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Global Gaming Awards London 2018 shortlist announced
After months of deliberation, the wait is over: Gambling Insider is proud to announce the Global Gaming Awards London Shortlist for...
William Hill’s 2017 results set to exceed expectations amidst Australia woes
In an update to investors, William Hill has predicted a 11% year-on-year increase in profit for its 2017 full-year financial results....
DraftKings begins massive recruitment and growth drive
American daily fantasy sports heavyweight DraftKings has announced its intention to begin an “aggressive hiring campaign” that will see the company...
Paddy Power Betfair appoints new CEOs
Sportsbook operator Paddy Power Betfair has announced the appointment of two new CEOs to head up its European and Australian divisions. ...
Sports betting and online gaming expected to dominate US 2018 agenda - Fantini
US gaming industry experts Fantini Research have released their 2018 National Legislative Preview outlining the year’s biggest issues, and as expected,...
Kambi announces Q4 update amidst contract extension deal
In announcing its Q4 financial results for 2017, Kambi generated a trading margin of 9.7% due to some unusually high numbers...
Indiana ramps up sports betting drive
Legislators in the US state of Indiana will soon consider a bill which will see sports betting legalised in the state,...
Voting begins for GGA London
The build up to the Global Gaming Awards London has now begun in earnest, with the judging panel now set to...
Fortbet Holdings tables bid for Fortuna Entertainment Group
Fortbet, the majority shareholder in European bookmaker Fortuna Entertainment Group have announced that they will make formal takeover offer for the...
Better Collective finalises eighth acquisition of 2017
In its final deal of 2017, Better Collective has acquired the assets of Goal.pl Group in a bid to extend its...
Crown Resorts agrees to the $150m sale of CrownBet
Concluding in 2017, Crown Resorts announced that it has agreed to the $150m sale of its majority stake in CrownBet that...
Kenyan gambling tax increase given judicial support, SportPesa reacts
A Kenyan judge has ruled that the country’s controversial gambling tax increase has been delivered in a legal manner, resulting in...
Irish government rejects betting tax increase
Ireland’s finance minister has dismissed proposals to increase the current 1% tax rate on revenue paid by the country's betting operators...
GVC and Ladbrokes Coral agree £4bn merger
Global gaming group GVC and UK bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral have now agreed a £4bn merger deal following months of speculation. ...
All change at William Hill with new Chairman
UK and Ireland sportsbook operator William Hill has announced the departure of current chairman Gareth Davis, with effect from 2 April...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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. ...
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...
CrownBet backs down from Tabcorp Tatts action amidst Will Hill and Paddy Power discussions
Amidst discussions between Crown Resorts and both William Hill and Paddy Power, CrownBet has now decided to drop its long-running legal...
Paddy Power rapped by ASA over TV ad
UK and Ireland bookmaker Paddy Power has been ordered by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to stop the broadcast of a...
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