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Friday, 29th May 2015
Provider NYX Gaming Group has recorded a 98% year-on-year revenue increase to CAD$9.9m for the first quarter of 2015. NYX has in part described the revenue increase as a result of its acquisition of poker...
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Friday, 29th May 2015
A bill to legalise online poker in California has been approved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. AB 431, which was introduced by Assemblyman Adam Gray in February, received 14 yes votes and zero...
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Thursday, 28th May 2015
Provider Aristocrat Leisure has reported a 74% year-on-year revenue increase to A$685m for the six-month period ending 31 March. EBITDA went up 121% to A$243.4m, and operating cash flow ascended 66% to...
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Wednesday, 27th May 2015
PokerStars has reached an agreement with Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who will become a team ambassador and will promote the operator in global marketing campaigns. Ronaldo, who plays for ten-time...
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Thursday, 21st May 2015
Provider NYX Gaming Group has acquired developer Game360 Limited. The purchase, which will be financed through cash on hand, increases the geographic presence of NYX to the regulated Italian market. Game360...
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Thursday, 21st May 2015
Operator BwinParty has posted a year-on-year total revenue decrease of 6% to €155.3m for the first quarter of 2015. The decrease has been reported despite a 6% total revenue increase from Q4 2014. Total...
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Thursday, 21st May 2015
Operator Gala Coral has reported a 5% net revenue increase year-on-year to £684.8m for the 28 weeks ended 11 April. The net revenue jump was supported by a 38% increase in online revenue to £123.3m....
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Thursday, 21st May 2015
The gaming industry is gearing up for this year's iGaming Super Show in Amsterdam. The event, which includes eight co-located conferences, is being held between 23-26 June at the Amsterdam RAI –...
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Wednesday, 20th May 2015
Provider Intralot has made a proposal to Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, for the creation of a national lottery in the country. Operator OPAP holds a monopoly on the Greek gambling market,...
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Tuesday, 19th May 2015
A bill seeking to legalise online poker in New York has been tabled for the second consecutive year by State Senator John Bonacic. S 5302 differs from last year’s bill in that it does not include...
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Tuesday, 19th May 2015
Online gaming group GVC Holdings has confirmed its proposal to acquire operator BwinParty would be jointly financed by provider Amaya Gaming. GVC initially announced on Friday that it had made an offer...
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Monday, 18th May 2015
Two interested parties have confirmed they have submitted proposals to acquire operator BwinParty. Online gaming group GVC Holdings sent out a statement revealing its intentions to complete a takeover...
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Friday, 15th May 2015
Supplier Intralot organised a business day that was held at its Innovation Centre in Athens on Monday. Around 100 university students were in attendance, and they were given the chance to learn about Intralot’s...
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Friday, 15th May 2015
Provider Amaya Gaming has reported revenue of CAD$340.1m for the first quarter of 2015. The figure is up %2557 from CAD$12.8m, which Amaya has put down to “consolidating B2C revenue, primarily generated...
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Thursday, 14th May 2015
Operator Paddy Power has announced a year-on-year group net revenue increase of 26% for the period from 1 January to 11 May, on the same day that it was confirmed that chairman Nigel Northridge is to step...
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Thursday, 14th May 2015
April’s total gaming win for current operators in New Jersey fell 3% year-on-year to $198.96m, figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement have showed. Casino win for current operators...
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Thursday, 14th May 2015
Providers GTech and IGT have reported contrasting revenue results in their final standalone financial releases. GTech, which acquired IGT for $6.4bn last month, posted a 3% year-on-year revenue increase...
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Thursday, 14th May 2015
John Anderson, independent non-executive director and former CEO of operator 888 Holdings, has retired from the board. Anderson’s retirement is effective from the conclusion of 888’s annual general...
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Wednesday, 13th May 2015
Operator Ladbrokes is to become the first title sponsor of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) from the start of the 2015/16 season. The deal will run for two years and is reportedly worth...
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Monday, 11th May 2015
A bill to legalise fantasy sports in Kansas has won final legislative approval. Representative Brett Hildabrand introduced HB 2155 in February, and the bill was approved 98-21 by the House before being...
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Friday, 8th May 2015
Provider Scientific Games made a net loss of $86.4m in the first quarter of 2015. The net loss is in comparison with a $45m loss in the same three-month period last year, while a net loss per share of...
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Thursday, 7th May 2015
Peter Erskine is to step down as chairman of operator Ladbrokes. Erskine has served as chairman since 2009 and the announcement of his departure follows the exit of former CEO Richard Glynn, who left the...
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Thursday, 7th May 2015
Casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CEC) has posted a 21% net revenue increase year-on-year for the first quarter of 2015. The total of $1.1bn has been reported as net revenue for continuing CEC...
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Wednesday, 6th May 2015
The Macau casino market suffered its worst month in over four years in April, figures released by the Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau have showed. Casino revenue for the region totalled...
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Friday, 1st May 2015
Casino security at Tropicana Casino and Resort Atlantic City refused to accept a letter addressed to its owner Carl Icahn from casino workers protesting against the loss of health and pension coverage...
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