Gil Rotem, who previously held key leadership positions at 888.com and bet365, has been appointed President of iGaming by IGT. Reporting to Enrico Drago, the company’s CEO Digital & Betting, Enrico Drago, Mr. Rotem is responsible for ensuring ongoing development and global expansion of the IGT PlayCasino business, which includes iGaming, poker and bingo.
“The IGT PlayCasino business continues to grow at a rapid pace and offers many of the gaming industry’s highest-performing and most-recognised game titles,” said Enrico Drago. “We expect continued double-digit growth from IGT PlayCasino and Gil Rotem’s vision and experience can help us remain well-positioned for continued leadership in iGaming, poker and bingo.”
Mr. Rotem brings nearly two decades of relevant experience to his new role. At 888.com and bet365, he was responsible for strategic board level planning and operations as well as delivering high growth and product optimisation improvements. Commenting on his new appointment, he said: “It is a tremendous opportunity to join Enrico Drago in leading the IGT PlayCasino team and representing the gaming industry’s most exciting portfolio of iGaming, poker and bingo content. During this period of global transformation in the gaming industry, IGT PlayCasino has delivered outstanding results. I look forward to helping propel future growth with IGT PlayCasino as IGT demonstrates the value and promise of its newly established Digital & Betting segment to customers and shareholders.”