Bwin Big New Appointment

Published January 28, 2010 by OCR Editor

Bwin Big New Appointment

Meanwhile, there have been rumors in recent days of a merger between Bwin and PartyGaming.

Austrian-based online poker operator Bwin announced last week the appointment of Peter Bertilsson as new managing director of its AB subsidiary, signaling a shift at the company.

Bertilsson comes to the company with more than 15 years of experience in the industry, including a five-year stint as chief of Boss Media between 2001 and 2006.

"We have convinced a true veteran of the online gaming business-to-business business to take the challenge leading this business unit," Bwin co-CEO Norbert Teufelberger said of the news.

Meanwhile, news outlets have reported in recent days that the company is in merger talks with PartyGaming.

A merger between the two would create a new company with a total market value of more than $4 billion.

Both companies refused to confirm the speculation, but Bwin shares rose 3.2 percent on the Vienna Stock Exchange following the news, while PartyGaming's stocks climbed 6.2 percent in London.

See also

Bwin.party New Partnership With Icertis

Bwin Releases New Basketball Betting Service

Manchester United Signs up Bwin

bwin.party and FIBA Deal Extended

Understanding the Bwin Deal Situation


Yes! I want to know about exclusive bonuses, promotions, and news.

SUBSCRIBE