IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS FOR THE GAMING INDUSTRY
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Eldorado sells three properties to Century and Vici for $385m
Eldorado Resorts has agreed to sell its Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort, Isle Casino Cape Girardeau and Lady Luck Casino Caruthersville...
Esports Entertainment partners with owners of Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils
Esports Entertainment has partnered with the majority owners of both NBA team the Philadelphia 76ers and NHL team the New Jersey...
Delaware sports betting revenue 34% down month-on-month for May
Sports betting revenue in Delaware fell 34% month-on-month for May, totalling $406,293. Overall handle fell slightly but remained more or less consistent...
JPJ Group set to rebrand with £490m Gamesys acquisition
JPJ, formerly known as Jackpotjoy, is set to pay £490m ($621.1m) to acquire Gamesys Holdings Ltd. The deal will involve JPJ paying...
Borgata, Golden Nugget and Meadowlands dominate New Jersey revenue for May
New Jersey’s total gaming revenue for May grew 27% year-on-year, to $276.8m. The significant rise included $15.5m in sports wagering gross revenue...
Kindred accepts £1.6m Gambling Commission fine for Platinum Gaming failures
Platinum Gaming has been fined £1.6m ($2m) by the Gambling Commission for social responsibility and money laundering failures. Owned by Kindred Group,...
Betfred posts £40.7m loss as retail costs undermine revenue growth
Betfred has reported a £40.7m ($51.8m) loss after tax for the 12-month period ending 30 September 2018. The loss is significantly higher...
Sports betting drives US casinos to record year for 2018
US commercial casino gaming revenue reached an all-time high of $41.7bn for 2018; a 4% rise. The American Gaming Association (AGA) announced...
Analysis: Tech-savvy bettors will drive crypto-esports partnership
Betting on esports has a long way to go before it can compete with mainstream sports in terms of revenue and...
UK National Lottery sales up for 2018/19
Camelot, operator of the UK's National Lottery, announced ticket sales of £7.21bn ($9.15bn) for the 12 months ended 31 March, an...
Spain online revenue up 20% for Q1
Sports betting and casino verticals drove Spain's first quarter online gross gaming revenue (GGR) up 20% year-on-year to €193.25m ($216.16m). Sports betting...
Macau casino revenue ends rut with 2% growth for May
Gross gaming revenue in Macau grew 2% year-on-year to MOP25.95bn ($3.22bn) for May, ending the casino industry’s two-month period of decline. For...
Worldpay data predicts 6,000 bets per minute ahead of Champions League final
Global payments supplier Worldpay believes online operators within the UK will see around 6,000 bets per minute ahead of the Champions...
FOBT revenue fell in Great Britain before max stake drop; online market share grows
Gross gaming yield (GGY) from B2 machines in Great Britain fell 18% year-on-year to £1.5bn ($1.89bn) for the period October 2017...
Rhode Island sports betting revenue for April highest to date
Rhode Island sports betting generated $2m in revenue for April. The highest monthly total to date, the figure came from handle of...
Nevada’s April revenue drops 2% to $936m, despite 32% sports betting rise
Total gaming revenue in Nevada declined for the fourth straight month, totalling $936.5m in April, a 2% year-on-year decrease. Figures released by...
GVC CEO takes £150,000 pay cut
GVC Holdings CEO Kenny Alexander has opted to take a voluntary £150,000 ($189,000) pay cut after receiving feedback from investors. The decision...
MGM Springfield hit with $100,000 fine for allowing minors on gambling floor
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has fined MGM Springfield $100,000 in relation to 22 cases of minors being found on the...
Vietnam police shut down two multi-million dollar online gambling rings
Vietnamese police have detained over 30 people for running two online gambling rings. The illegal rings contained 113 bookmakers, which had accepted...
Aristocrat revenue rises to A$1.9bn for H1 2019
Aristocrat Leisure has reported revenue of A$1.9bn (US$1.31bn), a 21% year-on-year increase at constant currency, for H1 of its financial year. EBITDA...
Gambling.com Group Q1 revenue and EBITDA rise significantly
Gambling.com Group has reported a 52% year-on-year rise in Q1 revenue to €5.2m ($5.8m). Ninety-eight percent of the affiliate’s growth was organic,...
Raketech’s €8.7m Q1 revenue driven by organic growth
Raketech’s revenue totalled €8.7m ($9.7m) for the first quarter of the year, a 78% increase year-on-year. Organic growth made up 22% of...
IGT reports Q1 revenue of $1.14bn as results drop across operations
IGT saw its Q1 revenue decline 5% year-on-year to $1.14bn, with operating income dropping 10% to $178m. Adjusted EBITDA slid 4% to...
Caesars sells Emerald stake to focus on strategic markets
Caesars Entertainment announced the sale of its 70% stake in South African property Emerald Resort and Casino to Peermont Hotels. The deal...
Pennsylvania sports betting revenue drops 23.5% for April
Pennsylvania sportsbooks saw declining results in April, dropping 23.5% from March’s figures to total state revenue at $4.2m. The drop was not...
Sky Bet and BetEasy push Stars Group Q1 revenue to $580m
The Stars Group announced revenue of $580m for the year’s first quarter, a 47% increase year-on-year, as adjusted EBITDA increased 11.6%...
Vera&John continues to lift JPJ results as group Q1 revenue reaches £83.3m
Gaming revenue at JPJ Group increased 13% year-on-year in Q1 to £83.3m ($107.3m). Net Income dropped 1.25% in the period to £7.9m. Adjusted...
Bet365 owners ranked 19th richest in the UK
Bet365’s owners, Denise, John and Peter Coates, have made it into the top 20 of the Sunday Times UK richlist. The Coates...
NetEnt re-elects Fredrik Erbing as Chairman
NetEnt appointed Fredrik Erbing as Chairman of the Board at its Annual General Meeting. Erbing was also re-elected as board member along...
Gaming revenue declined 8% to S$430m in Q1 at Genting Singapore
Genting Singapore's revenue fell 5% year-on-year to S$640m (US$469.4m) for Q1, as net profit also dropped 5% to S$205m. Gaming revenue at...
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