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30th November
Australia creates first national framework to protect gamblers
Governments across Australia are formally committed to the National Consumer Protection Framework for online wagering, expected to be rolled out in...
29th November
Spain’s online Q3 results show betting market growth
Spain’s online gambling market generated €181.7m ($206.4m) gross gaming revenue (GGR) for Q3, rising 30% year-on-year. The figures reported by the Dirección General...
22nd November
Macau’s GDP growth slows in Q3 as gaming export growth eases
Macau’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 1% in Q3 of 2018, impacted by a slowing in growth of gaming service...
21st November
Bet365 continues to grow profits as CEO becomes highest paid UK boss
Bet365 posted gross profit of £2.45bn ($3.13bn) for the 52-week period ending 25 March 2018, rising 24% year-on-year. Operating profit grew by...
20th November
Macau police increases efforts against illegal gambling websites
Police in Macau have asked for the help of web hosting companies to tackle illegal gambling websites by taking down or...
15th November
Caesars announces Harrah’s Resort renewal in Atlantic City upgrades
Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City has announced plans for a $56m renovation to its Coast Tower suites and guest room. The upgrades are...
13th November
Daub Alderney fined £7m for AML and exclusion failures
Daub Alderney, part of Stride Gaming Group, has been ordered to pay £7m ($9m) by the Gambling Commission for failing to...
7th November
Gambling arrests in India said to include political leaders
Police in Mumbai have detained 133 people in relation to gambling offences. Reports from local press indicate political leaders were among those...
5th November
MGM and Caesars rumoured to be exploring merger opportunity
MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment could be looking into a potential merger between the operators. The New York Post reports investment bank...
1st November
Macau casinos achieve strongest month in four years
Macau casinos’ monthly casino revenue for October was the highest since the corresponding month in 2014. Revenue rose by 3% year-on-year to...
31st October
Cherry and Yggdrasil announce growing revenue in financial update
Online operator Cherry Group grew revenue by 58% year-on-year to SEK 899m ($98m) for Q3. Year-to-date revenue increased by 42% to SEK...
30th October
Chinese authorities close down multiple mobile poker apps
Chinese authorities have strengthened their oversight of online gambling activity and content by shutting down multiple poker apps. Shenzhen authorities have arrested...
29th October
Exchequer confirms GB remote gaming tax rise for 2019
The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a rise in British online betting tax to 21% in October 2019 to...
29th October
Silver Heritage Group appoints new CFO
The Silver Heritage Group has announced a new CFO to replace outgoing Basil Jong. Ben Watiwat will join the group on 5...
29th October
IWG signs British Columbia lottery deal
Supplier IWG has partnered with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to provide the lottery with its portfolio of games. IWG’s games...
29th October
Evolution Gaming agrees PokerStars New Jersey deal
Evolution Gaming has agreed a deal to power The Stars Group’s online live casino services for its PokerStars brand in New...
24th October
NetEnt completes Svenksa Spel deal ahead of Swedish law change
NetEnt has entered into an agreement with state-run Swedish operator Svenksa Spel. The deal has completed ahead of the re-regulation of Sweden’s...
19th October
1X2 Network boosts Asian presence with QTech Games deal
1X2 Network has strengthened its position in Asia after joining forces with QTech Games to supply its slots, table and VR...
19th October
BetConstruct receives MGA approval to offer poker
Supplier BetConstruct has received approval from the Maltese Gaming Authority (MGA) to add poker to its selection of games. The poker vertical...
16th October
NetEnt signs New Jersey supplier deal with Churchill Downs
NetEnt has entered into a customer agreement with Churchill Downs to supply content to the operator in the New Jersey online...
11th October
Detroit casinos generate $355m in revenue during Q3
Detroit’s three casinos reported aggregate revenue of $355m for Q3 this year, an increase of 3% for year-on-year figures. However, while September aggregate...
10th October
New operation to suppress money laundering in Macau casinos
A fresh operation against money laundering in Macau casinos was launched on Friday last week and brought immediate results. The Judiciary Police,...
9th October
$143.8 million revenue generated by Maryland Casinos in September
Maryland Lottery and Gaming has released figures for September 2018 from the state’s six casinos, announcing revenues of $143.8m. Revenue grew by...
5th October
Former poker world champion Bobby Baldwin to leave MGM Resorts
MGM Resorts has announced Bobby Baldwin will leave the company later this year. Baldwin is currently Chief Customer Development Officer, as well...
18th September
Affiliates RSVP for AffiliateCon’s Great American Huddle in Las Vegas
AffiliateCon: The Great American Huddle has been announced for Tuesday 9 October at 9:30pm with drinks sponsored by Trafficology, and shisha,...
16th August
EvenBet CEO: Online poker is the ideal market for cryptocurrency
Dmitry Starostenkov, CEO of EvenBet Gaming, speaks to Gambling Insider about the supplier’s plans to rejuvenate the online poker industry by...
5th July
WSOP Main Event record turnout sees $74m prize pool
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event prize pool currently stands at over $74m thanks to a Day 1c record...
18th June
Stars Group Proposes Public Share Offering to Fund SkyBet acquisition
The Stars Group Inc, owner of the PokerStars, BetStars and Full Tilt brands, has filed a supplementary prospectus in North America...
18th June
Musician Steve Albini wins first World Series of Poker gold bracelet
Musician and record producer Steve Albini has won his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet, edging out more than 300...
6th June
partypoker launch Spain-France shared liquidity platform
A new shared liquidity poker market has been established between players in France and Spain by partypoker. GVC Holdings’ owned online poker...
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