Tag: Shay Segev

Verizon to leverage 900 million users in market-marking betting bid

Verizon leverage users sports betting bid
Verizon hopes sports gambling will help it make good on old promises: both in forging a future for virtual reality in sports, and cross-selling its vast Yahoo Sports user-base into more lucrative activities

Entain appoints first female boss of UK-listed bookmaker

Entain appoints Jette Nygaard-Andersen new CEO
Entain has appointed non-executive director, Jette Nygaard-Andersen, as its new chief executive - the first woman to hold such a position in a UK-listed gambling company.

Entain resists MGM takeover advances

MGM Entain deal
Entain’s rebuke of MGM’s initial takeover offer of $8bn, on the grounds it substantially undervalued its assets - followed swiftly by the departure of CEO, Shay Segev - looks to have derailed one of the world’s largest gambling transactions.

GVC rebrands as Entain, vows to exit grey markets

GCV rebrands as Entain
GVC - the not-so-catchy umbrella group for Ladbrokes Coral, Foxy Bingo, Party Poker and many others - is to rebrand as Entain, and refocus its efforts towards long-term growth in regulated markets.

Investors weigh benefits of black white and grey

BBI - Investors
Just how should we assess the risk, income and multiples of businesses in regulated, unregulated and soon-to-regulate markets? Investors from the industry assembled in London last month to tackle these very issues.   Investors take different views of companies involved in different shades of market; it’s partly an appetite for risk, but also about weighing up a business’ potential income over...

Betting on Football event to feature 140 leading speakers

BB - Betting on Football 140 leading speakers
140 industry leading speakers will be addressing the 800+ delegates attending next week’s Betting on Football 2017 at Stamford Bridge (3-5 May).   The fourth edition of the biggest international football and betting trade conference, Betting on Football, will feature 140 international speakers, including Fortuna Entertainment Group CEO, Per Widerstrom, GVC Holdings COO, Shay Segev and Ladbrokes Ambassador Chris Kamara. Organisers of the...