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Merkur Gaming Americas welcomes Santiago Salvestrini as its new Marketing Director

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With immediate effect, Santiago Salvestrini will be joining the sales and marketing team of Merkur Gaming Americas as the new Marketing Director (LATAM). Salvestrini, a native of Chile, will be responsible…

Sokratis Kokkalis becomes Intralot CEO

INTRALOT S.A. announces that, effective today, the Chairman of its Board, Mr. Sokratis Kokkalis, assumes also the duties of Chief Executive Officer, following the resignation of Mr. Kerastaris as CEO and Executive Member of the Board of

Bet.Works appoints former Sportradar U.S. Deputy President Dr Laila Mintas as Chairwoman of Advisory Board

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Bet.Works, a U.S. based iGaming and Sportsbook technology platform supplier, announced today the appointment of Dr. Laila Mintas as Chairwoman of the company’s Advisory Board. Dr. Mintas most recently served as Deputy President for Sportradar...

International association of gaming advisors announces 2018-19 officers and new trustees

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The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) announced today that at its 2018 Annual Meeting of its Members held on Friday, October 26, the following individuals were announced as Officers who will lead the Association in the 2018 – 2019 fiscal year…

Interblock names gaming industry veteran Mark Wiedemer Vice President of Sales, Strategic Accounts

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Luxury gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) market leader Interblock announced today that long-time gaming industry veteran Mark Wiedemer is joining the Company to lead its corporate initiatives in the United States as Vice President of Sales…

DraftKings increase sportsbook focus with Las Vegas “legend” Johnny Avello

DraftKings has taken the latest step in signifying its serious sports betting intent by naming Johnny Avello as director of sportsbook operations. The former Wynn Resorts sportsbook director will be based in the DFS operator’s Nevada office…

GambleAware board becomes entirely independent of industry

GambleAware has announced the appointment of Paul Simpson and Marcantonio Spada to its board of trustees, as part of the charity’s attempt “to secure public trust and confidence.” Simpson, CFO of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust, will join Spada, head…

Red Rake Gaming adds Jose Javier Marti to its management team

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Red Rake Gaming, a leading online and mobile casino content supplier, has appointed Marti who takes the Chief Commercial Officer role since 1st of September of 2018. Marti, who has been a Key Account Manager for NetEnt since 2014, will play a key role in the expansion…

Stakelogic Announces Stephan van den Oetelaar as New CEO

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Stakelogic, an innovative company specialised in creating state-of-the-art online casino games, proudly announces Stephan van den Oetelaar as the new CEO of the company. Stephan brings over 25 years of IT experience to the board of the successful Netherlands-based game developer. Creative themes, vibrant graphics, stunning animations and robust features are some of the assets which are characteristic of Stakelogic...

Mario Benito joins the R. Franco Group as new Sales Manager in the Digital Area

Mario Benito has been appointed manager of sales at R. Franco Digital, the group division headed by Miguel Ángel Lázaro. His incorporation is “another step forward in the process of consolidation and strengthening of the Group’s digital project on a global scale”…

BtoBet bolsters structure with new head of gaming

BtoBet has appointed Jean-Baptiste Cerna as its Head of Gaming, in a move that further strengthens the company’s position as one of the major technological providers for sportsbook and gaming operators in the iGaming industry. Jean-Baptiste’s…

Scientific Games board of directors elect Kneeland C. Youngblood as director

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The board of directors of Scientific Games Corporation has elected Kneeland C. Youngblood as a director of the Company effective August 1, 2018. Youngblood will serve on the compensation committee and compliance committee of the Board.

Ganapati Group announces appointments of new layers

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Ganapati Group has announced the appointment of two lawyers as Co-CEOs of GanaEight Coin Limited, the Issuer of G8C On July 25th, 2018, Ganapati Group announced the appointment of two lawyers from Japan and Malta as Co-CEOs of GanaEight Coin Limited…

BlockChain Innovations Corp. CEO, Matthew Stafford to speak at iGB Live! 2018 in Amsterdam

International blockchain technology supplier, BlockChain Innovations Corp. (“BCI”), has announced that Matthew Stafford, CEO, will present at iGB Live! 2018. Stafford will be speaking at the Crypto Live event on July 19, 2018 at 2.30pm. Also attending is Morris Mosseri, Founder and CTO of BCI. Crypto Live showcases the latest and most cutting-edge technologies and products in iGaming, offering potential partners,...

BETR-Better Betting Ramps up Team

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BETR-Better has announced its "re-energising" its Foundation’s Supervisory Board with a "relevant, experienced team" and bringing on board a new CTO. The firm says it is “prepared for the next phase in its development”. David Vanrenen is appointed Chair…

Microgaming announces C-level appointments

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Microgaming has appointed Andrew Clucas as chief operating officer (COO) and Jean-Luc Ferriere as chief commercial officer (CCO). The news follows the announcement last month that John Coleman has been appointed CEO of Microgaming. Andrew Clucas…

BtoBet ‘strengthens strategic growth’ with appointment of new COO

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Software development firm, BtoBet, has announced the appointment of Valentina Ivanoska as its Chief Operating Officer. The firm says Ivanoska’s appointment further strengthens the company’s C-level management, as the organisation...

