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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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GVC’s Simon Hay steps down to join Nektan

Nektan, an international B2B and white label gaming software and services provider, has confirmed that GVC’s Simon Hay will be joining the company as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Hay is due to start the new role from June 17,  bringing with him a wealth of experience from two decades in the accountancy and consultancy sectors. Prior to this, …

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Nektan sanctions lower priced offload of Respin US asset

London AIM-listed mobile gaming services provider Nektan Plc has offloaded its US-specific mobile casino property ‘Respin’ to private enterprise Alternative Investment Partners, completing a £300,000 cash transaction. Updating the market, Nektan leadership details that it has sold its 57% equity in the US brand, at a lower price than originally anticipated, stating that the firm wishes to halt its ‘stateside …

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Nektan reports “record growth and revenues” in Q3 trading update

Gaming technology platform and services supplier, Nektan, has reported “record growth and revenues” for its B2B division in its trading update for the third quarter of its financial year ending 30 June 2019 (Q3 FY19). In the trading update, Nektan has reported that its current growth trajectory remains on track to break-even for the financial year, detailing that the Executive …

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Nektan hails 2018 as a “key milestone” as it breaks even

London-listed gaming technology specialist Nektan has reached a major milestone in its move to break-even as announced in its unaudited interim results for the six months ending 31 December 2018. The group announced back in January that it was on-course to breaking even in 2019, having reported  record KPI growth, new commercial partnerships and progress on its US market foundations. …

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Nektan on course to ‘€ break-even’ in 2019

London AIM-listed igaming platform and games provider Nektan Plc has this morning published its Q2 2019 trading update (period ending 31 December) reporting record KPI growth, new commercial partnerships and progress on its US market foundations. Updating investors, Nektan reports record cash wagering across its active business verticals of £222 million, a £40 million increase (22% growth) on Q1 2019’s …

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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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Italy beckons for Inspired’s range of omni-channel games

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Inspired Entertainment has announced the debut of its omni-channel games in Italy, with its Virgo Remote Gaming Service and casino content now live with SNAI. SNAI becomes the first Italian operator to go live with the Inspired range of interactive content, with further launches across Sisal, Eurobet and Betsson’s StarCasino set to follow. Included as part of the deal are …

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Five New Jersey operators live with Inspired virtual sports

Inspired Entertainment has announced an expansion of its virtual sports offering within the United States market. The virtual sports, mobile games and SBG video lottery provider, has detailed that it is now live with a total of five operators in the American state of New Jersey. Gaining approval from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), Inspired’s distribution strategy …

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Rush Street becomes first US firm to offer online virtual sports betting

Rush Street Interactive, the company behind online gambling site PlaySugarHouse.com, has become the first in the US to let gamblers bet real money on the outcome of virtual sports events. The Chicago-based firm made the announcement through a press release earlier today, detailing how it was given approval from New Jersey regulators to let patrons bet online on the outcome …

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