GIG Appoints Thomas Bäckman as Head of B2C Division

GIG Appoints Thomas Bäckman as Head of B2C Division

The Malta-based iGaming services provider Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) revealed that it has made some changes to its senior management team. The overhaul came as part of a new organisational restructure that is planned to have a major and widely applicable effect on the company’s operations. It is also initiated in order to assist the successful integration of the assets that have recently been acquired by the company and added to its online gaming and betting brands’ portfolio. A new business-to-consumer unit of the company has been established in order…

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Stride Gaming Reports 22% Annual NGR Increase

Stride Gaming Reports 22% Annual NGR Increase

The UK-based leading online slot gaming operator Stride Gaming plc officially announced its results for the fiscal year which ended on August 31st, 2016. The Chief Executive Officer of Stride Gaming Eltan Boyd shared he was very satisfied with the excellent results presented in the annual financial report of the company. He explained that it was a great thing the web-based slots operator had managed to deliver strong organic growth and also praised the fact that the company had undertaken some transformational acquisitions. He reminded that the company owned a…

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Playtech Appoints Armin Sageder as BGT Sports’ CEO

Playtech Appoints Armin Sageder as BGT Sports’ CEO

The largest casino, betting and gaming software developer Playtech revealed it has appointed Dr. Armin Sageder as a Chief Executive Officer of its BGT Sports division. As a result of the appointment, Dr. Sageder, who is known for the founder of the company’s BGT brand, is to become responsible for the BGT Sports’ businesses of Playtech. He will also bear responsibility for the customer relations of the team and will report to Playtech’s Chief Executive Officer Mor Weizer. The new boss of the BGT Sports division Dr. Armin Sageder commented…

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Ladbrokes Coral Eyes Eventual Tabcorp Takeover Deal

Ladbrokes Coral Eyes Eventual Tabcorp Takeover Deal

UK betting giant Ladbrokes Coral has been reported to be approaching the largest bookmaker in Australia with a takeover bid that could cost the company over £2 billion. Although Ladbrokes Coral itself has completed a merger deal estimated to about £2.4 billion only a few weeks ago, the company has hired advisers to help it assess a suitable takeover offer for Tabcorp. The deal could come as part of the UK-based company’s strategy to further expand its reach and consolidate its presence on the global regulated markets. At the beginning…

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Kambi Group to Expand Mexico Presence with PlayCity Agreement

Kambi Group to Expand Mexico Presence with PlayCity Agreement

The sports betting solutions provider Kambi Sports Solutions obviously sticks to its strategy for further global expansion, since the brand announced its has expanded its agreement with PlayCity. Kambi Sports Solutions first signed a deal with one of the divisions of Grupo Televisa – the PlayCity parent brand – in June 2015. The deal with Apuestas Internacionales S.A. de C.V. allowed the sports betting company to provide its self-service betting terminals and over-the-counter (OTC) betting in two casino venues of the PlayCity brand. In addition, the last year’s agreement provided…

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Blueprint Gaming Slots Content Goes Live with SkillOnNet Online Casino Network

Blueprint Gaming Slots Content Goes Live with SkillOnNet Online Casino Network

The leading UK-based game studio Blueprint Gaming, which operates as the local subsidiary of the German company Gauselmann Group officially announced it has inked a partnership agreement with the popular casino software supplier SkillOnNet. The Head of Online Sales and Marketing division at Bluepring Gaming Jo Purvis commented on the newly-signed partnership agreement, saying that the entire team of the company was fully committed to collaborative work with some of the best operators worldwide. He also explained that everyone at the UK-based company was very glad with the fact that…

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Playtech Expands Live Casino Portfolio with Prestige Baccarat

Playtech Expands Live Casino Portfolio with Prestige Baccarat

As reported by Casino Guardian earlier in November, the Isle of Man-based Playtech has been recently focused on expanding its live casino portfolio with new game additions. The leading gaming content and software services supplier has already released a live HTML5 roulette product as part of this strategy and it seems that it has absolutely no intention of stopping. The company launched a new baccarat game as part of its Prestige games series. This is the second title added to the supplier’s new range after its Prestige HTML5 Roulette game…

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Tote Ireland Awards Sportech Racing and Digital with New Contract

Tote Ireland Awards Sportech Racing and Digital with New Contract

The Racing and Digital division of the leading pools and tote gaming supplier and operator Sportech Plc revealed a newly-inked contract with Tote Ireland, which has been awarded after a fierce competition over the bidding process. The deal comes as part of the company’s strategy to boost and boster the range of pari-mutuel betting services and technologies that have been used by the 26 horse racing tracks of Tote Ireland in the country. The new contract between the two parties has an initial five-year term, but there are also five…

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VSoftCo Expands Partnership with Sheffield United Football Club

VSoftCo Expands Partnership with Sheffield United Football Club

The leading British software developer VSoftCo Ltd revealed that it has decided to bolster its relationship with Sheffield United Football Club. The UK-based company which specialises in developing qualitative software solutions aimed at the global virtual sports market shared that it has been recently engaged with a week of motion capture filming at the Sheffield United Football Club. The initiative was due to the long-time improvement and excellent performance of the Fantastic League Single Game and the new, more dynamic version of the league. The Managing Director of VSoftCo Simon…

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IGT Reports 5% Q3 Revenue Increase and Confirms Full-Year Outlook

IGT Reports 5% Q3 Revenue Increase and Confirms Full-Year Outlook

Today, the leading gaming company International Game Technology (IGT) reported its financial results for the three-month and nine-month periods which ended on September 30th. In addition, IGT confirmed its outlook for its annual performance. The Chief Executive Officer of IGT Marco Sala commented on the company’s performance. Mr. Sala explained the excellent results of IGT, and more specifically the strong revenue and profit growth over the above-mentioned periods, were driven by the fantastic lottery division’s performance on a global scale, the larger global installed base as well as by the…

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