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Playtech plc (PTEC.L)

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Playtech plc

St George’s Court
Ground Floor
Douglas IM1 1EE
Isle of Man


IndustryGaming Activities
Full Time Employees5,046

Key Executives

Mr. Mor WeizerCEO & Exec. DirectorN/AN/A41
Mr. Ron HoffmanChief Exec. Officer of Financials Division1.49MN/A40
Mr. Andrew SmithCFO & Exec. DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Shimon AkadChief Operating Officer and Chief Exec. Officer of IsraelN/AN/AN/A
Mr. James NewmanHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


Playtech plc engages in the development and licensing of software products for the online and land-based gambling industries. The company operated through Gaming and Financials segments. Its gaming applications comprise online casino, poker and other P2P games, bingo, mobile and social gaming, land based terminal, sports betting, lottery, and casual and fixed-odds games. The company offers information management solutions for online gaming; technology for casino games; enhanced gaming engine platform that provides content for various games; Mobile Hub, an open framework to integrate content; Sportsbook, a sports betting solution; poker products that are deployed on the iPoker network; live and TV gaming; online bingo games; solutions and tools for lottery operators; Videobet, a server-supported and server-based gaming software; and social poker, casino, and bingo gaming, as well as operates e-marketing platform. It also provides an online trading platform to retail customer, which enables them to trade contracts for differences on various instruments. In addition, the company offers various ancillary services, such as email and phone customer support; financial reporting and analysis tools for reviewing and monitoring online activities; fraud prevention and risk management tools to monitor deposits and withdrawals and track player activities, as well as offers automated alerts; co-location hosting services; payment advisory services; online bingo and poker network management services; live dealer operational services; and marketing services comprising affiliate marketing, media programs, and search engine optimization, as well as loyalty programs, communication tools, and full trading room services. It serves online operators, sportsbooks, and entertainment brands in the Philippines, the United Kingdom, Gibraltar, Antigua, Italy, Malta, Spain, Curacao, and internationally. Playtech plc was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Douglas, the Isle of Man.

Corporate Governance

Playtech plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.