Tag Archives: MRG

GIG Core powers MRG’s future esport venture

MRG Group has confirmed that it has selected Gaming Innovation Group’s GIG Core platform solution to power its upcoming ‘GLHF.GG’ (working title), e-sports entertainment property. During H1 2018 trading, MRG confirmed that it had invested in a joint-venture project with Stockholm-based esports publisher Gamingzone Entertainment, seek to deliver its first esports-centric property. Updating stakeholders, MRG leadership confirmed that its GLHF.GG …

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Mr Green would accelerate William Hill international growth

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William Hill has laid out some of the rationale behind its £245m offer to acquire online casino group MRG, the parent company of Mr Green in its offer document to shareholders. The company believes that the acquisition will give William Hill access to an international hub in the shape of Malta from which to drive international growth together with deeper …

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Charlotte Emery lands key digital role at William Hill

William Hill has confirmed a new appointment to its digital leadership team, with Charlotte Emery becoming the firm’s Global Brand and Marketing Director. Emery, who has over 20 years’ experience in brand leadership, strategic planning and innovation, will be a key member of the senior leadership team, reporting into Ulrik Bengtsson. She joins William Hill from British American Tobacco (BAT) …

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William Hill appoints Phil Walker as UK digital lead

FTSE250 betting group, William Hill has confirmed the appointment of Phil Walker as its new UK & Ireland Online Managing Director. Walker was formerly Managing Director of Sports Brands at Ladbrokes Coral with responsibility for marketing services across the merged group. He joins William Hill’s senior management team from his current role as Group Chief Operating Officer of the Gibraltar Stock …

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Philip Bowcock – Global vision will reshape William Hill

William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock has stated to investors that his tenure will reshape the UK legacy bookmaker into a ‘digitally led and internationally diverse gambling business’. Speaking at the FTSE firm’s ‘Capital Markets Day’, Bowcock outlines the three strategic areas that will drive William Hill’s corporate turnaround, seeking to completely transform the bookmaker by: – Driving digital growth …

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William Hill eyes digital expansion through MRG acquisition

FTSE250  bookmaker William Hill Plc is looking to grow its digital footprint and expand its European profile, putting forward a cash offer to acquire Stockholm-listed MRG Group (legacy Mr Green & Co) for a sum equivalent to €271 million.  This morning,  William Hill governance offered its opening SEK69 in cash per share to MRG investors, representing a total of SEK2,819m (€270.96m). To date, William Hill …

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MRG affirms commitment to safe gambling environment with EGBA

MRG has been confirmed as the latest member of Brussels-based industry body  the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA). The EGBA represents leading iGaming operators that are established, licensed and regulated within the EU. It works together with national authorities, EU authorities and other stakeholders towards a well-regulated and attractive iGaming offer for EU citizens. The industry body pursues and …

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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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MRG recruits telecoms pro Niklas Grawé to lead upcoming esports venture

Stockholm-listed online gambling group MRG (formerly Mr Green & Co) has confirmed the appointment of Niklas Grawé as Chief Executive of its upcoming esports entertainment joint-venture with games publisher Gamingzone. Niklas GrawéA seasoned media and telecoms executive, Grawé takes leadership of the yet to be named joint venture, and will be tasked with building a new community of esports fans focusing …

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GiG inks deal with “first external sportsbook” in MRG’s 11.lv

Online gambling organisation Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has signed its first external sportsbook contract, after agreeing a deal with MRG’s Latvian entity 11.lv. The multi-year extension to its existing deal, hailed as a “milestone” by GiG, will see the provision of the firms new GiG Sports Betting Services, including GiG Goal, GiG Trader and GiG Sports Connect. Robin Reed, CEO …

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