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ECA selects its winning team line-up for the challenging times ahead

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The European Casino Association has elected new three new board members and appointed Bettina Glatz-Kremsner as joint vice-chair.

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 technology industry. Following the agreement, Spearhead Studios’ portfolio will be available to Playtech clients via the Playtech Games Marketplace.

Playtech: Omnichannel is kingmaker 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 retail...

Playtech agrees multi-year online SAS deal

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 integrates real-time fraud detection from Featurespace into IMS platform

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Playtech has completed the integration of Featurespace’s machine learning fraud detection tools into its Information Management System, enabling licensees to identify and reduce fraud.   The software and services supplier signed a partnership with Feature- space in 2017 to further enhance its IMS platform, utilising Feature space’s adaptive, real-time, individual change platform (ARIC) to understand individual player behaviour and evaluate risk. “Playtech...

Gaming Standards Association Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Celebration at ICE 2018

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The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) is marking 20 years of bringing vital standards to the gaming industry. In fact, companies that supply 70 percent of the global gaming marketplace are or have been involved in GSA, and the organization’s award-winning standards are in use around the world, driving the industry to innovation and growth.   Now GSA will be on stand...

Casino Cosmopol partners with Playtech’s IGS

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Swedish casino operator Casino Cosmopol has selected Intelligent Gaming Systems (IGS), a Playtech company, to deliver a complete casino management suite including slots, tables, poker, visitor registration, cash desk and business intelligence capabilities. IGS was awarded contract following best-in-class approach to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and data protection regulations. Casino Cosmopol is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AB Svenska Spel that operates four... launches exclusive Playtech Casino products, joins

CasinoBarcelona has launched a new online casino on Playtech’s Spanish poker network -, owned by Grup Peralada, is a renowned land-based venue and gaming brand in Spain that opened its online casino in 2012. “We’re delighted to have Casino Barcelona join our growing Spanish network and contribute to the growing success of,” Pedro Extremera, Spain country manager, Playtech,...

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 deliver...

Playtech debuts live casino brand with Age of the Gods Live Roulette

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Playtech has unveiled Age of the Gods Live Roulette, the first of its Live Casino Playtech ONE brand.   The game is available to players both brick and mortar casinos and live casino online. Shimon Akad, COO, Playtech, said: “Age of the Gods has been a phenomenal success in casinos across the industry and continues to drive incredible growth for Playtech and our...

Playtech completes “largest ever” Live Casino customer migration

Playtech has completed the delivery of Live Casino rooms to its next generation studio in Riga, Latvia.   The move to the world’s largest Live Casino studio began in mid-2016 with the acquisition of a prime 8,500-square metre capacity site built on top of the city’s fortified 16th century walls in the heart of Riga Old Town, a site that dwarfs...

Ladbrokes and Playtech unveil new Live Casino

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. The company confirmed that in an industry first, a new video system...

Gaming industry turns out for GSA Europe’s first Open House

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GSA Europe, a division of the Gaming Standards Association, has recorded a successful first edition of its open house event, drawing more than 30 attendees from across the European gaming industry spectrum.   Headlining the event was Malta Gaming Authority Executive Chairman Joseph Cuschieri, who addressed attendees and shared his enthusiasm for working with GSA members to raise industry standards. He said:...

Sky Betting and Gaming extends multi-product Playtech deal

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A long-term contract between Sky Betting and Gaming and Playtech has been extended across Casino, Live Casino and Bingo.   The contract extends across an exclusive Playtech Casino, exclusive dedicated Live Casino environment, Bingo and dedicated Bingo game and network development. Sky Betting & Gaming is a long-standing Playtech partner and the company claims it has witnessed significant year-on-year growth within its...

Playtech agrees Caesars Entertainment deal

Technology will link 178 tables and 427 electronic terminals in EMEA casino management agreement Playtech has confirmed a large-scale casino management system agreement with Caesars Entertainment EMEA across eight landmark UK properties including the Empire Casino in central London. Playtech subsidiary IGS will replace Caesars’ legacy technology with its cutting-edge proprietary Neon Enterprise system that will give the casino group complete...

Mother of two wins £1.36m on Playtech’s Gladiator slot

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The winner aims to “give up work” after scoring one of the biggest mobile jackpots ever on the popular Playtech progressive slot, Gladiator. A 47-year-old job centre employee and married mother of two children says she plans to “give up work” after a 25 pence spin landed her one of the biggest mobile jackpots ever won on Playtech’s Gladiator. I just...

Coral and Playtech go Live with online casino

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The UK bookmaker, Coral, and leading development company, Playtech, have launched their latest collaboration, Coral Live Casino Studio. Coral has confirmed it has launched its new online casino, in collaboration with Playtech, offering four blackjack tables and a roulette table, hosted 24 hours a day by professional dealers. The partnership claims the online studio raises the game for players and offers...

