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Alexander Stevendahl – Videoslots – Bringing PKR back to life

Videoslots CEO Alexander Stevendahl has perhaps undertaken the most intriguing acquisition of 2017, purchasing bankrupt online poker operator PKR’s technology assets. Having developed Videoslots into one of the industry’s top innovators, can Stevendahl and his executive team bring life to online poker reviving PKR’s unique 3D poker asset? SBC finds out initial plans…   ________________ SBC: Hi Alexander, thanks for …

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Videoslots shows poker hand acquiring PKR technology assets

Malta-based independent igaming firm Videoslots (Videoslots.com) has informed that it has agreed to acquire bankrupt PKR’s online poker technology. Updating stakeholders, Videoslots CEO Alexander Stevendahl detailed initial plans for his firm to relaunch PKR’s ‘unique 3D poker room’. Furthermore, VideoSlots will add a PKR technology downloadable application to its flagship online casino vertical. Suffering from player liquidity and cash flow …

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PKR appoints administrators as company files for bankruptcy

The management of embattled online poker room PKR (PKR.com) has informed the market that it has appointed administrators as the company officially files for bankruptcy. Issuing a website update, PKR has informed that following a review of its financial arrangements, the operator has appointed David R Taylor and Matthew RM Wild of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP as joint ‘PKR Technologies’ …

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PKR Poker admits to financial woes

It appears that the future of industry legacy online poker operator PKR is in severe doubt, following its confirmation that it has ‘experienced recent financial difficulties and is in the process of taking professional advice’. This week, PKR’s website (PKR.com) has been offline for more than 48 hours, leading to player speculation regarding the operator’s future and abilities to trade.  This …

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PKR completes 3D migration to Microgaming MPN network

Online poker room PKR has confirmed its successful migration onto the Microgaming powered MPN poker network. The migration which was first announced in February of this year, sees PKR integrate its 3D poker software with MPN network services. PKR players will gain a boost in poker room liquidity by joining the larger poker network. Utilising Microgaming’s MPN Babelfish technology which …

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Microgaming becomes exclusive casino and poker provider to PKR

It has been announced that PKR has signed a deal with Microgaming. Best known for its 3D poker software and community, PKR will join forces with the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN), relaunch its Casino brand and create a new Vegas slots brand which’ll feature the latest Microgaming games.  PKR becomes the first operator to join the Microgaming Poker Network while …

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PKR CEO Chris Welch announces new senior management hires

Chris Welch the New CEO of PKR, has announced a significant changes and personal hires for the online poker operator, as the firm looks to adopt a new growth strategy. Welch has announced the appointment of four new senior managers for PKR’s marketing and operational teams, with a view to turnaround its main poker product and rapidly grow revenues for …

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PKR sees Neil Alexander step down as CEO after just 2 months

Neil Alexander has stepped down as CEO of PKR after just two months leading the online poker operator. Alexander will be replaced by former bwin.party Group Poker Director Chris Welch. PKR confirmed the departure of Alexander to industry news source EGR Magazine yesterday, further confirming that Welch had been appointed as successor. Alexander a former Managing Director of German online …

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PKR appoints Neil Alexander as new CEO

Online poker operator PKR has announced the appointment of Neil Alexander as its new CEO. Alexander replaces Malcolm Graham who departed the poker operator to join mobile gaming platform developer Gametech as Vice President last May. Alexander joins PKR, from German interactive lottery operator Tipp24, where he was Managing Director of Mylotto24 and Lotto Network divisions. Alexander has further prior …

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Malcolm Graham departs as CEO of PKR

Industry news source EGR Magazine has disclosed that PKR CEO Malcolm Graham has left the operator to join mobile gaming platform developer Gametech as Vice President. Graham confirmed his departure to EGR Magazine stating that after more than ten years leading PKR operations it was now “time to move on” after being offered “a great opportunity”. As Vice President of …

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