ruze Gaming America welcomes Antony Abrahamson in the new role of Vice President, Interactive Division. In this newly created role, Abrahamson will lead the Aruze’s iGaming efforts.
Rob Ziems, President of Aruze, said “Antony’s experience and expertise in this important and growing market will boost Aruze’s efforts to expand our iGaming presence. I am excited to see Antony’s vision for Aruze’s online presence become a reality.”
At Aruze, Abrahamson plans to work with the R&D team to develop Aruze’s existing library of internally developed games for the online market, expand relationships with channel partners, develop new partnerships, and help Aruze bring its entertaining products to players.
“Aruze has a sizable portfolio of really successful land-based titles and has shown their commitment to bringing them to online players worldwide. Our initial batch of games even includes several titles that appeared on the industry gold-standard Eilers report” said Abrahamson. “I am excited to drive the expansion of their online presence and look forward to working with the team.”
Abrahamson brings over 15 years of experience in online gaming, having held leadership roles in the online space at gaming manufacturers, casino operators, and at companies devoted to daily fantasy sports, online poker, and fintech.
He joins Aruze from his most recent role at AGS, where he led the company’s online social and real-money B2B and B2C iGaming business as Senior Vice President, AGS Interactive. Prior to this role, he spent two years with payment solutions provider Prepaid Network Inc. as Senior Vice President and General Manager.
Abrahamson also served as the General Manager, Senior Vice President, and Compliance Officer for Sportech Inc. – DraftDay Gaming, a white-label Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform for both B2B and B2C operations.
Abrahamson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a law degree, and practiced as an attorney of the Supreme Court of South Africa.