Connect with us
SIS

Press Releases

LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group: Updated proposal from nomination committee regarding election of directors

Zoltan Tundik

Published

on

Notice of Annual General Meeting in LeoVegas AB
Reading Time: 2 minutes

 

Board member Robin Ramm-Ericson has informed the Nomination Committee that he is declining election for the coming mandate period as below. At the same time, the Nomination Committee has continued its work and propose Hélène Westholm as a new ordinary director.

“LeoVegas is an amazing company and team,” comments Robin Ramm-Ericson, co-founder of LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group. “I am an entrepreneur, and after nine years on the Board, first as Chairman and later as an ordinary director, I feel it is now time for me to take the next step. Even though I am declining re-election to the Board, naturally I will continue as a founder and engaged owner in supporting the company on its continued journey.”

Gustaf Hagman, Group CEO, comments: “As a co-founder I want to thank Robin for his superb work and partnership in building up LeoVegas. His combination of strategic clarity, operational talent and ability to inspire is unique and laid the foundation for this journey. Everything has its time, and as Robin now declines re-election to the Board I respect this and look forward to his continued engagement in new forms.”

NOMINATION COMMITTEE’S UPDATED PROPOSAL:
The Nomination Committee proposes the re-election of current directors Anna Frick and Fredrik Rüden. In addition, the Committee proposes that Hélène Westholm, Mathias Hallberg, Carl Larsson, Per Norman and Torsten Söderberg be elected as new directors. Per Norman has also been proposed to serve as the new Chairman of the Board. Robin Ramm-Ericson, Mårten Forste and Tuva Palm have declined re-election.

Brief biography about Hélène Westholm:

Education and background: Hélène Westholm has an MBA from Uppsala University and a Certificate in Investor Relations from DI Academy. Hélène has many years of experience in project management in the financial sector, including from Nordstjernan and Erik Penser’s Corporate Finance department. She also has experience as a director on the boards of Svenska Spel, Svensk Bilprovning and Svensk Exportkredit.
Current assignment: Senior advisor in Investor Relations, Oxenstierna & Partners
Born: 1971
Nationality: Swedish
Shareholding in the company, including related natural and legal persons: 0
Special areas of expertise: Hélène Westholm will add industry experience, strategic depth and her solid background in communication and investor relations

LeoVegas’ Annual General Meeting will be held on 8 May 2020 in Stockholm. More information is available at www.leovegasgroup.com under Corporate Governance.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Mårten Forste, Chairman of the Board: +46 (0)8 410 367 66, [email protected]
Philip Doftvik, Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Finance, +46 (0)73 512 07 20, [email protected]

About LeoVegas mobile gaming group
LeoVegas vision and position is ”King of Casino”. The global group LeoVegas offers games on Casino, Live Casino and Sport. The parent company LeoVegas AB (publ.) is located in Sweden and its operations are mainly located in Malta. The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.leovegasgroup.com

Asia

Newzoo Joins Forces With EVOS Esports To Expand Its Market View With Southeast Asia Data

George Miller

Published

on

Newzoo Joins Forces With EVOS Esports To Expand Its Market View With Southeast Asia Data
Reading Time: < 1 minute

 

Newzoo, the world’s leading provider of games and esports analytics, announced today its partnership with EVOS Esports, Southeast Asia’s leading esports organization housing over 15 professional teams across five different countries.

By adding EVOS Esports to its partnerships program, Newzoo will get improved insights from the Southeast Asian market, a region expected to further boost the growth of the esports business. Furthermore, EVOS Esports’ mobile focus within the market represents an additional layer of insights that Newzoo will use to further solidify its esports estimates, which are featured in its landmark Global Esports Market Report and the Newzoo Platform.

In exchange, Newzoo will advise EVOS Esports with market insights, helping the organization to benchmark, spot opportunities, and provide strategic insights for its further expansion.

“Southeast Asia is currently the most exciting region for the overall future growth of esports and gaming, both from a business and consumer engagement perspective. EVOS Esports is right at the center of this.”, said Peter Warman, Newzoo’s Co-Founder and CEO. “Partnering with an ambitious and forward-thinking esports organization like EVOS Esports supports us in keeping up with this huge esports region to further strengthen our view on the global and local esports ecosystems.”

“We are excited to be the first esports organisation in Southeast Asia to form this partnership with Newzoo. With Newzoo’s market intelligence and expertise, it will assist us in making actionable data-driven decisions as we scale our business verticals across the region. With access to the tools and insights provided by Newzoo, we look forward to achieving continued success, especially when discussing with commercial partners.”, said Ivan Yeo, EVOS Esports’ Co-Founder and CEO.

