Reading Time: 2 minutes
Key hire made as Luckbox focuses on scaling up player acquisition efforts
Real Luck Group Ltd. and its subsidiary companies doing business as “Luckbox” (the “Group”), an award-winning provider of licensed esports betting, sports betting and casino games, is pleased to announce the appointment of Benn Timbury as Chief Operating Officer.
Mr Timbury has extensive experience in scaling up igaming businesses, working across all areas of operations, driving revenue growth, player acquisition and retention, B2C and B2B partnerships and global acquisitions.
His most recent role was with one of Europe’s fastest growing start-ups, the Gibraltar-based Lottoland Group, which is active in 15 global markets, has over 350 employees, and more than 15 million customers. Mr Timbury played a lead role in driving new strategic initiatives to support the corporation’s growth.
Prior to that, he was the founder and CEO of online gaming company LiveLotto, where he led the company’s growth, corporate governance, and legalistic frameworks. With a proven track record in building businesses from conception through to exit, his experience spans emerging technologies, entertainment and igaming.
Real Luck Group Ltd Chief Executive Officer Thomas Rosander said: “I am delighted to welcome Benn to Luckbox at an exciting time for our company. After adding casino games to esports and sports on our next-generation wagering platform, we are beginning to scale player acquisition efforts and looking to enter new markets with additional licenses, all of which Benn will play a pivotal role in executing. “Benn has a proven track record of success in a leading role within igaming companies, helping deliver on revenue growth, to hit operational milestones and implement B2C and B2B strategies and we are looking forward to having his expertise to help drive us forward on our near-term and long-term growth goals.”
Mr Timbury said: “Luckbox sits perfectly at the convergence between esports, gaming and gambling and the huge potential of this sector is well documented. I am joining a stellar team that blends igaming knowhow with esports authenticity and I am looking forward to playing a key role as we strive to scale our user base and revenues throughout the coming months.”
Grant of stock options
The Company announces that it has granted Mr Timbury 750,000 stock options under the Company’s stock option plan to the directors, employees officers and consultants of the Company at a price of C$0.21 per stock option, representing the closing price of the Company’s shares on Monday, February 28, 2022, exercisable for a period of 3 years from the date of grant; vesting 10% immediately, 10% six months from the date of grant and 20% every six months after that.