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6th December
Bet365 and Kindred Affiliates among first to sign up as AffiliateCon Sofia 2020 exhibitors
The first wave of affiliate programmes attending AffiliateCon Sofia 2020 has been announced, with industry giants Bet365 and Kindred Group confirming...
6th December
Kambi exec: IBIA membership is about “protecting the whole sports ecosystem”
This week, Kambi officially became a member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). Speaking with Gambling Insider, Oliver Lamb, Head Sportsbook...
5th December
Analysis: The Scandinavian issue
The Gambling Insider newsfeed has been like a Nordic-themed collage in recent weeks – littered with Scandinavian flags. The reasons for such...
4th December
Danish regulator warns 888 over AML Act breach
The Danish branch of operator 888 has been ordered to amend its anti-money laundering (AML) procedures to meet requirements established in...
4th December
Swedish gambling participation falls after re-regulation
According to a study conducted by the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA), Swedish participation in gambling has dropped six percentage points year-on-year. Since...
4th December
How will Amazon Prime’s Premier League coverage affect sports betting?
The English Premier League has officially kicked off on Amazon Prime, with Crystal Palace v Bournemouth and Burnley v Manchester City...
3rd December
Danish Government will increase online gambling tax in 2021
The Danish Government has revealed plans to increase online gambling tax by eight percentage points in its 2020 Finance Act. The government...
3rd December
Veikkaus will lose €30m through 2020 slot reductions
Veikkaus has vowed to remove one-fifth of its slot machines from Finnish shops by the end of 2020 – a total...
3rd December
IGT announces departure of CFO
IGT has announced the departure of its EVP and CFO Alberto Fornaro. Fornaro will maintain his position until the end of January...
2nd December
Spain online gaming revenue up 5% for Q3
Spain's gross gaming revenue (GGR) was €191.7m ($211.5m) for Q3 2019, a rise of 5% year-on-year, and an increase of 7%...
29th November
Casino consultant: Retail casinos can learn from online customer data
Speaking with Gambling Insider, Paul Sculpher, a consultant in the UK land-based casino industry, explained how retail operators can take learning...
28th November
Svenska Spel CEO condemns “shadow play” in Swedish market
Patrik Hofbauer, CEO of Svenska Spel, has urged the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) to investigate operators offering lottery betting on other...
28th November
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...
28th November
Marathonbet signs Real Madrid partnership
Marathonbet has secured a new partnership with Spanish football club Real Madrid. The agreement will make Marathonbet the first official Russian partner...
27th November
Analysis: Regulators should replicate Gambling Commission and Spelinspektionen’s partnership
The Gambling Commission and Spelinspektionen shook hands over a partnership that will increase cooperation between the two regulators. They are both...
27th November
Analysis: VIP issues may be Betting and Gaming Council’s Mount Everest
The Betting and Gaming Council has this week confirmed it seeks to create a code of conduct for VIP programmes in...
27th November
Maximum €5 stake for Irish gambling machines approved
A new maximum stake limit of €5 ($5.50) has been set by the Irish Government, as it brings in changes to...
26th November
Enteractive Head of Business Development: Retention requires optimisation
Andrew Foster, Head of Business Development at Enteractive, believes operators still focus too heavily on acquisition figures and not enough on...
25th November
Betfred signs streaming deal with At The Races
Betfred has signed a multi-year turnover-based streaming and data deal with Sky Sports-owned At The Races, commencing January 2020. Through the agreement,...
25th November
FDJ acquires payment service provider
Française des Jeux (FDJ) has signed a deal with Idinvest Partners to acquire Bimedia, a software publisher that specialises in point...
25th November
Analysis: What are the Conservative and Labour manifestos on gambling?
It has been three long years since the UK voted to leave the EU in the Brexit referendum. Now, after a...
21st November
William Hill attributes marginal online revenue growth to “regulatory headwinds”
William Hill online net revenue grew 1% year-on-year for the period from 3 July to 29 Oct 2019. A 4% increase in...
21st November
FDJ shares surge after market listing
After making its debut on the stock market, shares in French lottery and sports betting operator Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) rose...
21st November
Maltese casino owner arrested in journalist murder case
Maltese casino owner Yorgen Fenech has been arrested in connection with the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. In 2017, Caruana...
20th November
Analysis: Cool off system needed trialling before FOBT cut
Every gambling machine across the UK’s betting shops will soon feature software designed to pick up on signs of problem gambling...
20th November
32Red reimburses £590,000 stolen by customer
Operator 32Red has reimbursed the owners of a Londonderry-based company with almost £590,000 ($761,595), after the money was stolen and subsequently...
15th November
Whistle-to-whistle ban needs further consideration
The voluntary whistle-to-whistle ban was agreed and announced in December 2018. The plan was to implement it during the following summer...
14th November
Camelot lottery sales generate £3.92bn for H1
Camelot, operator of the UK National Lottery, has announced year-on-year increases across the board in its H1 report. Overall ticket sales were...
13th November
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...
13th November
BGC introduces cooling-off measures in betting shops to “restore public trust”
The newly formed Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), announced in July, is introducing measures to reduce problem gaming...
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