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Playtech's Employees Shay Segev, Ron Hoffman and Uri Levy Win at Gaming Intelligence HOT 50

LONDON, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, is very pleased to announce that three of its key employees have been named in the 2014 Gaming Intelligence HOT 50.

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Gaming Intelligence Hot 50, is a celebration of the most talented, innovative and inspiring individuals working in online gambling and is awarded by the renowned business publication Gaming Intelligence. The list of C-level executives, sales and marketing chiefs, technologists, product heads, regulators and lawyers reflects the diverse range of talent that is drawn from a wide range of companies across the world. 

Shay Segev, Playtech's COO, an instrumental leader in the online gaming space, wins this award for the second time and is the only person to have appeared in the list more than once. Shay is a true inspiration to the industry, acknowledged for successfully orchestrating many of Playtech's innovative approaches including the roll-out of Playtech's cross-platform technology.  This market leading solution allows players to enjoy great gaming content anytime, anywhere and transition freely across platforms at their convenience. With a wide variety of platforms on offer including mobile, tablet, and desktop, players can now enjoy a truly seamless gaming experience.

Ron Hoffman, Playtech's CFO, is the innovative thinker and leader of Playtech's financial teams and was appointed in 2012 having joined the Group in 2004. He served eight years at Playtech as VP of Finance managing the finance department, including its listing on AIM in 2006 and the transition to the Main Market in 2012.  Hoffman's sincere and clear approach helps to reinforce Playtech's status as the world's leading iGaming service provider.

Uri Levy, Playtech's VP Business Development, is one of the industry's most influential voices. His sense of motivation and passion for the industry has seen Playtech enter many regulated markets, opening up new opportunities in the online gaming space not only for Playtech, but for the industry as a whole

Playtech CEO, Mor Weizer concluded: "This is fantastic recognition of the excellent work that our senior management team does on a daily basis to continually drive our commercial performance.  These awards are well deserved and are a testament to the commitment of all three men in delivering the very best products and services to our licensees."

About Playtech

Playtech develops unified software platforms and content for the online and land-based gaming industry, together with providing a range of ancillary services such as marketing, hosting and CRM services.

The Group's capabilities enable the delivery of an integrated software or turnkey solution, with players accessing online, broadcast, mobile and server-based gaming terminals through a single account.

New licensees include existing online operators upgrading or diversifying their offering, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such as lotteries, and new entrants making their online gaming debut, particularly in newly-regulated markets.

Founded in 1999, Playtech is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has over 3,000 employees located in twelve countries. Its leading gaming applications include casino, poker, bingo, sports betting, live, mobile and social gaming, casual and fixed odds games.

http://www.playtech.com

For further information contact:

Playtech Ltd
+44(0)20-7861-3232
Mor Weizer, Chief Executive Officer
Ron Hoffman, Chief Financial Officer
c/o Pelham Bell Pottinger
 
Adam Kay, Head of Investor Relations
+44(0)1624-645954

Pelham Bell Pottinger
David Rydell / Olly Scott / Guy Scarborough
+44(0)20-7861-3232

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