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UK – Jumbo Interactive sets sights on UK expansion with senior hire

Australian digital lottery firm, Jumbo Interactive has made a senior hire to drive its growth strategy in the UK charities market. Nigel Atkinson has been appointed UK General Manager and will be responsible for overseeing Jumbo Interactive’s UK operations. In his role, Atkinson will also assume management of the firm’s UK subsidiary, Gatherwell, which Jumbo…

US – WynnBET appoints Ian Williams as Chief Operating Officer

WynnBET has appointed 20-year gaming industry veteran Ian Williams as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Williams will oversee WynnBET’s trading, marketing, customer service, payments and data science teams and report directly to Wynn Interactive CEO Craig Billings. Williams most recently served as President of Online Gaming for Churchill Downs Inc. and spent the last…

US – AGEM appoints Daron Dorsey as its new Executive Director

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) has appointed gaming industry veteran Daron Dorsey as its new Executive Director, effective March 1, 2022. Mr. Dorsey will begin his new position next year after previously serving as Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Group Compliance Officer at Ainsworth Game Technology in Las Vegas. Dorsey has also…

US – FSB appoints Madinia Melanis to senior management team

FSB has expanded its North American senior management team with the appointment of Madinia Melanis as Vice President of Program Management. Melanis joins from IGT where she held several roles over an eight-year career. Most recently she was Senior Manager – Head of North American PlaySports PMO after stints as US Sports Betting Regional Lead…

Malta – RGS Matrix appoints Ashley Bloor as Business Owner

EveryMatrix has appointed Ashley Bloor as Business Owner for its RGS Matrix solution, the ‘out-of-the-box’ remote gaming server. Bringing over a decade of experience working for companies such as William Hill, Gala Coral Group, and Gaming Innovation Group, where she last occupied the role of Head of Gaming Solutions, Ashley Bloor is an iGaming professional…

UK – FanDuel confirms Amy Howe as CEO on a permanent basis

Flutter Entertainment has appointed Amy Howe as CEO of FanDuel. Amy joined FanDuel in February 2021 as President with responsibility for leading the company’s core commercial functions across its Sportsbook, Casino, Racing, and Daily Fantasy businesses, before being appointed Interim CEO in July. Peter Jackson, Flutter CEO, commented: “I am delighted to confirm the appointment…

US – IGT appoints Joe Asher as President of Sports Betting

International Game Technology has appointed Joe Asher as President of Sports Betting. Reporting to Enrico Drago, IGT CEO Digital & Betting, Asher will lead the ongoing expansion of the IGT PlaySports sports betting business in North American markets. Mr. Asher joins IGT having recently served as CEO of William Hill US. He held this position…

Spain – Eva García joins Zitro as Marketing Director

Spanish slot manufacturer Zitro has named Eva García as its Marketing Director based in Barcelona, Spain. She has a wealth of experience in marketing and communication including five years of service at CIRSA Gaming Corp, and almost 11 years at Scientific Games. She has a vast knowledge of brand management, event organizations and product launch…

Sweden – Betsson’s Chairman follows CEO’s departure

Betting operator Betsson has said it ‘no longer has full confidence’ in Patrick Svensk in his position of Chairman prompting him to resign from his position on the company’s Board. Mr. Svensk said: “It is very sad, and I am sorry that I have disappointed our major owners, but I have done what I thought…