Bookmaker Ladbrokes said that despite having suffered a year-on-year drop in group operating profit during the three months to March 31, 2014, it was still able to deliver all of its “stated operational targets” either on time or ahead of schedule.
NextGen Gaming, the Australian slots studio of online gaming software provider NYX Gaming Group, has selected content and systems developer Betdigital to launch its ‘Foxin’ Wins’ and ‘300 Shields’ online slots titles exclusively in Gala Coral’s licensed betting offices and bingo clubs.
UK bookmaker William Hill has cited two “substantial” loss-making weeks driven by football results as one of the main reasons for a year-on-year drop in profit during the three months to March 31, 2014.
The Advertising Standards Authority Ireland (ASAI) has ruled that an advert campaign by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power featuring Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was “offensive” after it breached several rules.
The Campaign for Fairer Gambling has again voiced its criticism of a report by the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) that claimed deprived areas in the UK have the lowest number of betting shops.
The Campaign for Fairer Gambling has published a report by NERA Economic Consulting that accuses the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) of misleading the UK government over the potential impact a stake reduction and increased tax rate on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) could have on the UK gambling industry.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has reported that the US state suffered a year-on-year drop in net revenue during the 12 months to December 31, 2013, despite the introduction of online gambling.
Specialist horseracing channel Turf TV, a joint venture between 34 leading UK racecourses, is targeting further growth after achieving what it described as “significant” progress during the 12 months to December 31, 2013.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has concluded that an advert campaign by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power featuring Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius breached rules and brought advertising into disrepute.