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4th August
BetMGM announced as official betting operator of the PGA Tour
BetMGM has signed a multi-year partnership with the PGA Tour to become the official betting operator of the professional golf tournament...
3rd August
Interwetten named title sponsor of the Greek Super League
Interwetten has agreed a multi-year partnership with the Greek Super League to become the league’s new naming right and main sponsor. The...
3rd August
W88 to become new shirt sponsor of Crystal Palace from next season
Crystal Palace has announced that W88 will become the Premier League football club’s new shirt sponsor for the 2020/21 season. The online...
3rd August
BGC: Casino industry “may never recover” from decision to further delay reopening
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) believes the casino industry “may never recover” from the UK government’s decision to further delay...
3rd August
Controversial integrity fee back in discussions in MA
While the Massachusetts (MA) Senate didn’t include sports betting in an economic development bill that passed Wednesday, the State’s House of...
3rd August
Wynn shuts Yokohama office as Japan IR plans delayed
Wynn Resorts has closed its office in Yokohama as Japan’s plans to offer casino licenses face further delays. Last month, Yokahama’s city...
3rd August
Macau’s GGR for July drops by 95%
The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) announced Macao’s gross gaming revenue (GGR)...
3rd August
Tabcorp predicts AU$1bn retail hit from COVID shutdown
Tabcorp Holdings has provided a trading update amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The operator has predicted that the pandemic will reduce the...
3rd August
Donaco sees Q2 revenue fall 96% year-on-year
Donaco International revenue for Q2 dropped to AU$0.9m ($642,000), compared to AU$20.3m the previous year. Rolling Chip VIP Turnover...
3rd August
New York casinos deemed “non-essential” with reopening further delayed
Casinos in New York have been dealt a blow with the state governor further delaying plans to reopen properties. Governor Andrew Cuomo...
31st July
Rank Group CEO: Sector in “heap of trouble” if casino reopening delayed further
The casino sector could be in a “heap of trouble” if the reopening of venues is delayed further than the new...
31st July
BGC describes “utter dismay” at England casino reopening delay
The Betting and Gaming and Council (BGC) has described its “utter dismay” after the UK Government decided to delay the reopening...
31st July
Casinos in England to stay shut until at least 15 August after reopening delayed
Casinos in England are to stay closed after the UK government postponed the further easing of certain coronavirus lockdown measures. The country’s...
31st July
Hawthorne Race Course given go ahead to proceed with casino launch in Illinois
Hawthorne Race Course has been given preliminarily approval by the Illinois Gaming Board to proceed with its casino development plans. The gaming...
31st July
HBLB increases its UK racing prize money contribution by 50%
The Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) has agreed to increase its prize money allocation by 50% for the rest of the...
31st July
MGM Resorts Q2 revenue down 91%
MGM Resorts announced the group’s financial results for Q2 2020. The group’s revenue for the three months ending on June...
31st July
Scottish casinos to reopen in August
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced Thursday that the country’s casinos and bingo halls are provisionally set to reopen on 24...
31st July
NBA strikes extended deal with Yahoo Sports including new VR rights
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has expanded its multi-year content deal with Verizon Media-owned Yahoo Sports, making them the official...
31st July
Clarion cancels iGB Live and iGB Affiliate Amsterdam 2020
Clarion has taken the decision to postpone iGB Live and iGB Affiliate Amsterdam until 2021 as a result of the COVID-19...
30th July
GVC denies speculation regarding Turkish investigation as share price falls
GVC Holdings has rebuffed newspaper speculation connecting an investigation by the British tax authorities into its former Turkish-facing business with defunct...
30th July
FDJ revenue and profits down for H1 despite “gradual recovery” from pandemic
Despite a gradual recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, La Française des Jeux (FDJ) saw H1 revenue decline 15% year-on-year. The French operator’s adjusted...
30th July
Nevada regulators seek fines in three non-compliance cases
Two casinos and a bowling alley in rural Nevada are the focus of State casino regulators seeking fines amid allegations of...
30th July
Gambling Commission’s changes to UK society lotteries now in effect
The Gambling Commission has announced that changes to the rules and regulations regarding society and local authority lotteries have now come...
30th July
Belle Corporation faces losses for H1 2020
Belle Corporation announced its earnings for the first half of this year. Net income was PHP222m ($4.5m), an 89% drop...
30th July
Churchill Downs struggles to mitigate COVID-19 losses as Q2 revenue down 61%
Churchill Downs Incorporated reported losses for Q2 2020. The group’s net revenue stands at $185.1m, a 61% decline compared to...
30th July
CONFAD approves plan to counter sports betting fraud in Spain
Spain’s National Commission to Combat the Manipulation of Sports Competitions and Betting Fraud (CONFAD) has approved a new 2020/2021 plan to...
30th July
GiG receives New Jersey casino service license
iGaming Cloud Inc., the subsidiary of Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), has received a permanent casino service industry enterprise license (CSIE) from...
29th July
Illegal gambling on the rise in urban Austria
Austria’s financial police, the Finanzpolizei, have reportedly confiscated over 660 gaming machines in 278 inspections carried out since January, raising concerns...
29th July
Massachusetts okays betting bill giving sports leagues revenue share
The Massachusetts House of Representatives on Tuesday voted in favour of Bill H.4879, an Act that would authorise legal online and...
29th July
Betfred’s World Matchplay pledge raises £32,000 for charity Stroke Association
Betfred is to donate £32,000 ($41,490) to the Stroke Association following its charity activity at the 2020 World Matchplay. The operator, title...
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