Tag Archives: Pragmatic Play

DAZN keeps recruitment focus with CMO and UK/Ontario MD appointments

DAZN’s recruitment strategy of hiring experienced industry executives to head its new DAZN Bet venture has continued, hiring two more former senior Entain employees. Shane McLaughlin joins DAZN Bet as Managing Director for the UK and Ontario, ending a nearly 13 year career with Entain which saw him hold six positions, with the most recent being Director of Digital Business …

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DAZN BET further enhances management as Gemma Burge takes safer gambling lead

DAZN has hired another industry veteran to the leadership team of its sports betting venture DAZN BET, appointing Gemma Burge as Head of Safer Gambling.  Burge specialises in risk management and safer gambling for the online and land-based betting and gaming sectors, having accumulated experience over a 15 year career, which included employment at Sky Bet and William Hill. At …

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Betting industry Ukraine solidarity continues as Pragmatic Play donates £100k

As support for the Ukrainian public continues to pour in from a range of industries, including betting and gaming, Pragmatic Play has announced a new contribution. The igaming and sportsbook solutions provider revealed today that it is donating £100,000 to the Red Cross’ Red Crescent Movement response appeal, with all funds channelled towards humanitarian causes in Ukraine.  In particular, the …

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Mark Kemp to lead DAZN BET’s ‘imminent disruption’ of global sportsbook markets

A week following its announcement that it will launch its sportsbook venture by the start of the 2022/2023 football season, global sports OTT platform DAZN Group has confirmed that Mark Kemp will lead its new sportsbook unit as Chief Executive of DAZN BET. As CEO  DAZN BET, Kemp will work towards the venture’s  goal to ‘revitalise’ and ‘disrupt’ the casual …

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DAZN to launch next-gen sportsbook platform with Pragmatic Play 

Global sports OTT platform DAZN Group has this afternoon confirmed that it will partner with Pragmatic Play to launch its much-anticipated sportsbook offering.  Having re-capitalised its business at the start of the year, DAZN announced to investors that it would launch a sportsbook platform, to expand its business beyond its OTT sports programming vertical. Early 2022 developments have seen DAZN …

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Pragmatic Play joins betting ranks launching new sportsbook solution

Online games supplier Pragmatic Play has moved to expand its B2B offering, announcing the launch of its brand-new sportsbook solution. Sportsbook will become the fifth product segment offered by the supplier, following slots, live casino, bingo and virtual sports, as it looks to make further progress on an overarching goal of becoming a “leading one stop shop for all igaming …

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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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Pragmatic Play appoints new COO to assist with 2022 expansion plans

Detailing an ambition to continue driving growth across its international business throughout the coming year, Pragmatic Play has announced the appointment of a new Chief Operating Officer.  Taking on the position at the igaming content provider is Irina Cornides, as the company aims to maintain its current commercial course of delivering its multi-product portfolio of Live Casino and Bingo games …

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Betsson, bet365 and Betradar celebrate triple successes at SBC Awards 2021

Betsson Group, bet365, Evolution, Betradar and GoldenRace were among the 34 companies to celebrate victories at last night’s SBC Awards 2021 ceremony at Evolution London. Hosted by Kirsty Gallacher and World Cup winner Marcel Desailly, the eighth edition of the SBC awards brought together an audience of betting and gaming industry professionals to recognise the achievements of the top-performing operators, …

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