Leading third party slot content designer, Lightning Box, has appointed industry veteran, Mike Lally, to direct account management for the Australian developer’s online vertical.

In addition to its real money gaming (RMG) casino clients, the London-based Lally will also oversee the studio’s growing commercial interests in North America.

According to a recent press release…

…prior to the appointment, Lally was responsible for launching 1,500 games with top industry brands over six years at UK-based sportsbook and gaming software company, OpenBet, before making a move to SG Digital subsidiary Betdigital to help advance its online business.

Other SG takeaway:

The current appointment coincides with the Sydney-based company’s promotion of Michael Maokhamphiou, another former employee of Scientific Games Corporation’s (SGMS) SG Digital division., to operations manager.

Chief Executive Officer and co-founder for Lightning Box, Peter Causley, said…

“We’re honoured to have someone of Mike Lally’s industry experience join our team given his excellent reputation for customer service and getting the job done.

“We’re equally blessed to be able to make Michael Maokhamphiou responsible for our product rollout and software implementation. He has been a tremendous addition to our team over the past six months and deserves this promotion. It’s an exciting time for Lightning Box and great news for our operator partners.”

For his part, Mike Lally added…

“I’m delighted to be joining the Lightning Box team, which has a great reputation in the industry for delivering high-quality and engaging games.

“I’m very much looking forward to renewing acquaintances with many of the key people with whom I’ve developed great relationships, as well as introducing myself to new ones as we continue to grow this very successful business.”

Live in New Jersey:

In a move that expanded its U.S. offering, the supplier recently announced that two of its most popular games have gone live in the regulated state of New Jersey for the first time in over three months.

The slot specialist’s popular, Stellar Jackpots with Serengeti Lions and everyone’s favorite crimson marsupialRedRoo, are the most recent titles to be added to the slots developer’s games portfolio available in the United States. Lightning Box has already gone live in the region with some choice titles including Respin RhinoAstro Cat and the most recent addition, PandaPow.

Stellar Jackpots with Serengeti Lions and RedRoo are the developer’s first titles to release in the region since early April. The launches are in keeping with growing interest in its offering since it first premiered in New jersey‘s burgeoning online market in early this year.