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Rank’s Q1 revenue climbs 8%, operator praises Grosvenor performance
Rank Group saw its gross gaming revenue rise 8% year-on-year for Q1 of 2019/20. Its digital sector saw the highest growth, rising...
Gambling, tobacco and alcohol companies not allowed to sponsor London Stadium
Gambling, tobacco and alcohol companies will not be able to sponsor the London Stadium, with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC)...
Has James Maddison’s naïvety caused needless aggro for the casino industry?
Leicester City footballer James Maddison received his first England call-up from Gareth Southgate to potentially pull on the famous white shirt...
LeoVegas receives €750,000 Dutch fine
LeoVegas, and its subsidiary Royal Panda, have received fines totalling €750,000 ($827,000) from the Dutch Gambling Authority (KSA) for offering illegal...
Betsson Group CEO: Swedish regulator must provide operators with “the right guidance”
Betsson Group CEO Jesper Svensson believes the dialogue between operators and the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) will improve with time. However, Svensson...
NetEnt enhances integrity with LFS deal
NetEnt has partnered with Live Fraud Solutions (LFS) to improve its anti-fraud measures. Through the partnership, the supplier is hoping to increase...
Enteractive CEO: Operators need to give players more recognition
Mikael Hansson, Co-founder of retention service provider Enteractive, has said operators need to start focusing on giving their customers some much-needed...
Betfred fined £322,000 for AML failings
Betfred will face a fine of £322,000 ($395,000) after a Gambling Commission (GC) investigation found the operator failed to carry out...
Mohegan Gaming announces plans for Hellinikon project
Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has unveiled its plans for Inspire Athens - the operator’s proposal for Greece’s Hellinikon project. If Mohegan Gaming...
GVC UK retail down 18% for Q3 as betting shops close
GVC Holdings has announced a 2% fall year-on-year in constant currency net gaming revenue (NGR) for Q3 2019. The decrease can mostly...
LeoVegas Swedish license limit overturned
The decision to limit LeoVegas’ Swedish license to a two-year period has been overturned by the Administrative Court in Linköping, extending...
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...
FDJ's revenue up 7% for year's first nine months
La Française des Jeux (FDJ) saw its revenue rise 7% year-on-year to €1.4bn ($1.5bn) during the first nine months of the...
William Hill: "Enable result was very much needed"
John Gosden's superstar Enable was unable to land a record-breaking third Qatar Prix De L'Arc at Longchamp on Sunday, losing out...
Hpybet & Interwetten Q & A: Younger employees, sponsorships and German regulation
Gambling Insider caught up with Hpybet CEO Andreas Köberl (right) and Interwetten Speaker of the Board Dominik Beier (left) to talk...
Gambling Commission CEO “encouraged” by player protection progress; “concerned” by VIP statuses
Gambling Commission CEO Neil McArthur has praised the gaming industry’s efforts to enhance player protection in Great Britain. As part of the...
British racing must plan for no-deal, says Brexit Steering Group
Horseracing has been informed by British racing's Brexit Steering Group it must begin to make plans for how the sport can...
Interwetten named official betting partner of Greek Super League
Confirming Interwetten’s desire to strengthen its position in the Greek market, the operator has been named as the official betting partner...
Nordic panel: The challenges of industry assembly
A panel of executives gathered to discuss the challenges facing the Nordic gaming industry. Henrik Norsk Hoffmann, Partner at Nordic Gambling, moderated...
Gaming Realms revenue up 18% for H1
Gaming Realms generated total revenue of £3.2m ($4m) for H1 2019, an 18% rise year-on-year. However, adjusted EBITDA saw a £946,052 loss,...
Opinion: 32Red’s responsible gambling push is too little too late
As a Leeds United fan, there were two main things I took away from last weekend’s English Championship football game between...
Greentube grows Italian presence through Snaitech deal
Greentube, the interactive division of Novomatic, has signed a partnership with Italian operator Snaitech. The deal will see the supplier's Italian-licensed products...
Panel: Paddy Power, GVC sponsorship strategies “self-serving but clever”
A sports betting panel on gambling sponsorship has praised this summer’s unique marketing campaigns from Flutter Entertainment and GVC Holdings. Paddy Power,...
Fitzdares CEO: TV advertising is dying, bookmakers are showing no creativity
Fitzdares CEO William Woodhams believes operators are stuck in a rut of "acquisition, acquisition, acquisition," with their lack of creativity keeping...
Two 32Red online adverts banned by the ASA
Two adverts for 32Red have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for appealing to children. The two paid-for Google adverts...
Global Gaming aims to rejoin Swedish market through Viral Interactive
Global Gaming has announced plans to transfer the domain Ninjacasino.se to Viral Interactive in a bid to rejoin the Swedish market. SafeEnt,...
GiG halts in-house game studio investments
Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has decided to stop investments into its proprietary game studio, GiG Games, with immediate effect. The company says...
TSG Interactive fined €400,000 for offering poker through Pokerstars.eu
TSG Interactive Gaming Europe Limited, part of Stars Group, has been fined €400,000 ($439,297) by the Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) for...
EveryMatrix CEO: Our UK white label business is unsalvageable
Following the suspension of EveryMatrix’s B2C license in the UK, the company has decided to let go of its B2C operating...
OPAP sees Greek online sports betting license revoked
OPAP has reportedly had its online sports betting license in Greece revoked. According to Greek media outlets, the gaming firm is still...
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