Scientific Games announces Doug Albregts as New EVP and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Gaming Division

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that Doug Albregts will join the company as the EVP and Group CEO of the Gaming Division. Derik Mooberry is to become EVP for Strategic Projects. Albregts joins Scientific Games from Sharp Electronics Corporation

Inspired appoints Brooks Pierce as senior vice president, North America

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Inspired Entertainment, Inc. has announced the appointment of Mr. Brooks H. Pierce as senior vice president, North America. Mr. Pierce joins Inspired with over 25 years of experience in the gaming industry. “I’m delighted to welcome Brooks to the Inspired executive team,” said Luke Alvarez, president and CEO, Inspired. “Inspired’s Virtual Sports are already licensed and live in New Jersey and...

Michael Hazel joins Annexio Board to support growth plans

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Lottery betting operator Annexio has appointed Michael Hazel as a non-executive Board member.   A qualified Chartered Accountant, Michael began his career with Deloitte in Dublin, Ireland, before moving to Melbourne in Australia to work for Motorola and BHP.   He was then recruited by Microsoft, undertaking a number of international assignments prior to moving to Microsoft’s international headquarters in London where...

Callcredit names new head of gaming  

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Callcredit Information Group has appointed Adam Hancox as head of gaming as the company looks to expand its client offering in the sector. Callcredit, the consumer experience, insight, ID and fraud prevention specialist, has supported the gaming sector for many years, providing solutions to over 50 operators in the industry. Callcredit works in the UK, Gibraltar, Malta, Isle of Man,...

Scientific Games hires ex-Goldman Sachs executive for government affairs role

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Scientific Games Corporation has appointed Robert O'Connor as senior vice-president of government affairs.   In this role, O'Connor will be responsible for developing and executing Scientific Games' global government relations and public affairs to support the company's long-term strategies and raise its profile globally to support its existing business, new sector growth opportunities and emerging markets. "Rob brings nearly three decades of...

Playtech welcomes former UK Gambling Commission senior manager Richard Bayliss

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Playtech, an Omni-channel supplier, has appointed Richard Bayliss, former senior online manager at the UK Gambling Commission, to its Compliance team as regulatory compliance manager.   In his new role Bayliss will play a key part in leading the direction of Playtech’s responsible gambling initiatives. Ian Ince, group head of Regulatory Affairs, Playtech, said: “Everyone at Playtech is delighted to welcome Richard....

iGaming firm Kootac announces new CEO

  Lotto platform provider Kootac has appointed Danny Thomas as its new CEO.   Thomas previously undertook executive roles at Brombat Ltd, Gr8odds Ltd and Avinit Online Ltd. The appointment marks the rekindling of Kootac’s relationship with Thomas, who was key to the company’s growth as Head of Strategy between 2012-2014, the company said in a statement. Thomas returns to the company as...

Medialivecasino names new commercial director

Rob Wheeler, an industry veteran, has joined Medialivecasino as their new commercial director.   With a career in gaming dating back to 2003, Wheeler joins from Playtech where he was commercial and partnership director. He started in the land-based industry before moving into online gaming in 2006, later working for industry giants such as IGT Interactive and Virtue Fusion. “We are very...

Global Gaming names new head of affiliates appointment

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Global Gaming has appointed Elaine Gardiner as the new head of affiliates.   Gardiner will be responsible for leading and developing the company’s affiliate department, as it prepares to expand the operations of its B2C brands, including the multi award-winning Ninja Casino, Kotikasino and Viking Slots. She will also ensure the division maintains the highest standards of best practice to deliver...

Jackpotjoy CEO resigns amidst corporate shake up

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  Andy McIver is to step down as CEO from Jackpotjoy, the company has announced.   Jackpotjoy said in statement: “As a part of the company’s continuing strategy to strengthen the group’s operational focus, the board has decided that further operational expertise is needed to ensure the company is best placed to maximise future growth prospects through its core business...

Global Gaming appoints new head of compliance for Malta

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  Global Gaming has appointed Nigel Balcarres as head of compliance for its Malta operations.   In the role, Balcarres will be responsible for overseeing the group’s licensing applications, as well as preparing the future expansion plans for its leading B2C brand Ninja Casino and the company’s B2B operations. Mark Wadsworth, director of the group’s companies in Malta, said: “Nigel brings with him...

NYX Gaming Group appoints new technology boss

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  NYX Gaming Group Limited has named Chris Armes as group chief technology officer, following its acquisition to Scientific Games last month.   Armes joins from Oracle where he held the position of vice-president, engineering for systems. He brings over 25 years' experience of managing high performing global teams, covering the full delivery experience for large-scale international projects, across both hardware and software. "I'm...

Gaming Laboratories names new Australia chief operating officer

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has welcomed Erdal Eskin as its new Australia chief operating officer.   With over 20 years of experience in the Australian gaming industry, Eskin has “forged strong relationships with the clients he has worked with and has served in various progressive roles within the industry”, the company said in a statement. “We are extremely fortunate to have Erdal...