Tag Archives: Chris Armes

GiG ups code security oversight with Checkmarx

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has strengthened its systems testing and security oversight of technology applications after signing a comprehensive agreement with Checkmarx. Under the agreement, Checkmarx will provide GiG with stat application security testing (SAST) provisions, allowing the Stockholm-listed technology group to meet its client scale and build-quality demands. Checkmarx is recognised as one of the leading digital security testing …

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GiG adds virtuals as part of 1X2 Network deal

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has confirmed the launch of virtual sports betting as part of a partnership with 1X2 Network which will further extend its sportsbook solution and offering to operators. GiG’s new virtual portfolio includes instant horse racing, greyhound racing, trotting, Velodrome, speedway and football, as well as scheduled horse racing and tennis. Chris Armes, chief information officer at …

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GiG launches ‘mobile friendly’ Iowa sportsbook

Stockholm listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has strengthened its position in the US with the launch of its ‘mobile friendly online sportsbook’ in Iowa. The sportsbook will be launched for its partner Hard Rock International, and will support the existing over-the-counter solution on the casino floor at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City. At the time of signing …

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Chris Armes leads new look GiG executive tech team

Supporting its corporate ambitions of becoming the global leader in online gambling B2C and B2B technology provisions, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has moved to restructure its executive technology leadership team. This morning GiG governance confirms that appointment of Chris Armes as Chief Information Officer (CIO), joining the Stockholm-listed enterprise from rival SG Digital, where he formerly served as Chief Technology …

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Scientific Games ushers in new era of Mississippi sports betting

Powered by its OpenBet product suite, Scientific Games has united with Caesars Entertainment to launch sports betting in Mississippi. Caesars’ Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino processed its inaugural bet on August 14, ushering in a new era of sports betting for the state. Harrah’s Gulf Coast Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi also started offering sports betting on 20 August, …

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SG Digital calls for Stockholm Tech & Talent expansion

Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has announced that it will move to expand its Stockholm Technology Development Center servicing its enlarged SG Digital division. SG Digital’s Stockholm offices were developed to create a centralised technology hub focusing on platform development, technical operations and digital innovation. Updating the market, SGC governance has confirmed that it will seek to add a further …

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Scientific Games unveils new SG Digital leadership team

Expanding its industry digital capabilities, services and dynamics, Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has announced its new SG Digital senior leadership team. As reported in its previous market updates, following its $630 million acquisition of Toronto TSX-listed NYX Gaming Group, the newly formed division will be led by Matt Davey as Group CEO & President of SG Digital. The division …

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Scientific Games opens Krakow ‘development centre’ to support digital ambitions

Nasdaq-listed industry technology provider Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), has announced that it will open a ‘remote development centre’ in Krakow Poland to aid the growth of its SG Digital division. Updating the market, SGC governance expects to open its Krakow development centre this Q1 2018, with the new division working on all core SG digital products for its lottery, sports …

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NYX appoints former Oracle VP Chris Armes as Group Technology lead

Updating the market, Toronto TSX-listed gambling technology supplier NYX Gaming Group (NYX) has confirmed the appointment of Chris Armes as new Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO). A technology leadership veteran, Armes joins NYX’s executive team from global operating systems provider Oracle, where he served as Vice President of Engineering. Confirming the executive appointment, NYX governance stated that it had gained …

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