Isle of Man appoints Tony Ure as e-Gaming lead

Tony Ure

Updating the market, the Isle of Man Government has confirmed the appointment of Tony Ure as its new Head of e-Gaming.

A former IGT Group & GTech executive, Ure takes on the leadership of the Isle of Man’s digital gaming division, promoting the self-governing jurisdiction’s commercial and operational services for industry stakeholders.

A seasoned gambling operations veteran, Ure has consulted and worked on major projects for enterprises in both digital and retail sectors including; Ladbrokes, Sheraton Group and Sky Poker.

Confirming the appointment of Ure, Jonathan Mills, Director of e-Business, Department of Economic Development said: 

“Tony has spent over 30 years working for some of the most recognisable names in the industry. His extensive global experience in launching and running products and platforms across online and land-based operations will undoubtedly help drive continued growth in the Isle of Man’s e-Gaming sector, which currently represents around 20% of the Island’s economy.”

Tony Ure commented on joining the Isle of Man: ‘I am looking forward to working with the e-Gaming team in the Department of Economic Development. It is an exciting time to join and continue the growth of the Isle of Man as the premier e-Gaming jurisdiction.’