Daniel Simic

Global Chief Executive Officer

Daniel is the founder and investor of several successful wagering and gaming businesses. He has a passion for innovation, using technology to scale and exploring new markets. Daniel brings strong leadership skills and entrepreneurial drive to all the wagering businesses he has been involved with over the past 10 years and is determined to see PlayUp reach great success.

Recent Press

Private: PlayUp Limited to Become a Publicly Traded Company Through Business Combination with IG Acquisition Corp

PlayUp is a next generation entertainment and technology group that develops its own innovative betting technologies to power its brands and deliver world-class user experiences Bradley Tusk to serve as […]


PlayUp U.S. launches online Racebook

Product expansion allows operator to tap into US$12 billion a year segment Bounding into the burgeoning horse race betting industry, PlayUp launched its online Racebook. The app, available on Android […]


Draftstars announces Australia’s largest daily fantasy sports prize pool of $500K

Draftstars, Australia’s No.1 Daily Fantasy Sports platform owned by next-generation and entertainment group PlayUp, is once again celebrating the highly anticipated 2022 AFL Daily Fantasy Live Final competition, with a […]


PlayUp expands its U.S. landscape with the addition of Indiana iGaming market access

LAS VEGAS, NV (March 24, 2022) – Reaffirming its bullish view on the U.S. iGaming sector, PlayUp announced an expansion to its market access footprint in Indiana that will allow […]


U.S. Market Entry accelerates with Strategic Investment and bolstered U.S. Senior Management Team

U.S. Senior Management team Following the appointment of well know industry authority, Mr Dennis Drazin to the role of U.S. Chairman, PlayUp is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr […]


PlayUp adds Pennsylvania iGaming to expansion plans

Market access agreement with Caesars creates opportunity in burgeoning $100M monthly market Fresh on the heels of its announcement last week that it was entering the Iowa iGaming market, PlayUp […]