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    France’s online gaming market has reported a 20.1% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first half of 2019, after the sports betting vertical grew strongly over the period.

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    Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has brought in Chris Armes as its new chief information officer, as well as making a number of internal promotions to bolster its technology team.

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    The New South Wales (NSW) Government has set out plans to conduct a study into the effectiveness of existing responsible gambling measures in the Australian state and consider ways to better protect consumers from gambling-related harm.

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    Digital marketing services provider XLMedia has appointed Stuart Simms, currently of Rakuten Marketing, as its new chief executive. Simms will take on his new role on October 2.

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    Gauselmann Group’s Merkur Sportwetten subsidiary has begun its overhaul of the recently-acquired Polish betting and gaming business Totolotek, with a number of enhancements made across retail and digital channels.

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    Betclic Everest Group’s central Europe-facing subsidiary bet-at-home has reported a year-on-year increase in net gaming revenue for the first half of 2019, with reduced marketing expenses boosting pre-tax earnings for the period.

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    Stockholm-listed gambling operator LeoVegas has named Dersim Sylwan, previously of the Kindred Group, as its new chief marketing officer.

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    Pentasia’s 2019 edition of its Ambitions survey reveals that new technology and markets are key motivations for candidates seeking pastures new in the igaming industry, while learning beats earning for a majority of respondents.

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    iGaming solutions giant Playtech has revealed that its Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) omni-channel sports betting business processed a record number of bets during this year’s Wimbledon tennis championships.

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    The Administrative Court of Linköping in Sweden has overturned the country’s gaming regulator Spelinspektionen’s decision to award four igaming operators one-year licences for the market.

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    French gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has reported a 5.5% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first half of the year, with chief executive Stéphane Pallez crediting the FDJ 2020 digital transformation strategy as driving growth.

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    Sports betting solutions provider Kambi has reported a 25.3% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first six months of 2019, with the business boosted by its customers launching in Pennsylvania’s online wagering market.

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    French gaming giant La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has launched V13 Invest, a new €30m (£27.0m/$33.5m) fund that will allow it to take stakes in new startups that can enhance its business processes.

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    The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has called on the European Commission to work towards a standardised regulatory framework for gambling across the continent.

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    Pennsyvania players will be finally able to place online sports bets and play casino games on iOS devices, via Rush Street Interactive's BetRivers.com and PlaySugarHouse.com sites.

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    Swedish state-owned gaming business Svenska Spel has seen profits hit by increased regulatory costs in the first half of the year, though the operator noted that customer growth and revenue had recovered during the second quarter.

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    Betsson has reported a 5% year-on-year decline in revenue for the second quarter of 2019, which it blamed on struggles in the Nordic region and the Netherlands. For the first half of the year, revenue was up 2% to SEK2.6bn, though increased expenses saw profit for the period decline too. 

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    Mobile games developer Gaming Realms has finalised the sale of its Bear Group B2C subsidiary to River iGaming. The deal, first announced in February, is worth a total consideration of £11.5m (€12.7m/$14.3m).

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    William Hill US has agreed to provide both land-based and mobile sports betting services to Eldorado Resorts’ Isle Casino Hotel Bettendorf and Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo in Iowa.

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    Clarion Gaming, parent company of iGaming Business, has been approved as an associate member of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM).

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