February 26, 2021 3 min read


Bhotesh Maheshwari Steps in as Pragmatic VP of Strategy and Operations

Former Rank Digital Head of Gaming Product, Bhotesh Maheshwari, becomes the new Commercial Strategy and Operations Vice President of Pragmatic Play, a leading iGaming provider.

Pragmatic Play Is on Its Way to Achieve Its Expansion Plans

As Pragmatic Play looks forward into the future and seeks to become one of the top suppliers in the industry’s regulated markets, it has appointed Bhotesh Maheshwari as VP of Commercial Strategy and Operations.

Maheshwari will be the head of Pragmatic Play’s office in Gibraltar, working with 3 executives to provide exceptional quality and innovation to UK, Spanish, Portuguese, and German operators. As a part of the team, Maheshwari will build partnerships with operators and expand Pragmatic Play’s reach worldwide.

Maheshwari said that he looks forward to his new role at Pragmatic Play and working with the team. In a short period, the supplier has become a leader in the industry. He stated that Pragmatic Play plans to expand its positions in regulated markets and offer new products as it grows.

Bhotesh Maheshwari Has an Outstanding Career in the Gaming Industry 

After starting as a retail manager for William Hill in 2006, in his professional career of 15 years working for top operators and suppliers in the industry, Maheshwari customized products according to local markets in Europe, the UK, Asia, and Latin America and held different jobs within the industry.

Bhotesh worked for William Hill and Inspired Gaming before entering the iGaming space when he started working for Betfair. There he built a new original jackpot offering and in-house gaming proposition.

In 2016 he joined the Rank Group in Gibraltar, becoming the head of product development and casino revenue for the UK’s biggest casino brand, Grosvenor Casinos, and the UK-based Mecca Bingo, an operator with 86 bingo clubs.

Pragmatic Play Produces 5 Slot Games per Month

Through a single API, Pragmatic Play provides a variety of Bingo and Live Casino games. The company currently produces 5 slot games per month. At the end of last year, it strengthened its collaboration with Casumo, an operator based in Malta, adding iGaming products that its customers can directly integrate.

With its plans to expand its reach to different regulated markets, Pragmatic Play recently entered the Croatian market, teaming up with Novomatic’s Admiral Casino

When commenting on Bhotesh’s hire, Chief Executive Officer at Pragmatic Play, Julian Jarvis said that the company is happy to have Bhotesh on board and looks forward to having him on the team. He also said that the projects Bhotesh previously worked on have experienced tremendous development. His background will be very suitable for the future of Pragmatic Play.


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