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SG Digital ups Swedish profile with fresh Svenska Spel contract

SG Digital, the interactive gaming division of Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), has significantly expanded its profile within the re-regulated Swedish online gambling marketplace after agreeing to a new exclusive partnership with state-owned operator Svenska Spel. SG Digital has become the lead online platform provider for Svenska Spel casino and bingo verticals. Furthermore, Svenska Spel digital offering will be enhanced …

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mkodo warns industry developers of Apple backlash on ‘simple wraps’

London-based mobile app and innovation studio mkodo has issued industry stakeholders a warning with regards to new Apple App Store policies and listings guidelines, inbound with the US tech giant’s ‘4.2 update’. Moving forward, the Silicon Valley giant has pledged to enforce policies requiring app developers, including those operated by industry incumbents to have a minimum level of native functionality. …

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888 confirms CEO change as Pazner replaces Frieberger as corporate leader

Issuing a corporate filing, London-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings has this morning disclosed that Itai Frieberger will step down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), transferring leadership of the company to Itai Pazner (COO). A 14-year 888 Holdings executive, Frieberger ends his three-year tenure as 888 CEO, with governance informing that he will take-on a directorship role undertaking a leadership …

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Betsson AB’s StarCasinò Italy sponsors LEGA’s Basketball Cup

Betsson AB, Italian online casino property StarCasinò has confirmed that it has become the official gaming partner of LEGA Basket Serie A’s ‘Italian Basketball Cup’. StarCasino becomes a lead sponsor of Lega Basket’s ‘Coppa di Pallacanestro’ a pro tournament taking place between 14-17 February, featuring Italian Basketball’s biggest teams. Confirming the partnership, Egidio Bianchi, President of LEGA Basket Serie A, said: …

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Lottoland ‘disappointed’ by the ‘value destroying’ Zeal-Lotto24 deal

The two-week public spat between Lottoland and Zeal Network appears to have come to an end with the news that Zeal shareholders have approved the proposed deal to buy Lotto24. In a statement, Nigel Birrell, CEO of Lottoland, expressed his disappointment in today’s decision, and has reiterated his opinion that the transaction is ‘value destroying’ for the company. He said: …

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Zeal co-founder Marc Peters backs Lotto24 takeover as ‘best business strategy’

Issuing a corporate filing, the governance of Deutsche Borse listed Zeal Network has revealed that enterprise co-founder and active shareholder Marc Peters has declared his support for the acquisition of German market rival Lotto24 AG. Peters who founded the company in 2000, alongside partner Jens Schumann has detailed his support of a takeover of Lotto24 to Zeal investors, backing corporate governance’s …

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JPJ Group secures 2018 targets, outlining Vera&John as standout asset

Preparing to publish its 2018 full-year results, the governance of London-listed online gambling firm Jackpotjoy Group (JPJ Group) has issued a pre-close trading statement outlining expected results ‘at the upper end of current market expectations’. Updating investors, JPJ Group Chairman Neil Goulden highlights international asset Vera&John as the stand-out performer for 2018 trading. JPJ governance details that the firm’s international …

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Videoslots confirms David Cutajar as new CFO

Malta-based igaming group Videoslots has confirmed the promotion of David Cutajar as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. Cutajar has formerly served as Videoslots’ Head of Finance, having launched the firm’s auditing department in 2016, and doubling the number of employees during his tenure leading the internal department. Prior to joining Videoslots, Cutajar a PWC qualified accountant had formerly worked …

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Twin aims for “unmatched casino experience” after CRM deal

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Online casino operator Twin is aiming to fulfil its mission “of providing an unmatched casino experience” after deploying the innovative Fast Track CRM solution. Marcin Jablonski, Twin’s Chief Brand Officer, expanded: “We share Fast Track’s vision of how easy CRM should be and believe this partnership will allow our CRM team to fulfil their mission of providing an unmatched casino …

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Lottoland makes €76m move for Zeal German assets

Keeping to its word, the governance Lottoland Holdings has put forward a €76 million cash offer, seeking to takeover Zeal Network’s core German market assets. At the start of a tumultuous week, Lottoland Chief Executive Nigel Birrell had written an open letter to Zeal Network shareholders, urging for them to refuse Zeal Network’s planned takeover of competitor Lotto24 AG, which …

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