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Kaizen hires Stella Voulgaraki to lead Euro recruitment drive 

Kaizen Gaming, the operating company of Stoiximan and Betano sportsbook brands, has confirmed the appointment of Stella Voulgaraki as Chief People Officer (CPO). An expert in developing human resources and talent development disciplines for tech-led businesses, Voulgaraki joins Kaizen Gaming’s senior executive leadership from pan-European IT conglomerate NetCompany IntraSoft. Voulgaraki was marked as a key C-level hire, who will work …

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Xtremepush secures gamification edge with Thunderbite

Xtremepush has announced that it has merged the gamification technology of Thunderbite with its flagship customer data and optimisation platform.   The partnership will allow Xtremepush clients to optimise their customer engagement by providing real-time rewards and incentives based on specific campaign triggers. Further benefits will see Xtremepush platform enhanced with Thunderbite tools and utilities to drive customer engagement using push …

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Playtech lauds global proficiency as board weighs up future outcomes

Playtech Plc has delivered 2021 results above its expected guidance, as the FTSE250 technology group continues to consider its long-term strategic options.  Updating stakeholders in its full year results for 2021, Playtech reported a 12% increase in revenue from €1,078.5 million to €1,205.4 million – driven by growth of its B2B and B2C units.  Revenue growth was coupled with a …

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Bayton fined €3k by Swedish regulator for failure to report board change

Bayton has been fined by the Swedish Gambling Inspectorate, Spelinspektionen, for failure to report a change in its Board of Directors.  According to Swedish licensing requirements, all operators active in the country’s betting and gaming market must inform the Spelinspektionen of any departures or additions to their boardrooms.  An investigation into Bayton – which operates the JackpotCity, Ruby Fortune and …

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EveryMatrix invests in Jelly to bolster international casino network

EveryMatrix has announced an expansion of its international content network, investigating into igaming studio Jelly, as well as integrating it into its SlotMatrix platform. Detailing an objective to strengthen its market position in gaming development, EveryMatrix will incorporate Jelly into the SlotMatrix aggregation platform, enabling the UK-based studio to build, manage and distribute its titles to a network of international …

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Brazil’s Senate proposes tax bill despite no settlement on gambling laws 

Brazil’s Senate Commission of Economic Affairs has approved a tax proposal on online games, despite a lack of clarity as to how the government will implement its federal gambling laws.  President of the Chamber of Senators Rodrigo Pacheco hinted that “whilst the debate won’t happen anytime soon”, interested parties should have information with regards to what type of taxes will …

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GiG engages with Rdentify to bolster player protections

Player protection solutions provider Rdentify has signed an agreement with Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) for the provision of its responsible gaming risk detection chat features.  The real-time, live chat, text and email problem gambling risk detection solution assists suppliers like GiG in helping protect their partners’ players from harm that can be associated with online gambling, such as gambling addiction. …

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Soft2Bet appoints ‘product expert’ Gilad Naim as CCO 

 Soft2Bet has confirmed the appointment of Gilad Naim as new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of the igaming platform and operator software solutions provider. A seasoned commercial executive, Naim joins Soft2Bet’s senior leadership team from Nasdaq Nordic online gambling software developer Aspire Global, where he served as Director of Operations and in additional product-related leadership roles.  Taking on the remit of …

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Digitain recruits Jason Marcelino for live casino business development

Digitan has moved to strengthen the leadership of its Live Casino division, naming Jason Marcelino as Commercial Director of the product.  Marcelino brings 10 years of experience in the land-based casino sector to the role, having previously worked at the Mayfair Casino in London.  Additionally, the new hire has knowledge of the online casino space, having worked for several  “premium …

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Maxima Compliance expands global management team with Burgoyne & de Graaff hires

Maxima Compliance has bolstered its global management team with the senior hires of Andrew Burgoyne as Head of Regulatory and Mike de Graaff as the company’s Regional Compliance Manager for the Netherlands. Burgoyne joins Maxima Compliance after more than three years as Compliance Manager at FTSE 100 online gambling Flutter Entertainment Plc. He previously worked for Sky and the Advertising …

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