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Yggdrasil founder Elmqvist passes CEO helm to Björn Krantz

Yggdrasil Gaming has transitioned to a new leadership era, as company founder Fredrik Elmqvist has called time on his decade long tenure as Chief Executive of the games publisher and online casino solutions provider. Effective today, Elmqvist has been succeeded by Björn Krantz as CEO, who has been promoted from his former position as Chief Officer of Global Market Operations. …

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Paysafe enlists JP Morgan as core banking partner to support further synergies

Payments platform Paysafe has named multinational investment bank JP Morgan as its core banking provider, kickstarting a collaboration with the latter’s Payments business segment.  As core banking partner, JP Morgan aims to provide a ‘robust and scalable payment gateway’ to Paysafe, which offers services and solutions to businesses in a range of industries, including the betting and gaming sector.  To …

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Sportingtech selects Victoria Bonner as new CMO

Victoria Bonner has been named as the new Chief Marketing Officer for Sportingtech, joining the company from Relax Gaming.  Having first joined Relax Gaming in 2018, Bonner took responsibility for “inaugurating and leading its marketing functions”.  Sportingtech believes that the new hire will be able to use her experience of “building brands and successful marketing teams” to help strengthen the …

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Evolution strengthens UK presence after securing Ezugi entry

Live casino provider Ezugi has secured its entry into the British market, operating under the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) licence of its parent company, Evolution Gaming. The brand, which has been part of Evolution since 2018, will hold UKGC, games, studio and security accreditations, with 11 of its games identified as being ‘most in-demand’ fully certified for launch.  Lauding the …

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Pariplay names Enrico Bradamante as CCO to ‘boost expansion strategy’

Enrico Bradamante has joined Pariplay as the igaming aggregator and content provider’s latest Chief Commercial Officer, with the firm identifying a goal to ‘boost Pariplay’s expansion strategy’. Bradamante will be responsible for coordinating Pariplay’s global growth plans as the company looks to strengthen its position in international regulated markets, including in the burgeoning North American gaming sector where the company …

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Evolution gaming doubles revenues as new RNG optimisation roadmap begins

Evolution Gaming reports a period of high activity, as its gaming business continues to benefit from an expanded product catalogue and games selection.  The Stockholm Nasdaq games studio has attributed a ‘very strong global demand’ for live casino offerings as the primary factor behind its Q3 growth, which has seen its total operating revenues increase by 97% to €276 million …

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Yolo Group appoints Christine Lewis to oversee restructured operations

Undertaking a major restructuring of its operations, the Yolo Group has appointed Christine Lewis as the CEO of its B2B Bombay Group, One Touch and Hub88 subsidiaries. Lewis, who formerly served at NetEnt and was most recently the Chief Commercial Officer at Pariplay, will carry out the role of CEO of Bombay Group.  Her responsibilities will include heading up mobile-focused …

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Relax Gaming’s Money Train 2 wins Slot of the Year at CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards

Relax Gaming’s ‘Money Train 2’ was named Slot of the Year 2021 at the inaugural  CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards, asMalta’s igaming industry gathered to celebrate the innovation and creativity of the teams that have engineered and powered online casino’s best performing titles. Hosted by Trudy Kerr at the InterContinental Hotel in St Julian’s, Malta, the Game Developer Awards recognised the …

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Kristoffer Ottosson joins Internet Vikings as Head of Hosting Services

Kristoffer Ottosson joins Internet Vikings as Head of Hosting Services

Kristoffer Ottosson will help Internet Vikings to extend its iGaming hosting capabilities, following his selection as the company’s new Head of Hosting Services. Ottosson joins Internet Vikings from Evolution (formerly NetEnt) where he served as the Director of IT & Infrastructure Engineering.  Celebrating his new role, Ottosson said: ”Internet Vikings provides one of the best hosting solutions in the iGaming …

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Evolution hits strong 2021 opening off NetEnt and Red Tiger acquisitions

Evolution Gaming has reported a 105% revenue increase in Q1 2021, driven by its acquisitions of NetEnt and Red Tiger Gaming, as well as expansion in global markets and continued high demand. Overall group revenue rose to €235.8 million during Q1, whilst the NetEnt takeover resulted in the total closure of the firm’s synergy project nine months earlier than anticipated …

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