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Global Gaming Awards London 2018 shortlist announced
After months of deliberation, the wait is over: Gambling Insider is proud to announce the Global Gaming Awards London Shortlist for...
Family ties severed as Codere reshuffles executive pack
Spain’s Grupo Codere has announced an extensive management and governance restructure that will see the founding Martinez Sampedro family end their...
Polish gambling market dominated by unlicensed operators
A report published by Polish legal association Graj Legalnie has claimed that despite a recent amendment to the country's gambling act,...
Kindred and Betfilter launch new social responsibility tool
Online gambling company Kindred Group has announced the launch of a new online social responsibility tool in partnership with Betfilter, which...
BACTA: FOBT clampdown impact ‘exaggerated’
The body representing the UK amusement industry, BACTA, has suggested that the impact of the proposed cuts to stakes on Fixed...
Nektan posts encouraging Q2 results
In an update to investors, Nektan has posted strong Q2 FY18 results for the three months ending 31 December 2017. The...
Italy to commence online licences auction
Italian legislators have launched a bidding process for 120 licences to operate online gaming in the country by publishing a notice...
Cyprus’ €500m IR set to open its doors in 2021
By 2021, Cyprus’ first integrated resort worth €550m will open its doors to the public, after further details on the project...
Kambi announces Q4 update amidst contract extension deal
In announcing its Q4 financial results for 2017, Kambi generated a trading margin of 9.7% due to some unusually high numbers...
UK Gambling Commission investigating seventeen operators
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has confirmed that it is investigating seventeen remote gambling operators following the conclusion of its latest...
Voting begins for GGA London
The build up to the Global Gaming Awards London has now begun in earnest, with the judging panel now set to...
Fortbet Holdings tables bid for Fortuna Entertainment Group
Fortbet, the majority shareholder in European bookmaker Fortuna Entertainment Group have announced that they will make formal takeover offer for the...
Blueprint Gaming acquires Games Warehouse from the Harbour Group
Blueprint Gaming has completed the acquisition of omni-channel gaming provider Games Warehouse Group from the Harbour Group. Part of...
Better Collective finalises eighth acquisition of 2017
In its final deal of 2017, Better Collective has acquired the assets of Goal.pl Group in a bid to extend its...
Irish government rejects betting tax increase
Ireland’s finance minister has dismissed proposals to increase the current 1% tax rate on revenue paid by the country's betting operators...
All change at William Hill with new Chairman
UK and Ireland sportsbook operator William Hill has announced the departure of current chairman Gareth Davis, with effect from 2 April...
Mr Green acquires Evoke Gaming for €7m
Online casino operator Mr Green has announced it has finalised an agreement to acquire Evoke Gaming and its associated gaming properties...
Catena Media acquires Squawka for £1m
Affiliate heavyweight Catena Media has announced the acquisition of troubled football and DFS website Squawka.com for an upfront fee of £1m. ...
UKGC report finds that underage gambling is still worryingly prevalent
According to a report published by the Gambling Commission, 12% of 11-16 year olds in the UK have spent their own...
The Senet Group chair leaves to pursue NHS role
UK gambling oversight body The Senet Group have announced that its current chairperson, Wanda Goldwag will step down at the end...
Remote Gambling Association calls for statutory levy
The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has today urged the UK Government to introduce a statutory levy to replace the current system...
LeoVegas acquires controlling stake in casino streaming provider
Online casino operator LeoVegas has announced that its LeoVentures subsidiary has acquired a 51% majority stake in GameGrounds United AB, owner...
UKGC’s Chief Executive Sarah Harrison steps down
In a surprise announcement, Sarah Harrison has stepped down from her role as Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). ...
UK government bans third party betting on Euromillions
The UK Governments’ Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced it will ban UK players from using third party...
GVC Holdings tables $5.2bn Ladbrokes Coral takeover bid
Global gaming group GVC Holdings has offered to buy UK-based Ladbrokes Coral, offering $5.2bn for the bookmaking group. GVC has...
Malta to test future of DLT and cryptocurrency
As the value of Bitcoin skyrockets to over $14,000, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has called for companies to register their...
Gambling.com hires Cherry AB's former Chief Executive
Gambling.com has announced the appointment of former Chief Executive of Cherry AB, Fredrik Burvall to its board, just in time for...
68% of Portuguese online players gamble on unregulated sites
Almost 70% of Portugal’s online players have gambled in unregulated sites, according to a recently-published study. A report commissioned...
Yggdrasil Gaming to enter Denmark’s market
Yggdrasil Gaming has announced it has extended its reach by stepping into the Danish market in a joint venture with the...
LeoVegas downsize affiliate operation in the UK
LeoVegas has announced in a statement on its website that it will only be offering its services to a small number...
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