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Paul Langham joins Regal Gaming division Merkur Engineering as strategic advisor

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Well known industry personality, Paul Langham has been appointed strategic advisor to Regal Gaming’s Merkur Engineering division, both of which are part of the global gaming giant, Gauselmann Group.

Paul, who has extensive industry experience, having built up and then sold his own business, Town & County Leisure, to Gauselmann in 2016, will join the senior management team at Regal with a brief to enhance existing customer relationships, support the development of the Merkur services and promote new business growth.

Commenting on his new role, Paul said: “It really is an exciting time for the industry, and Regal / Merkur have the people, the technology and the opportunities to achieve enormous growth in the UK. To say I’m thrilled to have been given this opportunity by Gauselmann would be an understatement. I simply can’t wait to get stuck in.”

Craig Morgan, managing director of Regal Gaming and Leisure, said: “Paul’s knowledge and specialist skills are unparalleled in the industry, and I have absolutely no doubt he will fast become a major asset to not just Regal and Merkur, but Gauselmann as a whole.”

Regal Gaming set up Merkur Engineering to act as a specialised engineering service to the gaming industry. The business provides wide ranging services including: full equipment service provision to new and legacy gaming machines, the installation of new equipment for arcade Ticket In Ticket Out (TITO) conversions, the provision of machine connectivity, including data management platforms at various levels and management of equipment leasing and financing packages upon installation.

Merkur has a strong portfolio of supply contracts with high street names, including Buzz Bingo and Ladbroke Coral. It also works with a growing number of independent high street gaming and bingo operators.

About Gauselmann Group:
Regal Gaming and Leisure and Merkur, along with Blueprint Gaming, Betcom and Praesepe are the operating subsidiaries of Gauselmann Group in the UK.

About Regal Gaming and Leisure:
Regal Gaming and Leisure are a leading UK supplier of amusement equipment to the leisure sector operating over 15,000 machines in the pub, motorway service stations, bingo clubs and local independent businesses.

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media

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Google Allows NJ iGaming Companies to Advertise Using Google Ads

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Google has updated its Google Ads policy. The behemoth tech corporation will now allow sports betting companies in New Jersey to advertise using the Google Ads.

This decision is a complete reversal of a previous decision by the company to narrow down the presence of gaming apps in the Google Play Store. A number of high-level gaming executives especially in New Jersey have welcomed the new decision.

According to Yaniv Sherman, an 888 executive, the new Google Ads policy update would enable the company to have “a competitive edge, and it broadens the marketing pie for us to choose from.”

The new version of the Google Ads policy is very effective in helping its users to differentiate between regulated-market operators and unlicensed sites targeting users from other parts of the world.

“The Google ads policy on gambling and games will change in june 2019 to allow state-licensed gambling entities to promote sports betting content in new jersey, as part of a limited beta. After the update, advertisers who wish to promote online sports betting content in new jersey must submit a gambling certification request through the updated policy page,” reads a section of the update.”

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media
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Newgioco Appoints Two Independent Directors to its Board

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Newgioco Group Inc., a global sports betting and gaming technology company, has appointed Paul Sallwasser and Steven A. Shallcross as the independent directors of the Board. Sallwasser and Shallcross will also serve on the audit committee, the compensation committee, and the nomination and corporate governance committee of the Board.

“As a key first step towards accomplishing the goals stated in our recent Letter to Stockholders, we are very pleased to announce today the appointment of Paul and Steven to the Board and expect to announce a third independent member in the near future,” Michele (Mike) Ciavarella, CEO said.

“The accomplished caliber of our new Board members and their willingness to work with Newgioco is a testament to our commitment to good corporate governance. Their combined experience with publicly listed companies and SEC reporting will strengthen our ability to understand and address the needs of all our stakeholders. I look forward to working harmoniously with our Board and management team to accelerate the positive momentum of our leading-edge ELYS betting platform in the US sports betting market,” Ciavarella added.

Mr. Sallwasser currently serves as the CEO of the Florida Community Health Network and a director of Youngevity International, Inc. He is a certified public accountant and began his career with Ernst & Young LLP in South Florida. He spent 39 years as a partner of the firm serving some of the largest publicly traded and government healthcare and biotechnology companies across the southeastern United States.

Mr. Shallcross currently serves as CEO, CFO, and Director of Synthetic Biologics, Inc. and is a certified public accountant and senior executive with over 25 years of comprehensive international, financial and operational experience.

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media
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MGA Cancels the Gaming Licence of ASAP Italia SRL

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The Malta Gaming Authority has cancelled the gaming licence of ASAP Italia SRL. ASAP Italia SRL has thus been directed to proceed with the cancellation process of the authorisation, and to suspend all gaming operations with immediate effect.

In addition, a notice on the Authorised Person’s website is to be displayed informing all players that the Authorisation has been cancelled.

Due to the cancellation of the licence, ASAP Italia SRL is, therefore, not authorised to continue conducting gaming by means of distance communications under an Authority licence.

Source: Latest News at European Gaming Media
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