Daily news

  • daily_news

    Negative attitudes towards gambling in Great Britain are increasingly prevalent, according to the Gambling Commission's Behaviour, Awareness and Attitudes Report, with 29% of those surveyed now calling for a total ban.

  • daily_news

    Megalotto, a lottery betting start-up backed by venture capital fund Optimizer Invest, has launched in a number of markets after it secured relevant licences from the Malta Gaming Authority.

  • daily_news

    Scientific Games has reported a year-on-year rise in revenue and a reduction in net loss for 2019, despite the year ending with a difficult fourth quarter in which gaming and social revenue declined. 

  • daily_news

    Alaska’s Governor Mike Dunleavy has introduced legislation to establish a new state lottery corporation, with the aim of expanding legal gambling options across the state.

  • daily_news

    Loto Quebec’s revenue fell 11.1% to $685.6m as a lack of larger jackpots slashed lottery revenue, while revenue from other verticals also declined in the quarter ended 31 December, the third of the operator’s fiscal year.

  • daily_news

    Gambling revenue in Lithuania increased by 13.1% year-on-year to €112.6m (£93.9m/$122.2bn) in 2019, due in part to significant growth in the country’s online gaming market.

  • daily_news

    Svenska Spel's revenue declined and new taxes slashed profits in what chief executive Patrik Hofbauer called “the most tumultuous year in the history of the group and the [Swedish] gaming industry.”

  • daily_news

    French gaming giant La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has projected 5% growth in both player stakes and revenue for 2020, after a “landmark” 2019 that saw the operator list on the Euronext Paris and net revenue rise to €1.96bn.

  • daily_news

    Greek gambling operator OPAP has made a series of changes to its management team, including appointing Jan Karas as its new chief commercial officer.

  • daily_news

    Dutch gambling regulator the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has issued a warning to consumers over participating in ‘dipping’ lottery games on Facebook, saying that such activities are not legal in the country.

  • daily_news

    Ukrainian legislators have submitted three bills to establish tax rates for gambling in the country if it becomes legal.

  • daily_news

    The Gambling Commission of Great Britain has explained how its ban on gambling with credit cards will affect remote lotteries, as well as confirming that the prohibition will extend to the use of credit cards to fund e-wallets.

  • daily_news

    While the fact German state lawmakers have reached a consensus on the future regulatory model for gambling has been welcomed, iGamingBusiness.com can reveal that the proposed controls for online slots and casino could bring further pain for the industry.

  • daily_news

    Schleswig-Holstein claims that Germany’s 16 federal states have made a breakthrough in negotiations over a new State Treaty on Gambling, describing the agreed model as a “really good result” for all jurisdictions.

  • daily_news

    The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the sports betting integrity body for the lottery industry, has revealed that it flagged 157 matches to its partner network for potentially suspicious activity in 2019, with football once again dominating.

  • daily_news

    The GB Gambling Commission has announced that it will introduce a ban on the use of credit cards for all forms of online and land-based gambling from 14 April.

  • daily_news

    Germany’s state lottery association the Deutscher Lotto- und Totoblock (DLTB) has reported a marginal decline in amounts wagered on lotteries for 2019.

  • daily_news

    New figures from the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) reveal that children are now less likely to be exposed to gambling advertising on TV, though industry ads comprised a marginally higher percentage of all promotions seen.

  • daily_news

    Online lottery brokerage Zeal Network has announced that its earnings before depreciation, amortisation, and exceptional items (EBITDA) for the fiscal year 2019 are expected to surpass its initial forecasts.

  • daily_news

    Scientific Games has secured a seven-year extension to its iLottery online and mobile games deal with the Pennsylvania Lottery.

Pages