Revenue growth sees Playtech poised for further purchases

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Things are looking good for online gaming’s most procurement-prone provider. 2016 saw Playtech achieve three strategic M&As, an impressive record of customer renewals, and 20 percent growth in revenue, with the “window wide open” for further acquisitions.   Among the accolades posted by iGaming provider, Playtech, was a 20 percent rise in revenues for the 12 months to NYE, opening a...

Playtech launches ‘Super’ £500k casino promotion

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Playtech has launched its largest ever £500,000 casino network promotion that will run across its network for 28 days.   The leading industry supplier, Playtech, has launched a £500,000 casino cash giveaway to celebrate its portfolio of games in 2017 following the success of its earlier promotions. Playtech’s latest promo coincides with the launch of a host of Super Hero based games,...

Grand launch for Playtech’s Live Casino experience

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The latest Live Casino experience from Playtech Live, Grand Royale, has been launched with a focus on high-level players and VIP standards.   Playtech Live has confirmed the launch of its flagship Live Casino experience delivering a high-end experience and VIP standards, Grand Royale. This latest experience forms the first of many new Playtech Live concepts to create the company’s next generation...

Playtech say ‘aye-aye’ to new engagement platform partnership

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A new collaboration between Playtech and Captain Up will allow more detailed analysis using cutting-edge technologies. Playtech has partnered with the real-time engagement and retention platform provider, Captain Up, to help analyse, incentivise and further reward their players. The new collaboration will see Captain Up integrate its cutting-edge engagement platform into the Playtech offering using game mechanics, machine learning and behavioral...

Playtech secures slots specialist Eyecon following £50m deal

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Playtech confirms it will add Eyecon’s slot content to its portfolio after acquiring the company for £50million. The leading UK games brand, Playtech, has acquired the content of online slots specialists Eyecon for £50 million (€58.2 million/$62.2 million). The company claims the addition of Eyecon’s content will boost its own position in the UK market, while the RGS and distribution network...

Playtech joins the Justice League with new Warner Bros. team up

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Playtech and Warner Bros. Consumer Products partner for exclusive DC-branded film and TV content deal. Playtech has signed its largest ever, multi-year, exclusive branded games content deal with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, to license and develop an extensive catalogue of iconic DC-branded film and television properties into leading Omni-channel casino games. Drawing from the worlds of...

Playtech open world’s largest Live Casino studio citing surge in client demand

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The world’s largest Live Casino studio has been opened in Latvia due to huge popular demand.   Playtech, the leading gaming software and services supplier, has opened the world’s largest Live Casino studio in Riga, Latvia following an increase in demand. The 8,500 square meter capacity studio has been created to provide additional space for new customers who will be switching on...

Major European brands join to double Playtech customer base

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Playtech-powered RAY and win2day have signed an industry-first liquidity sharing agreement to launch a joint poker network in Europe.   A groundbreaking agreement between RAY and win2day sees the Finnish and Austrian gaming brands launch a joint poker network using liqudity from both regional player bases. The move will double the number of regional customers playing on a variety of Playtech-powered poker...

Playtech opens Live Casino Romania studio

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New site extends unrivalled global live casino presence and opens doors to rapidly growing emerging market.   Playtech, the world’s leading gaming content and software, systems and services supplier, has opened a live casino studio facility in Bucharest, Romania to cater for a huge demand in licensees in the newly regulated Eastern European country. Playtech’s new Romania live casino facility employs native...

Mansion wins inaugural Playtech Casino Award

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Playtech Casino have created a quarterly licensee award recognising marketing excellence and innovation across their network of global licensees.   Playtech licensee, Mansion Group, which operates of a number of online casinos, have won an award for marketing excellence and innovation at the inaugural Playtech Award ceremony. Mansion faced competition from Sky Bingo and the Gala Coral Group who were both singled-out...

Playtech agrees FRV Finland group contract

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Mutual interests and expertise will help to grow the Finnish market in a sustainable manner   Playtech and Veikkaus, the lead brand behind the FRV Finland group, have agreed a landmark contract that, they claim, will guarantee growth in the Finnish market. Building on six years of partnering with RAY, Finland’s Slot Machine Association, Playtech will supply the new Veikkaus-led brand with...

Playtech appoints Armin Sageder as head of all Playtech Sports companies

The world’s leading gaming content and software supplier, Playtech, has appointed a new CEO to oversee all Playtech’s Sports companies under the umbrella of Playtech BGT Sports.   Playtech has announced that BGT founder Dr. Armin Sageder will be assuming the position of CEO at Playtech BGT Sports. Dr Sageder will oversee the new division which brings together Playtech Sports companies BGT,...