Games Global launches following mega-deal with Microgaming

4 May 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Yesterday marked the official operational launch of Games Global following the complete acquisition of Microgaming’s distribution business, iconic game IP and legendary progressive jackpot network as well as interest in a variety of game studios. With regulatory licencing confirmed, Games Global is now firmly positioned at the heart of the industry.

Established in 2021, Games Global is led by CEO Walter Bugno, formerly of IGT and Lottomatica and CFO Tim Mickley, previously of SafeCharge and Playtech. The Games Global exemplary leadership team further includes Chief People and Transformation Officer Leila Goelz, Chief Operating Officer Theo Naicker, Chief Compliance Officer Kimberley Broad, Chief Product Officer Andrew Booth and Chief Revenue Officer Julie Allison.

With their leadership team sporting a combined experience spanning some 200+ years, Games Global now boasts over 1,100 employees worldwide – a testament to the name ‘Games Global’.

Games Global, whilst a new player in iGaming, launches with more 3,000 games and jackpot titles in their portfolio, servicing over 980 casino brands. The company has already cemented its standing as a titan of industry off the bat, with no plans of slowing down.

Setting out to consistently level up the industry, Games Global is focused on both established international regulated and regulating markets, incorporating innovative technology capable of serving new and existing customers to the highest standards.

With acquisitions agreements now completed, there's no stopping Games Global as it charges forward, bringing with it a host of the industry's most influential and innovative studios, and a plethora of up-and-comers eager to carve their way in the industry.

Games Global’s focus on studio development is core to the company’s success, giving each developer studio the freedom, platform, tools and distribution network to fully explore their creativity and inspire revolutionary new developments that will enhance player experience and ultimately grow the industry into previously unchartered territory.

With a bold entrance onto the scene, Games Global holds innovation as the touchstone of their business; inspiring creativity and inventive thinking as it drives the next level of industry. Games Global’s key focus for the future includes building on a legendary games and jackpot portfolio, enhancing their technology platform, and expanding in both scope and geographical reach – continuously pushing the boundaries of the industry itself.

Walter Bugno, CEO of Games Global, commented: “It is with immense enthusiasm I proudly confirm the official go live of Games Global. We’re incredibly excited for what we can achieve as we deliver industry-leading content, power continuous growth providing mutual success for Games Global and our partners. Games Global is ready to define the future, lead innovation and make a real difference in the industry. Games Global is a company that knows how to spark a change – we are driven to be the best, ‘the one’, and for us, the top is just our starting point."

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