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Merkur Gaming Americas welcomes Santiago Salvestrini as its new Marketing Director

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With immediate effect, Santiago Salvestrini will be joining the sales and marketing team of Merkur Gaming Americas as the new Marketing Director (LATAM). Salvestrini, a native of Chile, will be responsible for standardising and optimising marketing activities in the Latin American markets and, in cooperation with the local subsidiaries, supervising the marketing-related implementation of existing and future business strategies. “We...

Interblock promotes Michael Hu to President of Asia Pacific

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Luxury gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) market leader, Interblock, continues to pursue its aggressive global strategy and has promoted Michael Hu from Vice President of Asia to President of Asia Pacific. Michael will continue his responsibility for all P&L activities within the region. Michael has been an integral part of developing the Asia Pacific region for Interblock and...

Sokratis Kokkalis becomes Intralot CEO

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Intralot S.A. announces that, effective today, the Chairman of its Board, Mr. Sokratis Kokkalis, assumes also the duties of Chief Executive Officer, following the resignation of Mr. Kerastaris as CEO and Executive Member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Kokkalis thanked Mr. Kerastaris for his contribution to the Intralot and Intracom Holdings Groups in the past 10 years. Mr. Kerastaris...

International association of gaming advisors announces 2018-19 officers and new trustees

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The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) announced today that at its 2018 Annual Meeting of its Members held on Friday, October 26, the following individuals were announced as Officers who will lead the Association in the 2018 – 2019 fiscal year beginning November 1: • President: John McManus, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, MGM Resorts Intl. • Vice...

Victor Duarte joins Konami as Senior Vice President & Chief Product & Strategy Officer

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Leading casino gaming developer adds new member to its executive leadership team Konami Gaming, Inc. announced the appointment of recognised industry veteran Victor Duarte to senior vice president & chief product & strategy officer, to support continued expansion of its world- class research and development. Duarte brings more than 20 years of experience in the global gaming and lottery industry,...

KGM welcomes new account executives Kathy Cassidy-Heiler and Allen Campione

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KGM, a leading manufacturer and supplier for the gaming industry, is excited to welcome Kathy Cassidy-Heiler as the new Senior Account Executive and Allen Campione Jr. as the new Account Executive, handling operations and sales. “We are thrilled to welcome Kathy and Allen to the KGM team”, said Jason Peters, President and CFO of KGM. “These new additions will allow...

Stakelogic Announces Stephan van den Oetelaar as New CEO

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Stakelogic, an innovative company specialised in creating state-of-the-art online casino games, proudly announces Stephan van den Oetelaar as the new CEO of the company. Stephan brings over 25 years of IT experience to the board of the successful Netherlands-based game developer. Creative themes, vibrant graphics, stunning animations and robust features are some of the assets which are characteristic of Stakelogic...

Scientific Games announces James Sottile as new executive vice president and chief legal officer

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Scientific Games Corporation has announced that James Sottile will join the company as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Legal Officer for the Company, effective September 4th. Sottile will oversee Scientific Games' global legal organization…

EEGS presents members of Advisory Board for 2018!

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The 11th edition of the conference EEGS, which is scheduled for 20-21 November, will feature an improved conference format and provide better networking possibilities for its delegates. This Advisory Board notification will be the first of a series of announcements, coming to prepare you for the new decade of EEGS. The Advisory Board is the “authority” that will strictly follow...

BMM’s Travis Foley Promoted to Chief Operations Officer

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BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, has announced that Travis Foley Executive Vice President, North America, has expanded his role to Chief Operations Officer, BMM International. Foley has been at BMM Testlabs since 2011, following a 13-year career at the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) as Technology Chief for the NGCB lab. Martin Storm, President &...

Wynn Resorts names Phil Satre chairman

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Wynn Resorts has named Phil Satre vice chairman of the company. Satre is expected to to be named chairman of the firm by the end of the year, after D. Boone Wayson steps down as chairman. Watson will remain on as a board member. It is reported that Satre, CEO and chairman of Harrah’s Entertainment, will be stepping down from his...

Scientific Games board of directors elect Kneeland C. Youngblood as director

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The Board of Directors of Scientific Games Corporation has elected Kneeland C. Youngblood as a director of the Company effective August 1, 2018. Youngblood will serve on the compensation committee and compliance committee of the Board. Kneeland C. Youngblood is the founding partner and chairman of Pharos Capital Group, LLC, a private equity firm that invests in the healthcare and...

Konami announces new senior leadership promotions 


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Top casino gaming manufacturer elevates its senior management team with recent internal appointments Konami Gaming, Inc. has announced several key promotions in senior management, resulting from continued growth and expansion of the organisation.

Apex names Georgi Lungolov as Interational Sales Manager

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Apex Gaming has appointed Georgi Lungolov as international sales manager, covering the Eastern European gaming markets. Reporting directly to the company's global sales director, Kubilay Ozer, Lungolov will also be supporting the gaming markets in Italy and Greece. “We are very pleased to have gained such a strong, professional personality who will aid us build our business in Eastern and also...

Scientific Games announces Doug Albregts as New EVP and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Gaming Division

Scientific Games Corporation has announced that Doug Albregts will join the company as the EVP and Group CEO of the Gaming Division. Derik Mooberry is to become EVP for Strategic Projects. Albregts joins Scientific Games from Sharp Electronics Corporation of America, where he held numerous senior executive level positions. He served as President, CEO of Sharp Imaging and Information Company...

