Daily news

  • daily_news

    The enlarged Gamesys Group has seen reported gaming revenue double year-on-year in the six months to 30 June, aided by record revenue from Asia.

  • daily_news

    The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has hit International Game Technology (IGT) hard in the second quarter of 2020, with revenue dropping 48.4% and the business posting a net loss of $279.6m.

  • daily_news

    Slot games developer Play’n Go has announced it is to expand its offering into Switzerland, revealing it has already agreed content deals with a number of licensed operators in the country.

  • daily_news

    The Belgian Ministry of Security and the Interior has issued a decree making the wearing of masks in the country’s gambling venues compulsory.

  • daily_news

    Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has pledged to enhance its age controls after an investigation by the National Board of Police identified a number of shortcomings with its current measures.

  • daily_news

    A new UK National Health Service (NHS) backed Primary Care Gambling Service (PCGS) that provides help for adults who have problems related to gambling has opened in London.

  • daily_news

    Codere has merged its two Italian gaming machine divisions, FG Slot and Gap Games Italia, to form a new division, Codwin.

  • daily_news

    Around 0.8% of players in the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa in the Greater Tokyo region may be classified as problem gamblers, according to the results of a new survey.

  • daily_news

    The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has revealed that its five largest members will spend £100m (€111.4m/$125.4m) on improving treatment services for problem gamblers in the UK.

  • daily_news

    Veikkaus has announced that it is to reduce its overall slot machine capacity by more than the amount than initially planned, while the Finnish gambling monopoly has also revealed it will reopen its arcades this month, and start to bring slots back online from July.

  • daily_news

    Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has said it is yet to make a decision about the reopening of its gambling venues, with all facilities and slot machines set to remain out of action for the foreseeable future.

  • daily_news

    GambleAware has called for authorities to increase and expand the amount of help available to problem gamblers in the UK after new research found that almost half of affected players are choosing not access treatment or support.

  • daily_news

    Australian gaming machine supplier Aristocrat Leisure will furlough 1,000 employees and permanently lay off another 200 to mitigate the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.

  • daily_news

    Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has revealed that the shut-down of its retail gaming network and significantly reduced sports betting options, both due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has cut revenue by around 40.6%.

  • daily_news

    Scientific Games has announced the appointment of Aristocrat’s Rich Schneider as its new chief product officer, effective from mid-2021.

  • daily_news

    International Game Technology (IGT) has named Dorothy Costa as its new global head of people and transformation, while it has also appointed Mario Di Loreto as an executive vice president and senior advisor to group chief executive Marco Sala.

  • daily_news

    The Illinois Gaming Board has announced that a temporary suspension on brick-and-mortar gambling in the state due to the ongoing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis will be extended to April 30.

  • daily_news

    Greek gaming operator OPAP has begun the process of identifying a successor to chief executive Damian Cope, who is to step down from the role when his four-year contract comes to an end.

  • daily_news

    Greek gaming operator OPAP has reported a 4.7% year-on-year increase in revenue for 2019, though the shut-down of its retail network in the country looks set to have a significant impact on revenue and earnings in 2020.

  • daily_news

    Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has decided to extend the shut-down of its arcades and slot machines hosted in retail outlets prompted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic indefinitely.

Pages