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27th March
Debate: Which vertical should online gambling companies turn to without sports betting?
Amid mass cancellations on the sporting calendar, sports betting companies have been deprived of a central revenue source during the coronavirus...
25th March
UK Government makes U-turn on business rate holiday exclusion
In a complete U-turn on its decision last week, the UK Government has announced it will include the gambling industry in...
24th March
NetEnt to fully integrate Red Tiger after acquisition exceeds expectations
NetEnt has announced it is fully integrating the Red Tiger brand into its business, to increase efficiency and strengthen development. The supplier...
24th March
Industry analyst: BGC justified in letter of condemnation
Last week, the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) condemned the UK Government’s decision to exclude the gambling industry from its plans...
23rd March
KSA outlines aims of revised Remote Gambling Bill in annual report
The Netherlands Gambling Authority (KSA) has published its 2019 annual report and 2020 monitoring report, outlining the aims of the revised...
23rd March
EGBA reports 11% fall in predicted 2020 global gaming revenue
The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has reported that H2 Gambling Capital has adjusted its forecasted global gambling revenue for...
23rd March
Red Tiger expands Swedish reach with Svenska Spel deal
Red Tiger has extended its reach in Sweden by making its slot games available at Svenska Spel Sport and Casino, after...
20th March
Evolution Gaming claims demand remains strong despite coronavirus impact
Evolution Gaming has said there is a continued strong demand for its products, despite the disturbances caused by the coronavirus outbreak. In...
20th March
Why has the UK gambling industry been excluded from business rate relief?
On 17 March, the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK ensured the House of Commons the Government would "do whatever...
19th March
Playtech outlines EBITDA loss expectations in business update
Playtech has announced it is working to protect its cash flow amid the global outbreak of coronavirus. The gaming supplier said it...
19th March
Coronavirus: Macau forecasted GGR for 2020 halved by Government
The forecast for Macau’s gross gaming revenue (GGR) has been halved by the jurisdiction's Government for 2020. As reported by GGR Asia,...
19th March
Coronavirus closes 94% of US commercial casinos
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has announced that the coronavirus outbreak has caused the closure of 438 commercial casinos in the...
18th March
Aspire Global provides coronavirus update
Aspire Global has announced it is taking measures to reduce the risk the coronavirus outbreak poses to its staff and the...
18th March
Coronavirus: Las Vegas casinos to be closed for 30 days
Casinos in Nevada have been temporarily closed as per orders of Governor Steve Sisolak, to slow the spread of coronavirus. Properties in...
17th March
BGC calls on UK Government to help save thousands of gaming industry jobs
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has urged the UK Government to provide emergency help to save thousands of jobs in...
17th March
Greentube bolsters Switzerland presence with Swiss Casinos deal
Greentube, the Interactive Division of Novomatic, has announced a new deal with Swiss Casinos Group which will see the gaming supplier...
16th March
Newgioco CEO: Italian coronavirus shutdown causing “measurable increase” in mobile
As coronavirus sweeps across Italy, the Italian Government has implemented a lockdown with the intention of stopping the virus from spreading...
13th March
Crown Resorts appoints new CFO amid public inquiry
Crown Resorts has announced the appointment of Alan McGregor as its new CFO, subject to the receipt of any necessary regulatory...
12th March
Betway fined £11.6m for VIP failings
Betway will pay a Gambling Commission fine of £11.6m ($14.8m) after being found guilty of a series of failings in relation...
11th March
Inspired Entertainment praises virtuals strength as Q4 revenue up 116%
Inspired Entertainment Q4 revenue was $66.4m for 2019, a rise of 116% year-on-year. Adjusted EBITDA for the period was $17.7m, up 69%,...
11th March
Raketech demonstrates international focus with Lead Republik acquisition
Raketech has announced its acquisition of gaming affiliate Lead Republik; a Maltese-registered company with revenue predominantly generated in Canada, New Zealand...
11th March
Pragmatic Play VP: We see much more growth coming from the UK
Entering the UK is an important step to help to boost growth for Pragmatic Play, according to its Vice President. Through a...
9th March
Intralot appoints Chris Dimitriadis as new CEO
Intralot has announced the appointment of Christos Dimitriadis as its new CEO, effective immediately. Former CEO Sokratis Kokkalis has stepped down from...
9th March
PokerStars postpones European tournaments amid virus concerns
PokerStars has announced it will postpone three of its upcoming European events due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus. The three...
5th March
GVC CEO exclusive: We've benefited from competitors closing UK shops
Following another financial report that was met with positivity by analysts, GVC Holdings CEO Kenny Alexander spoke to...
5th March
Swedish-licensed operators see 2019 turnover of SEK 24.8bn
The Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) has reported that gaming companies with a Swedish license generated turnover of SEK 24.8bn ($2.62bn) for...
5th March
AGS Q4 2019 revenue grows 8%
AGS saw revenue of $77.8m for Q4 2019, a rise of 8% year-on-year. Fourth quarter recurring revenue was $51.6m, up 5% from...
5th March
GVC reports 2019 revenue growth to £3.66bn; but posts £140.7m loss
GVC Holdings has reported a 2% year-on-year rise in 2019 proforma group net gaming revenue, to £3.66bn ($4.73bn). This figure was up...
4th March
Playtech seals multi-year extension to Betfred deal
Playtech has signed a four-year extension to its partnership with operator Betfred. Through the newly extended agreement, Playtech will provide Betfred with...
4th March
MGM Resorts plans to buy back $1.25bn of shares after recent decline
MGM Resorts International has announced it is planning a $1.25bn buyback of shares, after a recent hit in stock prices due...
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