Global Gaming appoints Nigel Balcarres as group compliance lead

Industry turnkey solutions provider Global Gaming has confirmed the appointment of Nigel Balcarres at its new Head of Compliance. Balcarres joins the Malta-based firm expanding operations from industry games provider NetEnt where he served as Compliance Officer (2014-2017). As new Head of Compliance, Balcarres will act as a key stakeholder in Global Gaming licensing initiatives being involved in all aspects …

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Deeper Pool…Cherry AB migrates onto Stockholm Nasdaq

The governance of industry games and software supplier Cherry AB has this morning informed that it has gained ‘listings approval’ to migrate its corporate shareholding onto the Stockholm Nasdaq. Cherry AB now awaits its final review by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, before it can officially become a Stockholm Nasdaq-listed enterprise. The firm has detailed to investors that it expects …

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Nektan eyes further international growth following strong Q1 2018 opening

Entering a new financial year, London AIM-listed mobile gambling operator and systems supplier Nektan Plc has posted a strong Q1 2018 performance (period ending 30 September). Driven by new product inventory and the continued growth of its European gaming brands, Nektan would report a double in period cash wagers to £126 million (Q1 2017:£56 million). The ‘mobile-first’ gambling firm, noted …

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Pokerstars unveil ‘Power Up’ – Poker with a twist

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Pokerstars is set to roll out its new innovative hybrid poker game ‘Power Up’ as a real money option. It is to launch initially on the pokerstars.eu client, with the United Kingdom and rest of the world markets to follow ‘very soon,’ alongside various buy-ins of $1, $3, $7 and $15. On appearance ‘Power Up’ looks like a typical game …

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Isle of Man appoints Tony Ure as e-Gaming lead

Updating the market, the Isle of Man Government has confirmed the appointment of Tony Ure as its new Head of e-Gaming. A former IGT Group & GTech executive, Ure takes on the leadership of the Isle of Man’s digital gaming division, promoting the self-governing jurisdiction’s commercial and operational services for industry stakeholders. A seasoned gambling operations veteran, Ure has consulted …

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NYX Gaming Group expands influence with integration of OIA Services

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NYX Gaming Group has agreed to integrate Italian operator OIA Services Ltd, holder of brands including Betaland and Enjoybet, to its award-winning Open Gaming System (NYX OGS™). The Toronto TSX-listed global betting supplier will oversee a significant expansion of Betaland, with the addition of the OGS Suite that includes leading NextGen Gaming titles such as DoublePlay SuperBet™, Gorilla Go Wild™ and …

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NetEnt continues expansion with Caliente deal

NetEnt has continued its global expansion by signing an agreement with Mexican online gaming operator Caliente, its second customer in the Latin American nation. Caliente, the largest online operator on the regulated Mexican market, will see a wide selection of NetEnt’s digital games supplied to its online casino, following a similar deal with Codere. Björn Krants, Managing Director of NetEnt …

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Full Transparency… Gaming behaviour psychologist Dr Wood to assess Mr Greens ‘Green Gaming Tool’

European online gambling group Mr Green & Co (Mr Green) has hired specialist gambling behaviour psychologist Dr Richard Wood to evaluate its ‘Green Gaming Tool’, a major corporate social responsibility initiative launched this September. Seeking to bring full transparency to its player base with regards to ‘risk behaviours’, the Green Gaming Tool was launched allowing its customers to self-assess and …

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Betsoft Gaming agree partnership with Italian operator Sisal

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Betsoft Gaming, the casino software developer, has agreed a partnership with Italian operator Sisal to supply its Slots3 range of games to the country. Sisal, the first company to operate as a licensee of the Italian Government, is to take on the range of slots that have been approved by regulator AAMS. Julian Camilleri, director of client relations at Betsoft, …

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Nektan ups customer insight capabilities with Newlette ‘machine learnings’ CRM partnership

Seeking to boost its CRM and player management capabilities, London AIM-listed mobile gambling supplier Nektan Plc has partnered with ‘machine learning’ customer insights firm  Newlette. Implementing machine learning processes, Newlette models player behaviour, presenting the optimum offers and bonuses, based on individual playing styles, to increase engagement and reduce bonus costs. Nektan’s marketing and retention teams will gain a number …

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