IGaming

Videoslots shows poker hand acquiring PKR technology assets

Malta-based independent igaming firm Videoslots (Videoslots.com) has informed that it has agreed to acquire bankrupt PKR’s online poker technology. Updating stakeholders, Videoslots CEO Alexander Stevendahl detailed initial plans for his firm to relaunch PKR’s ‘unique 3D poker room’. Furthermore, VideoSlots will add a PKR technology downloadable application to its flagship online casino vertical. Suffering from player liquidity and cash flow …

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ALEA gains UK vision taking over LadyLucks mobile casino

European online gambling group ALEA has informed that it has acquired UK mobile casino brand LadyLucks.co.uk from IGT Group (undisclosed fee). Confirming its acquisition, Barcelona-based ALEA detailed that it will maintain the LadyLucks.co.uk brand, but has undertaken a migration of platform and revamped the asset’s website. LadyLucks.co.uk is a legacy mobile casino brand, first brought to market in 2004 by …

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Global Gaming 555 targets Stockholm Nasdaq IPO

Issuing a corporate update, European online gambling group Global Gaming 555 has confirmed that it plans to make an initial public offering (IPO) on the Scandinavian market the Stockholm Nasdaq First North Premier. As the latest industry incumbent to seek an IPO, Global Gaming 555 will initial place a new share issue of ‘no more than’ 1000,000 shares, targeting to …

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Velo Partners invests in Foxium ‘full-service’ games studio

Industry venture capital firm Velo Partners has confirmed that it has invested in new ‘full-service’ games development studio Foxium. The investment will see the Foxium management team join the RNG Foundry, an industry-specific accelerator launched by Velo Partners seeking to bring innovation and new operational disciplines to market. Ashley Sandyford-Sykes, Programme Director at RNG Foundry: “Foxium has all the ingredients …

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Aspire Global reaches partnership with Portuguese media group Cofina

Aspire Global has announced an agreement with Cofina, one of Portugal’s largest media organisations, entering the newly regulated market in the process. Utilising Aspire’s range of services, including payments, risk and fraud management, advanced analysis tools, CRM, support and VIP, they will be powering Cofina’s Nossa Aposta brand, which offers casino games, slots, and sports betting. Tsachi Maimon, the CEO …

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Enteractive appoints former Cherry CEO Fredrik Burvall as corporate advisor

Industry retention and customer loyalty solutions provider Enteractive has confirmed the appointment of former Cherry Group CEO Fredrik Burvall to its Board of Directors. Burvall joins Enteractive’s corporate advisory having stepped down as CEO of industry games and systems developer Cherry Group last January following ten-years’ service as a leadership executive. Enteractive CEO Mikael Hansson commented on the board appointment: …

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Bede continues to place focus on strengthening partnerships

Award-winning supplier of software to the online gaming industry, Bede Gaming is hoping to build on its partnership-led approach by holding a client and key supplier day. The approach forms an alternative route for operators to flexibly build a differentiated offering on top of an established platform. It has been at the core of its business and appeals to a whole …

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Black Cow and Endemol to launch ‘Playzido’

Endemol Shine Group and Black Cow Technology are to launch Playzido, a new B2B games platform. The open platform will utilise Black Cow’s new OGA software, and will feature premium games from Endemol Shine Gaming in addition to selected content from other suppliers. Playzido will supply a remote gaming server to real money and social gaming operators. Owain Walbyoff, Managing …

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Pragmatic Play hires Victoria Bonner as new Marketing lead

Industry games developer Pragmatic Play continues to strengthen its senior management team confirming the appointment of Victoria Bonner as its new Head of Marketing. A seasoned industry marketer, Bonner joins Pragmatic Play from Malta-based competitor NetEnt AB where she acted as lead Events Manager (2016 – 2017). As new Head of Marketing, Bonner will now lead Pragmatic Play industry communications, …

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Jackpotjoy appoints David Flynn as Vera&John leader

London listed Jackpotjoy Plc has announced the appointment of former NYX Gaming Group executive David Flynn as the new CEO of its Vera&John European igaming division. Updating the market, Jackpotjoy governance has confirmed that Flynn will take over leadership of Vera&John operations this October. An igaming veteran, Flynn most recently served as NYX Gaming’s Executive Vice President of Commerce (2013-2016). …

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