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Gross gambling yield down 0.3% for full year in Great Britain
Gross gambling yield (GGY) in Great Britain fell 0.3% year-on-year for the period between April 2018 and March 2019, totalling £14.4bn...
Gamesys Q3 revenue up 23% as Jackpotjoy returns to growth
Gamesys Group revenue was £92.4m ($118.6m) for Q3 2019, a rise of 23% year-on-year. In September, JPJ Group acquired Gamesys Holdings Ltd...
Aspire’s Q3 revenue rises to €33.2m as B2B sector boosts growth
Aspire Global generated revenue of €33.2m ($36.9) for Q3, an increase of 16% year-on-year. The supplier saw its B2B revenue rise 40%...
Simon Collins appointed News UK MD, betting and gaming
News UK has named Cashcade and Gaming Realms Co-founder Simon Collins as Managing Director of its betting and gaming sector. Collins co-founded...
GVC appoints new Chairman as Feldman ends 11-year tenure
GVC Holdings has announced Barry Gibson will succeed Lee Feldman as the company’s Non-executive Chairman. Gibson is Chairman of HomeServe and has...
3Radical Commercial Director: Gaming brands can build loyalty on an emotional level
Gambling Insider caught up with 3Radical Commercial Director Rachel Swann, who feels gaming firms are only starting to wake up to...
888 director: People behind responsible gaming are vital, not just technology
With so much emphasis now placed on responsible gaming – and so much negative coverage surrounding the companies falling short in...
888 share price dips, as UK revenue grows but profit declines
The share value of 888 has fallen after its H1 report, which showed group revenue rose 2% year-on-year, to $277.3m, but...
What to expect at this year's G2E
The G2E team talks us through what will make this year's show unique With jam-packed event schedules and non-stop networking opportunities, it...
JPJ Group reports H1 revenue growth to steady its share price
JPJ Group has reported 14% year-on-year growth in H1 revenue, to £169.5m ($204.8m). The operator was recently at the...
Pragmatic Play VP: Never write off what bingo can do for acquisition and cross sell
Pragmatic Play VP of Bingo Claire McDaid believes the vertical represents an underutilised opportunity for operators to acquire new slots customers. After...
Spain online revenue up 20% for Q1
Sports betting and casino verticals drove Spain's first quarter online gross gaming revenue (GGR) up 20% year-on-year to €193.25m ($216.16m). Sports betting...
Stride Gaming share price boosted as Rank Group confirms £114.5m acquisition talks
Stride Gaming has confirmed it is in advanced discussions to be purchased by casino and gaming operator Rank Group. The potential all-cash...
Pragmatic Solutions Director: Platform solution is an operator’s biggest decision
Mark Woollard, Business Development Director at Pragmatic Solutions, speaks exclusively to Gambling Insider about the importance behind platform selection and new...
Vera&John continues to lift JPJ results as group Q1 revenue reaches £83.3m
Gaming revenue at JPJ Group increased 13% year-on-year in Q1 to £83.3m ($107.3m). Net Income dropped 1.25% in the period to £7.9m. Adjusted...
Vera&John rise offsets Jackpotjoy decline in JPJ 2018 results
JPJ Group increased its revenue to £319.6m ($423.2m) for 2018, rising 10%. The operator reported adjusted EBITDA for the year of £112.7m,...
Exclusive Q & A: Playtech and Rank Group launch “Best Odds Bingo”
Playtech Bingo Managing Director Angus Nisbet and Rank Group Mecca Digital Director James Boord discuss their new joint product as they...
888 suffers poker and bingo decline as revenue falls for 2018
Operator 888 Holdings saw full-year group revenue fall 2% to $529.9m for 2018, citing competition and regulatory scrutiny as major factors. After...
Pragmatic Play exec: Our USP is all about having a multi-product API
At ICE London, Pragmatic Play Chief Business Development Officer, Yossi Barzely, spoke with Gambling Insider about the company's new products and the...
888 strengthens UK bingo arm with acquisition of Jet portfolio
Operator 888 has acquired a portfolio of Jet’s digital bingo brands to strengthen its position within the UK online bingo market. For...
Gamification and responsible gambling: Can opposites attract?
A famous cartoon character once joked the key to killing two birds with one stone is "big rock, small birds." Unfortunately for...
Apple’s stricter guidelines could see betting apps rejected, says agency
Mkodo, an apps and digital experience agency, has warned gaming companies about Apple’s new App Store guidelines. Apple is soon to update...
Spain’s online Q3 results show betting market growth
Spain’s online gambling market generated €181.7m ($206.4m) gross gaming revenue (GGR) for Q3, rising 30% year-on-year. The figures reported by the Dirección General...
Daub Alderney fined £7m for AML and exclusion failures
Daub Alderney, part of Stride Gaming Group, has been ordered to pay £7m ($9m) by the Gambling Commission for failing to...
Exchequer confirms GB remote gaming tax rise for 2019
The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a rise in British online betting tax to 21% in October 2019 to...
Silver Heritage Group appoints new CFO
The Silver Heritage Group has announced a new CFO to replace outgoing Basil Jong. Ben Watiwat will join the group on 5...
IWG signs British Columbia lottery deal
Supplier IWG has partnered with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to provide the lottery with its portfolio of games. IWG’s games...
Microgaming and Betsson sign bingo software deal
Microgaming has reached an agreement to supply Betsson with a range of online games. As part of the deal, Betsson will have...
Bede Gaming Head of Play: We aim to add six to eight content providers every year
Gambling Insider met up with Mark Rehorst-Smith, Bede Gaming's Head of Play, to find out about the supplier’s technology, expansion opportunities...
Affiliates RSVP for AffiliateCon’s Great American Huddle in Las Vegas
AffiliateCon: The Great American Huddle has been announced for Tuesday 9 October at 9:30pm with drinks sponsored by Trafficology, and shisha,...
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