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XLMedia’s largest backers execute London AIM cash-out

Issuing a market note, London AIM listed industry marketing and player acquisition specialist XLMedia has informed that its two largest shareholders WebPals Entertainment and Partners Limited Partnership have agreed to sell their remaining stakes in its enterprise. The joint disposal will see early stage investor WebPals and Israeli VC fund Partners Limited place 64.2 million of XLMedia shares for sale, ... Read More »

EveryMatrix appoints former bwin CEO Norbert Teufelberger as new board Chairman

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EveryMatrix has completed a €4.3 million strategic investment round and appointed Norbert Teufelberger, former CEO of bwin, as its new Chairman. The company has widened its shareholder base by completing the private strategic investment round with Strawberry Capital, a large Norwegian fund owned by Petter Stordalen. In his new role as non-executive Chairman of the board, Teufelberger will assist with the ... Read More »

Habanero reports record month-on-month growth ahead of European expansion

A strengthened international commercial pipeline has helped industry slots and games developer Habanero achieve a ‘record breaking start’ to its 2017. Updating the market, Habanero management informs that its games portfolio is currently growing at a 15% average month-on-month increase. The firm’s growth in its game metrics has been assisted by new commercial partnerships. In Europe Habanero has secured new platform ... Read More »

4 More Years! Playtech BGT secures Boylesports terminal extension

Updating the market this morning, FTSE-listed Playtech Plc’s sports betting division Playtech BGT Sports has confirmed that it has extended its betting terminals agreement with Irish independent bookmaker BoyleSports for a further four years. As part of the deal, Playtech BGT Sports will supply an initial 325 terminals to Boylesports, taking the total number to over 600 across their 220-strong ... Read More »

Romania ONJN appoints Dan Iliovici as new President

ONJN the National Gambling Agency of Romania and core regulatory body for industry policy and licensing operations has confirmed the appointment of Dan Iliovici as its new President. Iliovic takes over leadership of the ONJN from previous incumbent Odeta Nestor. Iliovic has prior industry experience having held the position of Executive Director of Romanian Gambling business association Rombet. In 2015, ... Read More »

Betfred Tote put on notice, as UK racing eyes new pools product for 2018

The Times has revealed that a group of UK racing stakeholders are preparing to establish a rival pool-based betting system to Betfred’s Tote, as the sport looks for new revenue streams. Led by the Jockey Club and Arena Racing Company (ARC), it is understood that 56 of the 60 UK racetracks have committed to the Tote rival venture which will ... Read More »

Wetten.com appoints Jeff Tabone as Director of Sportsbook

New German focused sports betting operator Wetten.com has confirmed the appointment of Jeff Tabone as its first ever Director of Sportsbook. Tabone will join Wetten.com operations this June from European operator Betsson Group, where he served as Head of Sportsbook (2015-2017), as well as in other senior management positions within Betsson trading and sports betting operations. Powered by Gaming Innovation ... Read More »

‘Very successful start’ for combined Ladbrokes Coral

Ladbrokes Coral CEO Jim Mullen has hailed the merged company’s first annual results announcement as a ‘very successful start’ for the enlarged group, with the combined results delivering 11% growth in revenues and a 22% increase in gross profits after tax. The standout performers are Ladbrokes Coral are the Digital division, which saw operating profit increase 125% and European Retail ... Read More »

Matt Risdale joins Camelot as group corporate communications lead

UK National Lottery operator Camelot Group (Camelot) is set to gain a new head of corporate communications as PR Veteran Matt Risdale joins the firm’s leadership ranks. Last week, Risdale confirmed to UK media news sources that he was joining Camelot, taking on the official title of Head of Strategic Communications, Risdale will take lead of both Camelot business and ... Read More »

Willkommen DFS…DraftKings launches in Germany

Continuing its planned European market expansion, US daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings has launched its services in Germany. The DFS operator enters the German sports market, through its recently secured Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) ‘Controlled Skill Games Licence’ which was granted to DraftKings operations this March. Having officially launched its DFS services within the UK betting market in H1 ... Read More »