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Svenska Spel Appoints Mikael Franzén as the New IT Director

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Svenska Spel has appointed Mikael Franzén as its new IT Director. He will be part of Group Management and report directly to the CEO. Mikael Franzen is currently responsible for the B2B business in the subsidiary Swedish Games Sports & Casino. He will assume the new position on September 1, 2019.

“I am very pleased to welcome Mikael Franzen in his new role as Chief Information Officer. I am also proud that we have an internal candidate, which is proof that we have extensive expertise within the Group. Michael’s extensive experience in both the Swedish game that the gaming industry will be valuable in the continued development of our business. He has deep knowledge of the deal, which is crucial to strengthen the offering to our customers,” Patrik Hofbauer, President and CEO of Svenska Spel said.

Mikael Franzén’s career in the gaming industry started in 1993 on the then Penninglotteriet and he has held various roles within the Swedish game. Mikael Franzen also has extensive experience as a consultant in the gaming industry with the mission of a number of gaming companies.

“I am very pleased to be entrusted with leading Svenska Spel’s IT team. It is they who together develop, implement and manage the solutions that will enable Swedish Games to offer customers fun and exciting gaming experience in a safe and responsible manner. I hope to contribute my extensive experience in the gaming business page and my understanding of what it takes to create competitiveness in an increasingly digitized and fast-paced gaming market,” Mikael Franzén said.

Niji Narayan has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. He reports gaming industry headlines from all around the globe.

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Win Technologies USA Installs Wigos in Chickasaw Nation Casinos

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Win Technologies USA has installed its Wigos casino management system in the Ada Gaming Center and Megastar Casino of Chickasaw Nation.

The Ada Gaming Center is a casino located in Ada which offers 355 electronic games and two table games. Ada Gaming also offers a Players Club, Traditions Bar, and an attached Chickasaw Travel Stop.

Megastar Casino is located north of the Oklahoma-Texas border in Willis and offers over 650 electronic games. The casino boasts a Players Club, Kitchen 377, a bar area and is also attached to a Chickasaw Travel Stop.

“These are Win Technologies USA’s first CMS installations with the Chickasaw Nation, and we are honored to be working with this great team of dedicated gaming professionals,” Alex Alemany, President of Win Technologies USA said.

“Win Technologies USA provides us with a scalable, cost-effective casino management system with great technological innovation that doesn’t erode profitability. We are excited for the opportunity to grow our business using the Wigos CMS and look forward to working with Win Technologies USA on future projects,” Scott Emerson Executive Officer of Business Operations in the Chickasaw Nation Department of Commerce said.

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New Gambling Addiction Treatment Centre opens in the UK

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NHS has launched the UK’s first gambling addiction service outside of London in Leeds. The service will provide treatment and support for people with severe addictions, complex mental health conditions, impaired social functioning.

The new NHS service, run by Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT), is being funded jointly by NHS England and GambleAware. It is part of the NHS Northern Gambling Service, with further facilities in Manchester and Sunderland set to open in early 2020.

“Problem gambling is an addiction which ruins lives for thousands of people and their families. I am determined to do what I can to tackle it. No one’s access to support should depend on where they live, so we are expanding treatment outside of London to help addicts get the support they need to turn their lives around. As part of our NHS Long Term Plan, we will continue to roll out these specialist services across the country and undo the damage caused by gambling and protect our most vulnerable,” Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care said.

“Our aim is to prevent people getting into problems with their gambling, all the while making sure that those who do develop problems receive fast and effective treatment and support. These new services will play a vital role in making sure those with more serious and complex needs linked to gambling will have quick access to free, fast and effective treatment, wherever they may be. We very much look forward to seeing this clinic open and we would welcome the opportunity to potentially replicate this approach in other areas of the UK in the future,” Marc Etches, chief executive of GambleAware said.

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GAN plc: Internet Gambling Revenue of Pennsylvania Increases in August 2019

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GAN plc: Internet Gambling Revenue of Pennsylvania Increases in August 2019
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GAN plc has updated the market following the publication of Internet gaming and Internet sports betting financial information for August 2019 in Pennsylvania, by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB).

Internet Gaming Win was $6.3 million in August compared to $2.9 million in the prior sequential month, reflecting an increase of 118.6%. Total Internet Sports Wagering Handle was approximately $83.2 million in August compared to $39 million in July. Internet Sports Wagering Gross Revenues for the month of August were $6.3 million compared to $2.9 million in July.

Internet Sports Wagering Gross Revenues may vary from month to month due to the payouts for future events occurring months after the original wager was made and unredeemed winning wagers from prior months will become deductible upon redemption in future months.

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