IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS FOR THE GAMING INDUSTRY
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RMG generates £109.7m for racecourses from 2018 media and data rights
Racecourse Media Group (RMG) will pay 37 British racecourses £109.7m ($141.6m), made from its media and data rights in 2018, an...
GVC calls for complete ban on UK TV sports betting advertising
Global sports betting operator GVC Holdings has called for an end to sports betting advertising on live and repeated televised sporting...
Swedish government to examine online casino advertising ban
Sweden’s government is considering banning online casino advertising as it looks to tackle rises in problem gambling. Reported in Swedish newspaper Expressen,...
Boss Gaming announces former Betway and Betsson exec as CEO
Boss Gaming has appointed Jeff Letlat as its new CEO, replacing Viacheslav Viedienieiev. Letlat has said he will make the supplier's customer...
Svenska Spel stops all online casino advertising
State-owned Swedish operator Svenska Spel has fully ceased its online casino advertising, a policy which will apply to all of its...
Playtech breaks Grand National records as 9.6 million watch on ITV
Playtech BGT Sports saw record turnover for the Grand National, coming from its self-service betting terminals (SSBT). Playtech announced it had more...
Advert for NetEnt product one of five banned for targeting under-18s
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled five gambling adverts are in breach of UK rules which prohibit targeting under-18s. Using new...
Exclusive Q & A: SG Digital re-brands its two partner streams
Gambling Insider exclusively spoke with Steve Mayes, Partnership Director at SG Digital, and Rob Procter, Studio Director at SG Digital, about the...
MGM Resorts becomes MLS sports betting partner
MGM Resorts International has continued its sponsorship drive with North American major leagues by partnering with MLS. The league has confirmed it...
Sky Bet: ASA ban is inconsistent with recent decisions
Sky Betting & Gaming says the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) decision to ban its Request a Bet advert creates a "high...
ASA bans Sky Bet advertisement
A televised advert from Sky Betting & Gaming promoting its Request a Bet service has been banned by the UK’s Advertising...
Letou CEO: VIP challenge worth taking on for operators
Letou CEO Paul Fox believes focusing closely on VIP betting revenue is a worthy strategy for operators, despite the "challenging" nature...
MGM Resorts expands MLB presence with Red Sox deal
MGM Resorts International has signed an official partnership with reigning Major League Baseball (MLB) champions Boston Red Sox. A significant feature of...
Mohegan Sun teams up with New York City Football Club
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has signed a strategic partnership with New York City Football Club (NYCFC). The deal involves the Momentum Loyalty...
Melbourne Victory ditches sponsorship hours before AFC game
Australian soccer team Melbourne Victory changed into its away kit ahead of its AFC Champions League match against Daegu, because of...
Panel discussion: Misconceptions about paid media
Advertising bans have added some serious restrictions to those involved within the gambling industry, and it is now social media which...
GambleAware launches new Bet Regret campaign
GambleAware has unveiled its latest campaign to help prevent those who suffer from gambling addiction in Great Britain. It is the largest-ever...
SportPesa announces title partnership with Formula One team
SportPesa has finalised its title partnership agreement with Formula One team Racing Point. Announcing the news at the Canadian International Auto Show,...
ASA: UK children exposed to fewer gambling ads than five years ago
Children in the UK are exposed to fewer television gambling advertisements than they were five years ago, according to an Advertising...
ICE London breaks landmark figure of 600 exhibitors
Gaming’s largest conference has grown even bigger this year, as more than 600 exhibitors are expected to pack the conference floor...
Betsson appoints Peter Frey in combined CPO and CTO role
Merging the roles of Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Betsson Group has recruited Peter Frey. The operator credits Frey as...
Sportradar launches Ad:s marketing service for sports betting operators
For the first time in Sportradar’s history, the company has branched out into marketing for sports betting operators by launching Ad:s. Ad:s...
Caesars Entertainment becomes NFL's first official casino sponsor
The NFL has selected Caesars Entertainment as its first-ever official casino sponsor. Starting with the 2019 play-offs, the multi-year sponsorship will involve...
UFC and PokerStars create "new sponsorship category"
UFC and The Stars Group-owned PokerStars have agreed a new marketing sponsorship. As part of the agreement, PokerStars will become the combat...
Embrace the change: Affiliate Execs discuss new regulation
Industry experts at SiGMA have given their opinion on the opportunities and challenges brought by new affiliate regulation. At an affiliate event,...
Spain’s online Q3 results show betting market growth
Spain’s online gambling market generated €181.7m ($206.4m) gross gaming revenue (GGR) for Q3, rising 30% year-on-year. The figures reported by the Dirección General...
Debate: Has GambleAware hit the target with its new football-related campaign?
GambleAware has recently launched a new advert targeting problem gamblers in the UK (you can watch the embedded advert below). The charity...
Reactivation Group COO exclusive: You can now segment which players you want to bring back
In an exclusive interview with Gambling Insider, Reactivation Group COO Jonatan Rajala discusses the personal touch needed to retain players. Where did...
FanDuel signs historic partnerships with the NHL and New Jersey Devils
FanDuel has announced a multi-year partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL), which sees the operator become the league's official daily...
EFL clubs support Responsible Gambling Week campaign
Exeter City is the latest English Football League (EFL) team to pledge its support for the Responsible Gambling Week campaign, which...
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