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1st October
Andreas Köberl appointed as new BetGames.TV CEO
Gaming supplier BetGames.TV has announced former Playtech Sports executive Andreas Köberl has been hired as the company’s new CEO. Köberl started out...
1st October
BetGames.TV appoints Andreas Köberl as new CEO
BetGames.TV has announced the appointment of Andreas Köberl as its new CEO. The live dealer betting games supplier said the appointment will...
1st October
MGM Resorts and insurers to pay $800m settlement to Las Vegas shooting victims
MGM Resorts International and its insurers will pay an $800m settlement to the relatives and victims of the 2017 Last Vegas...
1st October
NetEnt partners Scientific Games for US Expansion
NetEnt has signed a new agreement with Scientific Games which will see the online casino supplier launch its content on Scientific...
1st October
Macau’s September GGR dropped by 90% year-on-year
Macau's gross gaming revenue (GGR) fell by 90% year-on-year to MOP2.21bn ($277m) in September. The data was published by the Gaming Inspection...
1st October
Better Collective acquires Atemi Group for €44m
Better Collective has continued pursuing its robust M&A strategy by acquiring online affiliate Atemi Group, for €44m ($51.7m). Atemi Group is described...
1st October
Drop in Nevada gaming wins
Nevada’s casinos reported a total of $743m in gaming wins, according to the Win Revenue Summary for August 2020 recently published...
30th September
888 Holdings declares interest in William Hill’s European operations
888 Holdings has declared an interest in purchasing William Hill’s European business, after announcing it was in a “good position to...
30th September
Betting and Gaming Council encourages "tough action" on VIP betting
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) says it welcomes new guidelines from the Gambling Commission on operator VIP schemes. The regulator has...
30th September
888 poker and casino segments fuel 37% H1 growth
888 Holdings saw revenue of $379.1m for the first six months of 2020, a rise of 37% year-on-year. The operator’s B2C revenue...
30th September
Caesars Entertainment agrees £2.9bn takeover of William Hill
Caesars Entertainment has reached an agreement to acquire William Hill for approximately £2.9bn ($3.72bn). The deal will see the US operator’s UK...
30th September
JP Morgan: Crown Resorts unlikely to lose license
Despite an ongoing inquiry, analysts from JP Morgan say it’s unlikely Crown Resorts will lose its New South Wales operational license,...
30th September
Gambling Commission announces new rules for VIP protection
The Gambling Commission (GC) has released strict new guidance for UK-based operators on the treatment of VIP customers. The guidance aims to...
30th September
The Netherlands prepare for online gambling
The Netherlands is preparing to launch its own regulated online gambling market, but operators that wish to obtain licenses will have...
29th September
Paddy Power pays out early on Fulham relegation from Premier League
Paddy Power has paid out on Fulham to be relegated from the English Premier League after just three games into the...
29th September
Case of Betfred refusing £1.7m payment to customer going to summary judgment in October
A case against Betfred has seen an application for summary judgment before a High Court judge in October. In November 2018, solicitor...
29th September
YGAM partners with Leeds United in problem gambling education drive
Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has partnered with Leeds United football club to educate young people in the region...
29th September
Scientific Games signs US sportsbook trading deal with Betsson
Scientific Games has signed a deal with Betsson Group to provide the operator with its OpenTrade platform in the US. The multi-year...
29th September
BetMGM seals partnership with Tennessee Titans
BetMGM, the sports betting brand jointly-owned by GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts, has been announced as the first official sports betting...
29th September
Cambodian casinos slowly reopen
Ten Cambodian casinos have already opened their doors to the public with more to come soon. The casinos resumed work after...
29th September
Prosecution seeking jail time for the former advisors
The trial involving Tsukasa Akimoto and continues, with prosecutors demanding jail time for Masahiko Konno and Katsunori Nakazato, two advisors...
28th September
Gambling Commission enters into partnership with Facebook to limit gambling adverts
The Gambling Commission has entered into a partnership with Facebook with the aim of reducing the number of gambling-related adverts seen...
28th September
Analyst: William Hill acquisition offers Caesars "reliability and stability"
Harry Barnick, gambling and leisure industries senior analyst at Third Bridge, believes Caesars Entertainment will benefit hugely from any data exchanges...
28th September
PointsBet announces Chicago Bears partnership
Sports betting operator PointsBet has announced a new partnership with the Chicago Bears. Through the agreement, PointsBet will become the NFL team’s...
28th September
Caesars Entertainment in "advanced" talks over £2.9bn William Hill acquisition
Caesars Entertainment has announced it is in advanced discussions to acquire William Hill in a deal worth £2.9bn ($3.72bn). The bid will...
28th September
Crown Resorts to suspend junket operations until June 2021
Crown Resorts Limited has announced it will suspend all activity with junket operators until June 30, 2021, “while it undertakes a...
28th September
JRA donated $1.9m to help Osaka battle the pandemic
The local Government of Osaka prefecture has sent out a letter of gratitude to the Japan Racing Association (JRA) for donating...
25th September
BGC unveils new online game code of conduct
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has announced that its members will adhere to a new code of conduct which will...
25th September
Circa Resort Casino licensed by the Nevada Gaming Commission
The Circa Resort Casino received approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission and was granted a license to open its doors...
25th September
Donaco plans to reopen DNA Star Vegas
Donaco International Limited announced the limited reopening of DNA Star Vegas in Poipet, Cambodia. The date for reopening is...
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