Authentic Gaming names Oliver Reid as COO

June 30, 2020 | Sarah Blackburn

Live roulette specialist adds Evolution Gaming veteran to its senior management team as it continues to expand into regulated markets around the world.

Authentic Gaming, the live roulette specialist, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of industry veteran Oliver Reid as Chief Operating Officer.

Reid has more than two decades of experience in the gambling sector, working across online, live dealer, land-based operations, business intelligence and product development.

As COO, Reid will be responsible for accelerating and enhancing the customer onboarding process, bolstering the customer operations departments to ensure a continued best in class service and overseeing studio expansion.

Reid joins Authentic Gaming from Olympic Entertainment Group where he held the role of Group Analytics Director; he has also held senior roles at Evolution Gaming and Aspers Group.

At the former, he was tasked with opening Evolution Gaming’s studios in Vancouver and New Jersey and led the organisation’s expansion into both markets.

Jonas Delin, CEO of Authentic Gaming, said: “I’m very pleased to bolster what is already an incredibly strong management team.

“Authentic Gaming has a “player first” mentality and this, coupled with Oliver’s 20 years’ experience in Land Based and Online live table gaming operations, we will be ideally placed to further enhance, and optimise the overall player experience.”

Oliver Reid, COO at Authentic Gaming, said: “I’m excited to be returning to the live casino sector with Authentic Gaming.

“The company has a great team and has always found a way to differentiate and lead the market in creating the most authentic experience for retail to online play.

“Operators and players are appreciating the entertainment experience live casino has to offer and I’m looking forward to supporting the growth strategies of online gaming for all of our partners.”