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Playtech to open first live casino studio in Michigan

Playtech to open live casino studio Michigan
Playtech has secured a long-term lease for its first Live Casino studio in the US, providing one of the largest live entertainment studios in Michigan.

Playtech and Spearhead Studios sign distribution agreement

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Spearhead Studios announces the recent signing of a new content distribution agreement with Playtech, a market leader in the gambling..

Greentube teams up with Playtech in strategic distribution agreement

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Greentube, the Novomatic Interactive division, has signed a special deal to launch a selection of its premium online casino content with leading gambling technology company Playtech.

Portugal’s leading casino operator Solverde migrates to Playtech platform and casino

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Playtech, the world’s leading gambling technology company, today announces that it has signed a long term partnership with Casino Solverde, a leading Portuguese Casino operator. Playtech’s award winning IMS player management platform will become the core platform used by CasinoSolverde. This will allow Solverde Online Casino to launch a tailored suite of Playtech’s innovative, high-performing games combined with a variety...

Playtech launches casino partnership with GVC across key markets

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Playtech, the world’s leading omni-channel gambling company, is pleased to announce the successful roll-out of its industry leading casino offering in multiple markets across GVC’s leading brands - including bwin, Sportingbet, partypoker, PartyCasino, Foxy Bingo, Foxy Casino and Crystalbet. The UK, Spain, Italy and Georgia have become the latest key markets in which GVC has launched Playtech’s award-winning content on...

Playtech completes Snaitech acquisition with final 3.5 percent

Playtech has completed the $1bn take over of Italian betting and gaming operator Snaitech, acquiring the final 3.5 percent through its subsidiary Pluto SPA. The London-based operator finalised its purchase of Italy’s largest sports betting firm with a cash…

Playtech and Ladbrokes bring sports betting straight to gaming tables

Casino and sportsbook software supplier Playtech and bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral have integrated a proprietary bet slip solution into their partnership Live Casino product. The sportsbook offering, the first of its kind in an online casino setting, allows customers to follow live odds and action, as well as place bets, without leaving gameplay at the Live Casino tables. “This is the first...

Quickspin looks east for the jewel in its slots portfolio

Playtech subsidiary Quickspin has introduced one of the highest bet win multipliers in the industry with the launch of its latest title, Eastern Emeralds. The 1680x bet win multiplier gives players the chance to choose from a range of different free spin options…

Playtech BGT Sports enjoying record-breaking World Cup

3.5million tickets processed with turnover up 400 per cent Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), the leading provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, has announced a record-breaking World Cup as its SSBTs continue to drive increased revenues in the retail space.

Playtech shares plummet over a quarter as Asian market disappoints

Playtech has issued its second profit warning in a year, predicting a $82m deficit in projected annual Asian revenue due to “disappointing” performance. The gambling software developer, which issued a similar warning in November 2017, saw share price fall…

Six events make up ‘must attend’ Betting on Sports Week in September

Six events make up ‘must attend’ Betting on Sports Week in September SBC Events will invite more than 2,500 delegates to “feel the pulse of the sports betting industry” through six events at this year’s Betting on Sports Week in London. Taking place…

London-listed gaming firms embroiled in pay revolts

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Top executives in the most successful UK-listed gaming firms have faced a backlash from their shareholders over the amount they are paid. Playtech endured a revolt in May over the firm remuneration report which included a 78 percent pay rise for the CEO Mor Weizer.

Playtech strengthens its hand in Italy with B2C acquisition

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Playtech is upping its stake in Italy, now Europe’s largest gaming market, with the acquisition of local retail giant, Snaitech. The move would lift EBITDA by over a third, and push regulated sales up to 78 percent of the new group’s total. One of Italy’s…

GSA meeting forges path for blockchain technology in Gaming Industry

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The Gaming Standards Association’s (GSA) recently formed Blockchain Technical Committee held its first meeting in London recently, charting a course to integrate the breakthrough technology into the gaming industry, with the potential to modernise lotteries

Proposed acquisition of Snaitech S.p.A by Playtech plc for €846m

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The Board of Playtech plc has announced its reached an agreement with certain shareholders of Snaitech S.p.A to acquire approximately 70.6 per cent of the issued share capital of Snaitech. Upon completion of the initial acquisition, Playtech will be required to make a mandatory takeover offer for all the remaining shares in takeover offer. Completion of the Initial Acquisition is subject...

Omni-channel is the king-maker in regulated markets

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The domino effect of regulation will only continue, says Playtech CEO Mor Weizer, and in each case, omni-channel capabilities will determine which firms drive the market forward.   For Playtech’s CEO, Mor Weizer, one process is shaping the gaming landscape more than anything else: the ongoing and inevitable transition towards regulated markets. And as more jurisdictions become regulated, the convergence of...

Playtech financials blowing in regulatory headwinds

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  Playtech’s 2017 came in below expectations, as certain grey markets announced their intention to turn black. While financial markets reacted negatively to the revelations, Playtech still grew by 18 percent. CEO Mor Weizer makes a compelling case for diversification and the inevitable shift towards regulated spaces.   Online gaming group Playtech says it has weathered a blusterous 12-month period of heavy...

