Zeno Osskó has been appointed as Managing Director of Betstars, the online sportsbook brand of Rational Group, which also operates the PokerStars.com online poker brand.
Mr. Osskó will join the company on September 12 and assume responsibility for the overall performance of the BetStars business. He has more than 10 years of online gaming experience with publicly traded German gaming company mybet, most recently serving as its Chief Executive Officer.
Rational Group Chief Executive Officer, Rafi Ashkenazi said: “Zeno is the right person to lead BetStars into the future. His experience leading a portfolio of online and retail gaming products and the development and roll-out of an omni-channel sports betting product will help position BetStars for continued product improvement and growth. He is a strong addition to our experienced executive management team.”
Mr. Ossko held multiple senior management positions at mybet Casino, including Managing Director, before being appointed CEO in 2015.
He said: “I’m eager to join the team and build upon BetStars’ foundations. BetStars has a bright future within the PokerStars family and I look forward to leveraging PokerStars’ existing base of more than 103 million registered customers as well as making BetStars a new customer acquisition channel for the company.”
Prior to mybet, Mr. Ossko held positions at Datango AG (now SAP AG) and Vienna Online. He will relocate to the Isle of Man, where BetStars is headquartered.