Playtech http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30953/all en UPDATE 1-Playtech lifted by partnership with William Hill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-playtech-lifted-partnership-william-hill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - A record final quarter from its joint venture with bookmaker William Hill helped to fuel a 51 percent rise in annual gross income for online gaming software company Playtech.</p> <p>The future of the William Hill Online (WHO) venture is in focus because the betting firm is looking to buy out the 29 percent stake held by Playtech.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-playtech-lifted-partnership-william-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gambling Playtech Playtech Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748543 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Ladbrokes signs Playtech deal to boost online presence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/update-1-ladbrokes-signs-playtech-deal-boost-online-presence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, March 11 (Reuters) - Ladbrokes, Britain's second-largest bookmaker, is betting on a tie-up with gaming software developer Playtech to rack up earnings from growing demand for online gambling.</p> <p>Playtech has finalised an agreement to advise and assist Ladbrokes with its digital services for an initial period of five years, the companies announced on Monday.</p> <p>Ladbrokes, a familiar sight on Britain's high streets with 2,200 retail outlets, has struggled to keep up with the online offering of UK market leader William Hill.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/update-1-ladbrokes-signs-playtech-deal-boost-online-presence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gambling Gaming Ladbrokes Playtech Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5779431 at http://www.globalpost.com