Tony Ure has joined the Department of Economic Development of the Isle of Man as its new head of online gaming.

Ure to lead Isle of Man igaming team

Jonathan Mills, director of e-business in the Department of Economic Development, said: “Tony has spent over 30 years working for some of the most recognisable names in the industry.

“His extensive global experience in launching and running products and platforms across online and land-based operations will undoubtedly help drive continued growth in the Isle of Man’s online gaming sector, which currently represents around 20 per cent of the island’s economy.’

Ure’s career includes spells with Grosvenor Casinos and Ladbrokes, before spending 10 years as head of poker operations for IGT.

“I am looking forward to working with the online gaming team in the Department of Economic Development,” he said. “It is an exciting time to join and continue the growth of the Isle of Man as the premier online gaming jurisdiction.”