International Game Technology has appointed Gil Rotem, formerly of Bet365 and 888, as its new president of iGaming.
Reporting directly to IGT’s Chief Executive of Digital and Betting Enrico Drago, Rotem will be responsible for ensuring the ongoing development and global expansion of IGT’s PlayCasino business, which includes iGaming, poker and bingo.
Rotem was previously an independent consultant for Bet365, and worked for the operator for 10 years in roles such as group director of gaming strategy and chief operating officer for gaming. Prior to that, he spent five years at 888, first as head of technology and later as director of technology, business production, administration and exchange.
“It’s 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,” Rotem said.
“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 and betting segment to customers and shareholders.”