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20th November
Analysis: Cool off system needed trialling before FOBT cut
Every gambling machine across the UK’s betting shops will soon feature software designed to pick up on signs of problem gambling...
20th November
Aristocrat yearly revenue up 23% to $3bn
Aristocrat's operating revenue was AU$4.4bn (US$3bn) for the 12-month period ending 20 September 2019, a rise of 23% year-on-year. Profit after tax...
20th November
Star Casino’s Sydney hotel tower rejected
The Independent Planning Commission has denied Star Entertainment Group permission to build a new luxury hotel and apartment tower at its...
20th November
32Red reimburses £590,000 stolen by customer
Operator 32Red has reimbursed the owners of a Londonderry-based company with almost £590,000 ($761,595), after the money was stolen and subsequently...
19th November
Wolverhampton Wanderers partners with Crypto Millions Lotto
Crypto Millions Lotto is confirmed as the official online lottery partner of Wolverhampton Wanderers, the first agreement of its kind. The operator...
19th November
The diary of a gaming CEO interviewer
Why become a CEO when you can spend your days speaking to the most influential CEOs in the industry? That’s the...
19th November
Online operations boost Pennsylvania’s October results; revenue up 11%
Revenue generated by gaming and fantasy contests in Pennsylvania totalled $283.7m for October, an 11% rise year-on-year. State-wide, sports wagering revenue was...
19th November
Helio Gaming appoints new CEO
Helio Gaming has appointed Keith Galea as its new CEO, replacing Richard Mifsud. The lottery games provider hired Galea as the company’s...
18th November
Eldorado-Caesars merger approved by shareholders
Shareholders of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment have agreed to combine the two companies in a cash and stock merger. In June,...
18th November
Should gaming firms always strive to become public companies?
It’s human instinct to crave recognition once a certain level of success has been attained. For a business, it’s much the...
18th November
Revenue drops 5% for Catena Media despite Q3 profit increase
Catena Media saw its revenue decline 5% year-on-year to €26.4m ($29.2m) for Q3. The affiliate however, managed to prevent a fourth consecutive...
18th November
Newgioco CEO: Blanketing US with licensed operators best way to combat black market
Newgioco CEO Michele Ciavarella has said the best way to combat illegal gambling in the US is for regulators to blanket...
15th November
Whistle-to-whistle ban needs further consideration
The voluntary whistle-to-whistle ban was agreed and announced in December 2018. The plan was to implement it during the following summer...
15th November
Analysis: Has there been a shift in attitudes towards Japanese casinos?
Even if they may be a few years away, Japanese casinos are the gaming industry’s next "big thing." The excitement generated...
15th November
Steve Wynn: Commission is overstepping authority in sexual harassment case
Steve Wynn, founder and former CEO of Wynn Resorts, has claimed the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) is overstepping its authority...
15th November
New Jersey sports betting revenue up 297% for October
Operators in New Jersey generated total gaming revenue of $293.9m for October, a 23% rise year-on-year. Sports wagering revenue saw the biggest...
14th November
IGT Q3 revenue up 3% despite Italian decline
IGT has reported revenue of $1.15bn for Q3 2019, a 3% rise year-on-year at constant currency. Operating income fell 19% to $154m,...
14th November
Camelot lottery sales generate £3.92bn for H1
Camelot, operator of the UK National Lottery, has announced year-on-year increases across the board in its H1 report. Overall ticket sales were...
14th November
California tribes propose ballot to regulate sports betting
Tribes in California want to see a state-wide referendum take place in November 2020 that would legalise sports betting at casinos...
14th November
Vietnamese illegal gambling ring sentenced to prison
The People’s Court in the northern province of Bắc Ninh, Vietnam, has handed out jail terms to six members of an...
13th November
Japanese Government nominates members of Casino Management Committee
The Japanese Government has nominated five members of the body it created to regulate the country's integrated resorts. According to Inside Asian...
13th November
Gamesys Q3 revenue up 23% as Jackpotjoy returns to growth
Gamesys Group revenue was £92.4m ($118.6m) for Q3 2019, a rise of 23% year-on-year. In September, JPJ Group acquired Gamesys Holdings Ltd...
13th November
BGC introduces cooling-off measures in betting shops to “restore public trust”
The newly formed Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), announced in July, is introducing measures to reduce problem gaming...
13th November
Global Gaming CEO: Rejected appeal does not affect our long-term plan
Global Gaming CEO Tobias Fagerlund has told Gambling Insider he was not surprised by the Swedish Administrative Court’s ...
12th November
Bragg Gaming Q3 revenue hits CDN $10m as supplier enters US market
Revenue at Bragg Gaming increased 30% year-on-year to CDN $10m (US$7.6m) for Q3. The supplier generated gross profit of CDN $4.3m, EBITDA...
12th November
Global Gaming appeal rejected in Swedish license case
Global Gaming’s appeal against the revocation of subsidiary SafeEnt’s license has been rejected by the Administrative Court in Sweden. The Swedish Gambling...
12th November
Dutch regulator must avoid Spelinspektionen’s mistakes
The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) will begin the first cycle of its licensing process for online operations on 1 July 2020. It detailed...
12th November
Lessons from Q3: Sweden and Macau the gaming industry’s current pain points
With so much US growth making headlines at the moment, it’s an exciting time for gaming. But the two most prominent themes...
12th November
SportPesa will reconsider Kenyan market following tax ruling
SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri has said the operator will reconsider operations in Kenya following the overruling of a 20% tax on...
11th November
Opinion: Max stake limits are not a black-and-white issue
Last week, the Gambling Related Harm All-Party Parliamentary Group (GRH APPG) called for stake and deposit limits to be set at...
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