WED, 1ST MAR 2017

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Wednesday, 1st March 2017
The UK Supreme Court Judges have agreed to hear Phil Ivey’s infamous high-stakes baccarat case against London-based Crockfords Casino. The long-running dispute has been ongoing since August 2012, when...
Wednesday, 1st March 2017
Konami has launched its new skill-based game Frogger: Get Hoppin' in MGM Grand, Las Vegas. Konami claim to be the first manufacturer authorised for field trials under the Nevada Gaming Control Board’s...
Wednesday, 1st March 2017
Date: 7–9 March 2017 and 30 May–1 June 2017 Where: Hippodrome Casino, London, UK Time: 10:00–18:00 This year Totally Gaming Academy is bringing back the Sports Betting Academy for its fourth consecutive...
Tuesday, 28th February 2017
The UK Gambling Commission has released a comprehensive study on British consumers’ participation in gambling-related activities during the year 2016. The GC’s report covers the ‘behaviours, awareness...
Tuesday, 28th February 2017
Betting Expert, the sports betting social network operated by Better Collective, has announced the launch of an Italian language version of its odds comparison site, SmartBets. The launch follows that...
Monday, 27th February 2017
This weekend, business news sources reported that Ladbrokes has lost an appeal over a tax avoidance case. After judges ruled against the company, it has been hit with a £71m tax charge relating to an...
Monday, 27th February 2017
The House State Affairs Committee voted to kill the ‘anti-tribal gaming bill’, carried by Rep. Tom Loertscher. The bill was intended to amend the law permitting tribal casinos enacted by Idaho voters...
Monday, 27th February 2017
How would you summarise Playtech’s results for 2016? What is your reaction to them? The main take away from these results is that we have successfully executed against our strategy. We have delivered...
Monday, 27th February 2017
Easy Payment Gateway and BetVictor have announced a partnership that will see the provider assist BetVictor’s online payment gateway going forward. EPG will process a number of BetVictor’s online...
Friday, 24th February 2017
William Hill has released its results for the full-year of 2016. The Group reported a net revenue increase of 1% year-on-year to £1,603.8m, with an Adjusted operating profit of £261.5m in line with revised...
Thursday, 23rd February 2017
European operator Betsson has become a member of the brussels-based industry body European Gaming & Betting Association. Together with other EGBA members, Betsson will promote better industry representation...
Thursday, 23rd February 2017
The Swedish online gaming company, formerly known as Unibet, Kindred Group has reached an agreement to acquire its smaller UK rival. online gaming operator 32Red for £175.6m. The two companies announced...
Thursday, 23rd February 2017
Industry provider Playtech has reported impressive growth in its 2016 full-year results, with revenue rising 20% at constant currency to €708.6m, led by the company’s “flagship casino offering”. Adjusted...
Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
BetStars, subsidiary of Amaya, has become the 25th member of ESSA, an international sports betting integrity body. ESSA aims to detect and deter the manipulation of sporting events and the corruption of...
Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
Yggdrasil recently released its impressive quarter four and full-year results for 2016. The company’s fourth-quarter revenues increased by 207% over the MSEK 10.4 taken in 2015 to MSEK 31.8. EBITDA...
Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
Online sports betting operator Pinnacle has announced its withdrawal from the Polish sports betting market ahead of the country’s induction of its new gambling regime. The bookmaker updated its customers...
Tuesday, 21st February 2017
MGM China Holdings Limited recently announced the selected financial data of the Company and its subsidiaries for quarter four of 2016 and the entire financial year. The fourth-quarter results shows that...
Tuesday, 21st February 2017
Stockholm-headquartered Cherry AB has announced an increase in group revenue of 109% in its full-year results for 2016, climbing to 1,102.4 million Swedish Kroner (MSEK). EBITDA also grew dramatically...
Tuesday, 21st February 2017
Blueprint Gaming has signed a content agreement with Gamesys, giving the operator full access to its slots portfolio. The agreement covers all Gamesys operated European brands, providing content to their...
Monday, 20th February 2017
Gibraltar-based independent bookmaker BetVictor recently sent a customer communication informing players of its decision to suspend service, transactions and wagers from the Russian Federation. Recommending...
Thursday, 16th February 2017
New Jersey has agreed to pay $72 million Atlantic City's Borgata casino to in order to settle a long-running tax dispute. Jeff Chiesa, former U.S. senator and New Jersey attorney general, announced that...
Thursday, 16th February 2017
NetEnt has announced that its full year sales for 2016 increased by 28.5% to a record £130.8m. The company’s operating profit amounted to SEK356m in 2016, an increase of 33.4% from 2015. NetEnt mentioned...
Wednesday, 15th February 2017
Catena Media recently announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Swedish-focused casino affiliate Slotsia.com and its related assets. Catena confirmed in a statement that the purchase price...
Wednesday, 15th February 2017
Nordic Nasdaq-listed sports betting platform and software supplier Kambi Group is the latest industry stakeholder to post its Q4 2016 results, revealing the impact that Decembers customer-friendly sporting...
Tuesday, 14th February 2017
Stockholm-listed sports betting operator Kindred Group Plc has announced in its year end report that its annual sales from gross winnings in 2016 increased by 54% to £544.1m, pushed by mobile gaming....
Monday, 13th February 2017
The Association of British Bookmakers has issued a statement in which they urge amusement arcade operators to ‘catch up’ with other betting stakeholders regarding consumer protection standards and...
Monday, 13th February 2017
Gaming content and software developer Platyech has confirmed that it will be entering a strategic partnership with behavioural and machine learning analytics provider Featurespace. The deal will focus...
Friday, 10th February 2017
Amaya has been fined $25,000 (€23,500) by New Jersey for accepting bets from out-of-state players on PokerStarsNJ.com The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement ascertained that a “flaw” in the...
Friday, 10th February 2017
NYX Gaming Group Limited has signed a deal to continue and develop its affiliation with Evoke Gaming. According to the new agreement, NYX will continue to supply Evoke brands Vinnarum, MammaMia, and Bertil...
Thursday, 9th February 2017
Independent bookmaker, Betway has signed a seven-figure three-year deal with Aintree Racecourse to become the official betting partner of this year’s Grand National Festival. Increasing its profile within...
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