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Global Gaming appoints Michael Gatt as Malta CFO

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Global Gaming has confirmed the promotion of Michael Gatt to the newly created role of Operational Chief Financial Officer (CFO) based in Malta. Gatt joins Global Gaming’s senior management team, having previously served the Stockholm enterprise as Group Finance Manager (2017 – 2018). Acting as Operational CFO, Gatt will be tasked with leading the financial planning …

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EveryMatrix enhances offering with Yggdrasil partnership

As part of a new partnership, games from developer Yggdrasil are to be available to the operator network of software supplier EveryMatrix, including in the regulated markets of Denmark and the UK. The newly formed deal means that EveryMatrix’s flagship CasinoEngine will enrich its portfolio with Yggdrasil’s entire catalogue of casino slots and table games. This will include latest slot …

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Regulators unite to tackle video game skins and loot boxes

Global gambling regulators have joined forces in an attempt to address concerns over the “blurred lines between gambling and video games”. Also stressing issues regarding skins and loot boxes in such titles, fifteen gambling regulators from across Europe, in addition to the Washington State Gambling Commission, have signed an agreement to address the risks. A pledge to tackle “unlicensed third-party …

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PIMS-SCA appoints Oliver Niner as Gaming commercial lead

Updating the market, industry insurance provider PIMS-SCA has announced the appointment of Oliver Niner as its new Gaming Business Development Director, having taken the role on 23 August 2018. Nilner joins PIMS-SCA commercial team from European fantasy sports operator Oulala, where he served as Business Development Director (2016-2018). Nilner has further industry experience having held senior management positions at Marathonbet …

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Svenska Spel appoints Scarlett Roa as sustainability lead for revamped Swedish gambling market

Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel has confirmed the appointment of Scarlett Roa as new Sustainability Manager. Roa joins Svenska Spel’s management from Stockholm communication and brand management agency Authority AB, where she served as Deputy Operations Officer. A seasoned executive in corporate communications and stakeholder management, Roa will lead Svenska Spel’s sustainability and responsible gambling initiatives and planning. Furthermore, Roa …

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PlayOJO optimises ‘personalised retention’ campaigns with Betgenius

Fairplay online casino operator PlayOJO has partnered with Betgenius (Genius Sports Group) to optimise its digital campaign strategies. Utilising Betgenius campaign tools, PlayOJO will be better able to identify and target individual customers’ on-site behavioural characteristics, including their time spent on-site, preferred slots titles, duration of session and deposit frequency. Furthermore, PlayOJO marketing teams will be supported with deeper insights …

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Jackpot disruptor BlueRibbon secures first funding round from Velo & Ash

New industry incumbent BlueRibbon (bluerbn.com), has confirmed that it has completed a successful first funding round, securing investment to scale-up its tailored jackpot solutions. Updating the market, BlueRibbon details that it has secured an ‘undisclosed investment’ from industry venture capital firm Velo Partners and Chris Ash, the former founder of Ash Gaming Ltd which was sold to Playtech in 2011 …

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Ambitious digital vision sees Genting appoint Jeremy Taylor as interactive lead

Genting Casino (UK subsidiary of Genting Group Malaysia) has confirmed the appointment of Jeremy Taylor as new Interactive Managing Director, charged with spearheading the firm’s ambitious digital growth strategy for online casino and sportsbook services. Taylor joins Genting from Stockholm listed European online gambling group Betsson AB, where he formerly served as Group Marketing Director (2014-2018). A seasoned executive in …

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Jumpman Gaming and Progress Play fall foul of the CMA

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Jumpman Gaming and Progress Play have agreed to remove terms and conditions prohibiting players from obtained their money in one go, after an investigation by the the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The CMA has been working UK regulator the Gambling Commission, to improve terms and conditions for players online and to help ensure firms do not break consumer protection …

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Omega confirms new content deal with Espresso Games

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Omega Systems has enhanced its offering, confirming a content partnership with Espresso Games. The deal means that the Espresso Games portfolio of slot and table games will be integrated onto the Omega Core iGaming platform. Paddy Mann, Omega Systems’ Business Development Manager commented: “The addition of Espresso’s content provides Omega licensees the ability to add fresh and engaging games to …

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