With plenty of movers and shakers around the industry, allow CasinoBeats to give you the rundown on a number of recent manoeuvres.

Amber Gaming

Multi-jurisdictional gaming compliance consultancy Amber Gaming has strengthened its international team with the appointment of Shaun Parmar as business development manager.

Parmar will be based in Amber Gaming’s Malta office and will be responsible for driving awareness and growth of the firm’s licensing, regulatory compliance, corporate services, accounting and training solutions.

Ted Pepper, managing director of Amber Gaming, said: “I am delighted to welcome Shaun to the team; he has a real enthusiasm and talent for connecting client’s needs and aspirations with the solutions that can help them.

“Our simple but powerful range of products and services help organisations protect their players, their staff and their bottom lines by ensuring compliance. Shaun will be key to helping prospective clients find that balance at which compliance and commercial benefit perfectly align.”

ESA Gaming

Games provider ESA Gaming has significantly bolstered its team by adding six new staff as the group aims to fuel a further period of growth.

With a wide-ranging upscale of its personnel, the supplier has hired a product owner, two senior developers, a QA engineer, as well as two members of the burgeoning support and account management team dedicated to the regulated markets in Latin America.

Zorica Smallwood, director at ESA Gaming, commented: “We are delighted to welcome six new members to the ESA Gaming team. With a diverse array of appointments, we are clearly stating our intent to grow rapidly.

“The new hires highlight the impressive period we have had recently, with the launch of our EasySwipe offering as well as continued commercial growth in a number of jurisdictions across the globe, as it remains an exciting time at ESA Gaming.”


Bluberi has appointed Casey Whalen as chief commercial officer to lead expansion and drive growth in market share across North America, becoming the first executive hire since CEO Andrew Burke joined the company at the turn of the year.

Whalen joins Bluberi with more than 15 years of gaming and sales experience, having most recently served as the senior vice president for North American Sales at Konami.

In his new role, Whalen will manage all aspects of the commercialisation of new products including sales, marketing, and new market entry. He will also be responsible for developing a high performing commercial team focused on growing Bluberi’s North American footprint.

“With Casey, we are welcoming a proven leader with a breadth of commercial experience that will be invaluable as we launch new products and enter new jurisdictions,” noted Andrew Burke, CEO of Bluberi.

“Casey will be instrumental to our ongoing strategic and operational transformation into a customer focused, culture driven and nimble gaming supplier.”


Gambling tech provider FSB has strengthened its business development team with the appointment of Russell Colvin as head of retail sales.

Colvin will be responsible for driving sales of FSB’s retail products, including its self service betting terminal and EPoS systems, in regulated markets around the world.

Colvin brings with him over 20 years of experience in sports betting, from both the operator and supplier side, having worked for industry giants such as Coral, Global Draw and Scientific Games along the way.

Dave McDowellCEO of FSB, stated: “I am thrilled to welcome Russell to the team and for us to leverage his knowledge and experience as we continue to drive our retail product forwards.”

“Our retail products are market leading and Russell will play a key role in ensuring operators are aware of what we have to offer and the value we can deliver.”