Leadership Changes and New Direction Announced for IGT PlayDigital

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PlayDigital, part of International Game Technology (IGT), is making changes to its executive board and the board structure. Enrico Drago is to step down as CEO and transfer to the Board of Directors.

He is set to become Non-Executive Director of the Board of Directors at IGT, while Marco Drago is to leave his position on the board at the end of his current term on 14 May. Furthermore, Gil Rotem is to extend his tenure as President of IGT PlayDigital.

Rotem Overseeing Expansion

Rotem joined the company in 2021 as President of iGaming after spending fifteen years at bet365. Since joining IGT, he has achieved a great deal including the acquisition of iSoftBet and a significant expansion of the company’s gaming portfolio.

Enrico Drago explained his decision to move from CEO to the Board of Directors.

Over the last five-plus years, IGT PlayDigital has established leadership positions in the global iGaming and North American sports betting sectors that will be foundational to the company's future success. I thank the entire IGT PlayDigital team for all that we have accomplished during this time, and I look forward to supporting IGT in a new capacity and further helping the Company define its vision and strategy.

Enrico DragoIGT CEO

Several New Deals

IGT PlayDigital signed a number of deals in North America over the course of 2023, and now it has shifted its focus back to Europe, starting with a partnership with NetBet in Denmark that will see the company provide its games to the casino.

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