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Gaming Realms PLC

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£53.33 m
Price
18.75 GBX
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52 weeks high
19.68
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4.40

Gaming Realms is focused on becoming a leading licensor of games to the global gaming industry.We have developed our "RGS" which allows our flagship Slingo® games library to be lincensed and distributed to third party operators. We are also able to increase the reach of Slingo® with strategic brand licenses in adjacent markets.

Game development

We build original content from our Colchester (Slingo Originals) and Victoria (Slingo Arcade) game studios incorporating social meta games and real money mechanics with well-known brands. All our games are designed and developed for mobile, tablet and desktop devices.

 

The market for casino games is very crowded, with most operators having hundreds of games on their sites. It is apparent that Slingo games are able to get to the forefront of players attention, using its unique brand and format.

Michael Buckley, Executive Chairman

Content Licensor

Brand licensing
IP licensor

  • North American Lottery Printed Scratch Games – Scientific Games
  • Global Electronic Gaming Machines – ScientificvGames
  • Global Lottery Mobile Instant Games – IWG
  • Social Slot Games – Zynga Inc.

 

Game licensing

Content licensor

  • Social Puzzle Games – Electronic Arts Inc.
  • iGaming Library – US and EU
  • -  US – Caesars Interactive, Resorts Inc, Rush Street, Golden Nugget, Ocean Resorts, Bwin, Betfair and Hard Rock
  • -  Europe – GVC, LadbrokesCoral, 888, JackpotJoy, Kindred, Betsson, Bet Victor, SkillOnNet, BeGame, Rank and William Hill

Michael Buckley

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Michael was Executive Chairman of Cashcade, which he founded with Patrick Southon and Simon Collins in 2000. Amongst a number of functions he performed for the company during this period, Michael was responsible for raising the £7 million equity needed for the company’s development, created a number of important commercial relationships for Cashcade, and led the sale process which generated an aggregate sale consideration of approximately £96 million for shareholders.

He has invested in and been Executive Chairman of a number of public companies. These include SelecTv plc, a producer of comedy and comedy drama series for television such as Lovejoy, Birds of a Feather and The New Statesman. SelecTv invested in a consortium which in 1991 won the franchise to create Meridian Television, of which Michael was a founder director. He was also Executive Chairman of Pacific Media plc, which invested in a number of internet backbone companies in Asia during the 1990s as well as creating a chain of movie theatres in South East Asia in partnership with United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc.

 

Jim Ryan

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Jim was the Co-CEO of bwin.party digital entertainment plc and has spent the last 17 years of his career in leadership roles within the online gaming sector and led a number of the industry’s largest merger and acquisition transactions, including the merger of PartyGaming plc and Bwin; the acquisitions of Cashcade and the World Poker Tour; and the sale of St. Minver Limited.

Jim has held senior management posts at SXC Health Solutions Corp., Procuron Inc., Metcan Information Technologies Inc. and Epson Canada Limited.

His is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Public Accountant, accredited with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

 

Mark Wilson

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mark Wilson is currently a partner of NMG, a slot machine distributor and route operator in New Mexico, and parent company to a gaming supply subsidiary in other southwestern US markets. He previously served as executive chairman of Music Choice International, a pan European digital music provider to over 30 cable, satellite, telecommunications and IPTV providers, where he oversaw the turnaround of the business and subsequent sale to Stingray Digital in 2011.

Mark also served as founding president and chief executive officer of Television Games Network (TVG) the leading interactive US horseracing network. TVG was incorporated in 1998 as a Liberty Media-backed company, which was subsequently sold to TV Guide in 2004.

He trained as a lawyer after having attended Western Kentucky University and obtaining a Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville.

 

Chris Ash

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Chris is one of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs and experts on the gaming industry. In a career of over 18 years in the industry, Chris built and sold Ash Gaming Ltd to Playtech plc for £23m, which, at the time, was one of the leading gaming content developers in the UK.

Whilst at Playtech plc, Chris also ran the content aggregation business with 25 partner studios and assisted with M&A. Chris is now an investor in, and advisor to, a range of software businesses.

 

Mark Blandford

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mark was the owner of a traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ bookmaker’s chain for over 15 years, then recognised the potential of the internet in the mid 1990’s. In 1998 he founded Sportingbet.com, and in 2001 floated the company on AIM. Mark stepped down from the Board of Sportingbet in 2007 before its eventual sale in 2013 for £485m, with the assets being split between William Hill and GVC. In 2002, Mark was awarded AIM Entrepreneur of the Year.
After stepping down from the board of Sportingbet, Mark has become an active, successful and widely-followed investor in the digital pay2play entertainment space.

 

Mark Segal

CHIEF FINANCE DIRECTOR

Mark worked as Finance Director of bwin.party bingo division, having been Finance Director of Cashcade until it was acquired by PartyGaming plc in July 2009. Mark was responsible for the full finance function, including commercial negotiations, business intelligence and operational support in the business and took the lead in the sale to PartyGaming plc and acquisition of Independent Technology Ventures in July 2007. Prior to joining Cashcade, in May 2005, Mark spent five years at the accountancy firm Martin Greene Ravden, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2003.

 

 

Gaming Realms plc
2 Valentine Place,
SE1 8QH
LONDON

+44(0) 845 123 3773
[email protected]

 

Peel Hunt
120 London Wall,
London EC2Y 5ET

Peel Hunt
120 London Wall,
London EC2Y 5ET

Advisers and Registrars

Nominated Advisers and Brokers

Peel Hunt
120 London Wall,
London EC2Y 5ET

Auditor to the Company

BDO LLP
55 Baker Street
London, W1U 7EU

Solicitor to the Company

Memery Crystal LLP
165 Fleet St
Holborn
London
EC4A 2DY

Registrar

Computershare Investor Services PLC
The Pavilions
Bridgwater Road
Bristol, BS13 8AE

Investor relations contact

Yellow Jersey
70-71 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QE

tel: 07747 788 221