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Football Index, the virtual footballer trading market, has significantly strengthened its senior management with the addition of gaming industry veterans Brian Mattingley, Mark Blandford and Andrew Burns.

French betting and gaming operator PMU has appointed Emmanuelle Malecaze-Doublet as its new chief financial officer.

GambleAware, the charitable body tasked with tackling gambling addiction in the UK, has appointed two new trustees as it moves to establish a board which is wholly independent of the gambling industry.

Shares in online financial trading operator IG Group slumped by more than 10 per cent in London Thursday morning after the company confirmed that Peter Hetherington had stepped down as chief executive with immediate effect.