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Thursday, 1st October 2020
BetGames.TV has announced the appointment of Andreas Köberl as its new CEO. The live dealer betting games supplier said the appointment will look to help facilitate its next level of growth, with...
Thursday, 1st October 2020
MGM Resorts International and its insurers will pay an $800m settlement to the relatives and victims of the 2017 Last Vegas strip shooting, a Nevada court has ruled. The approval of the compensation comes...
Thursday, 1st October 2020
NetEnt has signed a new agreement with Scientific Games which will see the online casino supplier launch its content on Scientific Games’ OpenGaming platform in US markets. As part of the deal,...
Thursday, 1st October 2020
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 and Coordination Bureau. GGR for the nine months of 2020...
Thursday, 1st October 2020
Better Collective has continued pursuing its robust M&A strategy by acquiring online affiliate Atemi Group, for €44m ($51.7m). Atemi Group is described by its new acquirer as one of the world's...
Thursday, 1st October 2020
Nevada’s casinos reported a total of $743m in gaming wins, according to the Win Revenue Summary for August 2020 recently published by the Gaming Control Board, marking a 22% decrease compared to...
Wednesday, 30th September 2020
888 Holdings has declared an interest in purchasing William Hill’s European business, after announcing it was in a “good position to make acquisitions”, according to reports. Earlier...
Wednesday, 30th September 2020
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) says it welcomes new guidelines from the Gambling Commission on operator VIP schemes. The regulator has announced new measures against "irresponsible incentivisation"...
Wednesday, 30th September 2020
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 saw an increase of 38% compared to 2019, at $361.3m, while B2B revenue...
Wednesday, 30th September 2020
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 subsidiary Caesars Bidco, acquire the entire...
Wednesday, 30th September 2020
Despite an ongoing inquiry, analysts from JP Morgan say it’s unlikely Crown Resorts will lose its New South Wales operational license, but the suspension of operations is possible. The NSW Independent...
Wednesday, 30th September 2020
The Gambling Commission (GC) has released strict new guidance for UK-based operators on the treatment of VIP customers. The guidance aims to combat the “irresponsible incentivisation” of high-value...
Wednesday, 30th September 2020
The Netherlands is preparing to launch its own regulated online gambling market, but operators that wish to obtain licenses will have to show three years’ worth of good behavior. The Remote Gambling...
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
Paddy Power has paid out on Fulham to be relegated from the English Premier League after just three games into the new season, becoming one of the earliest settlements in the operator’s history. Fulham...
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
A case against Betfred has seen an application for summary judgment before a High Court judge in October. In November 2018, solicitor Peter Coyle spoke exclusively to Gambling Insider about a case involving...
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has partnered with Leeds United football club to educate young people in the region on the risks related to gambling. The safer gambling national charity...
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
Scientific Games has signed a deal with Betsson Group to provide the operator with its OpenTrade platform in the US. The multi-year partnership will provide the entire Betsson portfolio with Scientific...
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
BetMGM, the sports betting brand jointly-owned by GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts, has been announced as the first official sports betting partner of the Tennessee Titans. The partnership is Tennessee’s...
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
Ten Cambodian casinos have already opened their doors to the public with more to come soon. The casinos resumed work after being temporarily closed due to COVID-19 and safety concerns. Eight of the casinos...
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
The trial involving Tsukasa Akimoto and 500.com continues, with prosecutors demanding jail time for Masahiko Konno and Katsunori Nakazato, two advisors who worked for the Chinese online gaming company...
Monday, 28th September 2020
The Gambling Commission has entered into a partnership with Facebook with the aim of reducing the number of gambling-related adverts seen on the platform. The partnership will focus on creating guidance...
Monday, 28th September 2020
Harry Barnick, gambling and leisure industries senior analyst at Third Bridge, believes Caesars Entertainment will benefit hugely from any data exchanges that result from its potential takeover of William...
Monday, 28th September 2020
Sports betting operator PointsBet has announced a new partnership with the Chicago Bears. Through the agreement, PointsBet will become the NFL team’s first sports betting sponsor. The operator will...
Monday, 28th September 2020
Caesars Entertainment has announced it is in advanced discussions to acquire William Hill in a deal worth £2.9bn ($3.72bn). The bid will see Caesars pay 272p per share, stating that the William...
Monday, 28th September 2020
Crown Resorts Limited has announced it will suspend all activity with junket operators until June 30, 2021, “while it undertakes a comprehensive review of its processes related to junket operators”,...
Monday, 28th September 2020
The local Government of Osaka prefecture has sent out a letter of gratitude to the Japan Racing Association (JRA) for donating JPY200m ($1.9m) to help battle COVID-19. The funds are meant to support medical...
Friday, 25th September 2020
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has announced that its members will adhere to a new code of conduct which will focus on the design of online games. The code will be introduced by the end of September. Through...
Friday, 25th September 2020
The Circa Resort Casino received approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission and was granted a license to open its doors to the public on October 28.  The Nevada Gaming Control Board initially approved...
Friday, 25th September 2020
Donaco International Limited announced the limited reopening of DNA Star Vegas in Poipet, Cambodia. The date for reopening is set for September 25, 2020. The venue “is set to operate on...
Friday, 25th September 2020
Former chairman of tourism of hospitality company Kamori Kanko Co, Kimihito Kamori, has been sentenced to a 10-month prison sentence in a Japanese trial centred around lawmaker Tsukasa Akimoto and 500.com. Kamori...