IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS FOR THE GAMING INDUSTRY
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Scientific Games revenue grows in 2018 but net loss up 45%
Scientific Games has reported a 9% increase in full-year revenue, to $3.36bn, during 2018. However, the supplier’s net loss grew 45% during...
Zeal Network shareholders approve Lotto24 takeover
Zeal Network’s shareholders have voted to approve its takeover offer of rival Lotto24. The German lottery operator was engaged in a public...
Zeal Network rejects Lottoland offer for its core German business assets
Zeal Network has rejected a non-binding Lottoland offer for the purchase of its core German business assets. The offer has been branded...
Matt Davey to exit SG Digital CEO role in management shake-up
Matt Davey is to leave the position of SG Digital CEO as part of a series of management changes at Scientific...
Brazilian sports betting takes a step toward regulation
Lottery legislation including plans to legalise sports betting in Brazil has been approved by the House of Deputies. Provisional Measure (PM) 846/2018...
Gambling Commission seeks bidders for UK National Lottery
The Gambling Commission is seeking bidders for the UK National Lottery from 2023 onwards. Camelot has been the lottery’s only operator since...
Camelot increases National Lottery sales in first half of 2018/19
Camelot announced National Lottery ticket sales of £3.46bn ($4.5bn) for the six months ended 29 September, an increase of £175.9m year-on-year. The...
Intralot secures New Mexico sports lottery deal
Supplier Intralot has secured approval from the New Mexico Lottery Board to provide the state’s Sports Lottery game and extend its...
Gambling arrests in India said to include political leaders
Police in Mumbai have detained 133 people in relation to gambling offences. Reports from local press indicate political leaders were among those...
IGT moves from red to black for Q3
Growth in lottery in Italy aided IGT towards operating income of $200m for Q3, compared with an operating loss of $556m...
IWG signs British Columbia lottery deal
Supplier IWG has partnered with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to provide the lottery with its portfolio of games. IWG’s games...
South Carolina lottery winner to pocket record $1.53bn
A lottery player from South Carolina is the sole winner of a Mega Millions $1.53bn jackpot; a record for a single-win...
IGT and William Hill US form sports betting partnership for lotteries
Subsidiaries of IGT and William Hill have announced a multi-year agreement to offer US lotteries a full service solution for sports...
Affiliates RSVP for AffiliateCon’s Great American Huddle in Las Vegas
AffiliateCon: The Great American Huddle has been announced for Tuesday 9 October at 9:30pm with drinks sponsored by Trafficology, and shisha,...
Bede Gaming wins “landmark” lottery deal
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced that it has selected Bede Gaming as its new digital platform supplier. Supplier Bede...
Mississippi legislators make u-turn to approve lottery bill
The Mississippi House has passed a bill which will allow the creation of a state lottery, against the opposition of religious...
Camelot admits to errors after £1.2m Gambling Commission fine
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has conceded its standards were not up to scratch, after being fined £1.2m by the Gambling...
Kambi secures national lottery sportsbook deal
Kambi, the Swedish-based sports betting platform and software provider, has continued it 2018 success with the signing of another agreement, this...
Australia bans Lottoland's lottery-betting website
Tabcorp, the Australian gambling and entertainment giant, won a major political victory late Thursday when parliament banned Lottoland and other online...
Camelot appoints Sir Hugh Robertson as chair
Sir Hugh Robertson, a former Foreign Office minister, has been appointed as the National Lottery operator's first independent chairman since the Ontario...
France to privatise state-owned gambling operator FDJ
France plans to privatise state-owned lottery monopoly Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) amid calls to restructure the national gambling regulatory framework....
Camelot’s new strategic vision reaps the rewards
It was announced on the 8 June by Camelot UK Lotteries Limited that National Lottery ticket sales increased for the 2017/18...
Chinese Sports Lottery awards AGTech lottery hardware tenders
China-based AGTech Holdings Limited has won three provincial Chinese Sports Lottery hardware tender bids, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beijing AGTech...
Intralot reveals latest figures amid US expansion plans
Worldwide online gaming and sports betting supplier Intralot has released its first set of financial results for 2018, revealing growth in...
IGT reports 5% revenue growth in Q1 2018
Global gaming supplier IGT has reported a 5% year-on-year rise in its revenues during the first quarter of 2018. Releasing its financial...
Moldova to end monopoly system on gambling
The body which controls gambling in the central European country of Moldova, the Public Property Agency (APP) is to reportedly shed...
Scientific Games revenue up 12% in Q1 2018
Worldwide gaming company Scientific Games has announced a 12% year-on-year rise in its revenues for the first quarter of 2018. Announcing its...
France to privatise national lottery?
The French Government will begin privatising the countries national lottery provider by selling an estimated 50% share in Francaise des Jeux...
PAC report recommends changes to UK lottery
The UK’s House of Commons' Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has released a report which claims that lottery profits going towards good...
Jackpotjoy gaming revenue up 14% during FY2017
Online lottery betting and gaming company Jackpotjoy has revealed its gaming revenue rose by 14% year-on-year during 2017. Announcing its results for...
Gaming analyst: Remote Gaming Bill adoption “a surreal experience”
International horseracing provides strong alternative during six-day break
Mark Weaver, Co-Founder: “The journey has only just begun for Betconnect”
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