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Thursday, 22nd August 2019
The Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) has fined four licensed operators for accepting bets on events in which the majority of participants are under 18. According to the assessment, the actions of the...
Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Sportech reported a 2% year-on-year fall in revenue to £32.6m ($39.5m) for H1 2019, with a decrease in adjusted EBITDA of 13% to £3.4m. Gross profit for the period was £22.8m, a 5% drop. The...
Thursday, 22nd August 2019
The Rank Group has announced a 0.25% fall in year-on-year group revenue to £729.5m ($885.1m) for the six months ending 30 June 2019. The operator did see an 11% increase in digital like-for-like...
Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Gambling Insider caught up with Playtech CEO Mor Weizer following the announcement of the supplier's H1 esults. Revenue increased 69% to €736.1m ($817.4m) in H1 2019, in-part explained by the success...
Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Global Gaming CEO Tobias Fagerlund wants to set the record straight after the revocation of subsidiary SafeEnt's Swedish license halted operations in the country. Speaking to Gambling Insider, Fagerlund...
Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Kambi has signed a multi-year extension to the supplier's sportsbook contract with DraftKings, extending the partnership into eight additional states. The original deal, signed last year following the...
Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Playtech reported a 69% year-on-year growth in revenue year-on-year to €736.1m ($817.4m) for H1 2019. Italian operator Snaitech was the group’s standout performer in H1, with 26% growth in...
Wednesday, 21st August 2019
Gambling.com Group generated revenue of €4.4m ($4.8m) for Q2, a 17% increase year-on-year, which the affiliate describes as being all organic. This brings revenue for H1 to €9.7m, up 34%, with...
Wednesday, 21st August 2019
Betfair Australia will offer its online betting exchange to both Hong Kong’s horseracing tracks, Happy Valley and Sha Tin Races, without the approval of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. Betfair Australia...
Wednesday, 21st August 2019
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a paid-for Facebook advert from Football Index for the use of underage footballers. The advert was in breach of the CAP Code, which prohibits the use...
Wednesday, 21st August 2019
William Hill will be unable to sponsor the ring for the heavyweight world title boxing match between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia in December, but will be able to market itself in the...
Wednesday, 21st August 2019
The Chinese Government has asked the Philippines to ban all online gambling activity, amid growing concerns of illegal employment. On Monday, the Philippines Government suspended applications for...
Tuesday, 20th August 2019
BetVictor has launched its new Smart Cards product, which provides live horseracing updates to assist players when betting. The technology, developed in collaboration with Timeform, will look to improve...
Tuesday, 20th August 2019
Rymax SVP of Sales Paul Gordon believes the casino industry needs to start fighting its own corner when discussing its impact on areas of the US. Speaking to Gambling Insider for its G2E Preview magazine,...
Tuesday, 20th August 2019
Aspire Global saw its Q2 revenue increase 32% year-on-year to €32.8m ($36.4m), with its B2B sector contributing 60% of the total. For H1, Aspire generated revenue of €66.6m, an increase of 53%. Rising...
Tuesday, 20th August 2019
Barry Cottle, Scientific Games CEO, believes the ultimate solution for sports betting in the US market is to let players make bets whenever and wherever, including both online and retail. However, the...
Monday, 19th August 2019
Penn National Gaming will launch a new sportsbook at Ameristar Casino East Chicago on 1 September, in its latest move to expand within the US sports betting market. The sportsbook will include sports...
Monday, 19th August 2019
AGS President and CEO David Lopez has praised the transformation undergone by the US gaming industry over the past two decades. Speaking to Gambling Insider for its G2E Preview magazine, Lopez reflected...
Monday, 19th August 2019
Trannel International, a subsidiary of Kindred Group, has been fined by the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) in the Netherlands for offering online gambling to Dutch customers. The fine of €470,000 ($521,653)...
Monday, 19th August 2019
Total gaming revenue generated in Pennsylvania for July was $281.5m, up 1% year-on-year, with sports betting making $2.9m. Parx Casino generated the highest amount of revenue, taking $52.3m in total,...
Monday, 19th August 2019
Catena Media’s Q2 revenue fell 9% to €23.7m ($26.3m), resulting in a 0.4% decrease in H1 revenue to €49.8m. EBITDA also fell for both Q2 (22% to €9.4m) and H1 (8% to €22.5m),...
Monday, 19th August 2019
German Bundesliga football team Wolfsburg has confirmed Ballbet as its new official Asian betting partner for the next two seasons. Ballbet will have access to Wolfsburg’s perimeter advertising...
Monday, 19th August 2019
The Cambodian Government has announced it will no longer issue licenses to online gambling businesses, and will not permit the renewal of any existing licenses once they have expired. Samdech Techo Hun...
Friday, 16th August 2019
The Department of Justice (DoJ) will appeal a ruling in New Hampshire earlier this year against its Federal Wire Act reinterpretation. In November, the DoJ reversed its September 2011 opinion which said...
Friday, 16th August 2019
GambleAware is encouraging bettors to “think twice or you’ll bet regret it” in its most recent activity for its safer gambling campaign. The Bet Regret campaign was launched earlier...
Friday, 16th August 2019
FanDuel has signed a multi-year agreement with MLB that makes the sportsbook operator the official gaming partner of the league. The agreement will permit FanDuel to use official MLB data and logos in...
Friday, 16th August 2019
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported $81m in gross gaming revenue (GGR) was generated across Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor for July. This represents a year-on-year...
Friday, 16th August 2019
Sky Sports Racing launched its own channel in January and Gambling Insider caught up with At The Races CEO, Matthew Imi, for an update on the progress it has made seven months down the line. Since launching...
Thursday, 15th August 2019
Kenny Alexander, CEO of GVC Holdings, has criticised a recent sponsorship agreement between 32Red and Derby County, calling it "preposterous and ridiculous." The deal will see Wayne Rooney wear the number...
Thursday, 15th August 2019
Revenue at Global Gaming fell 42% year-on-year to SEK 132.2m ($13.8m) for Q2, with a 31% decrease in total H1 revenue to SEK 294.3m. Q2 operating profit also fell from SEK 41m to a loss of SEK 11.1m....
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