Tag Archives: Leigh Nissim

GVC pilots new technologies to bolster new ARC programme 

GVC Holdings is piloting two new safer gambling technologies to enhance its group-wide ‘advanced responsibility and care (ARC)’ programme which was launched in November as part of the firm’s new ‘Sustainability Charter’.  Announced as a frontline directive, GVC launched its ARC programme which will see the firm deploy its proprietary technologies, systems and platforms to collect group-wide ‘behavioural play data’ …

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Scientific Games appoints Leigh Nissim as B2B interactive lead

Nasdaq-listed industry technology provider Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has confirmed the appointment of Leigh Nissim as its new Managing Director of its B2B Interactive division. Nissim joins SGC, having most recently served as CEO of London AIM-listed mobile games and platform provider Nektan Plc. An industry veteran, Nissim has extensive B2B commercial development background having served in leadership positions for …

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Leigh Nissim resigns as CEO of Nektan Plc

London AIM-listed mobile gambling specialist Nektan Plc has today confirmed the departure of Leigh Nissim as its Chief Executive Officer. Issuing a corporate update, Nektan governance detailed that Nissim will officially leave the business this coming August, with founder and Non-Executive Director Gary Shaw retaking the firm’s CEO position on an interim basis. Nissim a former IGT and GTECH executive …

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Continued realignment strategy sees Nektan hit high notes for Q3 2017

London AIM-listed industry mobile B2B gaming solutions provider Nektan Plc has published its Q3 2017 trading update (period ending 31 March) reporting top-line growth across its core performance metrics. Updating investors, Nektan governance detailed the firm’s strengthened commercial pipeline which had seen the company sign and launch 13 new casino partners. Publishing its Q3 performance, Nektan would report total group …

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Nektan appoints Patrick Sinclair as new CFO

London AIM-listed mobile gambling specialist Nektan Plc has confirmed the appointment of Patrick Sinclair as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. Sinclair joins Nektan from international property developer Sweett Group Plc, where he served as CFO and in further senior management roles for the developer between 2012-2016. In addition to overseeing Nektan’s day-to-day financial operations, Sinclair has …

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Nektan records loss but takes growth momentum into Q2

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Nektan confirmed a Net Gaming Revenue (NGR) increase of 295% and disclosed plans to raise up to £2.275m as part of its Q1 trading update. The results for the quarter ended September 2016 showed NGR of £2.1m, 14,037 first-time depositors and cash wagering of £65.9m, a figure up 328% from last year’s £15.4m. The company has already received interest from …

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Nektan raises £1.75 million in asset sell-off

In a move to increase its cash capital, London AIM-listed mobile gambling firm Nektan Plc has confirmed that it has sold three of its gaming brands to Buckingham HMB for a cash consideration of £1.75 million. Agreeing on the sell-off, Nektan will transfer Chomp Casino, Spin Princess and Sapphire Rooms to the ownership of Buckingham HMB. Nektan governance maintained that the three …

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Nektan targets performance turnaround for H2 2016

Following a period of corporate restructuring, London AIM-listed mobile gambling software provider Nektan Plc is confident that it can reverse its financial performance in the second half of 2016. Last week, Nektan governance provided a preliminary update on its H1 2016 performance detailing that it expected to post £4.2 million in net gaming revenues (H1 2015: £1.6 million). The company …

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Nektan appoints Leigh Nissim as new CEO

London AIM-listed mobile casino technology and content provider Nektan Plc has confirmed the appointment of Leigh Nissim as its new CEO. Nektan governance ends its five-month search for its new leader, following the resignation of David Gosen at the start of January. The mobile gambling specialists expects to install Nissim as its CEO by late July, replacing interim CEO and …

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IGT Interactive prepares for ICE 2015 with first-ever simultaneous triple launch

International Game Technology ( IGT) has simultaneously launched Prowling Panther across all channels, with the title going live online and on mobile, in parallel with multiple locations of Genting Casinos and Grosvenor Casinos. Jungle-themed Prowling Panther, a resounding success in land-based casinos in other markets around the world, is the first title IGT has released concurrently across all three channels …

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