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Green Jade Games appoints new chief commercial officer

Malta-based casino games provider Green Jade Games has appointed NetEnt’s former head of commercial Mark Taffler as its new chief commercial officer.

Taffler joins Green Jade Games after serving two and a half years at rival supplier NetEnt, where he was responsible for over 120 customers, of which 30 were tier [...]

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Scientific Games

Scientific Games names Rick Schneider as chief product officer

Aristocrat Leisure chief product officer Rick Schneider will join rival Scientific Games next year to take on the same role.

Schneider will join Scientific Games in mid-2021 to oversee the company’s research and development and product strategy, working alongside fellow Aristocrat alumni Matt Wilson, who joined Scientific Games in March as [...]

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Jumbo Interactive chairman to step down

Sydney-listed lottery provider Jumbo Interactive has confirmed that David Barwick will step down as a director and non-executive chairman later this year.

Barwick has tendered his resignation due to the duration of his tenure, having served the company and its shareholders for almost 14 years. He was appointed as a director [...]

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Stanleybet appoints new head of technology for B2B division

Liverpool-based gaming operator Stanleybet Group has appointed Domenico Vacchiano as head of technology of its B2B division Magellan Robotech.

Based in Liverpool, Vacchiano will lead the development of Magellan Robotech’s gaming platform for B2B markets.

Vacchiano brings more than 20 years of experience with him to the role, joining from Gaming Innovation [...]

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IGT names new head to lead people and transformation team

New York-listed supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has promoted Dorothy Costa to the role of global head of people and transformation.

Costa, who previously served as IGT vice president of people and transformation for North America, will report directly to IGT chief executive Marco Sala.

Costa has more than 26 years of [...]

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Boyd Gaming

Boyd Gaming to furlough staff as casino closures look set to continue

New York-listed Boyd Gaming will begin furloughing staff this weekend as it seeks to mitigate the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Boyd’s gaming properties across the United States have been closed since mid-March with no immediate end to the closures in sight.

As a result, most Boyd Gaming employees will be [...]

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Digitain appoints Martin Clarke as director of product management

iGaming software solutions provider Digitain has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Martin Clarke as director of product management.

Clarke brings a wealth of industry experience to his new role, joining Digitain from Metric Gaming where he served as director of product. He has also held senior product [...]

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Relax Gaming nabs Nadiya Attard from NetEnt

Malta-based casino games provider Relax Gaming has appointed Nadiya Attard as its new director of sales.

Attard brings over 15 years of experience in the iGaming sector and joins from NetEnt, where she has served for six years, most recently as director of business development.

Prior to NetEnt, Attard spent nearly five [...]

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GVC promotes Grainne Hurst to group corporate affairs director

London-listed betting and gaming operator GVC Holdings has promoted Grainne Hurst to the newly created role of group corporate affairs director.

In her new role, Hurst will build on the operator’s ambition to lead the industry on responsible gambling and develop relationships with the media and external partners. She is currently [...]

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MGM Resorts

Former Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval leaves MGM Resorts

New York-listed casino operator MGM Resorts International has confirmed the departure of former Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval as the company’s president of global gaming development.

Sandoval was brought in by MGM Resorts at the start of last year to drive the operator’s global expansion efforts, most importantly in Japan, and focus [...]

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William Hill

William Hill names new finance and operations chiefs

London-listed gaming operator William Hill has announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer and chief operating officer.

William Hill has named Matt Ashley as its new CFO, replacing Ruth Prior, who stands down on 15 May following the company’s annual general meeting.

Ashley joins from London-listed transport provider National Express, [...]

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Damian Cope to step down as OPAP chief executive

Greek gaming operator OPAP has confirmed that chief executive Damian Cope will be leaving the company at the end of May.

Cope has led the business since July 2016 and is stepping down at the end of his current four-year contract to return to the UK.

He will continue to support the [...]

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