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BetVictor debuts Smart Cards horseracing product
BetVictor has launched its new Smart Cards product, which provides live horseracing updates to assist players when betting. The technology, developed in...
Aspire praises B2B performance as Q2 revenue grows 32%
Aspire Global saw its Q2 revenue increase 32% year-on-year to €32.8m ($36.4m), with its B2B sector contributing 60% of the total. For...
New gambling sponsorship deals for Wolfsburg and Mallorca
German Bundesliga football team Wolfsburg has confirmed Ballbet as its new official Asian betting partner for the next two seasons. Ballbet will...
Scotgold Resources appoints Sky Bet CEO as director
Scotgold Resources has appointed Ian Proctor as its Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Proctor is currently the CEO of Sky Betting and...
GiG sells Highroller to Ellmount Gaming
Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has reached an agreement to sell its B2C brand Highroller to Ellmount Gaming Ltd for €7m ($7.8m). Highroller...
Penn National sets launch date for sports betting at Iowa casino
Penn National Gaming will launch sports betting at Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs in Iowa on 15 August. Located in the Amerisports Bar...
Caesars H1 loss widens despite increased Las Vegas revenue
Caesars Entertainment has reported a 6% year-on-year net revenue growth for H1, to $4.34bn, crediting "solid performance" in Las Vegas. Q2 revenue...
Genius Sports announced as Serie A’s official data supplier
Genius Sports Group has been appointed Serie A’s exclusive data supplier for football betting, which will begin from the start of...
Boyd Gaming praises new properties as Q2 revenue soars to $846.1m
Boyd Gaming grew its revenue 37% year-on-year to $846.1m for the second quarter of the year. The operator generated net income of...
MGM CEO exclusive: Eldorado-Caesars merger will give us opportunities
Jim Murren wants the $17.3bn merger of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment to succeed, as "what’s good for Las Vegas is...
Better Collective acquires two US sites for $20m
Affiliate Better Collective has acquired US web portals VegasInsider.com and ScoresandOdds.com for $20m in cash. Earlier this year, Better Collective purchased 60%...
Former AGA executive to consult for NHL
Former American Gaming Association (AGA) executive Sara Slane will work as a consultant for the National Hockey League (NHL), advising its...
GVC agrees to sell 50% stake in Spanish business Sportium
GVC Holdings has agreed to sell its 50% stake in Spanish retail betting business Sportium Apuestas Deportivas to casino operator Cirsa...
Betfred to take first step into the US with Elite Casino Resorts
Betfred USA and Elite Casino Resorts have partnered to offer sports wagering in Iowa, marking Betfred's first deal of this kind...
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...
1xBet announced as Liverpool FC’s new global partner
English Premier League football club Liverpool has signed a multi-year partnership with 1xBet. The operator has become the club’s global betting partner,...
Betting and Gaming Council to launch in autumn
A newly-formed group, known as the Betting and Gaming Council, will combine both the Association of British Bookmakers with the Remote...
Swansea City announces Yobet as official shirt sponsor
English Championship football club Swansea City has announced a multi-year partnership with Yobet. The online operator will be the club’s shirt sponsor...
Sportech appoints new CEO as part of two board changes
Sportech has appointed Richard McGuire as its new CEO, while Giles Vardey will become the company’s new Non-Executive Chairman. McGuire has been...
Norwich City announces Dafabet as new Principal Club Partner
English Premier League football club Norwich City has announced a three-year partnership with Dafabet, which has become the club’s new Principal...
Aspire Global purchases GMS Entertainment
Aspire Global has agreed to buy GMS Entertainment, the owner of online casino content developer Pariplay, for approximately €13.1m ($14.9m). It is...
Kambi share price falls following DraftKings – SBTech reports
Kambi’s value on the Nasdaq fell 19% to SEK148 ($15.96) the morning after reports claimed its rival SBTech is close to...
EveryMatrix CEO: The top-performing companies are the most focused
Ebbe Groes, EveryMatrix CEO, spoke exclusively to Gambling Insider about the company’s year so far, and why it has chosen to...
Tilman Fertitta “100% interested” in buying property from Eldorado-Caesars
Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta will try to "pick off one or two properties" on the Las Vegas Strip after Eldorado...
William Hill to refund Swiss players' ante-post bets
William Hill is currently in the process of refunding all ante-post bets placed through its Swiss platform. Due to a regulation change...
Qatar Racing extends landmark sponsorship of Glorious Goodwood
Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club has announced it will continue to sponsor the Glorious Goodwood Festival until 2024. Al Shaqab Racing founder...
Eilers & Krejcik analyst "pessimistic" about long-term Eldorado Caesars prospects
Eilers & Krejcik Gaming analyst Matt Kaufman is concerned by Caesars Entertainment’s long-term health following its merger with Eldorado Resorts. Eldorado confirmed...
FDJ Gaming Solutions purchases Sporting Group
FDJ Gaming Solutions has acquired fellow supplier Sporting Group, parent company of Sporting Solutions. FDJ Gaming Solutions is the B2B arm of...
William Hill US plans for New Mexico sports betting with Mescalero Apache Tribe deal
William Hill US has partnered with the Mescalero Apache Tribe to launch a sportsbook this summer at Inn of the Mountain...
Leeds United extends partnership with 32Red
English Championship football club Leeds United has announced a two-year shirt sponsorship extension with 32Red. 32Red, part of Kindred Group, has been...
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