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Nektan begins new CEO search after Lucy Buckley’s departure

London AIM-listed mobile gaming group Nektan Plc has begun executive search procedures after confirming the departure of Lucy Buckley as CEO. Issuing a corporate statement, Nektan said that company founder and Executive Director Gary Shaw will act as company Chief Executive on an interim basis. Buckley will ‘remain available to the board’ to help the company with its leadership transition, …

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Nektan appoints ‘growth expert’ Lucy Buckley as new CEO

London AIM-listed platform and games content provider Nektan Plc has today confirmed that the pending appointment of Lucy Buckley as new Chief Executive Officer. Updating investors, Nektan governance confirms its new executive leader who is expected to join the company and its board on 3 December 2018. A seasoned leadership executive in marketing, growth strategies and corporate development, Buckley joins …

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Inspired provides Virtual sports solace for football fans in Italy

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Inspired Entertainment has provided some crumbs of comfort to disillusioned Italy football fans by taking its Premium Matchday product into the country with Eurobet. The technology company, which already supplies its Virtual Sports products in more than 35,000 venues worldwide, will feature on dedicated channels in Eurobet retail venues, with one channel solely reserved for Football Matchday and Platinum Football. Specifically …

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SBTech boosts expansion bid with new CCO Andrew Cochrane

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Andrew Cochrane said that SBTech is “the most innovative and dynamic technology provider in the industry” after being appointed as the company’s new Chief Commercial Officer. With a track record of managing top-tier omni channel operators in regulated markets, Cochrane will play his part in SBTech’s ongoing global expansion by defining strategic objectives, identifying opportunities for growth and maximising revenues …

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Inspired announces Greek VLT rollout with OPAP in 2017

Inspired has announced that it will be soon be starting the rollout of its video lottery terminal (VLT) cabinets with Greek betting and lottery operator OPAP S.A (OPAP). Following the formal announcement of new VLT regulations by the Hellenic Gaming Commission, OPAP has deemed that all appropriate conditions are now in place to allow it to restart plans for the …

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Hydra gains extension on Inspired Gaming acquisition approach

New York private equity firm, Hydra Industries (Hydra) has confirmed that it has been granted an ‘extension of the date’ by which it must complete its proposed £200 million acquisition of industry virtual games supplier Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired). The private equity firm has been granted until the 29 December to formally process its acquisition offer. Updating deal stakeholders, Hydra Chairman …

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Inspired Gaming snapped up by Hydra for £200 million

Inspired Gaming Group, the manufacturer of FOBTs and developer of virtual and slots games, is to be acquired by New York-based private equity firm Hydra Industries for a total valuation of £200 million. The sale of Inspired assets has been negotiated with main investor Vitruvian Partners LLP and its co-investors in the enterprise. Deal stakeholders informed that the acquisition deal, which includes …

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Paddy Power appoints Dave Hammond as retail innovation lead

Paddy Power has appointed Dave Hammond the former Senior Vice President of Mobile operations for Inspired Gaming Group to lead its retail innovation strategy. Appointed Head of Retail Products & Innovation, Hammond will play a key role in developing Paddy Power’s omni-channel strategies and creating further customer acquisition points between the operator’s retail and digital services. An experienced gambling operations …

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Gala Coral extends Inspired Gaming virtual sports on mobile

 Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), , today announced that UK betting and gambling operator Gala Coral had extended its Virtual Sports license to also include mobile. Inspired currently provides Coral with seven concurrent channels of Virtual Sports for both retail and online, equating to over 3,000 events a day. These will all now be available on Coral Mobile.  The channels are: …

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Exhibitor list for MGS launched

  Organisers of November’s Macao Gaming Show (MGS) have unveiled an exhibitor list which comprises many of the biggest and most influential organisationsactive in the international gaming community. Taking place across 18-20 November, 2014 at the Venetian Macao, MGS will feature a raft of heavyweight international gaming companies, including IGT Asia Macau, Aristocrat (Macau), Aruze Gaming Macau, Ainsworth Game Technology, …

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