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Petter Nylander has resigned as CEO of Unibet Group plc after five years at the helm, to be replaced with immediate effect by Henrik Tjarnstrom, Unibet's current CFO.

Chilipoker has brought in former PartyGaming and World Poker Tour executive Rohin Malhotra as part of its management team, tasked with further expanding the Chilipoker business internationally.

With plans to develop its own branded poker network already under way, online gaming operator Bodog has brought in former Expekt.com chief technology officer, A.J Thompson, as the new CTO for Bodog Europe.

WorldSpreads Group plc said Thursday that Roger Hynes has resigned with immediate effect as chief executive of the company's UK spread betting division WorldSpreads Limited after less than six months in the role.

GamCare, the UK's leading problem gambling support organisation, has announced that the former head of the Gaming Board for Great Britain and former deputy chief executive of the UK Gambling Commission, Tom Kavanagh CBE, has joined its Board of Trustees.

888 Holdings plc has appointed David Zerah as the new Managing Director of its B2B division Dragonfish. The appointment comes on the same day as the company received its French poker licence from regulatory authority ARJEL.

Swedish gaming monopoly operator Svenska Spel is searching for a new CEO after its board of directors removed Meta Persdotter from the role with immediate effect, citing the company's "mixed results" under her leadership.

Betfair director Mark Davies has resigned from the betting exchange to launch his own PR consultancy. Davies' new business is called Camberton and will offer clients advice on reputation management, public affairs, PR, communications, and external stakeholder management.

PartyGaming's World Poker Tour (WPT) has appointed Matt Savage as the company's new executive tour director as the tournament enters its ninth season.

Online gaming software provider Nyx Interactive has promoted former chief operating officer David Flynn to the role of chief executive.

Following the closing of a private placement with Swedish online gaming operator Unibet Group plc last month, Bingo.com Limited has elected Unibet chief Petter Nylander to its board of directors.

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