London-listed betting and gaming operator Flutter Entertainment has appointed Kevin Harrington as CEO of its PokerStars business.
Harrington has been with Flutter for eleven years, most recently serving as PokerStars’ international chief commercial officer for the past three years.
He joined Flutter Entertainment in December 2012 as UK commercial director for Betfair, [...]
Allwyn has announced the new leadership team that will take over the operation of the UK National Lottery from February.
The new executive team will officially take charge on 1 October with Allwyn CEO Robert Chvàtal handing over the UK leadership reins to Andria Vidler, whose appointment was announced in July.
Lottery games provider Instant Win Gaming (IWG) has promoted Jason Lisiecki to the newly created role of global executive vice president.
Lisiecki joined IWG over five years ago as vice president of North America and has been instrumental in helping a number of lotteries in the United States and Canada develop [...]
Online casino games developer Blueprint Gaming has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Nick Wright as chief commercial officer.
Wright brings a wealth of operational experience to the role and will oversee Blueprint’s UK and international growth strategy.
He most recently served as senior vice president of commercial content [...]
iGaming solutions provider Digitain has extended its partnership with Portuguese former professional footballer Luís Figo.
Following an initial partnership in July of last year, Figo will now continue to serve as a Digitain brand ambassador for a second year.
“Having Luís Figo as our brand ambassador has been an incredible journey,” said [...]
Endeavor-owned sports betting technology provider OpenBet has appointed Sam Depoortere as vice president of platform products.
Depoortere joins OpenBet from Dutch state-owned gambling operator Nederlandse Loterij, where he served for more than six years, most recently as business director for the TOTO online sportsbook and casino division.
Based in Athens, Depoortere will [...]
Finland’s state-owned gaming operator Veikkaus is expected to reduce its staff by nearly a third as the company prepares for the country’s new competitive gambling market in 2026.
While Lotto and the retail slot machines will remain under Veikkaus’ monopoly, Finland’s government will reform the country’s gambling system and introduce a [...]
Lottery and gaming operator Allwyn has promoted Naida Buljugic to the newly created role of global chief people and culture officer.
Buljugic will be responsible for driving the company’s people and culture strategy globally, leading all organisational and talent development initiatives.
She has served as Allwyn’s head of human resources at Casinos [...]
iGaming technology provider Pragmatic Solutions has hired Michael Boylan as chief operating officer (COO).
Boylan brings a wealth of operational experience to the role, having served almost two decades in various positions including IT director at DAZN Bet and Entain, as well as director of service operations at LadbrokesCoral (part of Entain).
As COO, [...]
Casino games developer Stakelogic has promoted Dejan Loncar to the role of head of live casino.
Loncar previously held the position of head of live operations at the company and replaces Richard Walker, who is stepping down to pursue other interests.
“Dejan’s promotion to Head of Live Casino is a natural progression. [...]
Oregon Governor Tina Kotek has appointed Michael Wells as the new permanent director of the Oregon Lottery.
Pending confirmation by the Senate in September, Wells will be responsible for the administration and management of the agency, and will serve as the secretary and executive officer of the Oregon Lottery Commission.
He has [...]
New York-listed gaming supplier AGS has appointed Robert Blair as the company’s new deputy general counsel.
Blair joins AGS from Azure Gaming America, where he held a variety of roles over the past five years, including global general counsel, global deputy general counsel, and global senior IP counsel.
Prior to Azure, he served [...]