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Pyrrhic victory for leagues in Kansas sports betting bill
Calls by the NBA and Major League Baseball for an integrity fee to be paid in any legalisation of sports betting...
ARC acquires majority stake in Vermantia
Arena Racing Company, the largest racecourse group in the UK has acquired a majority stake in multi-channel content solutions provider Vermantia. The...
888 Holdings reports 4% group revenue growth in FY2017
Gaming and online casino operator 888 Holdings has revealed a 4% year-on-year rise in its group revenues for the full-year 2017. Announcing...
Sportech abandons sale process
Sports betting technology supplier Sportech have announced the discontinuance of plans to sell the business following detailed discussions with a number...
97% of the bets placed on March Madness set to be illegally wagered
The US Supreme Court is only but a few weeks away from ruling on New Jersey’s challenge to a law overturn...
West Virginia becomes latest to legalise sports betting
West Virginia has become the latest US state to legalise gambling within its borders, following the passage of the ‘West Virginia...
GVC Holdings revenues up 17% during 2017
Online gaming goliath, GVC Holdings, has reported a 17% year-on-year rise in its net gaming revenue for the twelve months leading...
Scientific Games readies its SG Digital management team
Scientific Games Corporation has announced the appointment of Ashley Sandyford-Sykes as senior vice president of its SG Digital team. Sandyford-Sykes has previously...
Paddy Power Betfair announces 2017 preliminary results
In an update to investors, Paddy Power Betfair has announced its preliminary results for the full-year 2017. Boosted by a 16% growth...
Louisiana steps up DFS legalisation efforts
Representatives in the US State of Louisiana have introduced a new piece of legislation that would legalise daily fantasy sports contests...
William Hill exits Australia with CrownBet sale
International bookmaker William Hill has announced the sale of its Australian business to fellow Australian bookmaker CrownBet, in an A$313.7 million...
BetConstruct announced as the GGA Las Vegas Lead Sponsor
For the second year in a row, the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas are proud to announce that BetConstruct will be...
GVC acquires majority stake in Crystalbet
Online gaming conglomerate GVC Holdings PLC has announced the agreement of a €41.3m deal to acquire a 51% stake in Republic...
NBA and MLB head to Connecticut in sports betting battle
Fresh from defeat in West Virginia and discord in Missouri, representatives from the NBA and Major League Basketball (MLB) have moved...
Codere revenues up 6.8% in Q4 2017
Spanish-based casino operator Grupo Codere has announced a 6.8% rise in its operating revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017. In its...
William Hill falls foul of ASA over promotion
William Hill has been hit with its second regulatory issue in two weeks following a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority...
The Stars Group acquires CrownBet in $117.7m deal
The Stars Group have announced the completion of a $117.7m deal to acquire a 62% equity interest in Australian sports betting...
DraftKings readying itself for Sports Betting?
US daily fantasy sports heavyweight, DraftKings has begun the first preparations for any potential legalisation of sports betting in the US,...
Lotto Betting Group challenges proposed lotto betting ban
Representatives from the Lotto Betting Group of companies have called upon the UK Government to scrap a proposed change in the...
GAA institutes gambling sponsorship ban
Delegates at the Gaelic Athletic Association’s (GAA) Annual Congress have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a blanket ban on sponsorship agreements...
ManBetX becomes title sponsor of two World Snooker tournaments
Asian focussed sports betting company ManBetX has signed a title sponsorship deal via sports marketing agency Project 11 to become the...
William Hill revenues up 7% in full-year 2017
International sportsbook operator William Hill has reported a 7% year-on-year increase in its revenue for the full -year 2017. In its financial...
Betting on Football announces record-breaking speaker lineup
20-23 March, 2018Stamford Bridge Only four weeks away from Betting on Football 2018, event organisers have announced a record breaking speaker...
NBA Commissioner states case for 1% integrity fee
NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver has called for the introduction of a 1% integrity fee payable by sportsbook operators to protect the...
£6.2m fine for William Hill following Gambling Commission investigation
UK bookmaker William Hill has been ordered to pay a £6.2m penalty package by the Gambling Commission (UKGC) following “systemic senior...
Portugal posts record figures for 2017
Portugal posted record-high revenue results in the final quarter of the year, with 2017 marking the country’s first full calendar year...
Scottish bookmakers on the decline amidst FOBT review
Despite the popularity of fixed odd betting terminals, the number of high street bookmakers in Scotland has actually been in a...
Sporting associations target Missouri following West Virginia defeat
Hot on the heels of its defeat in West Virginia, Major League Baseball (MLB) has targeted Missouri, drafting a sports betting...
Kambi Group posts encouraging Q4 2017 results
In an update to investors, Kambi Group has posted its financial results for the final quarter of 2017, announcing an impressive...
Gaming Innovation Group revenues up 29% in Q4 2017
Nordic focused gaming company, Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has revealed a 29% year-on-year rise in its group revenues for the fourth...
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