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Wednesday, 16th October 2019
Sportpesa recently halted its operations in Kenya after the Government imposed a new 20% excise tax on all betting stakes. The operator, which launched in Kenya in 2014, says this new tax has...
Wednesday, 16th October 2019
Fox Bet has signed a multi-year deal to become an authorised gaming operator of Major League Baseball (MLB). Fox Bet will now have the right to use MLB’s official data feed throughout the partnership,...
Wednesday, 16th October 2019
MGM Resorts International has agreed to sell the real estate of the Bellagio to Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (BREIT) for $4.25bn in cash. BREIT will lease the property to a subsidiary of MGM for...
Wednesday, 16th October 2019
Total gaming revenue rose once again in New Jersey for the month of September, growing 8% year-on-year to $303.5m. However, casino win fell 3% year-on-year, to $224.5m, emphasising the impact of internet...
Tuesday, 15th October 2019
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has become the founding partner of Allegiant Stadium and the Las Vegas Raiders, starting in the new 2020 season. Both parties came together to celebrate the partnership...
Tuesday, 15th October 2019
Rank Group saw its gross gaming revenue rise 8% year-on-year for Q1 of 2019/20. Its digital sector saw the highest growth, rising 15%, while Grosvenor revenues and international revenues increased 10%...
Tuesday, 15th October 2019
Reports this week surfaced that gambling, tobacco and alcohol companies will not be able to sponsor the London Stadium, with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) claiming such deals would be...
Tuesday, 15th October 2019
CCTV footage from Melbourne’s Crown Casino shows more than AU$100,000 (US$67,665) being exchanged for high-value casino chips in an alleged incident of money laundering. The video, leaked to independent...
Monday, 14th October 2019
The winners at the sixth annual Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas were confirmed today, with the ceremony proving to be arguably the most competitive yet. All winners were announced at a luncheon ceremony...
Monday, 14th October 2019
Wynn Resorts will no longer bid for a license to operate an integrated resort in Osaka, GGRAsia reports. It will instead turn its attention to the Kanto region, which includes Japan’s capital city,...
Monday, 14th October 2019
Gambling, tobacco and alcohol companies will not be able to sponsor the London Stadium, with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) claiming it to be "inappropriate" for the image of the stadium. Betway,...
Monday, 14th October 2019
Leicester City footballer James Maddison received his first England call-up from Gareth Southgate to potentially pull on the famous white shirt against the Czech Republic or Bulgaria in the recent European...
Monday, 14th October 2019
Sports betting generated revenue of $5m in Iowa for September, an increase of 127% from the previous month. Total handle rose from the $8.6m recorded in August to the $38.5m made last month, according...
Monday, 14th October 2019
As the ink begins to dry on the £197m ($247.5m) deal signed by NetEnt and Red Tiger Gaming, Gambling Insider exclusively caught up with Red Tiger CEO Gavin Hamilton, as he reflects on a partnership...
Friday, 11th October 2019
It is essential for suppliers to strike a balance between innovation, efficiency and market acceptance, according to Milo Borissov, Founder, CEO and President of Casino Technology. Gambling Insider travelled...
Friday, 11th October 2019
Indiana saw $35m in sports betting handle in its first revenue report since the market’s regulation. The newly regulated market, which launched on 1 Sept, generated total revenue of $8.6m for the...
Friday, 11th October 2019
UFC and IMG Arena have come together to launch UFC Event Centre, a sports betting product which will present new opportunities for live betting. The combat sport’s official data feed will be made...
Friday, 11th October 2019
Sportradar has confirmed the acquisition of omni-channel platform business Optima. The acquisition is effective immediately, although the data supplier has not revealed the price of the deal. Optima...
Thursday, 10th October 2019
LeoVegas, and its subsidiary Royal Panda, have received fines totalling €750,000 ($827,000) from the Dutch Gambling Authority (KSA) for offering illegal online gambling in the Netherlands. As a result...
Thursday, 10th October 2019
Betsson Group CEO Jesper Svensson believes the dialogue between operators and the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) will improve with time. However, Svensson feels the relationship can only improve with...
Thursday, 10th October 2019
NetEnt has partnered with Live Fraud Solutions (LFS) to improve its anti-fraud measures. Through the partnership, the supplier is hoping to increase its focus on equipment integrity, player behaviour...
Thursday, 10th October 2019
Mikael Hansson, Co-founder of retention service provider Enteractive, has said operators need to start focusing on giving their customers some much-needed recognition. Speaking with Gambling Insider,...
Thursday, 10th October 2019
Betfred will face a fine of £322,000 ($395,000) after a Gambling Commission (GC) investigation found the operator failed to carry out adequate source of funds checks on a customer. Over a 12-day...
Wednesday, 9th October 2019
Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has unveiled its plans for Inspire Athens - the operator’s proposal for Greece’s Hellinikon project. If Mohegan Gaming is awarded the license to build the...
Wednesday, 9th October 2019
A Casumo advert offering new players a 100% welcome bonus has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) from appearing on Google searches for "how to unsubscribe from all gambling." The...
Wednesday, 9th October 2019
GVC Holdings has announced a 2% fall year-on-year in constant currency net gaming revenue (NGR) for Q3 2019. The decrease can mostly be attributed to the operator’s UK retail revenue, which fell...
Wednesday, 9th October 2019
Following DraftKings’ mobile sports wagering launch in Indiana, Gambling Insider spoke to the operator’s Head of Sportsbook Digital, Jamie Shea. Shea believes the market can achieve similar...
Tuesday, 8th October 2019
The decision to limit LeoVegas’ Swedish license to a two-year period has been overturned by the Administrative Court in Linköping, extending the operator’s license to the maximum five...
Tuesday, 8th October 2019
Rossi McKee, VP at Casino Technology, spoke exclusively to Gambling Insider to discuss the supplier’s global production strategy and what it takes to understand its customers. Can you please tell...
Tuesday, 8th October 2019
Betgenius has launched its first live streaming service, aimed at providing sportsbook operators with access to new content from global sports competitions. The service focuses on fixtures played at off-peak...
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