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16th October
SportPesa CEO: Unrealistic taxes are damaging Kenyan market
Sportpesa recently halted its operations in Kenya after the Government imposed a new 20% excise tax on all betting stakes....
16th October
Fox Bet signs multi-year partnership with MLB
Fox Bet has signed a multi-year deal to become an authorised gaming operator of Major League Baseball (MLB). Fox Bet will now...
16th October
Casino win falls in New Jersey for September
Total gaming revenue rose once again in New Jersey for the month of September, growing 8% year-on-year to $303.5m. However, casino win...
14th October
Gambling, tobacco and alcohol companies not allowed to sponsor London Stadium
Gambling, tobacco and alcohol companies will not be able to sponsor the London Stadium, with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC)...
14th October
Iowa sports betting generates $5m for September
Sports betting generated revenue of $5m in Iowa for September, an increase of 127% from the previous month. Total handle rose from...
11th October
Indiana sports betting handle hits $35m in first month
Indiana saw $35m in sports betting handle in its first revenue report since the market’s regulation. The newly regulated market, which launched...
11th October
UFC and IMG Arena launch new live sports betting product
UFC and IMG Arena have come together to launch UFC Event Centre, a sports betting product which will present new opportunities...
10th October
Betfred fined £322,000 for AML failings
Betfred will face a fine of £322,000 ($395,000) after a Gambling Commission (GC) investigation found the operator failed to carry out...
9th October
GVC UK retail down 18% for Q3 as betting shops close
GVC Holdings has announced a 2% fall year-on-year in constant currency net gaming revenue (NGR) for Q3 2019. The decrease can mostly...
9th October
DraftKings’ Jamie Shea: We “absolutely” see Indiana following New Jersey’s success
Following DraftKings’ mobile sports wagering launch in Indiana, Gambling Insider spoke to the operator’s Head of Sportsbook Digital, Jamie Shea. Shea believes...
8th October
LeoVegas Swedish license limit overturned
The decision to limit LeoVegas’ Swedish license to a two-year period has been overturned by the Administrative Court in Linköping, extending...
8th October
Betgenius streaming service aims to “plug gaps” during in-play schedules
Betgenius has launched its first live streaming service, aimed at providing sportsbook operators with access to new content from global sports...
8th October
Colorado residents to vote on sports betting measure
Voters in Colorado will decide next month on whether to legalise sports betting and subject it to taxation. Proposition DD would legalise...
7th October
FDJ's revenue up 7% for year's first nine months
La Française des Jeux (FDJ) saw its revenue rise 7% year-on-year to €1.4bn ($1.5bn) during the first nine months of the...
7th October
William Hill: "Enable result was very much needed"
John Gosden's superstar Enable was unable to land a record-breaking third Qatar Prix De L'Arc at Longchamp on Sunday, losing out...
7th October
GAN launches Parx Casino's New Jersey online operations
Pennsylvania-based Parx Casino has opened internet gambling services in the New Jersey market, in partnership with GAN.   This is the second...
4th October
Churchill Downs to purchase Kentucky race track for $46m
Churchill Downs has signed an agreement to acquire Turfway Park in Florence, Kentucky from Jack Ohio, an affiliate of Jack Entertainment...
4th October
DraftKings confirms new launches in Indiana and Iowa
DraftKings has officially launched a mobile sportsbook in Indiana, the third state in the US where the operator now offers its...
4th October
Hpybet & Interwetten Q & A: Younger employees, sponsorships and German regulation
Gambling Insider caught up with Hpybet CEO Andreas Köberl (right) and Interwetten Speaker of the Board Dominik Beier (left) to talk...
3rd October
William Hill signs sports betting partnership with the NBA
William Hill has announced a new partnership with the NBA, making it the official sports betting operator of the basketball league. The...
2nd October
Analysis: The US is where Flutter – Stars Group merger really pays off
Maybe the news Flutter Entertainment agreed to acquire Stars Group wasn’t a shock to some investors. But a merged gaming company...
2nd October
GAN Q3 results exceed expectations, rising to $80.9m
GAN grew its Q3 gross operator revenue by 203% year-on-year to $80.9m, with the supplier attributing this growth to expansion in...
2nd October
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...
1st October
Philippines Central Bank Governor: “I’d rather online gambling firms leave”
Philippines Central Bank Governor Benjamin Diokno has said he would rather operators leave his country on a permanent basis. Diokno acknowledged banning...
1st October
Interwetten named official betting partner of Greek Super League
Confirming Interwetten’s desire to strengthen its position in the Greek market, the operator has been named as the official betting partner...
30th September
Bet365 to license Colossus Bets’ US cash-out patents
Colossus Bets today announced a long-term licensing agreement with Bet365 that will allow the operator access to its cash-out patent portfolio...
30th September
SportPesa: Unfair taxes will drive businesses in Kenya underground
A spokesperson for SportPesa told Gambling Insider the Kenyan government’s new 20% excise tax will drive businesses in Kenya underground, as...
30th September
SportPesa halts Kenyan operations amid tax row
SportPesa has halted operations in Kenya after the government imposed a new 20% excise tax on all betting stakes. The operator said...
27th September
Nevada gaming revenue up 4% to $952.4m for August
Total gaming revenue in Nevada rose 4% year-on-year to $952.4m for August, the state’s third straight monthly increase following five months...
27th September
Nordic panel: The challenges of industry assembly
A panel of executives gathered to discuss the challenges facing the Nordic gaming industry. Henrik Norsk Hoffmann, Partner at Nordic Gambling, moderated...
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