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6th December
Bet365 and Kindred Affiliates among first to sign up as AffiliateCon Sofia 2020 exhibitors
The first wave of affiliate programmes attending AffiliateCon Sofia 2020 has been announced, with industry giants Bet365 and Kindred Group confirming...
6th December
Kambi exec: IBIA membership is about “protecting the whole sports ecosystem”
This week, Kambi officially became a member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). Speaking with Gambling Insider, Oliver Lamb, Head Sportsbook...
4th December
Better Collective sell shares to fund further M & A
Affiliate Better Collective has raised SEK 312m ($32.8m) through a directed share issue of four million new shares, earmarking the figure...
4th December
Danish regulator warns 888 over AML Act breach
The Danish branch of operator 888 has been ordered to amend its anti-money laundering (AML) procedures to meet requirements established in...
4th December
How will Amazon Prime’s Premier League coverage affect sports betting?
The English Premier League has officially kicked off on Amazon Prime, with Crystal Palace v Bournemouth and Burnley v Manchester City...
29th November
Analysis: William Hill warning highlights affiliate risk in new markets
Earlier today, William Hill sent out a message to its affiliate partners, warning them against promoting unlicensed US operators alongside its...
29th November
Intralot seals New Hampshire Lottery sports betting deal
Intralot has expanded its sports betting offering in the US, after signing an extension to its deal with the New Hampshire...
28th November
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...
28th November
Marathonbet signs Real Madrid partnership
Marathonbet has secured a new partnership with Spanish football club Real Madrid. The agreement will make Marathonbet the first official Russian partner...
27th November
Esports analyst: Gambling industry needs an esports education
John Griffiths, VP Marketing and Business Development at Spicy Mango, believes the gambling industry needs a greater understanding of esports, both...
27th November
Maximum €5 stake for Irish gambling machines approved
A new maximum stake limit of €5 ($5.50) has been set by the Irish Government, as it brings in changes to...
26th November
Analysis: US marketing approach must learn from Europe’s mistakes
In the last year, we have seen operators partner up with franchises from across various US leagues. Fox Bet signing with...
26th November
Fox Bet partners with Philadelphia 76ers
In the first deal of its kind between an operator and NBA franchise, Fox Bet has signed a partnership with the...
26th November
Paf Deputy CEO: How can we say we’re battling problem gambling without actual numbers?
Paf’s Daniela Johansson is surprised no regulator or government has asked gaming operators to reveal the data behind their betting revenue. The...
26th November
DraftKings receives approval for New Hampshire Lottery deal
DraftKings’ sports betting deal with the New Hampshire Lottery has received approval from the state’s Executive Council. Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation...
25th November
Betfred signs streaming deal with At The Races
Betfred has signed a multi-year turnover-based streaming and data deal with Sky Sports-owned At The Races, commencing January 2020. Through the agreement,...
22nd November
Playtech warns of “highly challenging” sales conditions in trading update
Regulated B2B gambling revenue for the first four months of H2 was up 12% year-on-year at Playtech, with the supplier saying...
22nd November
SportStack CEO: Time for sports bettors to express their views on player performance
There's a new sports betting app on the market, allowing you to trade shares in professional footballers within the UK market....
21st November
William Hill attributes marginal online revenue growth to “regulatory headwinds”
William Hill online net revenue grew 1% year-on-year for the period from 3 July to 29 Oct 2019. A 4% increase in...
21st November
FDJ shares surge after market listing
After making its debut on the stock market, shares in French lottery and sports betting operator Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) rose...
20th November
Star Casino’s Sydney hotel tower rejected
The Independent Planning Commission has denied Star Entertainment Group permission to build a new luxury hotel and apartment tower at its...
19th November
Online operations boost Pennsylvania’s October results; revenue up 11%
Revenue generated by gaming and fantasy contests in Pennsylvania totalled $283.7m for October, an 11% rise year-on-year. State-wide, sports wagering revenue was...
18th November
Revenue drops 5% for Catena Media despite Q3 profit increase
Catena Media saw its revenue decline 5% year-on-year to €26.4m ($29.2m) for Q3. The affiliate however, managed to prevent a fourth consecutive...
18th November
Newgioco CEO: Blanketing US with licensed operators best way to combat black market
Newgioco CEO Michele Ciavarella has said the best way to combat illegal gambling in the US is for regulators to blanket...
15th November
New Jersey sports betting revenue up 297% for October
Operators in New Jersey generated total gaming revenue of $293.9m for October, a 23% rise year-on-year. Sports wagering revenue saw the biggest...
14th November
California tribes propose ballot to regulate sports betting
Tribes in California want to see a state-wide referendum take place in November 2020 that would legalise sports betting at casinos...
12th November
Bragg Gaming Q3 revenue hits CDN $10m as supplier enters US market
Revenue at Bragg Gaming increased 30% year-on-year to CDN $10m (US$7.6m) for Q3. The supplier generated gross profit of CDN $4.3m, EBITDA...
12th November
Dutch regulator must avoid Spelinspektionen’s mistakes
The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) will begin the first cycle of its licensing process for online operations on 1 July 2020. It detailed...
12th November
SportPesa will reconsider Kenyan market following tax ruling
SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri has said the operator will reconsider operations in Kenya following the overruling of a 20% tax on...
11th November
DraftKings takeover reports unsurprising – but don’t expect too much too soon
In late October, Diamond Eagle Acquisition was said to be in advanced talks to purchase DraftKings. The acquisition firm, reportedly founded by...
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