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High 5 Games, PointsBet and PGCB: on the go

Everything common in the industry, High 5 Games, Trustly and PointsBet, are all available in our latest roster of the last few maneuvers.

High 5 games

Robert Gansmo he was appointed chief financial officer High 5 Gamesas a provider of igaming content, it strengthens its team at Level C with the ambition to further expand its presence in North America and beyond.

Most recently, Gansmo served as chief financial officer at Wynn Resorts (Macau), providing the company with tax leadership for 10 years. During his tenure, he is praised for playing a leading role in the Wynn Macau IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and helping to run the company's operations through a period of significant growth.

Tony Singer, CEO of High 5 Games, commented: “As we are looking for innovative things all over the world, there is no better CFO to help set the right course than Robert Gansmo. Its history of driving growth in existing markets and expanding into new ones is impressive. I look forward to doing great things together. "

PointsBet

Online gaming operator PointsBet appointed Chantal Cipriano to vice president of legal, compliance and people for her Canadian operations.

A gaming and sports betting lawyer joins Nic Sulsky - the recently appointed CCO PointsBet Canada - as the company aims to build what it defines as "a uniquely Canadian business fit for and faithful to the market."

A Canadian native and a longtime resident of Toronto, Cipriano joined the Mazooma-based company where she served as Senior Chief Legal and Compliance Officer. She helped lead the fintech firm in providing real-time bank account-level data analysis and bank-verified payment processing to licensed online gaming and sports betting operators in regulated markets in the US.

"By legalizing individual sports betting in Canada, PointsBet is at the forefront of one of the most exciting new gaming opportunities in our country," she said. .

"With an innovative business model and talented leadership teams in Australia, Ireland, the United States, and now in Canada, we are collectively committed to building a company that seizes this market opportunity, creates a brand that resonates strongly with Canadian consumers, and ultimately is a diversified company. the Canadian executive team can be proud of.

“The sports betting area will continue to evolve rapidly in Canada, and I'm looking forward to helping PointBet navigate this evolution as the business grows.

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Pennsylvania Gaming Control's board of directors has confirmed that president David Barasch has announced his retirement from the public service, which spans nearly six years in an executive position on the agency's board of directors.

Appointed for a three-year term on the board by Governor Tom Wolf on October 8, 2015, Barash adopted a second three-year term in July 2015. All PGCB commissioners are limited to a total of six years on the board.

Barasch's ten-year career serving both state and federal governments has included the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Consumer Advocate, Special Assistant Governor Bob Casey, American Pennsylvania Central District Lawyer, and Pennsylvania Deputy Secretary of the Department of Revenue.

"The Game Control Board and the general public have benefited from David Barasch's deep experience and steady hand over the past six years," he said Kevin O'Toole, Executive Director of PGCB.

Never in the history of this agency have these traits been more important in the board chair than last year's unexpected and unprecedented disruption to the gaming industry due to COVID-19.

"During this period, under the guidance of President Barasch, the agency not only carried out its casinos oversight responsibilities, but continued its important work of ensuring the successful introduction of new forms of gambling."

With confidence

With confidence appointed John McLane to the position of Chief Operating Officer as the company wants to further increase its speed of execution, innovation and customer focus to continue taking advantage of growing business opportunities around the world.

McLane, who will also continue to serve as President of Trustly North America, will lead EMEA and North America business operations and lead the global Trustly People Program.

In addition to these nominations, Sara Berg, Jonas Palmquist and Alexandre Gonthier will also take on new roles on the group's management team.

Berg will become chief legal and regulatory officer, Palmquist will become director of strategy to pursue the company's long-term strategic growth and expansion plan, and Gonthier will become senior advisor and chairman of Trustly North America.

Oscar Berglund, CEO of Trustly,

noted: “With the growing demand for cross-border payment solutions, John will play a key role in capturing huge business opportunities for Trustly around the world.

“His appointment will further strengthen our Group Management Team, while Sara, Jonas and Alex will move into new roles in the Group Management Team that will allow them to focus on their respective areas of specialization. I am proud to be able to work with such a qualified and passionate team. "

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