Garber leaving PartyGaming

Mitch Garber said he will leave his position as chief executive of PartyGaming when his contract runs out in 2009.

Theonline gaming operator, which runs PartyPoker and PartyBets, is seeingslower-than-expected revenue growth and is currently dealing with U.S.authorities to avoid prosecution over accepting bets from U.S.residents in the past.

Those negotiations are coming to an end; PartyGaming said a conclusion could come in the “foreseeable future.”