Moves News


Crown Resorts names Steve McCann as new CEO

Sydney-listed casino operator Crown Resorts has appointed Steve McCann as its new chief executive and managing director, as the company weighs up several offers to acquire the business.

McCann is an experienced global executive with an acute understanding of the Australian corporate and regulatory environment after a 25-year executive career. He [...]

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IGT announces departure of Walter Bugno

New York-listed International Game Technology has announced the resignation of Walter Bugno as executive vice president of new business and strategic initiatives.

Bugno will leave the company on May 14 to pursue a new opportunity and will not be replaced in the role.

His new business responsibilities will be divided among the [...]

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Twitter UK’s Dara Nasr joins Allwyn advisory board

Allwyn, the new UK division of SAZKA Group, has announced Twitter UK managing director Dara Nasr as the latest high profile addition to its advisory board.

Nasr has established himself as a leader in the world of digital communications during a distinguished career working for some of the largest global technology [...]

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Henry Williams Jr named executive director of Michigan Gaming Control Board

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has confirmed the appointment of Henry Williams Jr as executive director of the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB).

Williams currently serves as deputy director of the casino operations division at the MGCB, and will succeed Richard Kalm, who has decided to step down following the successful launch [...]

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Acroud nominates new board members

Stockholm-listed iGaming affiliate Acroud has nominated Maria Grimaldi Andersson and Jonas Strömberg to its board of directors.

The nominations have the support of shareholders representing approximately 58 per cent of the shares and votes in Acroud and will be decided at the company’s next Annual General Meeting on May 20.

Strömberg has [...]

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Gisele Bündchen joins DraftKings as special advisor for ESG initiatives

New York-listed sports betting and fantasy sports operator DraftKings has named environmental activist Gisele Bündchen as a special advisor for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.

As outlined in its recently released inaugural ESG report, DraftKings is committed to fighting global sustainable development challenges, including climate change, in alignment with [...]

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Beatrice Bassey to step down from IGT board of directors

New York-listed supplier International Game Technology (IGT) will reduce its board of directors to ten members following the departure of Beatrice Bassey.

Bassey has notified the company of her intention not to stand for re-election as a member of the board due to other professional commitments, as well as challenges posed [...]

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Rush Street Interactive

RSI strengthens investor relations with newly created role

New York-listed sports betting and iGaming operator Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has appointed Lauren Seiler as associate vice president of investor relations and development.

Seiler will lead RSI’s investor relations efforts, while also working with the team to drive RSI’s growth, development and M&A initiatives.

She brings over 17 years of diversified [...]

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Sazka Group establishes Allwyn brand to support lottery bid

European lottery operator Sazka Group has established a new corporate identity to bring together its UK operations under a single brand.

The move comes as Sazka bids for the UK's Fourth National Lottery Licence as part of the competition currently being run by the Gambling Commission.

“I’m extremely proud of our success [...]

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Sportradar adds Bloomberg executive to board of directors

Sports data and technology provider Sportradar has expanded its board of directors with the appointment of experienced marketing executive Deirdre Bigley.

Bigley has served as chief marketing officer of Bloomberg since 2014, responsible for designing and launching the first global marketing department for the financial data distributor, and building marketing strategies [...]

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Stakelogic promotes Olga Bajela to chief commercial officer

Casino games supplier Stakelogic has promoted Olga Bajela to the role of chief commercial officer.

Bajela joined Stakelogic’s sales team in September and took over as sales director towards the end of last year, having previously worked in business development roles in and outside of the iGaming sector.

She will now lead [...]

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EveryMatrix brings in Staffan Cnattingius to head up Latin America expansion

iGaming platform provider EveryMatrix has appointed Staffan Cnattingius as its new director of business development for Latin America.

Cnattingius has spent over two decades in the gaming industry across both online and land-based casino operations, including stints at Play’n GO, Copacabana Gaming and QTech.

In his new role at EveryMatrix, he will [...]

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