iGaming solutions giant Playtech has expanded its relationship with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to provide the organisation with its BetBuddy gambling data analytics technology for use on its igaming platform.
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.
The GB Gambling Commission has appointed a pair of executives to oversee the tender process to award the fourth National Lottery licence, with investment bank Rothschild & Co also named lead financial advisor.
Lottery solutions provider AGTech Holdings has strenghtened its position in the Chinese lottery market by winning contracts to supply sports lottery terminals in three provinces and two municipalities.
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.
International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed to extend its partnership with the Colorado Lottery in the US by a further four years. IGT brokered the deal through its IGT Global Solutions Corporation subsidiary.
Italy’s Agenzia delle dogane e dei Monopoli (ADM) has denied newspaper reports that Czech gaming and lottery giant Sazka Group is in pole position to win a tender to operate the SuperEnalotto national lottery.
Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has issued United Lottery Solutions with an official warning and financial penalty of SEK700,000 (£52,423/€65,492/$73,304) after ruling the Lottoland operator breached national laws on lottery betting.
Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec has reported a 3.1% year-on-year increase in revenue to CAD$2.83bn (£1.68bn/€1.89bn/US$2.12bn) for its 2018-19 financial year, with the contribution from its igaming offering growing to $105.4m.
Greek lotteries and gaming solutions provider Intralot has extended its agreement to provide management and operation services to La Marocaine Des Jeux et des Sports (MDJS), Morocco's state-owned sports lottery body.
Lottoland Australia has launched legal action against a ruling by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) that the lottery betting operator breached national law by offering prohibited interactive gambling services in the country.