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Big Game Hunting…Kindred Group targets Norwegian & Swedish ‘high rollers’ with launch

Entering 2017, Stockholm-listed Kindred Group (formerly Unibet Group Plc) has today confirmed the launch of new online casino brand, Launching the new brand, Kindred marketing detailed that would be directed towards Norwegian and Swedish market ‘high rollers’. will be added to Kindred’s large portfolio of online gambling/betting brands targeting the lucrative Scandinavian market. “You will find high ... Read More »

Nektan appoints Patrick Sinclair as new CFO

London AIM-listed mobile gambling specialist Nektan Plc has confirmed the appointment of Patrick Sinclair as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. Sinclair joins Nektan from international property developer Sweett Group Plc, where he served as CFO and in further senior management roles for the developer between 2012-2016. In addition to overseeing Nektan’s day-to-day financial operations, Sinclair has ... Read More »

Burvall steps down as CEO of Cherry AB

Updating the market, the governance of Cherry Gaming AB (Cherry) has informed that Fredrik Burvall has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer due to family reasons. Cherry AB has moved to appoint Anders Holmgren as ‘interim CEO’ until Burvall’s replacement is found. Burvall departs Cherry following ten years’ leadership service, having acted as CEO and CFO of the company. Updating ... Read More »

Intertain sets target date for LSE listing

Issuing a corporate statement Intertain Group Limited (Intertain), has announced that it expects its full listing on the London Stock Exchange under new entity ‘Jackpotjoy Plc’ to take place on Wednesday 25 June. The company had first announced its intention to migrate its corporate listing from the Toronto TSX to London’s LSE in August 2016. Presenting plans to its investors, ... Read More »

GoWild launches platform featuring games from 15 providers

GoWild & Microgaming

GoWild has launched a new platform featuring games from over 15 software providers, in addition to Microgaming content, which was already available to its players via the Quickfire platform. After more than 10 years in the business, the new platform has been designed to support GoWild’s multi-product, multi-brand and multi-vertical strategy for continued growth. Games from Net Entertainment, Evolution Gaming, Novomatic, ... Read More »

Playtech hires Alex Latner as new General Counsel

FTSE-listed gambling technology provider Playtech Plc has confirmed that it has appointed long-term legal adviser Alex Latner as its new General Counsel.  Latner has prior experience of working with Playtech governance, having advised the company as a partner of London law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) on several corporate acquisitions, important industry transactions and legal disputes. The appointment of Latner ... Read More »

Paysafe governance confident of outperforming 2016 revenue & earnings guidance

Issuing an ‘unaudited’ full-year trading update, FTSE 250 listed payment provider Paysafe Group stated that combined momentum of its enlarged group would see the firm exceed $1 billion in corporate revenues.  Updating investors, Paysafe governance stated that a strong second half to FY 2016 would see the company report top-line metric guidance towards the upper end of its corporate guidance. ... Read More »

Playtech opens Bucharest live gaming studio

Seeking to optimise its live gaming content services, FTSE-listed gambling technology firm Playtech Plc has confirmed that it has opened a ‘state-of-the-art’ studio facility in Bucharest (Romania) to cater for growing demand in licensees in newly regulated Eastern European markets. The Bucharest studio will employ native dealers in live broadcasts for Playtech gaming content clients. The new studio will further ... Read More »

Amaya hires Bo Wänghammar as PokerStars casino MD

Toronto TSX-listed Amaya Inc has confirmed the appointment of Bo Wänghammar to the senior management position of PokerStars Casino Managing Director, as the operator seeks to continue its aggressive expansion of new product verticals in 2017. An industry veteran Wänghammar joins PokerStars from European igaming operator Mr Green & Co where he held number of Executive management positions including CEO of ... Read More »

Digitain agrees deal to integrate Betsoft Gaming content

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Digitain has agreed a deal with Betsoft Gaming to integrate the supplier’s full suite of slots and table games into its product portfolio. The platform provider, which recently launched new online sportsbook products in both Austria and Bosnia, will now be able to offer titles such as Sin City Nights, Birds and The Tipsy Tourist to its operator partners, in ... Read More »