Tag Archives: Nigel Birrell

Lottoland launches Win-Win Charity scratchcard to support UK charities

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Online lotto betting operator Lottoland has launched a new Win-Win Charity scratchcard to support its aligned charities – Hospice UK, Blue Cross for Pets and the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK. The scratchcard has a top prize of £50,000 and 20p of every £1 game cost will go to these good causes. Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice and palliative care, ensuring adults and children with a …

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Lottoland recruits Jon Hale as new CFO

Lottoland has appointed Jon Hale as its new Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect, reporting to CEO Nigel Birrell. Hale was the CFO for over 11 years at 32Red plc where he played a key role in several corporate transactions, culminating in the £176 millon sale to the Kindred Group Plc in June 2017. Before his time at 32Red, he qualified as a chartered …

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W2 forms tech alliance with Crucial Compliance ahead of critical 2021

Digital KYC, compliance and risk assessment solutions provider W2 Data has formed a strategic partnership with Gibraltar-based igaming consultancy Crucial Compliance. The partnership will focus on delivering custom-made data solutions for licensed igaming operators, allowing brands and subsidiaries to navigate multi-regulatory complexities and further optimise their operations and customer services servicing multiple jurisdictions. Recognised as a leading developer of compliance …

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Crucial Compliance appoints Nigel Birrell as non-Exec Chairman

Gibraltar-based safer gambling consultancy Crucial Compliance has appointed igaming executive Nigel Birrell as Non-Executive Chairman, advising the company on its future growth strategy and corporate directives. An industry figurehead, Birrell serves as the current chief executive of European online lottery brokerage Lottoland Group. An expert in corporate finance and mass-market enterprise strategies, Birrell has also served as Group Director of …

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Gambless makes UK entry with Lottoland deal

Gambless, a gambling harm solutions platform, has made its entry into the UK market after securing an exclusive partnership with online lotto betting site Lottoland. Available to download via the Lottoland UK website as well as Google and Apple app stores, the platform has been designed to identify and prevent behaviours associated with problem gambling. It provides a number of …

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Lottoland granted licences to launch in South Africa

Online lottery operator Lottoland has been granted two licences by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board in South Africa. One of the licences is a bookmakers licence that enables the operator to offer fixed odds betting contingencies to South African customers. The second is a manufacturing licence, allowing Lottoland to develop and use the company’s own software for its …

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Lottoland ‘disappointed’ by the ‘value destroying’ Zeal-Lotto24 deal

The two-week public spat between Lottoland and Zeal Network appears to have come to an end with the news that Zeal shareholders have approved the proposed deal to buy Lotto24. In a statement, Nigel Birrell, CEO of Lottoland, expressed his disappointment in today’s decision, and has reiterated his opinion that the transaction is ‘value destroying’ for the company. He said: …

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Zeal counters Lottoland criticism of Lotto24 takeover

The governance of Zeal Network has responded to yesterday’s open letter published by Lottoland CEO, Nigel Birrell urging Zeal shareholders to reject the firm’s approved takeover of German competitor Lotto24 AG. Representing Lottoland as a shareholder of Zeal, Birrell questioned the valuation, legitimacy, management and due diligence of a Lotto24 takeover, stating that should the transaction be processed it would …

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David Clifton – Licensing Expert – Remember this November as the month that changed gambling

November 2018 what a month! So let’s start with some good news – This year’s Responsible Gambling Week represented the biggest ever industry-wide campaign to promote responsible gambling. Involving every major operator in the UK and Ireland and supported by the two biggest gambling charities, it was rounded off with the encouraging news that, even before its official launch, 38,000 …

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