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Friday, 3rd July 2020
While many gamers anxiously await the return of local and international sports, illegal betting circles in Delhi have taken matters into their own hands, with punters waging bets on statistical predictions...
Friday, 3rd July 2020
Leading land-based supplier Aristocrat will sponsor the Digital Industry Supplier of the Year category at the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2020. The provider, which generated operating revenue of $1.47bn...
Friday, 3rd July 2020
LeoVegas COO Marten Forste believes some degree of predictability is necessary for a regulated market to attract operators – something he thinks is currently missing in Sweden. Speaking during a...
Friday, 3rd July 2020
Cricket South Africa (CSA) will live to see another match thanks to Betway signing-on as lead sponsor of its Test and One Day International (ODI) series. The three-year sponsorship arrangement, in which...
Friday, 3rd July 2020
Paradise Co, a foreigner-only casino operator in South Korea, reported its revenue fell by 81% year-on-year, down to KRW13.82bn ($11.5m) for June.   The casino’s month-on-month revenue dropped...
Friday, 3rd July 2020
  Donaco International is planning to raise AUS$14.4m ($9.99m) to go towards immediate working capital and will be used to strengthen its balance sheet.   The Australia casino operator...
Friday, 3rd July 2020
Rank Group has stepped aside as the shirt sponsor of Ipswich Town Football Club, allowing charity Carers Trust to feature on the club’s kit for the 2020/21 season. The operator’s Magical Vegas...
Friday, 3rd July 2020
The new measures in Sweden in response to the coronavirus pandemic, have come too late and mandatory player-set loss limits were instead required, according Videoslots’ general counsel. The new...
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
In its biggest sponsorship to date, Betclic Everest Group will become the official sport betting partner of French football’s Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 championships. The three-season...
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
Casinos Austria International will enter the bidding race for a Japanese casino resort licence, should Nagasaki land an integrated resort (IR) spot in the prefecture, the most challenging and expensive...
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
It seems a week can’t go by in the UK gambling industry without a report or criticism of how the industry deals with problem players. Earlier this week, a parliamentary report into problem gambling...
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
LeoVegas has extended its reach in Finland after launching GoGoCasino in the Finnish market. The launch is part of LeoVegas’ international rollout of the online casino brand, after introducing GoGoCasino...
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
Star Entertainment Group reopened its Star Sydney casino on 1 July to the general public.   The casino was closed mid-March, with the recent permission to open its doors on 1 June, catering...
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
Far East Consortium (FEC) has reported a 5% increase in year-on-year revenue from gaming operations for the financial year ending 31 March 2020.  The increase in gaming revenue to HK$271m ($34.9m),...
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
Several key players in the gambling industry have welcomed the UK government report which calls for sweeping changes to make gambling safer. The Time for Action report by the House of Lords Gambling Industry...
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
As a result of limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maltese gaming hub must continue to reinvent itself to stay ahead of the game, according to GamingMalta COO Ivan Filletti. Speaking on...
Thursday, 2nd July 2020
A UK government report has called for a gambling advertising ban on the kits of sports teams and stadiums, stating that “more needs to be done to prevent gambling-related harm.” The House...
Wednesday, 1st July 2020
Operators in the Kenyan gambling market will no longer be subject to a 20% excise tax on sportsbook stakes after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the country's new Finance Bill into law. The controversial...
Wednesday, 1st July 2020
Caesars Entertainment and gaming tech firm Scientific Games (SG) have extended their digital sports betting partnership to further US jurisdictions ahead of the country’s relaunch of major league...
Wednesday, 1st July 2020
Bragg Gaming Group is confident of sustaining financial growth for the rest of 2020 after posting a 44% year-on-year increase in group revenue for Q1. Revenue through to 31 March was up to €8.8m...
Wednesday, 1st July 2020
Specialist virtual games provider Kiron became South Africa’s first major supplier of virtual content after launching its Jika Sports portfolio countrywide on Tuesday. The portfolio, initially introduced...
Wednesday, 1st July 2020
Macau’s casino industry continues to suffer after the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, announced that gross gaming revenue (GGR) for June dropped 97% year-on-year.  GGR...
Wednesday, 1st July 2020
RGB International Bhd, a Malaysian-based gaming equipment supplier, has reported a 47% drop in year-on-year Q1 2020 profit, down to MYR3.6m ($841,119).  The decline...
Wednesday, 1st July 2020
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has urged UK government ministers to reopen casinos in July, reiterating it is now safe to do so. Last week, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new coronavirus...
Wednesday, 1st July 2020
Jason Shiers, certified psychotherapist and transformative coach at UK Addiction Treatment (UKAT), talks to Gambling Insider about the misconception of addiction, and the best way the gambling industry...
Tuesday, 30th June 2020
According to a panel of Maltese industry experts, there is room for improvement when it comes to the successful recruitment of new talent to the Maltese gaming industry. Speaking during the ‘Mind...
Tuesday, 30th June 2020
The Culinary Workers Union on Monday filed a lawsuit against several Las Vegas Strip casinos, accusing them of not offering safe working conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic. Under the Labour-Management...
Tuesday, 30th June 2020
Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) is to go public after Landcadia II entered into a purchase agreement to acquire it. The online casino division of Golden Nugget, owned by Tilman Fertitta’s Landry’s...
Tuesday, 30th June 2020
Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulator, stated the temporary leniency it extended towards online bingo during COVID-19 lockdown will end on 1 July.  Online bingo operators who didn’t have...
Tuesday, 30th June 2020
Sands China president Dr Wilfred Wong assured the public the construction of Londoner Macao remains on track despite the virus outbreak.   The $1.35bn project is set to turn Sands Cotai Central...