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Cantor Gaming, the mobile gaming and in-running betting solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Coreen Sawdon as the company’s new chief financial officer who will report directly to president and CEO Lee Amaitis.

Gala Coral has announced that Neil Goulden, the company’s chairman and current interim chief executive, has decided to step down from the board with immediate effect after ten years at the company.

French sports betting and gaming operator La Française des Jeux has appointed former Geodis chief information officer Claude Boivin as the company’s new chief operating officer.

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IG Markets Inc., the Chicago-based CFD provider and subsidiary of IG Group plc, has promoted senior market analyst Dan Cook to the role of chief executive officer of the company, effective immediately.

As PartyGaming and bwin continue to progress towards the completion of their proposed merger, experienced business executive Simon Duffy has been appointed non-executive chairman of the yet-to-be-named enlarged group.

Alderney-licensed online gaming operator Samvo has appointed David Miller as its new senior marketing executive, who will oversee the launch of the company’s new strategy which includes a rebranding of the Samvo group and its affiliated businesses.

Bodog Europe has appointed industry veteran Lee Richardson as managing director of, Bodog’s newly launched online casino brand.

Bodog88, the Asian-facing licensee of online gaming and betting operator Bodog, has appointed Robert Gustavsson as the company’s new managing director.

As the company prepares for the launch of its financial mobile trading product early next year, UK spread betting firm Spreadex has appointed 25 year-old Tom Salmon as the company’s new head of financial trading.