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Gambling News Archive

Monday, 23rd January 2017
The Gambling Commission has undertaken a joint operation with Police Scotland at betting shops in Falkirk in order to train police officers on how to conduct inspections of gambling licensed premises,...
Monday, 23rd January 2017
Paddy Power Betfair sees 2016 earnings hit mid-point Updating investors, Paddy Power Betfair announced on Monday that revenue in FY2016 was up 18% year-on-year to £1,551m. The recently merged business...
Friday, 20th January 2017
Today Amaya updated its previously announced guidance ranges for the full year of 2016, quarter four highlights, and the retirement of Chief Financial Officer, Daniel Sebag. Amaya has updated its full...
Friday, 20th January 2017
Industry supplier IGT has signed a deal to extend its partnership with Swedish state-owned operator Svenska Spel, with an upgrade to Svenska Spel’s lottery and video terminal systems included as part...
Thursday, 19th January 2017
Caesars Entertainment Corporation has been given the go-ahead to finalise its $18bn bankruptcy case, with the company now set to focus on restoring its Harrah’s, Caesars and Horseshoe brands. Caesars...
Thursday, 19th January 2017
Paddy Power is currently hosting a variety of bets on Trumps Inauguration, which will take place tomorrow at the White House in Washington DC. The topics of the bets include the length and content of Trump’s...
Thursday, 19th January 2017
Yggdrasil Gaming has begun the compliance process of certifying its games and platform services to meet technical requirement for the regulated Italian online gambling market, with 11 of the supplier’s...
Wednesday, 18th January 2017
Kindred Group (formerly known as Unibet Group) has recently launched a new internet casino brand targeting the small group “high rollers” in the Norwegian and Swedish market, who spend £200 or more...
Tuesday, 17th January 2017
Chief Executive of Swedish gaming operator Cherry, Fredrik Burvall has announced plans to leave the company, with former Betsson Malta CEO, Anders Holmgren taking over on a temporary basis. Burvall is...
Tuesday, 17th January 2017
New Jersey’s casino industry has just broken a ten year losing streak after posting a moderate 1.5% increase in revenues for 2016. Thanks to the burgeoning New Jersey online gambling industry, Atlantic...
Monday, 16th January 2017
The window opens today for companies to submit their self-nominations across 12 categories that cover the whole industry, both land-based and digital. Nominations are welcomed from any company that they...
Monday, 16th January 2017
Unikrn has become the first official partner and investor of the Berlin-based CS:GO team BIG (Berlin International Gaming). Unikrn are not currently able to operate in Germany, however this may be a preliminary...
Monday, 16th January 2017
Industry supplier Casino Technology has announced that it has been granted a Class II license for online game content in Romania, expanding its presence in the country’s regulated market. Approved by...
Friday, 13th January 2017
Paysafe Group shares edged higher today after the FTSE 250 listed payment provider issued an ‘unaudited’ full-year trading update, stating that the combined momentum of its enlarged group would see...
Friday, 13th January 2017
The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint raised against Unibet in regards to various adverts that were claimed to be misleading. A paid-for Facebook post (created on 22 June 2016) and...
Thursday, 12th January 2017
Five members of the New York Senate have introduced a bill which will legalise college and professional sports betting at racetracks, casinos and off-track betting locations. The bill is now awaiting consideration...
Thursday, 12th January 2017
Casino workers in Macau went on strike in order to demand a 5% pay increase, along with new legislation that would benefit trade unions. The organisation that led the protests, Professionals for Gaming...
Wednesday, 11th January 2017
Amaya Gaming, Canadian poker operator, has signed a new financial agreement with Isai and Mark Scheinberg, former owners of PokerStars. On 1 February, Amaya was due to pay off its debt of US$197.7 million....
Wednesday, 11th January 2017
The National Gambling Office in Romania (ONJN) has awarded industry platform and software provider, EveryMatrix a Class II licence. These licenses will now allow the firm to supply and distribute local...
Wednesday, 11th January 2017
Armenia-based industry provider Digitain has inked a deal with Betsoft Gaming to integrate Betsoft’s full suite of slots and table games into its product portfolio. Digitain will now be able to offer...
Tuesday, 10th January 2017
Provider of next generation sports betting solutions, Digital Sports Tech has entered the Russian market for the first time via a deal with the country’s largest sportsbook operator, Fonbet. Player...
Tuesday, 10th January 2017
Robert Rankin has stepped down from his role as chairman of Crown Resorts following a restructuring of the company’s senior governance. Furthermore, James Packer will be returning as director after leaving...
Monday, 9th January 2017
Bookee, a mobile-first Tinder-style app, has launched its Splitbet feature which enables users to split their stake with a friend. This new element of the app allows users to share both the risk and reward...
Monday, 9th January 2017
Technology-based products and services provider, Amaya Inc has confirmed that it will pay its $197.7m balance relating to the deferred purchase price for acquired Rational Group assets right the way through...
Monday, 9th January 2017
British operator William Hill has issued a full-year profit warning in its latest trading statement, as “customer-friendly” results in the football and racing markets hit its earnings in December. With...
Friday, 6th January 2017
News sources in the US have reported that Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) governance are now working to finalise a resolution relating to the $18bn debt restructuring of Caesars Entertainment...
Friday, 6th January 2017
Senator Jay Costa has recently issued a memorandum announcing his intentions to introduce an online gambling bill based on HB 1887 in the state of Pennsylvania in the near future. In December, attempts...
Friday, 6th January 2017
Industry supplier Pariplay has announced its entrance into an agreement to supply its games to Belgium-facing online casino brand 777.be. The company behind branded games including The Three Stooges and...
Thursday, 5th January 2017
The Global Gaming Awards are proud to announce that dominant single platform software provider BetConstruct will be its lead partner for 2017. Over the last few years the Global Gaming Awards has gone...
Thursday, 5th January 2017
Yggdrasil Gaming has adjusted its management team with the appointment of Andrew Pegler as chief commercial officer Gibraltar, while Krzysztof Opalka has been promoted to chief product officer. With more...
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