William Hill is to expand its reach into Michigan after it agreed a new long-term partnership with the federally recognized tribal gaming operator, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB).
The Chinese government has confirmed that it cancelled the passports of its citizens working for online gambling businesses in the Philippines, as part of its ongoing effort to clamp down on illegal offshore activity.
Troubled sports betting operator Addison Global’s brand MoPlay, which had its licence suspended by regulators in both Gibraltar and Great Britain last week, has stopped paying out customer withdrawals and announced the business is insolvent.
Net Gaming Europe has reported a year-on-year drop in revenue and profit in 2019, with chief executive Marcus Teilman saying the introduction of new local regulations across Europe had made for a challenging year for the online gaming affiliate business.
Sweden’s AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) posted the highest full-year revenue in the company’s history in 2019, though a decline in its core racing vertical and Sweden’s new gaming taxes hit operating profit for the year.
Lawmakers in Connecticut are to run the rule over several new bills that would legalise sports betting in the state, though the legislation is dependent on Governor Ned Lamont reaching agreements with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes.
The German association of private media businesses, Vaunet, has called on state lawmakers to remove advertising restrictions set to impact broadcasters in the new gambling regulatory framework currently under discussion.
Global Gaming has seen revenue slashed and the business incur losses after a tumultuous 2019 that saw the operator lose its Swedish licence, but chief executive Tobias Fagerlund believes the business can turn things around in the long term.
Affiliate marketing giant Catena Media has reported a full-year loss of €10.5m (£8.8m/$11.3m) for 2019, primarily due to impairment charges related to assets acquired between 2016 and 2018, while all core business units struggled in the period.
A member of Northern Ireland’s legislative assembly has submitted proposals to reform the country’s gambling laws, which have not been updated since 1985, to introduce a gambling regulator, regulations for online gambling and a ban on bonuses.