Playtech and Ladbrokes in single-account omni-channel deal

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Playtech has delivered its omni-channel product throughout the entire UK Ladbrokes estate, in a bid to enable its players to use one account and one wallet across all online, mobile and retail products.   In line with its Playtech ONE omni-channel strategy, the newly unified sportsbook platform, that now includes Self-Service Betting Terminals (SSBT), is fully integrated with the Playtech IMS...

BetTracker goes live on Google Play

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Playtech BGT Sports’ BetTracker has been made available via the Google Play store for the first time.   The Betfred branded adaptation of the app was first to go live to Android and iPhone users on 9 January, with Boylesports, Sean Graham, Joe Jennings and Jenningsbet following with bespoke versions soon after. “Google’s decision to allow betting apps on its store...

Playtech welcomes former UK Gambling Commission senior manager Richard Bayliss

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Playtech, an Omni-channel supplier, has appointed Richard Bayliss, former senior online manager at the UK Gambling Commission, to its Compliance team as regulatory compliance manager.   In his new role Bayliss will play a key part in leading the direction of Playtech’s responsible gambling initiatives. Ian Ince, group head of Regulatory Affairs, Playtech, said: “Everyone at Playtech is delighted to welcome Richard....

Playtech agrees multi-year online SAS deal

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Playtech has agreed to supply Sociedade de Apostas Sociais (SAS), Portugal’s largest online gaming and betting operator, with its IMS player management platform and new sportsbook offering.   SAS is one of the first operators to launch such a wide range of online products following the country regulating gaming and betting 18 months ago. The multi-year agreement will see Playtech integrate its...

Authentic Gaming and Playtech sign live casino partnership agreement

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Playtech and Authentic Gaming have agreed a break-through partnership enabling Playtech licensees to access live streamed roulette from some of the world’s most famous land-based casinos.   Under the partnership, operators powered by Playtech Live casino software will gain access to live roulette tables located on the floors of land-based casinos, with real croupiers and real players, via Authentic Gaming’s live...

Playtech rolls outs omni-channel Clover Rollover into Gala Bingo clubs

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Playtech has launched its Clover Rollover game across 128 Gala Bingo UK-wide retail sites. Clover Rollover is a five-reel, five-payline slot boasting colourful graphics and a Irish-luck theme, and is Playtech’s top-performing bingo slot. The development of the game into retail is part of Playtech’s ONE Omni-channel strategy, which is supported by collaboration between the supplier’s UK-based bingo and retail divisions including Playtech...

Playtech bounces back after Malaysia crackdown

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Playtech’s stock rebounded only days after suffering a 22 percent drop in its share price, caused in part by a new regulatory assault on iGaming in Malaysia.   Shock waves were sent through Playtech’s and other exposed gaming company share prices, when the hitherto grey market announced in late October a fresh crackdown on its residents accessing gaming sites and apps. “Special...

Playtech acquires Bet Buddy to boost responsible gambling services

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  Playtech has acquired Bet Buddy, a responsible gambling analytics solution provider, for an undisclosed fee.   “The integration of BetBuddy’s behavioural identification and modification software into Playtech’s powerful IMS player management system will enable Playtech to continue to lead the industry in the delivery of responsible gambling products and services,” the company said in a statement.   Adding that: “The integration will...

Playtech player walks away with almost £600,000 in biggest omni-channel prize

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A European Casino.com player has won gaming’s largest ever omni-channel jackpot on Playtech’s Age of the Gods Live Roulette.   The ecstatic factory worker won a huge £599,380 on Age of the Gods Live Roulette that has paid out more than £1m in jackpot prizes since launching two weeks ago. The father of three children was at home relaxing and playing Roulette...

Quickspin heads into the woods with Fairy Gate

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Quickspin, a Playtech Group company, is encouraging players to join them in a fairy tale adventure in its latest release, Fairy Gate.   The 3x5 slot features wild symbols, with three bonus symbols triggering the free spins feature, and was developed in HMTL5. Fairy Gate has been developed in HTML5 to capture players’ imagination, and offers stunning graphics and immersive sound across...

Playtech hails “strong” results in Q2

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  Playtech delivered continued strong growth in revenues in the second quarter of the year, but has warned of slowing growth in the next quarter.   Revenues were up 25 percent year-on-year to E421.6m, with growth driven by Playtech's core online casino business, the company said. Adjusted earnings per share were up by 13 percent and the dividend was raised by ten percent,...

Ladbrokes and Playtech unveil new Live Casino

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The re-launch of Ladbrokes Live Casino, created by Ladbrokes and Playtech, will feature an industry first video system with customised messaging.   Ladbrokes has announced it has relaunched its Live Casino with the company claiming they worked closely with Playtech to deliver a new studio design and improved app functionality. Ladbrokes and Playtech worked closely to re-engineer and significantly enhance the new...

RoboCop upholds the law in Playtech’s latest slot

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The iconic 1980s movie character RoboCop is now the crime-fighting hero in a brand new online slot game from Playtech. Playtech has worked in partnership with MGM Interactive Inc. (MGM), a subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., to launch its new RoboCop slot game. The game is based on the iconic 1980s classic movie that tells the story of bionic policeman ‘Murphy’ who...