GVC Holdings

GVC Holdings

19/08/2019 0 By Josh Wheeler
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GVC Holding is a multifunctional sports betting company founded in 2004 as Gaming VC Holding. In 2010 company was renamed as GVC Holding. The company is operating in 5 continents with more than 18 offices and 28,000 employees. GVC Holding is listed in London Stock Exchange with over £3 billion annual revenue. They were also recent winners in the EGR Operator Awards.

GVC Holdings Products

Sport Brands


bwin – previously buy-and win – is a Europe online betting brand operating for Germany, Belgium, France, Italy and Spain users. Bwin offers daily 30,000 bets in more than 90 sports.


Ladbrokes is offering the best deals for e-gamers founded in England. The operators can enjoy sports betting such as football, sort racing, as well as an online casino, blackjack, roulette.


Coral main focus is on sport-betting business for the UK operators. Operators can bet online, by telephone or mobile. Betting games including not only sports but also poker, bingo, lotto, Vegas, casino.


The British sport-betting operator Sportingbet is operating for the UK users since 1997. The company was owned by GVC Holding in 2012 and was listed on the London Stock Exchange.


Betboo is a sports betting and casino operator for Turkish and Brasilian customers founded in 2012. The games provided by Betboo are bingo, poker, casino, boxing, combat, formula 1, motorbike, rugby, soccer, tennis, volleyball, card and table, slot machine, and arcade games.


Betdaq is second largest peer-to-peer sports betting operator in the world. The company offers exchange betting on various sporting events. Each week about £75m bets around the world is happening at Betdaq.


Gamebookers is an online betting operator offering best betting experience through sports (football, tennis, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, cricket, handball) and casino games( slots, Jackpots, Live Casino, Roulette, Blackjack).


Crystalbet is launched for Georgian republic customers to enjoy high-quality sports betting and casino games in a safe and secure environment. The Operator was founded in 2012 and offers casino games such as Poker, Slots, Live casino, Games and sports such as football, basketball, tennis, seka, domino, Japanese joker.


Stadium Technology Group is a software provider for sports books founded in 2009. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, USA. The offer user-friendly software systems for the race and sportsbook.


In 2007, the Sportium joint venture was created, formed by the companies CIRSA and Ladbrokes Coral Group, to operate face-to-face sports bets in Spain. In 2008 the first Sportium betting store was opened in Madrid and in 2013 was launched the Sportium web version. Currently, Sportium has more than 2,000 points of sale distributed in casinos, bingos, salons, betting shops and bars.


Eurobet Italia is part of Ladbrokes Coral plc and manages more than 850 receivers, as well as a website dedicated to the Italian market. The company was founded in 1995 and was one of the first companies to accept online bets in Italy. Eurobet aims to become the reference operator for Italian players, offering the best customer experience in the market, while promoting responsible gaming.


Ladbrokes.com.au joined to the Australian market in 2013 to provide a service fit for one of the world’s premier betting markets. The company has offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Darwin.

Ladbrokes Australia is one of the biggest competitors to Tatts Group


Ladbrokes brand is owning 453 Belgian outlets through Ladbrokes.be. The company offers sports games such as football, volleyball, basketball, tennis, table tennis, cycling, rugby, golf, baseball, darts, chess, boxing and MMA.

Games Brands


Launched in 2001 party poker is an online poker room with registered up to 80,000 players. Partypoker is holding tournaments for users with 10 thousand participants. Previous Party Poker Million events winner were Kathy Liebert, Howard Lederer, Erick Lindgren, and Michael Gracz.


PartyCasino- previously known as Starluck Casino – founded in 1997 as the online casino operator. The operator offers live casino, blackjack, slots, roulette, video poker, table games and more entertaining games.

Gala Bingo

Firstly known as Gala TV a bingo channel was satellite from 2006 since 2011. From 2012 it was remanded as Gala Bingo and reopened as inline bingo channel in the UK. The channel offers 90, 80, 75, 50 and 40-ball games with various themes for every user.

Gala Casino

Being the part of one of the largest European gaming business Gala casino offers a wide range of casino, live dealer and other gaming products. Gala Casino is a sister company to Gala Bingo which is the second largest player in the online bingo in the UK.

Foxy Bingo

Foxy Bingo is one of the favourite bingo game operators in the UK. The operator has the largest jackpot values each week – one million pounds with 40 rooms and 1000 players.

Foxy Casino

Founded in 2015 Foxy Casino is a sister operator to the Foxy Bingo, one of the most successful bingo operator in the UK. Foxy Casino offers more than 150 slot games, casino, poker, blackjack, roulette and more.


CasinoClub originally was launched in 2001 is a German-speaking casino operator with online or on-venue casino operations. The club offers not only games but also a great experience of an expensive club, magazine to be up-to-date with casino news.

Gioco Digitale

Gioco Digitale, founded in Italy in 2006, is a company online gaming operator and was the first Italian company offering online poker and bingo. In 2009 the company was acquired by bwin Interactive Entertainment AG and is now part of the bwin.party digital entertainment group.

