UK National Lottery

High Court allows Gambling Commission to proceed with National Lottery licence award

Britain’s Gambling Commission has been cleared to formally award the next National Lottery licence to its preferred applicant, Allwyn Entertainment.

Allwyn was selected by the Gambling [...]

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Allwyn widens Q1 profit as revenue grows to €869.3m

European lottery and casino operator Allwyn International (formerly SAZKA Group) has reported a 65 per cent increase in consolidated gross gaming revenue to €869.3m for [...]

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Camelot launches High Court proceedings to retain Lottery licence

UK National Lottery operator Camelot has issued legal proceedings against the Gambling Commission in the High Court today (1 April).

Camelot is challenging the Gambling Commission’s [...]

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National Lottery

Camelot loses out to Allwyn in UK National Lottery bid

Allwyn Entertainment is set to be the next operator of the UK National Lottery after being named the preferred applicant by the Gambling Commission Tuesday [...]

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Allwyn increases stake in Greek gaming operator OPAP

Multi-national lottery operator Allwyn has agreed a deal to increase its stake in Greek gaming and lottery operator OPAP to 48.1 per cent.

Allwyn (formerly SAZKA [...]

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Allwyn selects Chair of lottery operations

Multi national lottery operator Allwyn Entertainment has selected former Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King to serve as chairman of its UK lottery operations. 

The appointment is [...]

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Allwyn Entertainment prepares New York listing with CRHC SPAC

Multi-national lottery operator Allwyn Entertainment plans to go to public on the New York Stock Exchange through a business combination with special purpose acquisition company [...]

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Strong third quarter for SAZKA as GGR grows to record $876.2m

European lottery and gaming operator SAZKA Group has reported a 14 per cent increase in consolidated gross gaming revenue to €876.2m for the third quarter [...]

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UK National Lottery

Gambling Commission confirms four final bids for UK National Lottery

Britain’s Gambling Commission is on track to announce its preferred candidate for the fourth UK National Lottery licence early next year.

The Commission said Tuesday that [...]

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Sazka Entertainment appoints Lord Coe to board of directors

Lottery operator Sazka Entertainment has appointed Lord Sebastian Coe to the board as the company’s first independent non-executive director.

Lord Coe shot to prominence in the [...]

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Allwyn names David Craven as chief executive

SAZKA Group's UK division Allwyn has appointed The Tote’s former managing director David Craven as its new chief executive.

Craven joins Sir Keith Mills and the [...]

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Dr Mark Griffiths to support Allwyn’s UK National Lottery licence bid

SAZKA Group's UK division Allwyn has brought in Dr Mark Griffiths as the latest appointment to its advisory board.

As part of the company’s bid for [...]

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