Tag Archives: Gala Interactive

Catena restructures board as Optimizer Invest decreases shareholding

The governance of Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has confirmed that it will put forward the appointments of Göran Blomberg and Per Widerström as new members of the board, to be voted on at the firm’s upcoming AGM scheduled for 2 May 2019. Issuing a corporate filing, Catena governance discloses that Optimizer Invest senior partners Henrik Persson Ekdahl …

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ASA upholds “irresponsible” Gala Interactive ad

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The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld one complaint against Gala Interactive, for suggesting gambling involved skill rather chance, as it promoted its new Britain’s Got Talent Slingo game. Featuring a man playing on his tablet, before making a gesture with his arm and going on to spin plates on his fingers, one individual “challenged whether the ad implied that …

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David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Last chance saloon

In all my 35 years advising the UK’s gambling industry I can think of no time when it has been so besieged with adverse criticism from the Government, the Parliamentary Opposition, regulators, the media and the general public alike.  Clearly opinions on gambling (whether justified, exaggerated or prejudiced) expressed in the media heavily influence public opinion. The opinions expressed by …

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Gala Interactive hit with £2.3m penalty package for social responsibility failures

Gala Interactive is to pay a £2.3m penalty package for breaching regulations which protect consumers, a Gambling Commission investigation has revealed. The action relates to two ‘VIP’ customers, who displayed problem gambling behaviour in wagering £1.3m of stolen money. Customer A lost £837,545 in a 14 month period, during which time he placed 842,020 bets, depositing almost £49,000 on one day …

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Odobo signs distribution partnership with Gala Coral Interactive brands

Odobo announces two new distribution deals with Gala Coral Interactive, one of the most established gaming companies in the UK serving millions of players. It will bring on board two more of its flagship brands, Gala Casino and Gala Bingo. Gala Casino offers a wide variety of games and over 300 titles ranging from branded slots to poker and blackjack …

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Gala Interactive appoints Alison Digges as Director of iGaming

Gala Interactive have announced the promotion of Alison Digges as Director of Igaming Services.  Digges replaces the departing Director of Casino Kasper Trier – Poulson, the interactive role has been designed to integrate Digges senior management roles within the bingo, games and casino divisions of Gala interactive. Alison Digges joined Gala Interactive as Head of Bingo in February 2012, she …

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