Continue Reading

Blockchain

MakerDAO Partners with FirstBlood Technologies Competitive Gaming Platform “Earn DAI for excelling at the most popular Esports games available today”

George Miller

Published

on

MakerDAO Partners with FirstBlood Technologies Competitive Gaming Platform “Earn DAI for excelling at the most popular Esports games available today”
Reading Time: 2 minutes

 

Today, ​FirstBlood Technologies​, the ​online competitive ​gaming ​platform and maker of Gaming Blockchain Dawn Protocol that lets ​esports​players challenge the field and win real rewards for excelling at their favorite games,​is integrating with ​MakerDAO​ to bring decentralized stablecoin integration to the ​FirstBlood Platform​. MakerDAO, the protocol behind the popular ​DeFi stablecoin Dai​, will enhance accessibility for enthusiasts and professional gamers alike by offering rewards in DAI to competitive gamers playing on FirstBlood. This signals an immense victory for gamers, and allows for permissionless cross-border payments to be made in what is arguably the most popular DeFi crypto-token available today. While the FirstBlood Platform supports it’s own native token $Dawn the addition of an algorithmic stablecoin sweetens the prize pot for gamers all around the world.

Joe Zhou, the Co-Founder and CEO of FirstBlood, says “we aim to leverage the massive DAI community and facilitate blockchain adoption into the world of competitive gaming. With players competing from every continent, payments in cryptocurrencies will simplify barriers to entry for users, and provide a stable and secure environment for players to earn rewards for rising to the challenge.” Of the partnership, Rune Christensen, CEO of the Maker Foundation and co-founder of MakerDAO, had this to say, “the borderless, decentralized nature of Dai makes it the perfect stablecoin to use as in-game rewards for FirstBlood players. The stability, transparency and ease of use of Dai will let players spend more time focused on competing and less time sorting out how to manage their rewards.”

To celebrate the partnership, MakerDAO is offering 10,000 DAI in prizes to sign up and compete on FirstBlood. All prizes will be paid in Dai. The details are as follows:

  • Beginning the 3rd week of November 2020, FirstBlood players will have an opportunity to compete against each other in the newest game-integrated on the FirstBlood Platform, Call of Duty: Warzone.
  • On the third Monday for the months of November, and December of 2020 and January 2021, FirstBlood will host the Maker Monthly tournament, which will have a $1,500 prize pool, payable in Dai.
  • Starting November, 4th, 2020, FirstBlood will host the Daily Dai with a prize pool of $100 each day for 40 days.
  • Events are available for players on PC, Playstation, and Xbox.
  • To sign up and get started, simply visit the FirstBlood platform and create an account at https://app.firstblood.io​.
Continue Reading

Latest News

iSoftBet wins Compliance Outstanding Achievement Award at Vixio Global Regulatory Awards 2020

George Miller

Published

on

iSoftBet wins Compliance Outstanding Achievement Award at Vixio Global Regulatory Awards 2020
Reading Time: 2 minutes

 

Supplier recognised for impressive 12 months that saw it enter five new territories

iSoftBet, the leading online games supplier and content aggregator, has won the Compliance Outstanding Achievement Award at this year’s Vixio Global Regulatory Awards, the most prestigious compliance accolade in the gaming industry.

iSoftBet was named the winner in the category following an outstanding 12 month-focus on becoming one of the most compliant and successful suppliers across established and newly-regulated markets.

The supplier’s compliance team has been at the forefront of managing a raft of changes to existing legislation in markets such as the UK, and has finalised certification in Sweden, Switzerland, Malta, Colombia and Bulgaria, a huge accomplishment with only a few suppliers achieving this level of global compliance excellence and coverage. The provider has recently completed the German regulation process, continuing its regulatory achievements. iSoftBet is currently active in 19 regulated markets across the globe.

The iSoftBet compliance team’s experience, knowledge and commitment has meant the business is fully compliant, licensed and certified in more markets than its competitors. As a result, iSoftBet is live with some of the world’s largest tier one iGaming operators, helping them generate record revenues within a fully compliant and therefore safe and responsible framework.

Nir Elbaz, CEO of iSoftBet, said: “I am extremely delighted and proud of the company’s achievements this year. Compliance is central to our decision making and is one of the pillars in our company culture and we pride ourselves on investing in and employing the best talent to understand the industry. It is at the core of allowing us to bring amazing gaming experiences to the player and our partners.’

 Mark Halstead, Compliance Manager at iSoftbet, said: “It’s great to see the compliance team being a drive for excellence and this is a fantastic acknowledgement of our hard work over the past 12 months.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement
NSoft

Subscribe to our News via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to our news and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Trending

Notice for AdBlock users

We are constantly showing banners about important news regarding events and product launches. Please turn AdBlock off in order to see these areas.

Kasynos.Online