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Gross gambling yield down 0.3% for full year in Great Britain
Gross gambling yield (GGY) in Great Britain fell 0.3% year-on-year for the period between April 2018 and March 2019, totalling £14.4bn...
GVC appoints new Chairman as Feldman ends 11-year tenure
GVC Holdings has announced Barry Gibson will succeed Lee Feldman as the company’s Non-executive Chairman. Gibson is Chairman of HomeServe and has...
Oklahoma tribes and Attorney General face compacts stalemate
Negotiations between Oklahoma’s Attorney General and 35 tribal nations began on Monday and today remain in a stalemate over the automatic...
Illegal Arizona casino operation raided by police
Tom’s Amusement, an illegal underground casino operation in Phoenix, Arizona, has been thwarted by police. According to the Arizona Department of Gaming...
Flutter Entertainment reaches agreement to acquire Stars Group
Flutter Entertainment has reached an agreement to acquire Stars Group, creating a merged entity which would have generated £3.8bn ($4.66m) in...
TSG Interactive fined €400,000 for offering poker through Pokerstars.eu
TSG Interactive Gaming Europe Limited, part of Stars Group, has been fined €400,000 ($439,297) by the Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) for...
Microgaming to axe poker network in 2020
Microgaming has announced it will close its poker network next year after an internal review of the supplier’s product portfolio and...
888 director: People behind responsible gaming are vital, not just technology
With so much emphasis now placed on responsible gaming – and so much negative coverage surrounding the companies falling short in...
888 share price dips, as UK revenue grows but profit declines
The share value of 888 has fallen after its H1 report, which showed group revenue rose 2% year-on-year, to $277.3m, but...
MGM and GVC launch BetMGM in New Jersey
Roar Digital, the 50/50 joint venture between MGM Resorts International and GVC Holdings, has launched the BetMGM online app in New...
What to expect at this year's G2E
The G2E team talks us through what will make this year's show unique With jam-packed event schedules and non-stop networking opportunities, it...
Kindred fined by Dutch regulator for offering online gambling
Trannel International, a subsidiary of Kindred Group, has been fined by the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) in the Netherlands for offering online gambling...
Stars Group H1 poker revenue falls as Sky Bet drives sportsbook growth
Stars Group saw its total consolidated revenue grow 51% year-on-year for H1 2019 to $1.22bn. However, $432m of Stars Group’s revenue came...
Bwin fined €350,000 by Dutch regulator
The Dutch regulator, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has issued a €350,000 ($391,532) fine against ElectraWorks Limited for offering online gambling via the website...
Penn National Gaming secures Kambi and skin betting operator deals
Kambi Group has entered in an exclusive, long-term partnership to supply Penn National Gaming with its online and retail sportsbook solutions. Nasdaq-listed...
Hippodrome revenue drops to £76.5m for 2018, as customers seek complete experience
The Hippodrome Casino saw its annual revenue drop 2% year-on-year to £76.5m ($95.8m) for 2018, in what it describes as a...
PMU H1 revenue drops despite Q2 growth in French horseracing
Pari mutuel urbain (PMU) has announced a 3% year-on-year decline in revenue to €4.76bn ($5.36bn) for the first six months of...
Stars Group partners with Akwesasne Mohawk Casino in New York
Stars Group has entered into an agreement with the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort for gaming and sports betting operations in New...
888Poker launches in Portugal
Operator 888 Holdings has launched its poker brand, 888Poker, in the Portuguese market. This entry makes it the second poker brand available...
Congress may not fund DoJ enforcement of Wire Act opinion
The Department of Justice (DoJ) has suffered another potential blow in its attempt to redefine the scope of the Federal Wire...
Spain online revenue up 20% for Q1
Sports betting and casino verticals drove Spain's first quarter online gross gaming revenue (GGR) up 20% year-on-year to €193.25m ($216.16m). Sports betting...
Sky Bet and BetEasy push Stars Group Q1 revenue to $580m
The Stars Group announced revenue of $580m for the year’s first quarter, a 47% increase year-on-year, as adjusted EBITDA increased 11.6%...
West Virginia legalises online casino and poker
Governor Jim Justice has signed bill H 2934 into law, legalising online casino and poker in the state of West Virginia. The...
888 announces new poker platform
888 Holdings has announced the first phase of its roll-out of a new poker platform, Poker 8, available to all new...
888 suffers poker and bingo decline as revenue falls for 2018
Operator 888 Holdings saw full-year group revenue fall 2% to $529.9m for 2018, citing competition and regulatory scrutiny as major factors. After...
Stars Group revenue and gross profit rise significantly for 2018
The Stars Group saw total revenue rise 55% to $2.02bn for 2018, following the acquisitions of Sky Betting & Gaming in...
GVC CEO exclusive: Operator unlikely to seek another large M & A deal for now
GVC CEO Kenny Alexander speaks exclusively to Gambling Insider on the operator’s 2018, its drive for online, how market sentiment is...
Delaware online gaming revenue and handle rise significantly
Delaware saw $7.4m in online gaming handle during January, generating $279,000 in revenue. The figures show a considerable year-on-year increase from January...
New 888 CEO exclusive: We're not worried about US competition
After more than 14 years with 888 Holdings, Itai Frieberger was last week replaced by Itai Pazner as the operator's CEO. It...
Betsson CEO exclusive: "Integration has been a tough process"
Betsson CEO Pontus Lindwall has stressed the difficulty of coping with integration with other businesses. The operator’s 2017 was described as “turbulent”...
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