IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS FOR THE GAMING INDUSTRY
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LT Game settles IGT dispute
Gaming equipment manufacturer LT Game Ltd and two additional companies have agreed to pay IGT $800,000 to settle a dispute arising...
Catena Media acquires Squawka for £1m
Affiliate heavyweight Catena Media has announced the acquisition of troubled football and DFS website Squawka.com for an upfront fee of £1m. ...
Michigan sets its sights on a legalised sports betting future
Amendments made to a bill passing through Michagan’s House Regulatory Reform Comittee (HRRC) could potentially see a legalised sports betting market...
UKGC report finds that underage gambling is still worryingly prevalent
According to a report published by the Gambling Commission, 12% of 11-16 year olds in the UK have spent their own...
Date set for Tabcorp/Tatts merger following Supreme Court approval
The long running A$11.3bn merger saga concerning Australia’s two biggest lottery operators, Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group looks to be coming...
Japan Gaming Congress returns with a bang in 2018
Back for its third year, the Japan Gaming Congress will be returning to Tokyo from May 10 -11 to host one...
Aristocrat appoints new CFO
Australian slot games developer Aristocrat Leisure Limited has announced the appointment of Julie Cameron-Doe as chief financial officer, succeeding current CFO...
Atlantic Lottery set to relaunch online offering with the help of IWG and Scientific Games
A new three-way agreement has been reached between Canada’s Atlantic Lottery, IWG and Scientific Games in a move that’s set to...
Remote Gambling Association calls for statutory levy
The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has today urged the UK Government to introduce a statutory levy to replace the current system...
Sky Bet voices its support for Scientific Games/NYX merger
Global gaming heavyweights Scientific Games Corporation and NYX Gaming Group have announced that Sky Betting and Gaming has agreed to support...
LeoVegas acquires controlling stake in casino streaming provider
Online casino operator LeoVegas has announced that its LeoVentures subsidiary has acquired a 51% majority stake in GameGrounds United AB, owner...
UKGC’s Chief Executive Sarah Harrison steps down
In a surprise announcement, Sarah Harrison has stepped down from her role as Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). ...
Brazil may have to wait until 2019 for legitimate gambling market
Brazil’s journey towards liberalising and legitimising its gambling market took another turn for the worse this week. The Constitutionally and Justice...
UK government bans third party betting on Euromillions
The UK Governments’ Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced it will ban UK players from using third party...
GVC Holdings tables $5.2bn Ladbrokes Coral takeover bid
Global gaming group GVC Holdings has offered to buy UK-based Ladbrokes Coral, offering $5.2bn for the bookmaking group. GVC has...
Ohio DFS bill makes it to Governors desk
The state of Ohio will likely become the 19th US state to allow daily fantasy sports (DFS), following the passage of...
New Jersey proposes comprehensive gaming bill
As New Jersey begins its appeal in the US Supreme Court, one of its congressmen has proposed a comprehensive gaming bill...
Malta to test future of DLT and cryptocurrency
As the value of Bitcoin skyrockets to over $14,000, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has called for companies to register their...
Yggdrasil Gaming to enter Denmark’s market
Yggdrasil Gaming has announced it has extended its reach by stepping into the Danish market in a joint venture with the...
LeoVegas downsize affiliate operation in the UK
LeoVegas has announced in a statement on its website that it will only be offering its services to a small number...
Broadway Gaming to pay £100,000 after UKGC investigation
Maltese licensed online gaming company Broadway Gaming Ltd has agreed to pay a £100,000 penalty package, following a UK Gambling Commission...
Betsson AB appoints new CEO
Swedish online gaming specialists Betsson AB have confirmed the appointment of Jesper Svensson to the position of CEO of Betsson's operational...
Danske Spil is the first to utilise Sporting Solutions newly-launched RMS vertical
Sporting Solutions has announced the launch of its new vertical ‘Risk Management Services (RMS)’, in partnership with state-owned operator, Danske Spil...
New Jersey ready to roll on sports betting
The first full day of hearings at the Supreme Court into the New Jersey sports betting case concluded without a decision...
Catena Media acquires German affiliate for €26.5m
Maltese affiliate network Catena Media have announced a deal to acquire German sports affiliate provider Baybets Ltd, for €26.5m. Under...
Sports betting ‘battle royale’ begins in US Supreme Court
The US Supreme Court will today commence oral arguments in a battle royale over the future of sports betting in the...
SportPesa continues Italian expansion with Microgame partnership
SportPesa have entered into an agreement with gaming solutions provider, Microgame, to support its expansion into the Italian market. ...
Black Friday data shows online gambling fraud has increased 60% since 2014
Identity verification company, Jumio posted data showing that European online gambling fraud during Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2017. ...
Ladbrokes launches omni-channel wallet service across the UK
Ladbrokes has announced the launch of a new omni-channel wallet service that is set to go live across its network of...
Betway inks UK snooker sponsorship extension
UK sports betting operator Betway has signed a three year contract extension to its existing sponsorship of snooker’s UK Championship...
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