Tag Archives: James Newman

Bookies Corner: Fractious Eurovision is the spark to reignite entertainment markets

A year after its postponement, the Eurovision Finals return this Saturday  (22 May), with European broadcasters anticipating a record-breaking audience for Europe’s live international pop contest. SBC gets the lowdown on what may well be the bookies most difficult market to price, factoring live contestants’ performances, controversial judging, cultural bias and as always Europe’s conflicting political relationships.  _________________________ SBC: Following …

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Playtech transfers Ron Hoffman to lead new financial services division

FTSE-listed gambling technology provider Playtech Plc has this morning confirmed that group CFO Ron Hoffman will be transferred to the position of Chief Executive for its financial services division. The transfer will see Hoffman further step down from the board with immediate effect. Hoffman’s group leadership position will be replaced by current Head of Investor Relations Andrew Smith. Playtech governance …

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Jamie Walters to launch Tau Gaming in 2015

Former Metro Play Managing Director Jamie Walters revealed plans for the the launch of new slots focused igaming brand Tau Gaming. Teaming up with former Gamesys Head of Acquisition James Newman, Tau Gaming will be launched on the Dragonfish igaming platfom in early 2015. The operator will offer more than 250 casino games from the Dragonfish proprietary portfolio, plus a …

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