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18th June
Gambling Commission "will consider" Labour's proposed new gambling ombudsman
Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson has announced his party would set up a new gambling ombudsman to protect vulnerable players if...
17th June
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...
17th June
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...
13th June
VBet announced as Arsenal’s official betting and gaming partner
Arsenal has confirmed VBet as its new official betting and gaming partner until 2022. VBet, run and operated by BetConstruct, will have...
13th June
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...
11th June
Catena US exec: RotoGrinders acquisition was a good move for Better Collective
Catena Media US General Manager Michael Daly has welcomed "healthy" competition from European affiliates moving into the US market. Better Collective recently...
11th June
Inspired to acquire Novomatic UK’s Gaming Technology Group
Inspired Entertainment has reached a definitive agreement to purchase the Gaming Technology Group (NTG) of Novomatic UK, for $120m in cash. Following...
10th June
Intellr launches new in-play football product
Racing Post’s sports brand, Intellr, has launched its brand new in-play football product. The product will provide customers with in-play analysis of...
7th June
Caesars and Eldorado merger talks edge closer
Varying reports have surfaced over a potential merger between Caesars Entertainment and Eldorado Resorts. In March, the two casino operators opened M...
7th June
Aston Villa confirms W88 as new shirt sponsor
Premier League football club Aston Villa has announced a “record-breaking” commercial agreement with W88 for the 2019/20 season. Having sponsored Wolverhampton Wanderers...
7th June
Football Index announced as Nottingham Forest’s new shirt sponsor
Football Index has been announced as Nottingham Forest’s new shirt sponsor for the upcoming 2019/20 season. The Championship football club has reported...
4th June
Wolves and Burnley unveil new betting shirt sponsors
Premier League football clubs Wolverhampton Wanderers and Burnley have tied up new betting shirt sponsors for the 2019/2020 campaign. Wolves announced its...
3rd June
William Hill remains patient over US merger after failed Caesars talks
Gambling Insider understands William Hill is still open to a US merger, after it held failed talks with Caesars Entertainment over...
31st May
Stride Gaming share price boosted as Rank Group confirms £114.5m acquisition talks
Stride Gaming has confirmed it is in advanced discussions to be purchased by casino and gaming operator Rank Group. The potential all-cash...
30th May
Philip McHugh appointed new Paysafe CEO
Paysafe Group has appointed Philip McHugh as its new CEO, who will start his new role on 24 June. McHugh replaces Joel...
30th May
Pennsylvania regulators approve $1.3bn sale of Sands Bethlehem
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has approved Wind Creek Hospitality’s purchase of the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, with the $1.3bn...
30th May
Melco purchases 19.99% stake in Crown Resorts
Melco Resorts and Entertainment has announced the completion of a deal to acquire 135.4 million shares in operator Crown Resorts at...
30th May
Roundtable: Have we seen the end of M & A in the UK?
With Brexit fast approaching and the current raft of reactionary legislation going through Parliament set to affect the gambling industry for...
29th May
SugarHouse becomes first in US to debut IMG Arena live streaming
Rush Street Interactive’s SugarHouse online sportsbook has become the first US sportsbook operator to launch IMG Arena’s live streaming service. Rush Street...
28th May
Exclusive: Former Aristocrat CEO joins Scientific Games as Special Advisor
Gambling Insider understands Jamie Odell, former CEO of Aristocrat Leisure, has joined fellow supplier Scientific Games as Special Advisor to the Chairman...
28th May
Better Collective acquires RotoGrinders, plans “largest US sports betting affiliate”
Better Collective has acquired 60% of RotoGrinders’ total shares for $21m, with a view to acquiring the remaining 40% between 2022...
21st May
Safer Online Gambling Group forms partnership with GVC
The Safer Online Gambling Group (SOGG) is set to partner with GVC Holdings, as part of GVC’s “Changing for the Bettor”...
20th May
MGM Resorts in discussions to purchase Encore Boston Harbor casino
MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts have held preliminary discussions for MGM Resorts to buy Encore Boston Harbor casino in the...
15th May
Iovation Manager: Legalisation of sports betting will reduce occurrences of extreme evasion measures
Iovation’s Product Marketing Manager, Angie White, speaks exclusively to Gambling Insider after the company published its research that showed more people...
14th May
Sports betting legalised in Iowa
Iowa has become the third state in 2019 to legalise sports betting, after Governor Kim Reynolds signed SF 617 into law. Under...
13th May
Macau casino licenses: Government remains a closed book
Macau's current laws state casino concessions are offered maximum 20-year terms, with the possibility of a five-year renewal if approved by...
8th May
High Court rules in favour of ARC over data row with SIS
The High Court has ruled in favour of Arena Racing Company (ARC) in its dispute with SIS, which was found to...
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...
7th May
William Hill launches sportsbook in Sweden
William Hill has launched in Sweden, using its existing Redbet.se site. The operator recently acquired MRG Group, which includes Mr Green and Redbet...
3rd May
Genius Sports to supply Nascar data to operators
Genius Sports will provide Nascar's official data feed to betting operators. Only sportsbooks in regulated territories will be granted access to Nascar's...
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