spain’s largest gambling operator. The private equity firm, seeks to create the world’s leading Spanish-language gambling/betting group, merging

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gvc holdings to unveil mgm masterstroke next week

Sky News has this morning reported that FTSE-listed gambling group GVC Holdings is set to unveil it’s $/£ multi-million US strategic partnership with MGM Resorts International next week. According to city insiders, GVC governance is finalising plans on a long-term

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sbcs on the ball the broadcasting of football evolves

With the season almost upon us, this edition of SBC’s On The Ball places a key focus on the evolving landscape for football broadcasting. Looking at the gripping trailer for Manchester City’s Amazon, the continued expansion of Eleven Sports and

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world cup fallout sees kambi eyeing global growth

On the back of a successful second quarter of 2018, turnkey sports betting service Kambi is setting its sights on expansion across a number of key markets. Aided by the beginning of the Russia World Cup, hailed as “a huge

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sportito renews qpr dfs sponsorship agreement

Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform Sportito has renewed its partnership deal with English Championship club Queens Park Rangers. The Italy-based firm will remain as the club’s “Official Fantasy Sports Partner” for the 2018/19 season. The pair continue over their successful

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henrik tjarnstrom kindred looks to new shores post world cup

As a sign of corporate growth and progress, Kindred Group CEO Henrik Tjärnström has stated to investors that corporate comparative trading periods will only get tougher for the Stockholm-listed enterprise. Presenting Kindred’s H1 2018 interim leadership update, Tjärnström acknowledges that

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essa reveals us vision as 62 suspicious alerts raised in q2

ESSA has reported a total of 62 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the second quarter of 2018, involving eight different sports. The international betting integrity body highlights the vast majority (44) emanated from tennis, with football

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