Betclic Everest has called it a day on their sponsorship deal with former French champions Olympique Marseille. iGaming France reports the move will save them €7million and is part of the group’s restructuring plans. The deal runs out immediately and means Intersport’s logo now adorns the front of l’OM’s shirt.
On the same day, James Scicluna left his job as the company’s chief of regulatory and corporate affairs. Scicluna spent four years with the firm and told eGR that he will be leaving to set up his own law firm and consultancy focusing on the gaming industry and a number of other sectors. He’s the second high-profile departure since the new CEO Ignacio Martos decided to restructure the business. The first of these was Expekt CEO Thomas Winter who walked out in December.
Mobile developer Cozy Games has installed Tim Green as chief operating officer. Green joins immediately after more than six years working with companies holding an interest in the gaming industry. He spent over five years as VP international of Lottery Services Corp and worked in the gaming solutions arm of PIMS-SCA. Co-founder and MD Sreeram Reddy Vanga told eGR: “Tim has been appointed to work alongside the management team and assist in spearheading further developments throughout our entire business. This is a very exciting time for the company, particularly for the mobile gaming sector where we are an experienced software provider.”
Argentinean gaming industry firm Leander Games will provide exclusive Facebook based slots content to social gaming firm beJig. The deal will give the firm rights to operate and monetize Leander slots on the site and it will appear alongside beJig’s Magic Building and Jean Wealth slots already live within their Avatingo social slots and bingo game. beJig’s Avantingo offering already has 150,000 weekly users on Facebook and will hope this will help them to grow even further ahead of any Facebook real-money gaming being allowed.