iGaming NEXT recruits managing editor from EGR Global ahead of news portal launch


iGaming NEXT is pleased to announce that Jake Evans, former news editor at EGR Global, has joined the company’s rapidly-growing team as managing editor.

Evans will be charged with managing iGaming NEXT’s new-look editorial team, which is currently in the process of launching a premium online news portal.

Pierre Lindh, managing director and co-founder of iGaming NEXT, said: “We don’t need to be first when we launch a new product, as long as we do it right.

“The upcoming iGaming NEXT news portal aims to become the authority for the latest industry news and intelligence to iGaming industry professionals and also investors who are looking for the latest insights and data.

“Jake has always stood out with his high journalistic integrity, great articles and good standing within the industry, so it is an honour for me to welcome him into our iGaming NEXT family!”

Evans holds more than five years’ experience across the sports betting, gaming and publishing industries, having held various editorial positions at companies including Football Radar, Stats Perform and EGR Global.

Commenting on his appointment, Evans said: “I am delighted to join the iGaming NEXT team which has made a massive impact on our industry in such a short space of time. 

“I am looking forward to the launch of our unique news portal in the new year which will provide an informative additional content stream alongside the company’s proven podcasts, events and conferences.”

About the author

Conor Mulheir

Conor entered the gaming industry in 2018 producing high-level live event content for audiences in London, Amsterdam and São Paulo. From 2020, he went on to report news and commission exclusive content for various gaming media brands before joining iGaming NEXT as editor in January 2022.

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