Tag Archives: Jesper Kärrbrink

Costello: ‘Swedish limits aren’t for player protection, they’re just pure politics’

Recognised as one of igaming’s most lucrative marketplaces, conditions in Sweden have been drastically altered following the government enforcing a series of wagering and deposit restrictions. The safer gambling measures were instantly criticised by licensed operators as well as the country’s regulator. The panel discussing ‘the fallout from Sweden’ at the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital weighed in on developments. …

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Maxima Compliance – ‘Mastering technical compliance to grow your global footprint’

Having launched it’s ‘Complitech’ technical compliance database, Maxima Compliance will host the next SBC Webinar on Thursday 18 June (16:00hrs BST). Against a rapidly changing regulatory backdrop, a mastery of technical compliance is essential for any supplier with ambitions across multiple regulated markets. Furthermore, how can product, regulatory and leadership teams optimise processes when meeting a diverse range of compliance …

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Aspire builds Q1 momentum through regulated market focus

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Aspire Global said it is focusing more on locally regulated and taxed markets as it posted Q1 2020 revenues of €33.7m, up 1.5% from the same period of 2019. The company confirmed that EBITDA during the period had decreased by 14.2% to €5.2m (Q1 2019: €6.1m), while EBITDA margin for January to March was 15.5%, almost three percentage points down …

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Jesper Kärrbrink: The industry must promote responsible gaming to the top of the agenda

The keynote addresses at the inaugural SBC Digital Summit have highlighted the key challenges that the betting and gaming industry face, especially during the ongoing pandemic. One of the presentations that has been singled out was that of Jesper Kärrbrink, co-founder and chairman of Green Jade Games. Delivering the day-two keynote, which is now available to watch in full above, …

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Internet Vikings appoints ‘marketing pro’ Stefan Backlund as corporate advisor

Internet Vikings a specialist provider of technology and software solutions for igaming and online betting incumbents has moved to strengthen its board appointing Stefan Backlund as a corporate advisor. An expert in B2B marketing, Backlund is the former VP of Marketing for leading e-merchant payment solutions provider Trustly, and the European marketing lead for fast-growth Scandinavian Fintech Klarna. Confirming Backlund’s …

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Aspire Global appoints figurehead Kärrbrink as Pariplay Chairman

Malta-based iGaming platform provider Aspire Global has moved to strengthen its corporate governance, confirming the appointment of Jesper Kärrbrink as chairman of its subsidiary aggregator and games developer Pariplay with immediate effect. A renowned industry figurehead, Kärrbrink is the former chief executive officer of Mr Green – a fast-growth online casino brand acquired by William Hill Plc for $310 million in 2018. Commenting on his appointment, Kärrbrink, …

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Internet Vikings appoints Peter Ekmark as new CEO

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Peter Ekmark has been appointed as the new CEO for Internet Vikings, a hosting and SEO content provider for the iGaming industry. A month after securing its first major acquisition through Costa PBN, he arrives as part of a new series of changes for the company called ‘Internet Vikings 2.0’. Formerly of William Hill, Jackpotjoy and Unibet, Ekmark has a …

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Mr Green ups customer reach integrating SWISH pay

MRG Group European online gambling subsidiary Mr Green has stated its intent on accelerating its Swedish market position by integrating the popular SWISH payment service. Launched in 2012 by the Central Bank of Sweden, SWISH is currently the nation’s most popular mobile payment service with a reported 6.7million active users and 180,000 connected businesses. As the merchant has grown in …

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Jesper Kärrbrink and Anthony Werkman talk regulations and public perceptions

Ahead of this year’s Betting on Football (19-22 March), SBC caught up with two of the event’s headline speakers – Jesper Kärrbrink (Mr Green) and Anthony Werkman (Betway). The pair will be taking part in the CEO panel, held as part of the ‘Leadership & Vision’ track on 20 March, which will be looking at the industry’s response to a …

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Mr Green refreshes Redbet sportsbook with Kambi

Stockholm-listed online gambling group MRG (formerly Mr Green & Co) has announced the relaunch of its Redbet European online sportsbook subsidiary.   The Redbet brand was acquired by MRG in December 2017, as part of the firm’s €7 million outright acquisition of Malta-based independent online gambling group Evoke Gaming. The Redbet sportsbook will be operated by MRG’s flagship online gambling …

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