The UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has launched a call for evidence on loot boxes, with the aim of establishing whether the video game features encourage or lead to problem gambling.
Bayes Holding, the company formerly known as Dojo Madness, has secured $6m in new funding from a number of high profile US investors, which will be used to further expand its data and content solutions.
Representatives of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities have agreed to integrate each region’s self-exclusion schemes for gambling, to better coordinate player protection efforts on a local and national level.
Sports betting and igaming operator 888 has appointed Lord Jon Mendelsohn, former director of general election resources for the Labour Party, as its chair designate and a non-executive director with immediate effect.
UK industry standards body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has called on the government to establish an “urgent economic package” to support the casino sector after warning its latest novel coronavirus (Covid19) measures could lead to 50% of workers losing their jobs.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has warned that the racing industry in Great Britain faces a “severe threat” after the return of spectators to events was delayed due to an increase in novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases.
New Zealand casino operator SkyCity Group is to ease certain novel coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions at its Hamilton and Queenstown properties, but warned measures will remain place for its facilities in Auckland for the foreseeable future.
The Turkish National Lottery's instant ticket retail and digital gaming systems, supplied by Scientific Games, have gone live across 5,000 retailers, with a plan to double that number by the end of 2020.