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Veni vidi vici…LeoVegas acquires Winga Italia for €6 million

  Stockholm Nasdaq-listed Leo Vegas Group (LeoVegas) has today announced that it has completed its first corporate acquisition by agreeing terms to purchase licensed Italian online casino operator Winga.it. Updating investors, LeoVegas governance has detailed that it has agreed a €6.1 million cash consideration to buy Winga.it and its related assets outright. In its acquisition note, LeoVegas detailed that Winga.it ... Read More »

Entrepreneur alert…Yggdrasil begins search for new Industry Dragons!

Industry content and platform provider Yggdrasil Gaming has launched a new business initiative ‘Yggdrasil Dragons’ that will engage, work with and support mutually beneficial partnerships between the supplier and other sector entrepreneurs and new businesses. The Yggdrasil Dragons programme will give its new partners access to Yggdrasil’s leading technical framework, robust licensing structure and further access to the firm’s operator ... Read More »

Cherry Gaming promotes Anders Holmgren to full CEO

The governance of European igaming operator Cherry AB has confirmed that ‘acting’ Chief Executive Anders Holmgren will take on full leadership duties of the firm with immediate effect. Last January, Holmgren was promoted to the role of interim CEO following the surprise departure of incumbent Fredrik Burvall due to ‘family reasons’. Updating investors this morning Cherry AB governance has moved ... Read More »

Playtech focuses on ‘real-time’ rewards and engagement with Captain Up partnership

Seeking to boost its client retention capabilities, FTSE-listed gambling technology and platform provider Playtech has entered a strategic partnership with real-time user engagement specialists Captain Up. The partnership will see Playtech incorporate Captain UP real-time engagement and retention tools which will reward in-play customers playing on the Playtech client network. Captain Up engagement tools, combine social communications, gamification mechanisms and ... Read More »

WSOP extends ‘exclusive provider’ partnership with 888poker

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The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has extended its contract with 888poker, which will see the online brand become the exclusive provider of online qualifier satellites and promotions for the poker series. WSOP works with 888poker to provide players with entry opportunities to its tournaments, and made the announcement alongside confirmation of its 2017 schedule. Ty Stewart, WSOP Executive Director, is ... Read More »

LeoVegas ‘fastest growing organic’ industry enterprise following 2016 revenue & earnings boost

Focusing on its mobile-first strategy, the governance of Stockholm Nasdaq-listed Leo Vegas Group (LeoVegas) has stated that it is the industry’s fastest growing ‘organic operator’. Closing its first full year as a Stockholm Nasdaq enterprise, LeoVegas would declare corporate revenues of €141 million up 70% on corresponding FY 2015 €83 million. LeoVegas governance would attribute circa €60 million in revenues ... Read More »

iGB – 2017 Affiliate Awards honours industry’s best & brightest at player acquisition

Industry affiliate marketing news publisher and event organiser iGB Affiliate (Clarion Gaming) hosted its annual ‘2017 iGB Affiliate Awards’ at The Brewery in London last Saturday. Recognising affiliate marketing success and achievements, IGB Affiliate awarded 25 categories for industry stakeholders. iGaming Business’ head of operations, Shona ODonnell, commented “We are delighted the iGB Affiliate Awards were once again a roaring success and it ... Read More »

LeoVegas marks fifth birthday by reaching €800 million deposits

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Mobile casino LeoVegas is celebrating its fifth birthday by reaching €800 million in deposits from over 600,000 customers. Having launched in 2012, LeoVegas.com generated €39.7 million in Q3 2016, and has experienced a 76% growth in revenue over the last nine months. LeoVegas was the first operator to launch in-game deposits across all markets, and became a listed company in ... Read More »

Catena Media seeks Swedish market boost with €5 million acquisition of Slotsia.com

Stockholm Nasdaq-listed Catena Media continues its affiliate marketing expansion by confirming that it has agreed to acquire Swedish online casino portal Slotsia.com for a maximum consideration of €5 million. Updating investors, Catena governance stated that the acquisition would boost the firm’s position as industry leader in Scandinavian player acquisition, furthering its services to Catena client operators. In its acquisition note, Catena ... Read More »

GVC selects Home as Foxy relaunch lead agency

GVC Holdings has awarded Leeds-based integrated marketing agency Home its £5 million media buying and planning account for the UK relaunch of online bingo subsidiary Foxy (foxybingo.com).  Confirming Home as its lead agency, GVC marketing seeks to relaunch and revamp Foxy, one of the oldest UK online bingo brands. Home will be tasked with delivering Foxy’s TV and video-on-demand campaign ... Read More »