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22nd August
Exclusive: Playtech CEO defends net profit drop and updates on US plans
Gambling Insider caught up with Playtech CEO Mor Weizer following the announcement of the supplier's H1 esults. Revenue increased 69% to...
22nd August
Snaitech acquisition boosts Playtech H1 revenue
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...
20th August
Rymax exec: We should talk more about the benefits new casinos bring to communities
Rymax SVP of Sales Paul Gordon believes the casino industry needs to start fighting its own corner when discussing its impact...
19th August
Penn National to launch Indiana sportsbook
Penn National Gaming will launch a new sportsbook at Ameristar Casino East Chicago on 1 September, in its latest move to...
19th August
AGS CEO: 15 years ago, the gaming industry was the “boys’ club of America”
AGS President and CEO David Lopez has praised the transformation undergone by the US gaming industry over the past two decades. Speaking...
19th August
Kindred fined by Dutch regulator for offering online gambling
Trannel International, a subsidiary of Kindred Group, has been fined by the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) in the Netherlands for offering online gambling...
19th August
Flat growth for Pennsylvania July gaming revenue; sports betting makes $2.9m
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...
16th August
Massachusetts casinos generate $81m GGR for July
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported $81m in gross gaming revenue (GGR) was generated across Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore...
15th August
GVC reports steady H1 revenue growth; FOBT stake cut less impactful than expected
GVC Holdings generated net gaming revenue (NGR) of £1.8bn ($2.18bn) for H1, a 61% increase year-on-year in reported group revenue and...
15th August
Mobile betting accounts for majority of New Jersey growth for July
Total gaming revenue grew 11% year-on-year in New Jersey for the month of July, to $334.4m. Casino win of $277.2m was only...
14th August
Exclusive: Growing international focus main reason behind Nektan CEO departure
Nektan Founder and Executive Director Gary Shaw says the supplier may split its CEO role to cover Europe and Asia separately. Lucy...
14th August
LeoVegas Q2 revenue up 8% despite difficult UK conditions
LeoVegas has reported an 8% year-on-year rise in Q2 revenue to €94.4m ($105.6m), despite a challenging period in the UK. The online...
13th August
Galaxy Entertainment shares down 6% after H1 trading update
Galaxy Entertainment Group has reported a 7% year-on-year fall in H1 net revenue, to HK$26.2bn (US$3.34bn). The operator hailed "solid mass performance"...
12th August
Twin River praises Dover Downs acquisition as revenue rises 29% for Q2
Twin River Worldwide Holdings generated revenue of $143.2m for Q2, a 29% increase year-on-year. Gross gaming revenue grew 26% to $228m, while...
12th August
Jackpotjoy does not deny BBC claims over customer who lost £633,000
Jackpotjoy has told Gambling Insider it was "deeply sympathetic" towards a customer who lost £633,000 ($765,690) over a six-year period. A customer, whose...
12th August
Stars Group H1 poker revenue falls as Sky Bet drives sportsbook growth
Stars Group saw its total consolidated revenue grow 51% year-on-year for H1 2019 to $1.22bn. However, $432m of Stars Group’s revenue came...
9th August
“Mixed” Q2 results for AGS as net loss rises
AGS has reported a 2% year-on-year growth in Q2 revenue, to $74.5m, although its net loss widened significantly for the same...
8th August
Presque Isle Downs & Casino launches BetAmerica sportsbook
Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie, Pennsylvania opens its BetAmerica sportsbook today (Thursday), to coincide with the start of this...
8th August
China moves to end offshore gambling in the Philippines
China is stepping up efforts to prevent its citizens from gambling offshore, in a move that threatens gaming operators based in...
8th August
MGM sues federal government for Connecticut tribal casino amendments
MGM Resorts filed a lawsuit against the federal government for its deal that permits Connecticut’s two Indian tribes to open a...
8th August
Penn National sets launch date for sports betting at Iowa casino
Penn National Gaming will launch sports betting at Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs in Iowa on 15 August. Located in the Amerisports Bar...
7th August
Bwin fined €350,000 by Dutch regulator
The Dutch regulator, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has issued a €350,000 ($391,532) fine against ElectraWorks Limited for offering online gambling via the website...
7th August
H1 revenue up for Flutter, despite falls in profit and EBITDA
Flutter Entertainment (formerly Paddy Power Betfair) has reported a strong revenue rise for H1, countered by a fall in EBITDA and...
7th August
Macau VIP turnover falls for Wynn; overall revenue up 3% to $1.66bn
Wynn Resorts generated operating revenue of $1.66bn for Q2, an increase of 3% year-on-year. However, net income attributable to the operator for...
6th August
Oneida Indian Nation sportsbooks launch in New York; mobile launch planned
The Oneida Indian Nation and Scientific Games have launched sportsbooks at two New York casinos. Turning Stone Resort in Verona and Point...
6th August
Caesars H1 loss widens despite increased Las Vegas revenue
Caesars Entertainment has reported a 6% year-on-year net revenue growth for H1, to $4.34bn, crediting "solid performance" in Las Vegas. Q2 revenue...
5th August
Melco makes Japan intentions clear with Manchester City deal
Melco Resorts & Entertainment will be the official club partner in Japan for English Premier League football club Manchester City. Manchester City’s...
5th August
MGM COO exclusive: Japan is the largest untapped market in the world
Five months since his appointment as MGM Resorts International COO, Gambling Insider caught up with Bill Hornbuckle at the WNBA All-Stars...
5th August
Q2 revenue up but net profit drops 5% at Genting Singapore
Revenue at Genting Singapore rose 14% year-on-year to $636.8m for the second quarter of the year. Gross profit for the period was...
2nd August
Thai police arrest 116 suspects in gambling den raid
A raid in Samut Prakan’s Bang Bo district led to Thailand police making 116 gambling-related arrests. The illegal casino, run in a...
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