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Friday, 27th March 2020
The National Lottery will donate £300m ($371.8m) towards the protection of vulnerable people amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be distributed over the next six months with the aim of supporting...
Friday, 27th March 2020
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has announced an action plan setting out standards expected of its members during the coronavirus pandemic. The Council, whose members include UK operators and casinos,...
Friday, 27th March 2020
The Stars Group has announced its proposed merger with Flutter Entertainment is still set to go ahead despite the coronavirus outbreak. A special shareholder meeting will be held on 24 April to approve...
Friday, 27th March 2020
Amid mass cancellations on the sporting calendar, sports betting companies have been deprived of a central revenue source during the coronavirus pandemic. As opposed to the record year many suppliers,...
Friday, 27th March 2020
Irresponsible communication during the pandemic is considered a breach of regulation. The Malta Gaming Authority issued a notice warning licensees that, considering how much stress the pandemic...
Friday, 27th March 2020
Exposure to gambling adverts could impact the attitudes of children, young people or vulnerable adults, being likely to lead them to gamble in the future, according to a report. The GambleAware report,...
Thursday, 26th March 2020
Affiliate Casinomeister has opened a forum designed to help small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Aiming to assist those beyond the gaming industry, Casinomeister has emphasised the strain...
Thursday, 26th March 2020
Gaming lawyer Justin Franssen has dubbed the Netherlands the "world champions" of slow regulation, following ongoing delays to the opening of its regulated online market. Following two and a half years...
Thursday, 26th March 2020
Gambling Commission CEO Neil McArthur has reinforced to operators customer protection and responsible marketing are essential during a period where online gambling activity has risen. McArthur noted that...
Thursday, 26th March 2020
William Hill has announced incoming CFO Adrian Marsh will not be joining the operator after deciding to stay at DS Smith, due to the unprecedented circumstances of the coronavirus outbreak. Marsh was...
Wednesday, 25th March 2020
In a complete U-turn on its decision last week, the UK Government has announced it will include the gambling industry in its 12-month 100% business rate holiday during the COVID-19 crisis. Last week,...
Wednesday, 25th March 2020
Gauselmann Group has announced it has shut all production and sales activity throughout Europe, due to the coronavirus outbreak. The German supplier has closed all 700 of its gaming establishments in...
Wednesday, 25th March 2020
Catena Media has provided a trading update outlining several measures it says “have been taken to mitigate any financial or operation impact" of the COVID-19 outbreak. Despite the coronavirus’...
Wednesday, 25th March 2020
As stock market prices tumble across the globe, online gaming companies have seen significant share price growth across the last week. Though gaming companies generally have been caught in the midst of...
Wednesday, 25th March 2020
GameAccount Network (GAN) has signaled its commitment to move its stock listing to The Nasdaq Stock Market, after filing its registration statement on Form F-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission...
Tuesday, 24th March 2020
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), have announced the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be postponed until the summer...
Tuesday, 24th March 2020
NetEnt has announced it is fully integrating the Red Tiger brand into its business, to increase efficiency and strengthen development. The supplier acquired slots developer Red Tiger in September 2019...
Tuesday, 24th March 2020
Last week, the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) condemned the UK Government’s decision to exclude the gambling industry from its plans for a 100% 12-month business rate holiday. In light of the...
Tuesday, 24th March 2020
888 Holdings has reported a rise in casino and poker activity due to the coronavirus outbreak, though it warned further delays to the sporting calendar will damage its sports betting vertical. In its...
Monday, 23rd March 2020
888 Holdings will delay publishing its full-year results for 2019 following a request by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for all businesses to observe a two-week postponement, due to the coronavirus...
Monday, 23rd March 2020
Communicating with consumers and using data appropriately are key to gaming brands acquiring and retaining a customer base, according to an industry specialist. Magith Noohukhan, Product Evangelist at...
Monday, 23rd March 2020
The Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) has published its 2019 annual report and 2020 monitoring report, outlining the aims of the revised Remote Gambling Bill passed in February 2019. The bill, due...
Monday, 23rd March 2020
The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has reported that H2 Gambling Capital has adjusted its forecasted global gambling revenue for the year in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. The group reduced...
Monday, 23rd March 2020
Red Tiger has extended its reach in Sweden by making its slot games available at Svenska Spel Sport and Casino, after signing a partnership with the operator. The deal with the former Swedish state monopoly...
Monday, 23rd March 2020
Tom Watson has told Gambling Insider he is encouraged by the Betting & Gaming Council’s (BGC) "very good start" since its formation in November 2019. Under the stewardship of CEO Michael Dugher...
Friday, 20th March 2020
Evolution Gaming has said there is a continued strong demand for its products, despite the disturbances caused by the coronavirus outbreak. In its business update, the supplier claimed daily operations...
Friday, 20th March 2020
On 17 March, the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK ensured the House of Commons the Government would "do whatever it takes to support our economy through this crisis." He was speaking, of course,...
Friday, 20th March 2020
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has told broadcaster Nine to prove compliance with gambling advertising rules, after it was found to have breached them. An investigation from...
Friday, 20th March 2020
The countdown to G2E starts here, as the window for self-nominations for the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2020 is officially open. Now in their seventh year, the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas recognise...
Friday, 20th March 2020
The positives of legalising sports betting in India outweigh the negatives, according to an Indian gaming lawyer. Co-Head of Media Entertainment and Gaming Practice at Nishith Desai Associates, Ranjana...