Novomatic UK subsidiary Extreme Live Gaming has appointed Dominic Bourke as its new chief operating officer.

Bourke most recently served as head of casino at Betclic Everest Group, having previously held the same role at Sportingbet. He also served as operations director at Smart Gaming Group.

Darwyn Palenzuela, chief executive of Extreme Live Gaming, commented: "We are delighted to bring Dominic on board at what is a very exciting time for Extreme. His experience of the online casino environment speaks for itself, and I’m confident that as our new COO he will help progress the company to the next level and beyond."

Bourke, who previously worked alongside Palenzuela at Smart Gaming Group, added: "I am excited to be back working with CEO Darwyn Palenzuela again, and believe that the prodigious progress Extreme continues to make demonstrates that with the right product and the right personnel, new suppliers can continue to drive the online casino industry forward.

"I look forward to helping them continue their progress."

He assumes his new role with the live casino gaming supplier with immediate effect.