Cheeky Bingo

Cheeky Bingo is an online bingo operator with additional features such as casino, blackjack and more. The operator is owned by Cassava Enterprises (Gibraltar) Limited.

Casino Las Vegas

Casino Las Vegas previously was a provider of Playtech Casino Games. Casino Las Vegas offers online casino games, slots, blackjack, roulette, poker and more.


SCasino offers match deposits, cashback promotions, extra comp points and more. SCasino operates for German and Swiss markets, with VIP casino.

Casino King

Casino King operates over ten years to have the best possible gaming experience. The Website offers slots, card and table games, video poker, arcade games or any other form of gaming.

Other Brands

Inter Trader

Inter Trader is a spread betting and CFD provider. The company offers * Trading education tools, resources and webinars, Low-cost trading, High liquidity for small and large trades, and Exceptional customer support.

B2B Products

MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International is a hospitality company with 27 Properties Worldwide & Growing, over 100 Entertainment Offerings. The company’s resorts are located in Detroit, Las Vegas, Mississippi, Maryland, and New Jersey.

Danske Spil

Danske Spil is an online gaming operator for Denmark users. The company offers Viking Lotto, Joker, Eurojackpot, Keno and Quick by Danish Lottery Games. Danish Lottery Games and Danish License Games are a consequence of the new gaming legislation, which came into force on 1 January 2012.


PMU is the most favourite French betting operator. The company with over 80 years of experience offers horse races, sports betting, casino, poker, and more.


Fortuna Entertainment Group was established in 2009 and became the largest Central European operator of betting. Originally, the Czech company has grown over time, now operates in the Slovak, Polish, Romanian and Croatian markets. The Group continually invests in new product development and expands its existing network of branches and services.


AGTech is an integrated technology and services company serving the lottery and mobile games and with a focus on China market. AGTech is a member of the Alibaba Group with around 400 employees and an exclusive lottery platform of Alibaba Group and Ant Financial Group.

GVC Holdings Company Background

GVC Holding offers products in business-to-customer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) markets. The holding owns more than 900 online games in 21 languages and 19 currencies to make customer satisfaction in high level. GVC Holding B2C bwin, Ladbrokes, Coral, Sportingbet, Betboo, Betdaq, Gamebookers, Crystalbet, Stadium, Sportium, Eurobet, Ladbrokes.com.au, Ladbrokes.be, partypoker, PartyCasino, Gala Bingo, Gala Casino, Foxy Bingo, Foxy Casino, CasinoClub, Gioco Digitale, SCasino, Cheeky Bingo, Casino King.

GVC Holdings Board of Directors

Lee Feldman is a non-executive chairman of GVC Holding since 2008, and he joined the group since 2004. Prior to this, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Brands. His other duties in the company including the role of chairman in Nominations Committee and member of CSR Committee.

Kenny Alexsander joined the company as Chief Executive Officer in March 2007. Previously he was director of GVC Holding since 2010. Hist past obligations including several positions in European operations of Sportingbet.

Paul Bowtell is Chief Financial Officer of GVC Holding since 2018. Previously he was working at Ladbrokes Coral, Gala Coral Group, First Choice Holidays PLC, and TUI Travel PLC.

Jane Anscombe is a non-executive director of GVC Holding since June 2017. With over 30 years of experience, she was working at Edison Investment Research before joining GVC Board. Her other duties in the company including the role of chair in Remuneration Committee, and member of Nominations Committee, CSR Committee.

Pierre Bouchut joined the company as a non-executive director in September 2018. He has over 40 years of experience focused on senior management roles in the finance industry in the companies such as Hammerson plc, Albioma SA, Firmenich SA, GeoPost SA.

Karl Diacono is a non-executive director of GVC Holding since 2008. His other duty is including the role of Chief Executive Officer at Fenlex Corporate Services Limited.

Peter Isola joined the company as a non-executive director in 2016. He is experienced in gaming law and regulation. He is commissioner of Gibraltar Finacial Services Commission since 2017.

Stephen Morana n anon-executive director of GVC Holding since February 2016. He is an experienced expert in finance in an online gaming industry in companies such as Betfair plc, Zoopla Property Group Plc, FTSE 250. He is the member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, CSR Committee of GVC Holding.

Virginia McDowell joined the company as a non-executive director in June 2018. She is well known in US gaming industry as vice chairperson of Global Gaming Women. Prior to this, Virginia worked at Isle of Capri Casinos, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Argosy Gaming Company, and Tropicana Casino and Resort.

GVC Holdings Shareholders Information

Shares owned by other investors
Capital Group75,538,01912.98%
Standard Life Aberdeen53,269,1325.94%
Merian Global Investors34,581,1685.94%
The Vanguard Group
(also a shareholder in Rank Group)
AXA SA20,710,4173.56%
Legal & General Group17,574,4173.02%
Total of +3% holdings254,772,39643.78%
Shares owned by directors and related parties1,037,7620.18%
Other holdings36,082,33756.04%
Total shares in issue581,892,495100%

GVC Holdings Investor Relations Contact

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Tel: 0871 664 0300