Posts tagged with ‘Rank Group’

  • Rank to deploy real-time ‘Hawkeye’ system as part of Safer Gambling rollout

    By Casino International on June 8, 2021
    Rank Group have developed an innovative real-time safer gambling monitoring desk as part of the Group’s continued roll-out of safer gambling measures. The Grosvenor casino and Mecca bingo owner has invested significantly in the firm’s Customer support hub in order to identify, more swiftly, customer online behaviour that may require interventions, building on real-time player monitoring that has been underway […]
  • Rank offloads Belgian business

    By Casino International on October 29, 2020
    Rank has announces it has reached an agreement to sell its Blankenberge casino and associated digital licence to Kindred Group.  The disposal is subject to regulatory approvals by the Belgian Gaming Commission and the Blankenberge City Council and constitutes a Class 2 transaction for the purposes of the Listing Rules. Having closed its Middlekerke operations in 2017, Blankenberge has been […]
  • Rank Group signs five-year extension with Playtech

    By Casino International on October 27, 2020
    Playtech has announced a five-year extension with one of its key partners, The Rank Group, to exclusively provide its Bingo platform in addition to games content. The extended agreement follows a similar extension to Rank’s Casino services agreement with Playtech and a new agreement to launch Playtech’s Poker platform, bringing a number of Rank’s key product verticals to Playtech, supporting […]
  • Grosvenor MD bites back over Manchester lockdown

    By Casino International on October 22, 2020
    The Managing Director of Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo has spoken out ahead of stricter restrictions set to be enforced in Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire, which will mean the temporary closure of casinos venues. Jonathon Swaine, Managing Director of Rank Group, outlines the hard-hitting economic and social impact of government measures on the betting and gaming industry which it […]
  • Rank Group urges UK government to extend wage support to protect jobs

    By Casino International on September 22, 2020
    The Rank Group has asked the government to urgently extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for businesses, like theirs, significantly impacted by the latest government restrictions. The Grosvenor Casinos operator has described the government’s decision to impose a 10pm blanket curfew on their venues as a “crippling blow” to the casino sector. Rank had encouraged government to work with the […]
  • Rank Group: Thousands of casino jobs could be lost with wider UK curfew measures

    By Casino International on September 21, 2020
    The Rank Group has warned of thousands of jobs being put at risk in its Grosvenor Casinos business if the Government proceeds with nationwide 10pm curfews across the UK. Rank, which operates Grosvenor Casinos, the biggest operator in the UK employing over 4,500 people, is calling on the Government to support the sector, protecting jobs and tax receipts, by introducing […]
  • Rank to reopen Mecca clubs from July 4th

    By Casino International on July 3, 2020
    Rank has announced that, in line with recently updated Government guidance, the Group will commence the reopening of its Mecca bingo clubs from 4th July 2020. The company’s statement said: “Our spacious Mecca venues will have extensive social distancing measures and signage; colleague-controlled entry and exit; reconfigured service points to account for social distancing and frequent and extensive cleaning of […]