John Hoffman, acting New Jersey Attorney General, has announced that online gaming company E-Sports Entertainment has agreed to pay a $1 million (€740,741) settlement as the result of a course case relating to electronic currency Bitcoin.
Ladbrokes has refuted claims made in a series of articles published by the Guardian newspaper that business practices on its betting premises were unethical and that it turned a blind eye to illegal activity.
Integrated global gaming firm Novomatic, through its subsidiary Novo Lottery Solutions GmbH, has acquired a 90% majority shareholding in Icelandic interactive gaming solutions developer and supplier Betware.
Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank and video game corporation GungHo Online Entertainment have agreed a deal worth $1.5 billion (€1.2 billion) to purchase 51% of Finnish video game development company Supercell.
Video games publisher Majesco Entertainment Company has finalised a takeover of online game developer Orid and software company Pariplay through GMS Entertainment Limited, a new venture that will focus on online casino games.