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GVC appoints Mike Sexton as PartyPoker Chairman

Updating the market, FTSE-listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has announced the appointment of Mike Sexton as the new Chairman of its PartyPoker subsidiary. Sexton has been involved with PartyPoker since 2009 acting as the brands ambassador and representing the poker room through his lead commentary of World Poker Tour (WPT) events.   Sexton is considered a leading authority on ... Read More »

Authentic Gaming opens Slovakia client support & integration office

Seeking to expand its European commercial capabilities, industry live HD casino games supplier Authentic Gaming has announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art office in Slovakia. The firm’s Slovakian division will act as an operational support for its Malta commercial unit providing the key functions of data provisions and back office development. Furthermore, the office will host a dedicated client ... Read More »

GVC Holdings brings Yggdrasil games to the Italian market

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GVC Holdings CPO Liron Snir praised the “straightforward integration process” after becoming the first operator to bring Yggdrasil games to the Italian market on Gioco Digitale. In addition to Yggdrasil’s content, GVC’s Italian operations will also gain access to BOOST™, the in-game promotional tool which enhances gamification via missions, tournaments and social sharing. For Yggdrasil, the successful integration with Gioco Digitale ... Read More »

InBet Games enters strategic partnership with PlayPearls

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Eastern Europe focused B2B lottery, betting and gaming provider InBet Games has made its full range of services available to casinos run by PlayPearls. Launched in 2002, Inbet Games has an extensive range of solutions, all of which can be run as terminals, websites or mobile apps, covering land-based, street and betting shop operations. The strategic partnership with PlayPearls, which was ... Read More »

K8 chooses EveryMatrix software for UK casino relaunch

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K8 Gaming cited the “large experience” and “solid background” built by EveryMatrix, after choosing the industry provider to drive the re-launch of its casino brand in the UK. The UK-K8 brand will also offer multiple sports betting options via EveryMatrix’s fully-managed sportsbook solution, while the site will also utilise EveryMatrix payment and affiliate platforms. David Williams, K8 Gaming Manager, said: ... Read More »

Johan Styren departs as CEO of LeoVegas Malta

Updating the market, LeoVegas Group AB has informed that Johan Styren has officially stepped down from his leadership position as CEO of LeoVegas Gaming Ltd (Malta subsidiary). A founding team executive, Styren has led LeoVegas Malta operations since 2012, joining the mobile first operator from Unibet Plc. LeoVegas governance informs that Styren will continue as a director of the company ... Read More »

Mr Green appoints Antoine Bonello as Operations lead

Nordic Nasdaq-listed European online gambling group Mr Green & Co has confirmed the appointment of Antoine Bonello as its new Chief Operations Officer (COO) for lead brand Mr Green.   Bonello an industry operations and customer retention specialist joins Mr Green from Paddy Power Betfair where he served as Director of Integration (2016-2017) within the merged enterprise’s Malta and UK ... Read More »

Microgaming varies themes and feature sets on four new slots

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Microgaming has this month confirmed the launch of four new online slots, “each bringing a different theme and feature set” for its players. Candy Dreams, Forbidden Throne and Fortune Girl went live on 3 May, while Goldwyn’s Fairies, the first ever game by Just For The Win, will be released on 17 May. With 720 ways to win and up ... Read More »

Cherry AB confirms full €280 million acquisition of ComeOn

Issuing a corporate update, Stockholm-listed Cherry AB has confirmed that it has completed the outright acquisition of Malta-based online gambling operator ComeOn (ComeOn.com) purchasing 100% of its shares. Cherry governance informs that it completes its 100% takeover of all ComeOn related assets for a total consideration of €280 million, from which the firm’s initial €80 million payment has been deducted. ... Read More »

PKR appoints administrators as company files for bankruptcy

The management of embattled online poker room PKR (PKR.com) has informed the market that it has appointed administrators as the company officially files for bankruptcy. Issuing a website update, PKR has informed that following a review of its financial arrangements, the operator has appointed David R Taylor and Matthew RM Wild of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP as joint ‘PKR Technologies’ ... Read More »