Friday, May 27, 2022

Tag: LBO

‘No significant harm’: Planning Inspectorate overturns Newham Council’s AGC refusal

Planning inspectorate appeal Luxury Leisure
The Planning Inspectorate has approved plans submitted by Luxury Leisure for a new AGC in East Ham, dismissing Newham Council’s opposition by stating the approval would deliver “no significant harm.” The question is; why has a council incurred extra costs on its local community and a legitimate applicant when it knew its decision was flawed?

OKTO – the true omni-channel solution for cashless and responsible payments – means business

OKTO.WALLET Digitalising player journey Cashless payment solution
OKTO CCO Simon Dorsen explains what’s next for a brand that has a pipeline of 250,000 contractually integrated gaming machines across the entire gaming ecosystem - encompassing casino, LBO, bingo halls, pubs, bars, and online in the UK and the EU.

Rob Peché: ‘OKTO is delivering a market-leading payments experience underpinned by an unswerving commitment to safer gaming’

Rob Peché interview OKTO cashless payment solution
Rob Peché began his association with the industry working as an engineer on Brighton Palace Pier. Following a career path that has involved senior positions with organisations including Inspired, SG Gaming, William Hill and Gala Coral he joined fintech specialists OKTO at the beginning of the year. His challenge is to grow the brand’s market-leading status across the UK gaming ecosystem.

OKTO joins Bacta

Simon Dorsen OKTO joins Bacta
OKTO has made a huge impact and achieved considerable success since entering the UK last year now It has cemented its association with the market by joining Bacta.

Upbeat Gambling Business Group confirms 3-year strategy with High Street representation top of the agenda

Peter Hannibal Gambling Business Group High street Gaming influence
The Gambling Business Group has hit the ground running and will be using the power of its representation to reflect the important contributions made by gambling entertainment brands operating on the high street.

OKTO underlines commitment to UK market with appointment of Rob Peché

Rob Peché appointment OKTO
OKTO, the international fintech brand which was named Mobile Payment Solution of the year at December’s SBC Awards, has underlined its commitment to the UK market with the appointment of experienced gaming industry senior executive Rob Peché to the post of UK Country Manager.

OKTO named Mobile Payment Solution of the year at prestigious SBC awards

OKTO mobile payments award
OKTO continues to drive the mobile payments market making its mark with further recognition of its offering. The global payment technology company has picked up more honours, the latest coming at this year’s SBC Awards.

Gambling Business Group high street commitment resonates with the industry

Peter Hannibal Gambling Business Group High street gaming influence
The revival of the high street, and the role that high street gaming will play in that recovery, has become the new political frontier. The Gambling Business Group last week announced a laser focus on the task - GBG chief executive Peter Hannibal reports on developments.

High street retail returns and online falls as normality resumes for Entain

Entain Ladbrokes Coral high street retail
Entain, the owner of Ladbrokes Coral and subject of recent takeover bids, has reported a rise in retail but a fall in online growth as gaming revenues trend back towards pre-covid parameters.

NRM to make debut appearance at ACOS

Andrew Ludlow NRM Group ACOS Debut
After confirming two hugely positive milestone developments NRM is eager to get back to business with a raft of new products and lots to talk about at ACOS.

Letter to MPs asks for rethink on affordability

Horse Racing Gambling Review Affordability checks
Criticism of the Gambling Commission’s controversial proposal to introduce affordability checks is mounting with horse racing and the land-based sector both voicing concerns regarding the direction of travel.

Guardian claims gambling “cried wolf” over LBO closures

Guardian claims gambling “cried wolf” over LBO closures
The Guardian newspaper has suggested that the gambling industry over-stated the impact that an FOBT clampdown would have on the rate of LBO closures and job losses.

Inspired show fine form with “impressive” Q3 financial results

Inspired Entertainment financials
With revenue for Q320 increasing 125 percent year-on-year, Inspired Entertainment has released a confident appraisal of its current financial position, hailing the “resiliency” of its recurring revenue stream.

‘Why couldn’t a single venue on the high street offer all forms of gaming?’

Jason Frost Chairman Euromat single venue gaming
Euromat president Jason Frost takes a look at what the new normal will look like for the industry, once we get back up and running.

RLMS Sales stake a claim on club sector with licenced products

Tony Glanville RLMS Sales Club market content B4
Tony Glanville highlights the ‘reel’ power behind the B4 sector and why an established approach is still the key to the UK club market.