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PointsBet Canada names Dave Rivers as vice president of marketing

Sydney-listed betting and gaming operator PointsBet has hired Dave Rivers as vice president of marketing for PointsBet Canada.

Rivers joins the operator from Canadian telecommunications company Bell Canada, where he was responsible for sponsorship strategy and portfolio from contract negotiations to activation and content creation.

"Dave is one of the smartest and [...]

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FSB taps IGT for latest new hire

FSB has appointed Madinia Melanis as vice president of program management as the sports betting and iGaming supplier continues to expand its presence in North America.

Melanis will officially assume her role at FSB on November 12 and will be responsible for the on-boarding of FSB’s North American client base, and [...]

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Patrick Daigle named new CEO of Atlantic Lottery

Canadian provincial lottery operator Atlantic Lottery has confirmed the appointment of Patrick Daigle as its new president and chief executive.

Daigle has been with Atlantic Lottery since 1997 and served as chief financial officer prior to being appointed interim president and CEO in February.

He replaced Chris Keevill, who served as president [...]

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WynnBET names Ian Williams as chief operating officer

Wynn Resorts' online sports betting and iGaming brand WynnBET has appointed gaming industry veteran Ian Williams as chief operating officer.

In his new role, Williams will oversee WynnBET's trading, marketing, customer service, payments and data science teams, reporting directly to Wynn Interactive CEO Craig Billings.

With over 20 years’ of gaming industry experience, [...]

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Scientific Games

Scientific Games brings in Ted Hase to head up game design

New York-listed gaming and lottery supplier Scientific Games has appointed Ted Hase as senior vice president of game design.

Hase brings more than 30 years of experience in creating and designing industry-leading games to the new role, most recently serving as senior vice president of research and development (R&D) at Aristocrat [...]

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Bally's Corp

Lee Fenton takes charge as Bally’s completes Gamesys acquisition

New York-listed casino and sportsbook operator Bally's Corporation has appointed Lee Fenton as its new CEO following the completion of its acquisition of Gamesys Group.

The closing of the acquisition follows receipt of all necessary regulatory requirements and shareholder approvals, with Gamesys delisted from the London Stock Exchange earlier Monday.

Following completion, [...]

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Ainsworth names David Bollesen as chief product officer

Sydney-listed gaming supplier Ainsworth Game Technology (AGT) has appointed David Bollesen as its new chief product officer.

Bollesen has over 25 years experience in the digital entertainment industry, managing game studios in the US, UK and most recently in the Asia Pacific region for IGT over the past eleven years.

His new [...]

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Canada’s AGLC names Kandice Machado as permanent CEO

Canadian provincial gaming regulator Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) has appointed Kandice Machado as its new president and CEO.

Machado has served the last ten months as acting president and CEO and will now lead the regulator for a five-year term.

“Kandice Machado is a highly experienced and capable executive,” said [...]

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IGT brings in Joe Asher to lead sport betting business

International Game Technology (IGT) has brought in former William Hill US chief executive Joe Asher to lead its sports betting business.

Asher assumes the role of president of sports betting today (October 1) and will lead the ongoing expansion of the IGT PlaySports business in North American markets, reporting into IGT [...]

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Major shareholders nominate Johan Lundberg as new chairman of Betsson

Stockholm-listed betting and gaming operator Betsson will hold an extraordinary general meeting next month at the request of major shareholders to elect a new chairman and board of directors.

The call for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) follows the company’s 17 September announcement in which chairman Patrick Svensk outlined plans for [...]

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Shape Games strengthens account management team

Copenhagen-based iGaming solutions provider Shape Games has appointed former Danske Spil executive Ulrik Borgen as director of account management.

Borgen brings nearly 10 years of iGaming and regulatory experience to Shape Games’ executive team, as the supplier looks to expand into the United States and other regulated markets.

He previously served as [...]

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1X2 Network names new head of business development and marketing

Casino games developer 1X2 Network has appointed Jason Bradbury as head of business development and marketing.

Bradbury brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role from working for the likes of Inspired, William Hill and Entain. He also recently co-founded slot developer BB Games.

“Jason is a great hire for [...]

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