efbet.jpg
efbet.jpg
efbet.jpg
CLOSE
× Gambling News In-Depth iGaming Calendar Connections GI Friday Trafficology GI Magazine
GGA 2020 AffiliateCon
NEWS 4 November 2019

Simon Collins appointed News UK MD, betting and gaming

By Owain Flanders

News UK has named Cashcade and Gaming Realms Co-founder Simon Collins as Managing Director of its betting and gaming sector.

Collins co-founded Cashcade in 2001, later developing bingo site and flagship brand FoxyBingo, which was sold to PartyGaming for £96m ($123.9m) in 2009.

In 2018, he co-founded Gaming Realms, which is focused on providing real money gaming opportunities for mobile.

Gaming Realms sold its B2C subsidiary Bear Group to River iGaming for £11.5m in February this year.

In the new role, Collins will oversee the development of News UK’s gaming brands, including Dream Team, Sun Bingo and Sun Racing

Scott Taunton, CEO of parent company Wireless, said: "There are few more experienced players in the online gaming space than Simon Collins.

"He has a history of building audiences and value around brilliant digital gaming brands."

Collins said: "I am particularly excited to take up this new role as I believe there are a number of opportunities to develop the existing business.

"I’m looking forward to working with what I know is a very talented team, across some of the UK’s biggest brands."

RELATED TAGS: Online | Bingo | Industry
DISCUSS THIS ARTICLE
IN-DEPTH 30 January 2020
CEO Special 2020: BetConstruct/VBet - The long game
READ MORE

PREMIUM CONNECTIONS
Digital Isle of Man
Legal and Jurisdictions
Digital Isle of Man is responsible for the thriving Digital sector in the Isle of Man, spanning the Island's international ...
BetConstruct
Systems and Software
BetConstruct is a global award-winning technology and services provider for online and land-based gaming industry. BetConstruct's innovative and proven offerings ...
Global Gaming Awards
Industry Awards
The Global Gaming Awards London recognise the most innovative companies and individuals of the gaming world. The Awards are powered ...
NSoft
Systems and Software
NSoft is an award - winning internationally recognized software solutions provider for betting industry. The company has more than 200 employees ...
ActiveWins
PR and Marketing
ActiveWin has ripped up the rulebook on the traditional agency prototype. Our model is based on performance - as you ...
BBIN
Systems and Software
The Leading iGaming Software Supplier in Asia
1xPartners
Affiliate
1xPartners is the innovative and exciting affiliate program offered by 1xBet, one of the world's leading sportsbooks and casinos. Offering ...
Newgioco Group
Systems and Software
Newgioco Group, Inc. (OTCQB:NWGI) is a premier leisure betting technology company providing regulated online and land-based gaming and sports ...
Efbet
Systems and Software
We have partnered up with deVRealm in a joint venture for the development of new gambling technology platforms. The primary ...
Zimpler
Payments
Zimpler provides a complete In and Out payment solution for online services. That means we take care of identifying the ...