Danish gaming operator Danske Spil has reported a marginal year-over-year increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2020, with declines in its igaming and gaming machine arms mitigated by growth in its lottery business.
Saratoga Harness Racing’s planned purchase of Wildwood Casino in Cripple Creek, Colorado from American Gaming Group (AGG) has been canceled because of the effect of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) on both businesses.
Almost three quarters of regular bettors continue to wager on sports despite the majority of events having been cancelled or postponed as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to a new report by Freebets.com.
Australian gaming machine supplier Aristocrat Leisure has said a deferred tax asset of approximately AUD$1.0bn (£537.8m/€598.2m/US$657.7m) meant it was able to post $1.6bn in comprehensive profit for the first half of its financial year.
A number of major commercial and tribal casinos operators have announced that they will begin to reopen some of their facilities across the US, following a period of temporary closure due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has urged the US government to raise the slot jackpot reporting threshold, which requires machines to be temporarily taken out of production while large jackpot winners complete a tax reporting form.
Sweden’s Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) submitted new regulations on match fixing to the country’s National Board of Trade, for the board to notify the European Commission of the changes, and has conducted an impact assessment of the rules.