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UK – Betting and Gaming Council welcome facebook ad opt-out

Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council have welcomed the news that Facebook are to introduce an opt out for the vast majority of betting adverts on their platform. It means that Facebook users who no longer want to view such advertisements will be able to stop doing so. The BGC have been working closely…

Greece – Intralot back to growth in its first quarter with strong lottery sales

North America operations, helped drive Intralot to growth in its first quarter with group revenue in 9.3 per cent year-on-year hitting €102m. EBITDA was up 55.4 per cent to €24.4m with North America seeing revenues up 21.8 per cent and EBITDA up 81.8 per cent. Intralot Chairman & CEO Sokratis P. Kokkalis said: “First quarter…

Greece – Closures take half off OPAP’s Q1 revenue but online props up results

With a quarter full of COVID disruption, OPAP’s revenues fell by 46.9 per cent year-on-year to €174.2m, due to retail betting venues being shut for most of the quarter but online contributed significantly in Q1’21 coming in at €122.4m also aided by Kaizen Gaming full consolidation. All OPAP shops in Greece have been fully open…

Australia – Tabcorp confirms strategic review after Entain’s under-valued offer

Australian sports betting giant Tabcorp has said it is launching a broad strategic review after rejecting a $3bn bid from British company Entain. Tabcorp Chairman Steven Gregg said it was no necessary for Tabcorp to ‘put a mark down in the market’ with a strategic review after months of speculation about a sale of its…

Greece – OPAP extends contract with Intralot

Intralot has confirmed that OPAP, the leading Greek gaming operator, has exercised its two-year extension option of the contract with Intralot for the continuation of the collaboration of the two companies in the field of numerical lotteries and services from August 2021 to July 2023. This extension allows Intralot to continue providing its state-of-the-art Lottery…

Greece – Intralot enters lock-up agreement with noteholders

Intralot has entered into a lock-up agreement with an ad hoc group of noteholders, holding in excess of 75 per cent of the Є250m senior unsecured notes due 2021, pursuant to which the parties agree to support the balance sheet optimisation transactions. Members of the Ad Hoc Group also hold in excess of 13 per…

Greece – Intralot wins Gold Award for Employee Best Practices at HR Awards 2020

Greek betting company Intralot has scooped a Gold Award in the Best Team Building Program category for strengthening employee collaboration and a Silver Award in the Most Valued HR Team category for its fast response to Covid-19. The two prestigious distinctions came in the categories Learning & Development and Covid-19 Response Actions at the HR…

UK – SIS greyhound service back to full strength

SIS (Sports Information Services), the leading multi-channel supplier of 24/7 betting services, has announced that from June 29 its greyhound service will be back to full strength. Following the successful return to racing in the UK over the last four weeks, Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) have announced that UK greyhound racing can move…

Spain – Madrid to see 22 new betting premises open before ban kicks in

Despite the Governing Council of Madrid agreeing to a decree that will temporarily suspend the opening of any more gambling venues, President of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, has confirmed that 22 new venues will open before the ban kicks in. The suspension, which should be approved soon, will only last a year…