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Charles Palmer joins Premier Punt Group

Niji Ng

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Premier Punt Group (PPG), the UK-based social gaming app developer, has appointed Charles Palmer as its new chief operating officer. Palmer was formerly with Betfair as the head of its mobile application.

Palmer has also founded mobile app developer called Mfuse which was bought by Nektan in 2013, arrives at the Edinburgh-based company also announced it had surpassed its crowdfunding target on Seedrs by raising almost £750,000.

Palmer will help chief executive John Gordon in changing PPG’s focus from B2C to B2B, with the company having originally been launched as fantasy sports operator.

PPG  is supported by online gambling pioneer Victor Chandler. The company announced that Palmer will be taking creative lead, supporting brand and new product development, and expanding the in-house team UX and development team.

Gordon said: “Charles’ experience as the head of mobile at Betfair and founding and selling Mfuse made him our No.1 target for the COO role.”

“He is a mobile expert and brings strong creative and digital product direction.”

“What’s more, he has developed great mobile gaming products himself. We are delighted to have him in the team.” 

 

Source: iGamingBusiness

 

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Paf adopts Swish for faster customer transactions in Sweden

George Miller

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Paf adopts the popular payment method Swish used by 6.7 million Swedes. In the first month of the newly-regulated Swedish gaming market Paf has adopted what is said to be the fastest payment method available in Sweden.

Swish uses mobile telephone numbers to make transfers and is currently used by around 6.7 million Swedes and 180,000 business.

Paf CEO Christer Fahlstedt says: “Swish is without doubt the favourite way for Swedes to transfer money. Our site already offers Swedish players games they can’t get anywhere else. And now our Paf gaming account also offers the speediest payments available. We fully expect the strong growth we experienced in Sweden in 2018 to continue.”

Paf has been operating online in Sweden for 18 years and was granted the maximum possible 5 year licence for the newly-regulated market beginning 1 January 2019.

 

 

About Paf:

Paf is a Nordic gaming company founded on Åland in 1966 to generate profit for the benefit of society. We were one of the very first gaming companies to go online in 1999. Many of our games on Paf.com are exclusive to Paf and developed by our in-house Games Studio. We are an award-winning industry leader in responsible gaming. Our physical gaming operations include over 30 cruise ships criss-crossing the Baltic and North Seas.

Paf has roughly 400 employees representing over 30 nationalities. Our offices are located on Åland, in Helsinki, Stockholm, Riga, Tallinn, Oslo, Norrköping and Madrid. Paf (Ålands Penningautomatförening) is licensed and controlled by the Government of Åland.

In 2017, the Paf Group had a total revenue of 116.5 million euros and a profit of 29.4 million euros.

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Zitro Video Bingo arrives in Monte-Carlo

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Zitro has installed its Video Bingo machines in the emblematic Monegasque casino Café de Paris, operated by the prestigious Société des Bains de Mer (S.B.M), which also operates the legendary Casino de Monte-Carlo, as well as the other two gaming establishments of the Principality of Monaco. It is the first time that this type of game, of which Zitro is a world leader, comes to the Principality.

Pascal Camia, Executive Vice-President of Gaming Operations, said: “Bingo video games are a distinct and innovative concept, and that is why we want to offer our customers this type of product, unknown until now in Monaco. We thought it was best to introduce video bingo in our operation in the hands of the largest specialist in the market in this type of machines. We are convinced that, thanks to the Zitro video bingo, our customers will find new experiences, excitement and entertainment”.

For her part, Nadège Teyssedre, Regional Director for EMEA, said: “At Zitro, we are enormously grateful to the Casino Café de Paris for its commitment to our product, totally unknown in this market. We are convinced that the expectations deposited in our video bingo will be exceeded, and we trust that this will help us in future to have a growing presence of our products in the casinos of Monte-Carlo S.B.M., a casino operator of reference in Europe and around the world.”

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Stakelogic Content Launches With ComeOn

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Developer’s popular classic slots and video slots have just landed in the tier one operator’s game lobby.

 

Stakelogic, one of the most in-demand game developers in the market, has joined forces with ComeOn to provide the popular sportsbook and casino operator with its full suite of classic slots and video slots.

Under the deal, players at ComeOn casino will now be able to access blockbuster titles such as Book of Adventure and Book of Anubis, as well as recent releases White Buffalo and Great Wars, which come hooked up to the developer’s smart progressive jackpot system.

The partnership also includes Stakelogic’s latest high-profile video slot release, Book of Cleopatra. The game boasts two innovative features that allows players to buy free spins and also to gamble free spins.

Stephan van den Oetelaar, CEO of Stakelogic, said: “We are thrilled to have integrated our games with yet another tier one casino operator. ComeOn is one of the most popular online gambling brands in the world, and we are proud to be able to offer our games to its players.

“We aim to offer operators and players something different, from classic slots with a modern twist to smart progressive jackpot systems and innovative video slots that deliver thrills and excitement in equal measure.”

Lahcene Merzoug, CEO at ComeOn, said: We are excited to add Stakelogic as a game provider at ComeOn. Their high-qualitative casino slots will be a great addition to our already vast selection of casino slot games. We look forward having our players try and love Stakelogic’s slot games as much as we do.”

The news comes shortly after Stakelogic announced that its games had been certified for launch in Sweden and were already live with several tier one operators in the market.

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