September 4, 2023 2 min read


Pragmatic Solutions Names Michael Boylan Chief Operating Officer

The former LadbrokesCoral, Entain and DAZN Bet executive strengthens the company's growing team of experts

The provider of the next-generation iGaming platforms, powering operators across the globe, Pragmatic Solutions, announced a new senior-level appointment. The company confirmed Monday it selected Michael Boylan, a seasoned iGaming executive with solid experience, for the role of chief operating officer (COO). Strengthening its C-suite, Pragmatic Solutions prepares for further growth and expansion on a global scale.

Before joining the company as its new COO, Boylan held an important role at LadbrokesCoral where he served as director of service operations. His professional background includes a senior-level role with the globally-recognized gaming company, Entain PLC. Boylan was also a part of DAZN Bet where he served as IT director.

Overall, he brings nearly two decades of experience and knowledge within the online gambling industry. As COO, Boylan will help Pragmatic Solutions expand its client portfolio and deliver its innovative technology and solutions to new markets across the globe.

Boylan, Thrilled to Join Pragmatic Solutions

Sharing his excitement, Boylan said that it is thrilling to join Pragmatic Solutions after holding different senior-level roles within the business-to-customer sector for the last two decades. Finally, he pointed out: “I’ve been a licensee of their products for over a year now and can attest to the commitment and energy brought by the team to deliver a world-class service and product to clients.”

After circa 18-plus years on the B2C side of business it is with genuine excitement that I’m making a move into B2B with platform market-leader Pragmatic Solutions.

Michael Boylan, COO at Pragmatic Solutions

Ashley Lang, Pragmatic’s CEO, added that the company is delighted to see Boylan become a part of its senior-level team. He spoke about the team of experts at Pragmatic, acknowledging that they help deliver innovative and smart technology.

We are very excited to have Michael join our team.

Ashley Lang, CEO at Pragmatic Solutions

Currently, Pragmatic offers a flexible, scalable and modular Player Account Management (PAM) platform that stands out from competitors within the iGaming sector. Leveraging an API-based approach, the PAM solution caters to operators offering their services in different jurisdictions. The PAM platform elevates the players’ experiences while at the same time helping operators handle risks and comply with the established regulations.


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