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Playtech renews Ontario tackle NorthStar and advances financing.

Playtech has extended a strategic partnership between its Playtech Software Limited and the NorthStar Ontario subsidiary of NorthStar Gaming Holdings and agreed to advance CA$3.0m (£1.8m/€2.1m/US$2.2m) in short-term financing to the latter. Signed in June last year, the strategic marketing agreement aims to accelerate the NorthStar player acquisition strategy in Ontario. The initial agreement resulted

SkyCity appoints Walbridge as new CEO.

SkyCity Entertainment Group has announced the appointment of experienced gambling executive Jason Walbridge as its new chief executive. Walbridge is set to begin his new role at SkyCity in July this year. His appointment as CEO is subject to regulatory approvals in New Zealand.  He joins having worked in the gambling industry for two decades

Relax Gaming names Stålros as contemporary CEO.

Igaming aggregator and content supplier Relax Gaming has announced the appointment of Martin Stålros as its new CEO. Stålros takes on the CEO position after almost 10 years as chief operating officer of Relax Gaming.  He is replacing Simon Hammon, who has served as Relax CEO since 2022 after three years as chief product officer.

Nygaard-Andersen hails transformation of ‘responsible’ Entain.

Jette Nygaard-Andersen has issued a public statement following her exit as CEO of Entain last month, praising the business for its transformation into a responsible operator. Nygaard-Andersen resigned as CEO in December.  She led Entain since January 2021, replacing Shay Segev after he left to join sports streaming platform Dazn. Stella David, currently a non-executive director, is now serving CEO on secures $18.0m in funding from Prosperity Investment Management.

Lottery technology broker has secured an $18.0m (£14.2m/€16.4m) investment commitment from financial group Prosperity Investment Management. said it will use the funds to “accelerate” its strategic acquisition plans. It also said the Prosperity investment will support market development initiatives for both its and brands. Prosperity will fund through an investment

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