LONDON and ROME, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
~ Inspired demonstrates its focus on Italy by recruiting a leading expert in the Italian gaming industry ~
Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the international server-based gaming specialist and a leading supplier of VLTs and Virtual Sports, announces today the senior appointment of Vitaliano Casalone. Mr Casalone has over 20 years experience in the Italian gaming industry in various respected gaming and lottery organisations such as SOGEI, Lottomatica and Gamenet - and will be focusing on building Inspired's success in Italy.
Vitaliano Casalone, in his previous technical role at SOGEI and regulator in AAMS, was one of the principal architects involved in the design of the new gambling rules in Italy which saw the introduction of the new slot machine AWP and the new business model based on the concessionaires. His most recent position was seven years as Chairman of Gamenet, a leading concessionaire in Italy, and before that as CEO of Lottomatica International for five years.
Martin Lucas, Managing Director of Inspired Europe and International VLT, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Vitaliano Casalone as a valuable new leader in our Italian team. Vitaliano's experience and insight into the Italian gaming industry will be extremely valuable at this key point in Inspired Italian business strategy. Having established ourselves as a leading supplier in Virtual Sports, VLT games and systems, Inspired is continually looking to grow its market share and increase its presence in the other Italian gaming channels including AWP, online and mobile.
Vitaliano Casalone commented: "My years of experience have taught me that success comes when you keep seeking out for the best of breed out there. Inspired is one of the most exciting, rapidly changing and prosperous companies in the industry now and I am truly pleased about having been offered the opportunity to contribute my experience to this leading company".
Inspired is the world leader in virtual sports betting, with its products live in over 20,000 venues in 33 countries and with over half of the top 25 sportbooks online. On the back of this global success, Inspirer's virtual sports are well-positioned to become a leading betting product in Italy. Inspired is also number 1 in UK VLT and its recent game release, Monster Cash, is a top-performer and more new game releases for Italy will be announced in September.
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SOURCE Inspired Gaming Group