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Betsson AB appoints former Google Europe Executive Marion Gamel as new Group CMO

Stockholm listed betting operator Betsson AB has announced the appointment of former Google Europe senior executive Marion Gamel as Group Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Gamel joins Betsson AB as the operator looks to expand its multi-brand growth strategy throughout new European markets in 2016. As new CMO she will be charged with leading Betsson group new group marketing initiatives, strategic …

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Federbet sues Malta FA regarding “commercial interests” statement

Sports betting integrity watchdog Federbet is suing the Malta Football Association (MFA) on liable charges regarding claims the Maltese governing body made regarding its operations. The charges relate to MFA public claims made last week by integrity officer Franz Tabone who stated that Federbet concerns regarding widespread match-fixing in Maltese football were completely “baseless and motivated by the organisation’s commercial …

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Jonas Wåhlander takes lead as CEO of Cherry Online

Fredrik Burvall, CEO of European igaming operator Cherry Group AB has announced the appointment of Jonas Wåhlander as Chief Executive of its digital gaming division ‘Cherry Online’. Cherry Group governance stated that the appointment had been made to support its ongoing aspirations to drive digital growth and profitability. Wåhlander has 15 years’ experience in senior positions within online entertainment businesses, …

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Betsson Malta employee accused of €153,000 affiliate fraud

The Judiciary of Malta (crime court) is hearing the ongoing trial of former Betsson Senior Affiliate Manager Christiaan Alexander Van Dalen, who has been accused of defrauding his former employer of €153,000. Dutchman Van Dalen (41) has been accused of falsifying commission based traffic said to be referred to Betsson from ‘fake’ websites he created and managed as affiliate manager …

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Lee Richardson – Gaming Economics – Sports integrity & betting…who loses?

At last week’s Malta i-Gaming Seminar (MiGS), Gaming Economics participated in an industry panel discussing the issues surrounding sports integrity and betting. One essential question was debated; who has most to lose from fixed matches, corrupt governance, doping scandals and all the rest?  The sport itself, bookmakers, punters or fans? All have a special and vested perspective, of course, yet …

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Oulala nets Leicester City FC fantasy partnership

  Having launched in the UK last October, European real-money fantasy football operator Oulala expands its UK market presence by announcing that it has agreed a partnership with Leicester City FC Malta based Oulala (Oulala.com) will become the Foxes first Fantasy Football Partner, and will see the launch of a bespoke Leicester City fantasy football game. The bespoke game will …

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INTRALOT and Bit8 mark strategic alliance

Major gaming group INTRALOT and Bit8, a global innovator in online customer relationship management, have celebrated their Strategic Alliance hosting a reception at Hilton Malta in the presence of the Prime Minister of Malta, Hon. Dr. Joseph Muscat. The event was honoured by the presence of governmental officials, prominent members of the Maltese business community and media representatives. Taking the …

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Paul Myatt joins Quickspin as VP of Sales

Swedish slots supplier Quickspin has appointed Paul Myatt to spearhead its sales strategy and marketing drive. Myatt, who will be responsible for all commercial operations at the company’s Malta office, will report directly to CEO Daniel Lindberg as Vice President of Sales. He brings over 15 years of international business development experience with him, starting in telecoms before five successful years …

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Lewis Holland – DiscountIF – The Value Proposition

As customer acquisition costs increase, operators and media owners are finding consumer engagement and interest harder to achieve effectively . SBC caught up with  DiscountIF Founder & CEO Lewis Holland, who details the importance of communicating real value and opportunities to your targeted customer.  Combining a live event dynamic to its customer offers, start-up DiscountIF aims to be a leading discount portal …

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Nektan extends games portfolio with NetEnt

Mobile games platform and content provider Nektan Plc has announced that it has signed  a content portfolio agreement with European games developer NetEnt. The partnership will see Nektan offer significant content from NetEnt game portfolio to its mobile platform partners, including over 40 mobile gaming titles. NetEnt titles will be rolled out across Nektan’s real money gaming (“RMG”) partner network from November. …

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