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GIG ENTERS MARKETING JOINT VENTURE WITH HORSE RACING PUBLISHER GG.CO.UK

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Malta, 11/03/2018 – Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has entered into a marketing partnership with GG.CO.UK, one of the world’s leading content driven horse racing websites. With Cheltenham just around the corner, GiG will deliver event and targeted digital paid marketing services towards the renowned portal.

The alliance will not only give GiG a future entry point into the UK horse racing market, but will also mark an important step in using the innovative technologies that are being created by the company. In this case, the proprietary IT solutions to drive paid marketing campaigns.

I am excited to launch a first partnership of this kind. GG.CO.UK is a leading horse racing site and we believe there is a vast untapped opportunity to strike similar partnerships with other affiliates across other sports.” – Chief Digital Officer, Richard Brown of GiG

Targeting horse racing enthusiasts to offer best informed decisions for picking a winner

The partnership will allow both parties to focus on each other’s strengths. GG.CO.UK will continue to provide all their expert knowledge and content, and GiG will handle all paid media for the brand.

GG.CO.UK uses its network of experts to create the content that will provide the best opportunity for horse racing enthusiasts to make the best informed decision and pick a winner.

Over the years, GG.CO.UK has concentrated on building a base of quality content from excellent contributors and providing an effective platform from which to source daily racing information. We’re excited to be working with the team from GiG, and the capabilities they have within paid marketing, which to date has been unknown territory for us. We’re sure that we can do great things together.” – Colin Jelfs, Managing Director of GG.CO.UK

Brown: End game for GIG is to be market leader in all aspects of sports betting

The alliance with GG.CO.UK is the first of its kind, but it is not the first partnership in the history of GiG and will not be that last one.

The end game for GIG is to be a market leader in all aspects of the world of sports betting. And the ability to use our proprietary odds marketing technology in a competitive landscape like horse racing is a great opportunity for us, and with Colin & GG.CO.UK we have the right publishing partner to deliver exciting results for both parties.” – Chief Digital Officer, Richard Brown of GiG

 

About GG.CO.UK:
GG was created to be accessible, wherever and whenever customers want to use it. All the best horse racing news, information and entertainment, available from one location and in a format that will suit the device you are using, be it a smartphone, tablet, or PC.

About GIG:
Gaming Innovation Group Inc. is a technology company providing products and services across the entire value chain in the iGaming industry. Founded in 2012, Gaming Innovation Group’s vision is ”To open up iGaming and make it fair and fun for all”. Through our eco-system of products and services, we are connecting operators, suppliers and users to create the best iGaming experiences in the world. Gaming Innovation Group operates out of Malta and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GIG.

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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Rapid growth leads to office move for Altenar

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Leading sportsbook platform provider Altenar on June 12 celebrated the opening of its new office in Malta with a party attended by a large number of the island’s gaming professionals.

The event featured a jazz band and was catered by restaurant Ali Baba.

Altenar’s relocation to the Pendergardens Business Centre from its previous office in Sliema became necessary due to the company’s outstanding growth over the past few years.

Its headcount has risen from just 26 employees in 2016 to more than 100 today across its three locations in Malta, Greece and Russia.

Altenar has also doubled its revenues each year from 2016 to 2018, and already 2019 has seen a number of exciting launches for the company. These include its first regulated Swedish client launch with Lucky Casino in May, as well as its entry into Romania with Red Sevens in January.

Domenico Mazzola, Commercial Director at Altenar, said: “We are very proud of our phenomenal success over the past few years and look forward to expanding further in future. Our new office in Malta gives us space to continue to grow and we will shortly start the hiring process to ensure we have the right people to help us do so.

“This year has seen a number of exciting developments for Altenar and we have a number of new launches coming up imminently.”

 

About Altenar:
Altenar is a leading provider of sportsbook software and services to gaming operators. Its clients include Wplay.co, the dominant sportsbook operator in the regulated Colombian market, Betrebels in Greece, Winbet in Bulgaria and Betbiga in Nigeria.
It offers an extensive range of markets and sports, with its premium data package from Betradar enhanced further by the recent addition of the Betgenius live events portfolio.

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Microgaming Launches Ruby Casino Queen

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Microgaming, one of the leading software providers to the online gambling industry, has launched Ruby Casino Queen, developed exclusively by Just For The Win. This luxurious five-reel, 20-payline slot transports players into a glamorous world of riches. Ruby Casino Queen features respins, free spins and three types of wilds, all accompanied by sumptuous sounds and dazzling graphics.

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“We are thrilled to serve up a slice of casino royalty in Ruby Casino Queen, our latest title developed exclusively for Microgaming. Exhilarating mechanics combine with awesome aesthetics to deliver the ultimate casino experience. Players can feel like a high roller brushing their chips across the velvety felt tops of casino tables, with our casino queen Ruby leading the way towards big wins,” Johan Persson, CEO at Just For The Win said.

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Intralot Announces New Board Of Directors For Its U.S. Subsidiary

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INTRALOT announces the appointment of a new Board of Directors at its fully owned US subsidiary, INTRALOT Inc. to include three new Independent Directors.

  • Ambassador (Ret.) Thomas Miller, Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director
  • Mr. Daniel Rappaport, Non-Executive Vice-Chairman and Independent Director
  • Mr. Nicholas Mitropoulos, Independent Director
  • Mr. Byron Boothe, Director and Interim CEO, INTRALOT Inc.
  • Mr. Nikolaos Nikolakopoulos, Director and INTRALOT Group Deputy CEO

INTRALOT Group Chairman and CEO Mr. Sokratis Kokkalis stated: “I am very pleased to welcome three very senior Independent Directors at the Board of INTRALOT Inc. joining a very experienced team, in support of our efforts to strengthen corporate governance as a driver for growth and customer satisfaction.”

Thomas Miller is a former American diplomat and three-times U.S. Ambassador, including ambassadorships in Greece, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and as Cyprus negotiator. He has also served as CEO of Plan International, a UK-based NGO, working to help children in developing countries; President/CEO of International Executive Services Corps (IESC); President of the United Nations Association; Chairman of the International Commission of Missing Persons (ICMP); and a board member of The Partnership for a Secure America. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Daniel Rappaport has served as Chairman of the Board/CEO of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX); member of the National Petroleum Council (NPC); and member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Global Markets Advisory Committee. He served as a board member of the Futures Industry Institute, a trustee on the Board of Trustees of New York Law School, and as an appointment of the Governor of the State of Connecticut on the board of directors of Connecticut Innovations.

Nicholas Mitropoulos is a political and business consultant who has previously worked with the Monitor Company. He served as Executive Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, was the Director of the Forum at the Kennedy School, as well as Deputy Director of Institute of Politics at Harvard.

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