IGaming

New look Pronet Gaming appoints Alex Leese as CEO

Industry turnkey solutions provider Pronet Gaming, has confirmed the appointment of former William Hill Plc director Alex Leese as Chief Executive Officer. In his leadership remit, Leese will be responsible for leading the turn new commercial drive and strategy into newly regulated markets, a key mandate following the sale of Pronet Gaming to an undisclosed private equity group. Leese joins …

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Singular appoints Rob Dowling to lead commercial drive

Strengthening its commercial capacity, Malta-based bespoke igaming and sports betting systems provider Singular has confirmed the appointment of Rob Dowling as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) heading up the firm’s B2B sales unit. A seasoned industry executive, Dowling joins Singular’s senior management team from payment solutions provider emerchantpay Ltd, where he formerly lead the payment firm’s commercial development for the igaming …

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eCOGRA secures testing rights for Colombia & Argentina

Industry player protection, safety and standards agency eCOGRA has advanced its South American profile, confirming that it has been approved as an ‘independent testing authority’ by Colombian and Argentine regulators. Updating the market, Colombian regulator Coljuegos has certified eCOGRA as an ‘independent testing platform’, which will be allowed to service player safety provisions for Colombia’s fast-growth regulated online gambling marketplace. In …

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GiG expands Euro profile with upcoming Spain & Romania launches

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has expanded its European footprint by securing new licensing provisions for the markets of Spain and Romania. Updating investors, GiG governance confirms that Spanish gambling regulator DGOJ has granted GiG B2C online sportsbook and casino licences. The company has also disclosed that it will move to launch its flagship RIZK brand for the Spanish market, …

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Tobias Fagerlund takes full leadership of embattled Global Gaming

Embattled Stockholm-listed online gambling group Global Gaming AB has confirmed the appointment of Tobias Fagerlund as President & CEO with immediate effect. Fagerlund has acted as Global Gaming’s interim CEO since April 2019, following the resignation of former incumbent Joacim Möller. Appointing Fagerlund, Global Gaming terminates its executive search for a new leader, as corporate governance focuses on the suspension …

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LeoVegas gets ready for Spanish market launch

Stockholm-listed LeoVegas AB has confirmed that it will launch its services for the regulated Spanish online gambling market, as the European operator prepares to enter its ‘7th locally regulated market’. Issuing an update, LeoVegas governance confirms that it has secured DGOJ approved licenses for both Spanish casino and sportsbook provisions, with the company moving to launch its initial Spanish domain …

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PaySafe launches ‘US Rapid Transfer’ seeking to deliver instant conversion dynamics

Advancing its US position, digital payments technology firm PaySafe Group has confirmed that it will launch its ‘Rapid Transfer’ product through subsidiary Skrill USA. An established product within 18 European countries, Rapid Transfer is Paysafe’s ‘proprietary built’ instant bank transfer technology, which allows merchants to offer ‘instant secure onsite transactions’, increasing all-around customer conversions. In addition to facilitating merchant payment …

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KPMG terminates Global Gaming auditor contract

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Global Gaming AB seeks a new auditor, as incumbent KPMG sanctions an ‘early termination’ of its existing contract. Yesterday, Global Gaming CEO Tobias Fagerlund issued a corporate statement, informing investors that KPMG account auditor Jonas Nihlberg had called for a termination of services. An embattled Global Gaming finds itself at the centre of a Swedish market …

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‘Deeper tech arrangement’ sees Playtech launch full casino suite across GVC properties

FTSE250 gambling technology group Playtech Plc has moved to strengthen its existing partnership with GVC Holdings, detailing that it has launched its entire casino content suite provisions across multiple GVC markets. The expanded agreement sees the UK, Spain, Italy and Georgia, become the latest markets in which GVC brands will service Playtech’s complete casino games portfolio. Replicating Ladbrokes and Coral …

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TruNarrative security appoints Adam Doyle as gaming lead 

TruNarrative supplier of global financial crime protection services has confirmed the appointment Adam Doyle as its new head of gaming, strengthening the firm’s commercial development for gambling sector incumbents. TruNarrative provides a real-time processing platform that supports gambling firms and operators to comply with multiple jurisdictional regulations. TruNarrative’s CEO and founder, John Lord, commented: “We have experienced rapid growth since …

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