The Oregon Lottery’s SBTech-powered sportsbook app Score Board has seen revenue and handle growth continue into June, thanks again to the strong performance of football, mixed martial arts and table tennis.
La Française des Jeux (FDJ) said a strong performance after France emerged from its novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown has reduced a decline in revenue for the first half of the operator’s financial year.
TheScore has seen revenue fall 71.8% year-on-year in the three months to May 31, in a period which chief executive John Levy described as an “unprecedented challenge” for the Canadian media and betting business.
Svenska Spel chief executive Patrik Hofbauer said the operator is showing signs of recovery following the disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19), which led to a 9.6% year-on-year revenue decline in the first half of the year.
Spanish gambling revenue grew 12.5% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, thanks to growth across all verticals including sports betting, despite the suspension of major sporting events from mid-March due to novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Swiss gambling regulator Eidgenössischen Spielbankenkommission (ESBK) has reported a 5.5% year-on-year rise in casino revenue for 2019, while the country’s online gaming licensees generated CHF23.5m following the launch of igaming from July that year.
Virtual sports and casino game developer Leap Gaming has seen gross gaming revenue rise 123% for the opening five months of 2020, with the business now expecting to post a profit in the third quarter of the year.
Global mobile payment and mobile identity company, Boku, has conditionally agreed to the acquisition of Estonia-based Fortumo Holdings and its subsidiaries in a deal with a maximum value of $41 million.
Czech gaming conglomerate Sazka Group has reported an 11.5% year-on-year decline in gross gaming revenue for the first quarter of 2020, after the business’s retail gaming operations were disrupted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) from mid-March.
South African gaming and entertainment business Tsogo Sun Gaming said it lost an estimated ZAR400m in revenue as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic disrupting operations in its fiscal year ended 31 March, 2020.
France’s igaming market showed little signs of the impact of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the first quarter of 2020, with L’Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL) warning that the full impact would be seen in subsequent quarters.
Mobile games developer Gaming Realms has reported that the first quarter's revenue growth has continued into the first two months of the second, aided by continued growth in content licensing operations.
Camelot UK Lotteries has revealed the UK National Lottery was able to generate a record £7.91bn (€8.90bn/$9.90bn) in total ticket sales in its 2019-20 fiscal year, aided by significant year-on-year growth from its digital offering.