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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

Pagcor appoints Wilma Eisma as president and COO.

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has appointed lawyer Wilma Eisma as its new president and COO. Eisma succeeds Juanito Sansosa Jr, who resigned as president and COO in January. The Philippine regulator confirmed yesterday (18 April) that Eisma had taken her oath of office before Lucas Bersamin, Pagcor’s executive secretary. This was witnessed

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.

FDJ publishes public gentle offer for Kindred.

French lottery and gaming giant La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has published the public tender offer document for its proposed acquisition of Kindred Group. Revealed today (19 February), the document follows the offer FDJ put forward last month, valuing Kindred at SEK27.96bn (£2.12bn/€2.49bn/$2.68bn).  FDJ has offered SEK130 in cash for each Swedish Depository Receipt (SDR) in

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