The Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) will accept applications for loans, intended to be used as emergency support to the British horseracing industry to help it to manage the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, from 1 September.
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has urged the UK government to extend its novel coronavirus (Covid-19) furlough scheme to help safeguard jobs in the gambling industry and also protect historic casino venues.
Lottotech, the operator of Mauritius’ national lottery, was able to remain in profit during the first half of 2020, despite the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic forcing it to suspend operations from 20 March.
US casino operator Full House Resorts has put a year-on-year increase in net loss for the first half of 2020 primarily down to the temporary closure of its brick-and-mortar properties due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The Genting Singapore arm of Malaysian conglomerate Genting Group has reported a net loss of SGD$163.3m for the second quarter of 2020, following a sharp drop in revenue as its properties were closed amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Japan’s Universal Entertainment Corporation has reported 24.9% year-on-year rise in sales for the first half of the year, with a significant rise in pachinko and pachislot machine sales offsetting a decline from its Philiippines integrated resort.
Gaming technology and payment solutions provider Everi Holdings says its business is showing signs of recovery in the early weeks of the third quarter, after seeing revenue plummet and losses mount in the first half of the year.
Gaming solutions giant Playtech expects earnings for the first half of 2020 to reach €160m, after a strong performance from its online and financials divisions helped offset novel coronavirus’ (Covid-19) disruption to retail and sports in the period.