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Playtech appoints former EY executive to board of directors

London-listed gaming operator and supplier Playtech has appointed former EY executive Linda Marston-Weston to the board as a non-executive director.

Marston-Weston will join the board of Playtech on 1 October following the departure of senior independent director John Jackson and non-executive director Claire Milne on 30 September.

She is currently a partner [...]

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Britain’s online gambling yield falls for third consecutive month

Britain’s largest gambling operators representing approximately 80 per cent of the online gambling market have reported an 8 per cent fall in gross gaming yield in July 2021.

Gross gambling yield (GGY) amounted to £456.45m in July compared to £496.06m in June and £459.15m in July 2020, marking the third consecutive [...]

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Pariplay brings in Joey Hurtado as managing director of games

Aspire Global-owned aggregator and content provider Pariplay has appointed Joey Hurtado as managing director of its games division.

Hurtado joins Pariplay from Gamesys where he served as head of product operations for the past two years, and will be tasked with leading the strategic development of Pariplay’s in-house games studio and [...]

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Betano continues Portuguese expansion with FC Porto sponsorship

Kaizen Gaming-owned betting brand Betano has been named as a new sponsor of Portuguese Primeira Liga club FC Porto.

The agreement covers the current 2021/22 season and also includes sponsorship of FC Porto’s handball team.

“We are very excited to be able to announce our partnership with FC Porto, one of the [...]

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Gaming Innovation Group appoints new VP of sales for North America

Stockholm-listed gaming solutions provider Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of David Elmore as vice president of sales for North America.

Elmore joins GiG from regulatory laboratory GLI in New Jersey and will be responsible for driving the supplier's commercial strategy across North America.

“I am [...]

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Greentube partners Golden Nugget Online to launch in New Jersey

Novomatic iGaming subsidiary Greentube is taking its first step into real-money online gaming in the United States in partnership with Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG).

GNOG customers in New Jersey will be the first US players to gain access to Greentube’s real-money online games, with the supplier previously offering its portfolio [...]

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Genius Sports brings in Ian Wray to lead global soccer business

New York-listed Genius Sports has appointed sports data expert Ian Wray to lead its global soccer business.

Wray joins Genius Sports from ChyronHego, where he led global sales for the sports-data focused Tracab division over the past nine years.

In that role he worked closely with the majority of major football leagues [...]

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Realistic Games set for Romania launch

Casino games developer Realistic Games has been approved to roll out its content in Romania’s regulated iGaming market.

The licence approval from the Romanian National Gambling Office (ONJN) will allow the supplier to launch its games with licensed operators in the country, including its popular table games and a wide selection [...]

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IGT wins instant ticket printing deal with Germany’s WestLotto

New York-listed International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a new instant ticket services contract with Germany’s Westdeutsche Lotterie (WestLotto).

The agreement will see IGT provide instant ticket production and services to WestLotto, which has been working with the supplier for the past 13 years.

The lottery will also gain additional marketing support [...]

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Tipico to expand US presence with Caesars Entertainment

Sports betting and iGaming operator Tipico is set to expand its presence in the United States through a multi-market access agreement with Caesars Entertainment.

The agreement covers an initial ten-year period with a ten-year renewal term and gives Tipico immediate access to the regulated sports betting markets of Indiana and Iowa, [...]

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Gamomat promotes Alexandra Krone to senior management team

Slot game developer Gamomat has promoted Alexandra Krone to the role of joint-managing director.

Krone has served as Gamomat’s chief people officer since July 2017 and will now work alongside managing partner and founder Dietmar Hermjohannes to drive the growth of the business with an ongoing focus on employee care and [...]

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SOFTSWISS approved to enter Serbia

iGaming software provider SOFTSWISS has secured approval to enter Serbia’s regulated sports betting and iGaming market.

The approval by the Games of Chance Administration (GCA) of the Ministry of Finance and Economy marks the supplier’s third licence this year, having recently secured approval in Nigeria and Greece.

SOFTSWISS expects to announce its [...]

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