Gary Platt manufacturing names Joe Esposito CEO

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Joe Esposito has been named as CEO of Gary Platt Manufacturing. The company has shown substantial growth over the past three years, and as CEO, Esposito aims to “leverage his experience to further drive sales growth, operational improvements…

Floyd Barroga named as BMM Testlabs’ vice-president of technical compliance

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BMM Testlabs has welcomed Floyd Barroga as vice-president of Technical Compliance.   He will be heading BMM's North American Technical Compliance Division and he will also take a lead role in government relations for BMM North America. Executive vice-president of operations Travis Foley said: "We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Floyd's talent and experience join the team. Going forward he...

Konami announces vice-presidential appointments for Whalen and Bertsch

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  Konami Gaming has announced the promotions of Casey Whalen and Jay Bertsch to vice-president, North American game sales and vice-president, global systems sales, respectively.   Previously serving as senior director, systems sales, Bertsch has maintained an important role in growing the company’s global partnerships for more than a decade, including three years overseas with Konami Australia Pty Ltd. Whalen joined Konami...

Scientific Games hires ex-Goldman Sachs executive for government affairs role

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Scientific Games Corporation has appointed Robert O'Connor as senior vice-president of government affairs.   In this role, O'Connor will be responsible for developing and executing Scientific Games' global government relations and public affairs to support the company's long-term strategies and raise its profile globally to support its existing business, new sector growth opportunities and emerging markets. "Rob brings nearly three decades of...

Synectics appoints Roessler to US and global executive roles

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  Surveillance solutions provider Synectics has appointed John Roessler as US chief operating officer and vice-president of Global Gaming.   The company focuses on design, integration, control, and management of advanced surveillance technology and networked security systems for environments where security is operationally critical. Formerly in charge of medical device R&D and project management at global pharmaceutical company Allergan, and more recently...

Stephen Patton joins Interblock in senior role

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Interblock has appointed Stephen Patton as vice-president of New Business Development & Technology. In this role, Patton will be responsible for driving excellence in both products and services through root cause analysis, training, automation, product improvements in addition to driving new business technology initiatives. “With more than 20 years of gaming experience and more than thirty years’ experience in the...

Everi names new vice-president and legal boss

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Everi Holdings has appointed Harper Ko as executive vice-president and chief legal officer – general counsel, effective immediately.   Ko, who has direct responsibility for all of Everi’s legal and regulatory compliance affairs, brings to the company extensive expertise in the casino gaming industry with over 17 years of corporate legal and regulatory compliance experience on behalf of gaming equipment suppliers...

Interblock appoints former Komami Gaming executive to sales role

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Interblock has appointed Rob Friedl as vice-president of sales, corporate accounts.   With a base in Reno, Nevada, Friedl will be responsible for overseeing sales operations and management with a focus on United States corporate operators. Interblock CEO John Connelly said: “We are excited to welcome Rob to the Interblock team. His breadth and depth of industry knowledge and his incredible...

Habanero names new European business development boss

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Quality slots provider Habanero has appointed Arcangelo Lonoce as its head of business development in Europe.   Lonoce brings over 15 years’ experience in product and player management to Habanero. He spent the last five years at BetVictor, most recently in the role of B2B casino product manager. Toni Karapetrov, head of corporate communications at Habanero, said his appointment would help the...

Gaming Laboratories names new Australia chief operating officer

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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has welcomed Erdal Eskin as its new Australia chief operating officer.   With over 20 years of experience in the Australian gaming industry, Eskin has “forged strong relationships with the clients he has worked with and has served in various progressive roles within the industry”, the company said in a statement. “We are extremely fortunate to have Erdal...

Ex-casino man appointed head of iGaming in Isle of Man

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Tony Ure, who previously worked at Grosvenor and Sheraton, has joined the Department of Economic Development of the Isle of Man as its new head of iGaming.   He takes on the role after working for a number of years within gaming industries in a variety of senior roles. Jonathan Mills, director of eBusiness, Department of Economic Development said: “Tony has spent...

Scientific Games names Shawn Dennis as chief marketing officer

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Scientific Games Corporation has appointed Shawn Dennis as executive vice-president and chief marketing officer, reporting directly to CEO and president Kevin Sheehan.   A 25-year veteran of entertainment, consumer products and sports marketing industries, Dennis previously served as Global Head of Brand and Franchise for DreamWorks Animation and chief marketing officer for American Girl, Dell and the National Football League. In her new role, Dennis will be...

TCSJOHNHUXLEY announces industry veteran Tim Cullimore as new Europe sales boss

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TCSJOHNHUXLEY has appointed Tim Cullimore as head of European sales, in a role that commenced on 29 August.   Cullimore will be responsible for the leadership of the TCSJOHNHUXLEY European sales team, developing new business opportunities and creating solution strategies to customer needs, the company said in a statement. Tristan Sjöberg, executive chairman said: “We are delighted to welcome Tim to the...

Sycuan Casino appoints Mirage’s Andrew Kerzmann

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The San Diego-based Sycuan Casino has confirmed the appointment of Andrew Kerzmann to the role of Vice President of Hotel Operations.   The Sycuan Casino confirmed that Kerzmann will be overseeing the business strategies, objectives and daily activities for all Hotel Operations departments including, Pool & Spa, Hotel Sales and Convention Services. Prior to this role, Kerzmann was the Executive Director of...

KGM appoints James Marino as Director of Sales

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The casino gaming industry manufacturer and supplier, KGM, has confirmed its new director of Midwest sales as veteran sales professional, James Marino.   Marino brings more than 30 years of industry-related experience to KGM, which includes 17 years of gaming vendor sales. “I feel fortunate to have someone of Jimmy’s caliber join our sales team,” said Jason Cohen, KGM’s executive vice president...

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