Technology

senior management departures announced at bwin.party

Publicly listed igaming operator and software supplier bwin.party have announced the departure of three senior level staff members. These are the first high profile departures since CEO Norbert Teufelberger commenced his new streamlining initiative ‘business strategy’ for the operator, in order to tackle declining performance and valuation on bwin party. The announced departures see Business Development Director Alen Lang, Group …

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Swedish Online Gaming Bill Delayed

After much hope for future clarity and legislation, it appears that Sweden will not publish its online gaming bill to regulate the country’s online gambling market during this current parliamentary term. Sweden’s Culture Committee Minister Peter Norman commented that a new study would be launched in order to investigate possible online gambling legislation. The study would look at the legislation …

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Social Gaming Community Forms Social Gaming Coalition

Social gaming companies DoubleDown, RocketPlay, PlayStudios, Zynga, Plumbee, have joined forces with  IGT, Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Aristocrat MGM and Gamesys to form the international Social Gaming Coalition in order to bring further clarity and education to the current social gaming scene. The Social Games Coalition,  will also provide an industry voice for Social Gaming amid increasing regulatory uncertainty as to …

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Betfred launch new acquisition program with Active Win Media

UK igaming operator Betfred is set to launch a new affiliate and player acquisition programme to be managed by Manchester based full-service marketing agency Active Win Media Limited, using third party  software from Income Access. The new affiliate and marketing program for BetFred is set to be launched at this months Amsterdam Affiliate Conference. Active Win Media will also handle …

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Q1 2013 – Spanish online gaming decline

Gross gaming revenue and turnover dropped in the Spanish igaming market in the first quarter of 2013, as Spain’s deep economic crisis continues to engulf all sectors of the country. Gaming Gross revenues €60.84m for the opening three month period of 2013, signifying a a quarter-on-quarter decline of 1%, while igaming turnover declined by 0.7% to €1.37bn . The drop …

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Inspired Gaming Italian Job – Group forms partnerhip with Gamenet

iGaming software and technology providers Inspired Gaming Group, have further strengthen their position in the Italian market by signing a partnership agreement to provide Gamenet with its popular Virtual sports platform. Inspired further adds to its current list of Italian igaming providers for its Virtual Sports, already servicing major regional operators such as  –  Eurobet, Intralot, Cogetech and Lottomatica. Claudio …

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Stanleybet seeks to Overturn Greek Gaming Monopoly

UK based sports betting firm Stanleybet Limited is studying potential legal action with the Greek government regarding Greek sports betting laws over competition and monopoly. Stanleybet seeks to overturn the domestic monopoly granted to operator OPAP. Presently OPAP is Greece state operated betting and gaming provider with total revenues of €870m for the first quarter of of 2013.OPAP provide betting, …

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Ed Wray Moots Betfair Restructuring

In an interview with UK broadsheet newspaper the ‘Daily Telegraph’, former Betfair Chairman and Co-founder Ed Wray commented that Betfair would need to refocus its operations and restructure the ‘company balance sheets’, in order for the betting exchange to work more efficiently. Wrey commented on his concerns regarding Betfair recent performance which saw valuation in Betfair  Stock drop. That uninspiring …

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Chief Technology Officer Kal Iyer leaves Glu Mobile

Mobile and tablet games developer and publisher Glu Mobile Incorporated has announced that Kal Iyer will be resigning from his post as its Chief Technology Officer this coming month in order to ‘pursue another senior management position with a large media company’ – yet to be named.Kal Iyer served more than 10 years within GLU Mobiles technology operations holding numerous …

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terrapinn global lotteries executive summit july 9-11

   – Global Lotteries Executive Summit    – 9 – 11 July 2013     -The W Hotel Barcelona – Spain The upcoming ‘Global Gaming Executive Summit will also co-feature this year’s Global Lotteries Executive Summit at the Barcelona W hotel from the 9-11 July. With over 50 boardroom level speakers discussing key issues in the international lottery sector, these are …

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