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17th August
Rank Group digital operating profits up 63%
European casino and bingo operator Rank Group has revealed that its operating profits have grown by 63% year-on-year in its full...
17th August
LeoVegas revenue up 60% in Q2 2017
Nordic focussed iGaming company LeoVegas has reported a 60% year-on-year increase in its revenue for the second quarter of 2017. ...
17th August
British Racecourses and Colossus Bets sign landmark partnership to deliver pool betting
British Racecourses and Colossus Bets have today announced a partnership that will transform the future of pool betting in British horse...
16th August
American Gaming Association updates responsible gaming codes
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has issued an updated and modernised code of conduct on responsible gaming, following the success of...
16th August
Galaxy Gaming revenue up 19% but overall profits down in Q2
Las Vegas based iGaming operator Galaxy Gaming has reported a year on year revenue increase of 19% in the second quarter...
15th August
Sporting Group part ways with head of Sporting Index division
Sports betting technology company Sporting Group has announced the departure of Paul Turner, head of its Sporting Index division. The...
15th August
Pennsylvania aiming to push through online gambling and DFS bill
Legislators in Pennsylvania will prioritise the institution of a bill to legalise online gambling and DFS in the state when the...
14th August
Disney donates an extra $500K to limit Florida gambling expansion
Disney has doubled down its support for a proposed ballot initiative that would restrict the expansion of gambling in the state...
14th August
Turkey arrests boss of major illegal gambling ring
Turkish police have finally detained illegal gambling ring leader Veysel Sahin, according to local media reports. Authorities have confirmed...
14th August
TopBetta and The Global Tote awarded US Licences
Australian based sports betting operator TopBetta Holdings have announced that both its TopBetta Pty and The Global Tote subsidiaries have been...
14th August
China releases remaining jailed Crown staff
China has freed the remaining jailed Crown Resorts’ employees, including senior Australian executive Jason O’Connor. The last of the...
14th August
SportPesa signs sponsorship deal with Cape Town City FC
Africa based sports betting company SportPesa has announced the signing of a four year deal with South African PSL football team,...
11th August
Cyprus bets on gaming to boost its tourism
Cyprus is experiencing nothing short of a tourism revolution. And, the gaming industry is leading it. Casinos have become one of...
11th August
Interwetten signs partnership with TSG Hoffenheim
Maltese-based sports betting company Interwetten have signed a long-term partnership with German Bundesliga team TSG Hoffenheim, a deal which will see...
11th August
Century Casinos apply for Bermudas first casino licence
Century Casinos has announced that it has submitted a license application for a casino at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach...
10th August
The Stars Group revenues up 6.8% in Q2 2017
Worldwide online gaming company The Stars Group has revealed that its revenue for the second quarter of 2017 grew by 6.8%...
10th August
G2E returns to Las Vegas with skill-based slots as main theme
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is set to return to Las Vegas this autumn with skill-based Slots and sports betting as main...
10th August
Sportech enters Danish horseracing market with pari-mutuel deal
Worldwide sports betting technology supplier, Sportech have signed an agreement in which it’s Racing and Digital division will provide pari-mutuel betting...
10th August
Aristocrat purchases Plarium for $500m
Australian casino and mobile game developer Aristocrat has revealed it has agreed a $500m deal to acquire Israeli gaming company Plarium. ...
10th August
Australia approves iGaming ban
Senators in Australia have approved a bill which would place a nationwide ban on iGaming, despite opposition from many local players. ...
9th August
MGM Resorts International appoints new Japanese head
Worldwide casino resort operator MGM Resorts International has strengthened its hand in the emerging Japanese gambling market by appointing former US...
9th August
Maryland poker revenue up 22% in July
Maryland state gaming regulators have confirmed that the state’s four poker rooms and 124 tables took a total of $3.77m from...
9th August
PartyPoker launches updated Poker platform
Online poker operator PartyPoker has launched an updated version of its PartyPoker platform following an extensive round of software improvements and...
9th August
Expansion focused SB Tech appoints new CCO
Sports betting technology firm SB Tech has further strengthened its expansion objectives by appointing Andrew Cochrane as its new Chief Commercial...
9th August
Betsson rolls out new mobile betting platform
Betsson AT has announced that it will launch a new mobile betting platform for its brands of Betsson, Betsafe and Nordicbet....
9th August
Portugal issues eighth online gambling license
Portugal has announced the issuance of its eighth online gambling license, expanding the country’s regulated iGaming environment. Gambling regulator Serviço de...
8th August
GTA casinos awarded to Great Canadian and Brookfield
A 22-year exclusive deal for the operation of several Grand Toronto area casinos in Canada has been made. The new deal...
7th August
Freeplay tax introduction is a case of déjà vu
Back in July it was rumoured that UK online gambling operators may soon have to pay a tax on freeplays and...
7th August
Paddy Power Betfair announce new CEO
Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) has announced that Breon Corcoran has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer, and will be replaced by...
7th August
FOBT crackdown to be scrapped?
The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has been forced to dismiss claims that he wants to scrap the planned...
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