Global Gaming appoints Head of Compliance
13 Oct 2017
Balcarres has more than 30 years of experience in the betting and gaming industry, where he has been involved in all aspects of jurisdictional solutions to create and maintain sustainable relationships with operators.
He joins Global Gaming from NetEnt, where he previously held the position of Compliance Officer for more than three years. He played a pivotal role in securing the company's first U.K. license and was responsible for managing compliance with the jurisdiction, in addition for the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), Curacao and its Asian operations.
The new Head of Compliance will be responsible for overseeing the Group's licensing applications as well as preparing the future expansion plans for its leading B2C brand Ninja Casino and the company's B2B operations.
Mark Wadsworth, Director of the Group's companies in Malta, said, "Nigel brings with him the experience we need to secure and successfully operate licenses in new markets, along with the vital skills required for us to continue to offer innovative services that are fully compliant.
"His understanding of gaming and regulatory frameworks around the world is of significant advantage for us, and we look forward to his contribution to the business."
Global Gaming offers B2C and B2B products to the gambling industry, with its bespoke payment solution revolutionizing the customer sign-up process.
The company expects to commence trading on the Nasdaq North Front on 19 October.
Its flagship B2C brand Ninja Casino was named Innovative Start-up of the Year at the 2017 EGR Operator Marketing and Innovation Awards and claimed In-house Innovation of the Year for Global Gaming at the 2017 EGR Nordics Awards.