Sergey Portnov is a prominent figure in the online gambling industry. He is the founder and CEO of Parimatch, an international online sports betting company that operates in several countries. Portnov has been instrumental in the growth of Parimatch, which was founded in Ukraine in 1994 and has since expanded to several other countries, including Cyprus, Russia, and Tanzania. He is known for his innovative approach to online betting and his commitment to expanding Parimatch’s presence in new markets. Portnov has been recognized for his contributions to the industry, receiving awards such as the EGR Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2019.