Who are we?

4ThePlayer is an up-and-coming creator of mobile-first gambling games. We make slots as well as innovative table games.

Founded in July 2018 by two luminaries of the gaming industry: Andrew Porter and Chris Ash who have a combined 40 years of gaming industry experience.

4ThePlayer has been tipped for significant success building a reputation for its forward-thinking approach to game design and is progressing to become a key trendsetter and market leader.

Our first games are being released in November 2019 – make sure you sign up to our newsletter or follow us on Twitter for updates.

Our Mission

Our goal is to create the most exciting games for players:

  • Exciting for gamblers – the best math profiles
  • Concise engaging game mechanics – no confusing gameplay
  • Responsible gaming as the highest priority – protect our players
  • Innovative themes, designs, and features – creating new experiences

But also the best games for Casinos, built from the ground up to propagate well through all forms of marketing and by word of mouth:

  • Big win potential in math
  • 100% Adult design – no childish themes or styles
  • Extensive and innovative marketing kits with memorable characters
  • Closely integrated with the latest platform and promotional tools

Our Team

Andrew Porter 4ThePlayer

ANDREW PORTER
CEO

Chris Ash

CHRIS ASH
Director & Business Development

Thomaz Scalzilli 4ThePlayer

THOMAS SCALZILLI
Creative Director

Henry McLean 4ThePlayer

HENRY MCLEAN
Commercial & Marketing Director

Andrew Porter – CEO

With over 16 years of online gaming industry experience, Andrew has held various senior management roles for leading online gaming companies. At Playtech he held the most senior content (online casino software design) role as the Casino Content Director responsible for the content strategy of 8 content studios (internal studios and industry-leading acquisitions) based over 10 different countries. Casino accounted for 50% of Playtech a FTSE 250 company revenues, circa €400M in 2017. He had significant M&A involvement in Playtech’s acquisition of 5 Content Studios.

Chris Ash – Director & Business Development

Chris studied Computer Science at Manchester University and was the founder of Ash Gaming, which at the time of its acquisition by Playtech in 2011 was the UK’s leading independent content development company. Chris subsequently worked for Playtech for three years heading up their open platform strategy across 25 different partners. He contributed to group content strategy and M&A, leading one acquisition and advising on others. He is an active angel investor and advisor to software companies.

Thomas ScalzilliCreative Director

Previously a partner of Brazilian based Bendito Design, Thomaz led the company from a local business to international recognition in the Latin American market. Working with clients such as Danone, Pepsico and Kellogg’s. Previous to that Thomaz worked in the film and advertising industry in the VFX department for companies like London based The Moving Picture Company, Escape Studios and Brazilian Zeppelin films.

Henry McLean – Commercial & Marketing Director

Henry has over 14 years’ experience in the gaming industry covering marketing and sales. He also has a wealth of experience in customer relations using a customer centric approach. Most recently working for Playtech PLC as Head of Product Marketing, responsible for marketing all products across the group and verticals. As well as planning and executing large (£250k-£500k) B2C promotions across the network in multiple markets. His experience is not only in FTSE250, starting in gaming at Ash Gaming establishing a brand and creating game exposure and sales for the then new startup.