Pragmatic Play Strengthens Commercial Team with Key Hires


Provider’s rapid growth marked by three experienced appointments and two key promotions

Multi-award-winning slot developer Pragmatic Play has boosted its account management team with the appointment of several experienced igaming executives.

Joss Webster, formerly of LeoVegas, and Christopher Hedlund, ex-Junior Casino Manager at Mr Green join as Key Account Managers, while former Sales Manager at Evolution Gaming, Matthijs Vogelenzang, takes up the role of Business Development Manager.

Wayne Fisher has been promoted to Chief Commercial Officer (Europe), following periods as a Senior Key Account Manager at NetEnt and Head of Casino at Evoke Gaming.

Astrid Lehmann has also been promoted to the position of Senior Account Manager, having built up a wealth of experience in the igaming industry across time with iSoftBet and Yggdrasil Gaming.

Yossi Barzely, Chief Business Development Officer at Pragmatic Play, said: “We are in an exciting phase of our development, and I am very happy to see the team grow with this group of excellent promotions and hires.

“We have enjoyed a series of operational highlights in recent months, and I’m certain our growing team will help Pragmatic Play continue to deliver on its potential.”

This latest round of commercial strengthening follows the appointment of Harry Biring as Chief Commercial Officer (Gibraltar) – another promotion following his employment in May 2017 – and the June 2017 appointment of Victoria Bonner as Head of Marketing.

Pragmatic Play releases two new games per month throughout the year, which are now a fixture on some of the world’s leading casino brands.

Pragmatic Play Appoints New Head of Marketing


Award-winning online slot and table games developer Pragmatic Play has reportedly named Victoria Bonner (pictured) as its new Head of Marketing.

Assuming the role earlier this year, Bonner’s appointment further strengthens the Malta-based firm’s executive team as she brings with her more than 10 years of marketing experience. Prior to joining Pragmatic Play, Bonner was lead Events Manager at industry competitor NetEnt AB where she led customer days, game launch events, and conference showcases at various expos including G2E, EiG and ICE Totally Gaming.

Bonner’s previous experience within the technology and financial sectors, include stints at such companies as Microsoft, Google, and the Royal Bank of Scotland in public relations and marketing roles.

In her new role as Head of Marketing at Pragmatic Play, Bonner will reportedly lead industry communications, partner marketing initiatives and public relations.

Pragmatic Play Head of Business Development, Yossi Barzely, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Victoria to the team during what is an exciting period for Pragmatic Play.” Barzely continued, “Her excellent track record in iGaming and beyond make her a key addition to the business as we look to expand into new regulated markets and build on our reputation as a premium slot developer. Her results during her tenure to date have been impressive,” according to a press release.

Bonner added, “Pragmatic Play is a growing force in slot game development, with recent releases such as Jurassic Giants and Pixie Wings underlining its strength and potential.” And, “I am both delighted to have joined this talented team and eager to help contribute to the company’s future growth. I very much look forward to helping it become one of the best-known and most respected providers in the industry.”

Pragmatic Play Showcases Vegas Nights Online Slot


(PRESS RELEASE) — Multi-award-winning slot developer Pragmatic Play is set to transport players to the entertainment capital of the world with its latest game, Vegas Nights.

The 3×5, 25-payline slot is set against the glittering backdrop of the Las Vegas Strip and complements exciting gameplay with rich artwork featuring glittering show girls, roulette wheels and luxury cars.

Among the game’s unique features is an extra wild chip that appears exclusively on the fifth reel, stripping low-value symbols from the reels for three extra wild respins when a player’s luck comes in.

The world-famous Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign serves as the game’s scatter symbol, with three or more triggering the free spins feature that multiplies common wild symbols, giving players a chance to boost their wins by up to 81 times.

Yossi Barzely, Head of Business Development at Pragmatic Play, said, “We’re proud to announce the launch of Vegas Nights, an engaging release that builds on our tradition of providing players with immersive and multi-layered games.

“I am sure the game will prove a big hit with our players and operating partners alike, with its immersive graphics and unparalleled bonus features.”

The launch of Vegas Nights comes hot on the heels of Pragmatic Play’s enchanting slot Wild Spells.

Pragmatic Play releases two new games per month throughout the year, which are now a fixture on some of the world’s leading casino brands

Pragmatic Play Set to Bewitch Players with Wild Spells


Explore an intriguing world of elemental magic  

Malta, 28 September 2017: Multi-award-winning industry provider Pragmatic Play is set to spirit players to a land of sorcery with Wild Spells, the latest addition to its flourishing portfolio of proven slot games.

The 3×5, 25-line game, which features a black cat wild, crystal ball scatter symbol and three witches harnessing the powers of nature, fire and ice, delivers a uniquely story-driven experience with bewitching gameplay and a charming soundtrack.

The magical world of Wild Spells is brought to life with high-quality artwork and sound design, while the witch symbols unfurl when stacked to span the entire reel in spectacular full-height animations.

Yossi Barzely, Head of Business Development at Pragmatic Play, said: “We are delighted to announce the launch of Wild Spells, an enchanting addition our collection of industry-leading titles.

“We specialise in providing players with excellent gameplay and immersive experiences, and Wild Spells continues this tradition with a dazzling theme and range of exciting bonus features.”

The game’s rich feature set includes an innovative free spins offer that allows players to select their favourite members of the game’s elemental cast, determining the number of free spins they receive.

Wild Spells follows hot on the heels of Caishen’s Gold, taking the provider’s portfolio to more than 80 proven revenue-generating slots.

Pragmatic Play releases two new games per month throughout the year which are now a fixture on some of the world’s leading casino brands.

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About Pragmatic Play

Pragmatic Play is one of the fastest growing mobile and desktop providers of digital casino games for the online gaming industry. Our passion for premium entertainment is unrivalled and we strive to create only the most engaging and evocative gaming experiences. Pragmatic Play’s Games Library contains unique in-house content consisting of over 80 proven slot games, supporting 22 languages and all major currencies. We employ our extensive expertise to ensure that each high-quality game developed in our studios represents our mantra of innovation and dedication.

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