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30th October
MGM reports 66% year-on-year Q3 revenue decline
MGM Resorts International has reported Q3 2020 revenue of $1.1bn, a 66% year-on-year decline as the company continues to struggle...
29th October
theScore sees revenue for 2020 fiscal year drop 33%
TheScore Media and Gaming has reported a 33% year-on-year revenue drop for its theScore sportsbook during the 2020 fiscal year, reflecting...
29th October
Twin River Q3 income from operations up 9%; revenue falls 10%
George Papanier, CEO of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, has praised the company’s “strong financial performance” in Q3 with the casino operator’s...
29th October
Kindred reaches agreement to purchase Rank Group’s Belgian subsidiary
Kindred Group is to acquire Casino Blankenberge after reaching an agreement to purchase all shares in the Rank Group subsidiary. The operator...
29th October
Germany focus - part 1: The circular resolution (Umlaufbeschluss) and other rumours
Dr. Nik Sarafi, expert in German gaming law, lays bare Germany’s 2021 Interstate Treaty on Games of Chance and explains how...
29th October
Study shows only 3% of UK problem gamblers get proper help
According to statistics from the National Gambling Treatment Service, just 3% of problem gamblers in the UK are receiving proper...
29th October
Golden Nugget online revenue up 90% for Q3
Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) saw net revenue of $25.9m for Q3 2020, 92% higher than $13.5m in 2019. Gross...
29th October
Churchill Downs reports 10% revenue growth for Q3
Churchill Downs reported net revenue of $337.8m for Q3 2020, a 10% growth compared to $306.3m for the same period...
29th October
Twin River to rebrand as Bally’s Corporation
US-based casino operator Twin River Worldwide Holdings has announced it will change its name to Bally’s Corporation, effective 9 November 2020. To...
29th October
Macau daily visitation increases to over 20,000
Macau’s daily visitation numbers have climbed to over 20,000, with hotel occupancy reaching around 40%.  The figures, released by...
28th October
Twin River agrees to acquire Caesars Entertainment’s Tropicana Evansville casino
Caesars Entertainment has agreed to sell its Tropicana Evansville property to Gaming Leisure Properties and Twin River Worldwide Holdings for $480m. The...
28th October
GC gives ruling after investigation into online operators
The Gambling Commission (GC) has concluded an investigation into three UK online operators regarding failures in social responsibility and anti-money laundering. The...
28th October
Experts call for NHS gambling addiction clinic in Wales
Academics and medical experts have called for a specialist gambling clinic to be run by the NHS in Wales.  ...
28th October
PAGCOR reports 60% income decline for January-September
Gaming regulator the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) has reported gaming operation income of PHP22.3bn ($461.7m) from January-September 2020. It’s...
28th October
ASA bans Gala Spins Facebook ad
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an “irresponsible” paid-for Facebook ad by Gala Spins.  The ad, seen on...
27th October
Revealed: The winners of the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2020
The winners of the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2020 have been revealed. After a rigorous voting process, including a self-nomination window...
27th October
DraftKings renews sportsbook partnership with MansionBet
DraftKings has extended its partnership with MansionBet which will see it continue to power the operator’s sportsbook and casino platform. Alongside using...
27th October
Watch the Global Gaming Awards LIVE today!
The Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2020 will take place today – and you can watch both the Awards ceremony and...
27th October
The Big Step and Swansea City form gambling awareness partnership
The Big Step, a charity aiming to reduce problem gambling, has signed a partnership with Swansea City football club to help...
27th October
IAGR announces collaboration with IGSA
The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) has announced a collaboration with the International Gaming Standards Association (IGSA) to maximize...
27th October
Mass layoffs across Las Vegas strip
Over 1000 Las Vegas workers will reportedly lose their jobs in December amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.  The cuts...
27th October
Boyd Gaming reports $652.2m in Q3 revenue
Boyd Gaming has reported $652.2m in revenue for Q3 2020, a decline of 20% year-on-year.  Net income was $38.1m, compared...
27th October
Las Vegas Sands considering $6bn sale of Vegas properties
Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. is preparing for the sale of its casinos in Las Vegas.  According to...
26th October
Scientific Games awarded new instant games contract with Croatian National Lottery
Scientific Games has been awarded a new two-year contract with Hrvatska Lutrija that will see it continue to provide instant scratch...
26th October
Caesars and William Hill sign first joint NFL team sponsorship deal
William Hill and Caesars Entertainment have announced a sports betting partnership with NFL club Indianapolis Colts.  In their first...
26th October
AGA partners NHL to promote responsible gambling
The National Hockey League (NHL) has partnered with the American Gaming Association (AGA) for a public service campaign called 'Have...
26th October
Police raid illegal betting rackets for Indian Premier League
On Saturday, Gurugram Police arrested 20 people for allegedly betting on the Indian Premier League (IPL). The cricket tournament...
26th October
EFL backs gambling approach despite political scrutiny
The English Football League (EFL) has reiterated its strong relationship with the gambling sector amid heightened political scrutiny surrounding the...
26th October
Luckbox CEO: Esports betting will overtake traditional sports betting in my lifetime
Quentin Martin, CEO of esports  betting company Luckbox, says he is willing to “bet substantial amounts of money with anyone who...
23rd October
SSM Gaming handed $5,000 fine
The Nevada Gaming Commission has handed a $5,000 fine to Las Vegas slot-route operator SSM Gaming LLC.  In one...
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