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Caesars Entertainment to evaluate billionaire’s board request
Caesars Entertainment has responded to Carl Icahn’s request to represent the company on the board, following his filing on the ...
DC Council votes in favour of Intralot
The DC Council has awarded exclusive rights for mobile sports betting to Intralot in Washington DC. A majority vote passed Bill 23-25,...
888 strengthens UK bingo arm with acquisition of Jet portfolio
Operator 888 has acquired a portfolio of Jet’s digital bingo brands to strengthen its position within the UK online bingo market. For...
Colossus Bets COO: “We want to bring cash out to US horseracing”
The week before ICE London 2019, Colossus Bets broke the news it had been issued with a totalisator license by the...
NetEnt issued with permanent New Jersey license
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has granted NetEnt a permanent Casino Service Industry Enterprise license. Since 2015, NetEnt has...
Turkish football chairman and Scientific Games make best bid for Turkey’s sole operator
The company owned by the Turkish Football Federation Chairman, Yildirim Demiroren, has put in the highest bid to operate the country’s...
Cherry AB confirms 98% EE Intressenter takeover; 2018 revenue and EBITDA soar
Cherry AB has confirmed the sale of approximately 98% of its total shares to European Entertainment Intressenter, while at the same...
Playtech BGT Sports extends Codere agreement
Playtech BGT Sports has extended its long-term sportsbook partnership with Codere, running until late 2022. The new agreement covers both its retail...
Stride Gaming confirms sale consideration
Stride Gaming has confirmed "recent press speculation" and is reviewing all strategic options to "maximise value for its shareholders." The Sunday Times...
NetEnt agrees deal with Parx Casino to expand in Pennsylvania
NetEnt and Parx Casino have agreed a deal ahead of the launch of the regulated online casino market in Pennsylvania. When the...
Scientific Games launches online slot games with National Lottery Bulgaria
Scientific Games has partnered with National Lottery Bulgaria to launch a series of online slot games. The company is continuing to build...
Paddy Power Betfair ventures into Georgia with Adjarabet acquisition
Paddy Power Betfair has moved into the online betting market in the Republic of Georgia, acquiring Adjarabet. Adjarabet is licensed to offer...
Hard Rock launches GiG-powered sportsbook in New Jersey
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has launched its land-based and online sportsbook in New Jersey. Both HardRockSports.com and HardRockCasino.com will...
MGM Resorts International purchases $850m Empire City Casino
MGM Resorts International and MGM Growth Properties have announced the acquisition of Empire City Casino in Yonkers, New York, for approximately...
Colossus Bets issued with totalisator license in Oregon
Colossus Bets has today been granted a license to operate a totalisator by the Oregon Racing Commission. Its new license will allow...
Paddy Power Betfair and Stars Group discussed merger
Paddy Power Betfair and The Stars Group are believed to have held a meeting last year to discuss the possibility of...
Evolution Gaming signs US live casino deal with DraftKings
Evolution Gaming has signed a live casino deal with DraftKings in New Jersey - the operator's first in history. The supplier will...
Yggdrasil reaches slot deal agreement with GVC
Supplier Yggdrasil will provide Ladbrokes, Coral and Gala with its own casino slots gaming content. Customers for each brand will have access...
Playtech BGT Sports agrees new SSBT deal with Paddy Power
Playtech BGT Sports has agreed to extend its deal to supply to Paddy Power’s retail self-service betting terminals in the UK...
William Hill praises US performance as MRG deal nears completion
William Hill has detailed US and online strength in its latest trading update and says approximately 92% of MRG shareholders have...
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...
Quickspin appoints Erik Gullstrand as leading CPO
Erik Gullstrand has been promoted to leading Chief Product Officer at Swedish slots supplier Quickspin. The move will see Gullstrand execute Quickspin’s...
Habanero hires Carlos Carvajal as new Service and Operations Manager
Habanero has appointed Carlos Carvajal as its new Service and Operations Manager. Carvajal will focus on the product side of the business,...
William Hill US receives approval on five new Nevada sportsbooks
The Nevada regulator has given William Hill US preliminary approval to add five more sportsbooks in the state. Based in Nevada, the...
NGCB appoints new chair
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak is set to appoint Sandra Douglass Morgan as the new chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Morgan...
Ladbrokes Coral and Income Access team up to relaunch affiliate programme
Ladbrokes Coral has re-introduced its affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access; Paysafe Group’s marketing technology and services provider. Ladbrokes Coral Partners...
Lottoland scrutinises Zeal Network’s Lotto24 acquisition proposal
Lottoland CEO Nigel Birrell has written an open letter to Zeal Network, outlining his opposition to its planned acquisition of Lotto24,...
William Hill receives "all necessary competition approvals" for MRG takeover
William Hill has received all necessary competition approvals to complete its SEK2.8bn ($311m) acquisition of MRG. The offer was made on 31...
Penn National toasts successful purchase of Margaritaville Resort Casino operations
Penn National Gaming has completed the acquisition of the operations of Margaritaville Resort Casino, Louisiana, for $115m. The operator has signed a...
Better Collective improves Swedish position with Ribacka acquisition
Better Collective has completed the acquisition of all shares in Ribacka Group AB, for a fee of €30m ($34.2m). Half of the...
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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