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28th November
Svenska Spel CEO condemns “shadow play” in Swedish market
Patrik Hofbauer, CEO of Svenska Spel, has urged the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) to investigate operators offering lottery betting on other...
28th November
Gross gambling yield down 0.3% for full year in Great Britain
Gross gambling yield (GGY) in Great Britain fell 0.3% year-on-year for the period between April 2018 and March 2019, totalling £14.4bn...
21st November
FDJ shares surge after market listing
After making its debut on the stock market, shares in French lottery and sports betting operator Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) rose...
19th November
Helio Gaming appoints new CEO
Helio Gaming has appointed Keith Galea as its new CEO, replacing Richard Mifsud. The lottery games provider hired Galea as the company’s...
14th November
IGT Q3 revenue up 3% despite Italian decline
IGT has reported revenue of $1.15bn for Q3 2019, a 3% rise year-on-year at constant currency. Operating income fell 19% to $154m,...
14th November
Camelot lottery sales generate £3.92bn for H1
Camelot, operator of the UK National Lottery, has announced year-on-year increases across the board in its H1 report. Overall ticket sales were...
24th October
Analysis: Strength through unity for IGT and Scientific Games in Brazil
You can just hear an executive uttering the phrase "teamwork makes the dream work," after IGT and Scientific Games were this...
7th October
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...
10th September
SG Digital CEO: Sports betting performing even better than I thought it would
SG Digital CEO Jordan Levin caught up with Gambling Insider to discuss the supplier’s movements across Europe and the US, as...
4th September
Scientific Games selected to supply games and terminals for Turkish Lottery
Scientific Games' joint venture, Sans Digital, has been awarded a 10-year contract to exclusively supply lottery instant games and retail terminals...
27th August
What to expect at this year's G2E
The G2E team talks us through what will make this year's show unique With jam-packed event schedules and non-stop networking opportunities, it...
16th August
DoJ to appeal New Hampshire Wire Act ruling
The Department of Justice (DoJ) will appeal a ruling in New Hampshire earlier this year against its Federal Wire Act reinterpretation. In...
13th August
JPJ Group reports H1 revenue growth to steady its share price
JPJ Group has reported 14% year-on-year growth in H1 revenue, to £169.5m ($204.8m). The operator was recently at the...
7th August CEO: “I’ve been blown away by the activity in the US this year”
Nathan Joyes sat down with Group CEO Charles Gillespie to discuss the progression of sports betting in the US since...
6th August
Veikkaus suspends advertising after marketing backlash
Finnish monopoly operator Veikkaus has suspended purchased advertising after receiving criticism of its marketing strategy. Finland’s National Institute for Health and Welfare...
1st August
Q2 revenue up as IGT posts considerable improvement on Q1
IGT has reported consolidated revenue of $1.23bn for Q2, a 5% year-on-year rise. The supplier’s trading update provided a significant improvement on...
29th July
Police shut down $435m Vietnamese online gambling ring
The Ministry of Public Security arrested 400 Chinese nationals as it raided an online gambling ring in the Vietnamese city Hải...
16th July
UK Government considering raising minimum age to play National Lottery
The UK Government will undergo a consultation to determine whether it will raise the minimum age required to play the National...
15th July
New Hampshire Governor wants first wager as state legalises sports betting
New Hampshire has become the latest state in the US to legalise sports betting. Governor Chris Sununu has signed into law a...
10th July
DC sports betting contract to remain with Intralot after hearing
Council members in the District of Columbia have voted to award lottery and sports betting operations to Intralot for the next...
2nd July
Banks named for privatisation process of FDJ lottery firm
The French Agence des Participations de l’Etat (APE) has named eight investment banks to work on the planned privatisation of the...
19th June
Congress may not fund DoJ enforcement of Wire Act opinion
The Department of Justice (DoJ) has suffered another potential blow in its attempt to redefine the scope of the Federal Wire...
5th June
Analysis: Wire Act reinterpretation’s credibility stripped at first genuine hurdle
I have a big announcement to make: I’m going to start calling chicken meat. It isn’t generally considered meat, rather poultry,...
4th June
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...
4th June
Federal Judge: Wire Act will only apply to sports betting
New Hampshire has won its lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DoJ), with a Judge issuing a 60-page opinion concluding the...
30th May
Three Massachusetts casinos support mobile sports betting
MGM Springfield, Plainridge Park Casino and Encore Boston Harbor have expressed their support for stand-alone mobile sports betting to be approved...
28th May
NetEnt CCO to join Svenska Spel
NetEnt CCO Anna Romboli will join Svenska Spel on 12 August as Business Area Manager for the Tur division. Reporting directly to...
8th May
Melco Resorts reports small revenue increase for Q1
Melco Resorts & Entertainment reported a 4% year-on-year revenue rise to $1.36bn for Q1, while operating income decreased 10% to $188m. Adjusted...
8th May
Scientific Games reports slight revenue increase and cuts losses in Q1
Scientific Games has announced a 3% year-on-year revenue rise to $837m for Q1, while net company losses decreased to $24m during...
9th April
DoJ reviewing whether Wire Act applies to state lotteries
The Department of Justice’s (DoJ) reinterpretation of the Federal Wire Act has taken another twist, after a new memo was sent...
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