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Jamie Odell Joins Scientific Games as Special Advisor to Chairman and CEO

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Jamie Odell, the former CEO of Aristocrat Leisure Limited, has joined Scientific Games Corporation as special advisor to the chairman and CEO.

“I have known and watched Jamie’s success for years and I am so glad he has agreed to join us in this new role. Scientific Games has done an incredible job building products and services that our customers and players love. The addition of Jamie will significantly enhance our ability to reach new players and markets as well as drive growth across the company,” Ronald O. Perelman, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Scientific Games said.

“We are thrilled that Jamie will be advising our leadership and our team. We have long admired and respected his success and leadership in our industry and his advice and support will be invaluable as we continue to execute our growth strategies. Jamie is known the world over as an executive with a proven track record of success and a gaming expert who has driven market leading innovation and player engagement strategies for more than a decade,” Barry Cottle, President and CEO of Scientific Games said.

“I am very excited to work with Ronald and Barry at this transformational moment for our industry. It’s an absolute honor to be asked by Ronald to provide advice, and since spending time with Barry I’ve come to recognize that we share common values and beliefs about how to build great businesses, which I’m looking forward to delivering with him. Scientific Games has an outstanding leadership team that is committed to driving our industry into the future and I will do everything I can to support their current strategies,” Jamie Odell said.

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Troll Hunters 2 Launches on Kindred Platforms

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Kindred Group has partnered with Play’n GO in an exclusive release of Troll Hunters 2, the sequel to the record-breaking first chapter of the Troll Hunters saga.

“Kindred has recently invested heavily in the quality of their exclusive games. We believe that product quality is ultimately what customers will recognize and value. This is what will set us apart from the competition and lead the way forward in casino,” Ale Rallo, Games Development Manager of Kindred Group said.

“Creating exclusive and localised content isn’t easy. But, with our gaming expertise and Kindred’s knowledge of their market and its players, together we created a title that we knew people would love, and we can already see it succeeding. It’s also a learning experience that will, ultimately, lead to more collaboration and even better ideas and concepts in the future,” Johan Törnqvist, CEO of Play’n GO said.

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Nepal Government Introduces New Casino Rules

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The Government of Nepal has introduced a set of new rules relating to sharing of information about gamblers, management of assets and monitoring for suspicious activities.

As per the new rules, operators of brick-and-mortar casinos are required to maintain a record of visitors and players at the properties. Gambling venues should also deny access to those who are believed to be involved in suspicious activities.

The new rules mandate that the casinos must inform the government and the Nepal Rastra Bank about wins or losses of more than NPR1 million within a 15-day period. If the gambling venues suspect that a patron uses suspicious money, it has to compile a report and notify the NRB’s Financial Information Unit within a three-day period.

Under the recently adopted rules, operators of gambling venues must submit reports to the Department of Tourism in every four months. The reports must contain information proving that the casinos are not used for money laundering. Properties failing to submit the required reports could face fines of up to NPR50 million.

The newly imposed rules also contain provisions relating to sharing information about customers, casino operators and staff members. If casinos change staff, they must inform the authorities about the changes within a 15-day period.

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Zynga Poker Partners with Brad Garrett for “Celebrity Home Game”

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Mobile poker game Zynga Poker has partnered with Emmy Award winner Brad Garrett for a special “Celebrity Home Game” sweepstakes event.

By completing challenges daily in the Zynga Poker, two lucky players will win seats at a celebrity card game in Southern California, hosted by Garrett himself. Zynga will donate up to $100,000 to the Maximum Hope Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded by Garrett that provides financial stability for parents of children diagnosed with life-limiting conditions.

“What I love about Zynga Poker is that you can practice your game without having to worry about your ‘tells’ or poker table etiquette – it’s just about the cards. I can make a sincere pledge to the winners of this sweepstakes – when you’re at my Home Game, we’ll be playing by these same rules. Check your poker face at the door, and get ready to have some fun,” Brad Garrett said.

“Poker isn’t a game of chance – it’s all about showmanship and skill, and that’s something Brad Garrett has in spades – no matter what he says. We’re proud to bring our players an opportunity to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime poker night, hosted by a legend in comedy and a hero to families in need. Now our players have the opportunity to show off their skills and prove that lady luck plays favorites,” Bernard Kim, Zynga’s President of Publishing said.

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