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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 »

Betfred ‘back in the black’ for 2015/16

Filing its corporate accounts for tax year 2015/16, independent bookmaker Betfred has posted pre-tax profits of £32.4 million reversing operating losses of £88 million recorded in 2014/15.  Issuing a short statement attached to its year-end filing (period ending 25 September 2016), Betfred governance stated that wagering through increased player activity had grown significantly throughout its business properties. As a result, ... Read More »

High profile delegates highlight the importance of Betting on Football

Betting on Football (3-5 May)

SBC Founder Rasmus Sojmark has delivered on his promise to turn this year’s Betting on Football into an even ‘bigger and better’ gathering of the leading lights in the sports betting industry. For the first time, Betting on Football (BOF 2017) will be spread across three days (3-5 May) with networking events at Kensington Roof Gardens and Under the Bridge ... Read More »

People Power – Crowdfunding in igaming

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Ahead of the GamCrowd Pitch ICE competition for start-ups at ICE next month we got to thinking about crowdfunding in igaming.  Companies from the world of igaming such as Football Index and Premier Punt have run successful campaigns in the past year. In fact, both of these overfunded on Seedrs. With this avenue for generating capital becoming ever more popular ... Read More »

Novomatic Group appoints Bernhard Krumpel as communications lead

Updating the market and investors, gambling and lottery technology services provider Novomatic Group has confirmed the appointment of Bernhard Krumpel as its new Head of Group Communications. A European corporate communications expert, Krumpel joins Austria-based Novomatic Group from private consultancy Krumpel GMBH where he acted as group communications lead for Hypo Noe Group Bank. Krumpel will be tasked with leading ... Read More »

Virtual football perfect complement to Africa Cup of Nations

With the first round of games at the Africa Cup of Nations kicking off last weekend, football fever is at a boiling point across the African market, where both the real deal and virtual football are already incredibly popular year-round. Additionally, the winning team from AFCON will qualify for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia, very much a precursor ... Read More »

BIB Limited receives Maltese sports betting brokerage licence

The Malta Gaming Authority has issued the world’s first sports betting brokerage license to BIB Limited, a subsidiary of Bet IT Best GmbH.  Nico Jansen, Bet IT Best’s CEO commented: “We are thrilled to finally open our whole sports betting portfolio to the public. By holding an official licence from a well known and highly respected entity we now have ... Read More »

Betway to sponsor Kingmaker Chase and Kingwell Hurdle

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Betway has added to its horse racing portfolio by sponsoring the Kingmaker Chase and Kingwell Hurdle for the south west region of Jockey Club Racecourses. The company has agreed to sponsor the Grade 2 Betway Kingmaker Novices’ Chase at Warwick on February 11, which has been won in the past by greats such as Long Run and Finian’s Rainbow, along with ... Read More »

Eduard Blonk – Betradar – My ICE 2017

My ICE 2017

Eduard Blonk is the Managing Director of Sales at Betradar. This will be Eduard’s fourth ICE Totally Gaming conference. You can catch up with him and the rest of the Betradar and Sportradar team at the ExCeL centre (S1-150) next month. In the final few weeks before ICE, we took a moment to ask about his ICE experiences and routine. ... 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 »