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    Online gaming will go live in Pennsylvania from July 15, while the state’s first online sports betting offering set to launch within three weeks, the state’s Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has revealed.

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    Las Vegas-based casino giant Wynn Resorts has abruptly terminated discussions with Crown Resorts less than a day after announcing that it was looking to acquire the Australian gaming operator.

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    Casino software and games supplier iSoftBet has agreed a deal to provide a range of slots and table games content to the OPAP-controlled, Greece-facing GML Interactive, operator of the Stoiximan and Betano brands.

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    Gaming platform and services provider Nektan has reported a 5.9% year-on-year increase in revenue for the third quarter of its financial year, though noted that performance in the period was impacted by a number of factors.

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    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed into law a bill that paves the way for land-based casino gaming, as well as providing a route to law for igaming and sports betting in the state.

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    London-listed online bingo and casino operator JPJ Group has credited efforts to diversify its geographic footprint with helping the business report record revenue and earnings in 2018. Revenue for the year ended December 31, 2018 was up 10% year-on-year at £319.6m (€373.5m/$424.0m), the highest full-year figure since the business was formed in 2014.

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    The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has reported a 25.6% year-on-year increase in gaming revenue in February, though the contributions from igaming and sports betting fell sequentially.

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    Social casino studio KamaGames has reported a 33% increase in revenue for 2018, with the Pokerist operator crediting its focus on personalised promotional campaigns and efforts to improve player retention as key drivers of growth.

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    The strong performance of the sports betting and casino verticals helped Spanish online gaming revenue grow 25.5% year-on-year in 2018.

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    International Game Technology (IGT) has reported a 2.2% year-on-year decline in revenue for 2018, though a reduction in operating costs and foreign exchange gains helped the supplier cut its full-year loss to $21m (£16.0m/€18.7m).

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    PlayAGS has reported a 34.6% year-on-year increase in revenue for 2018, while the gaming technology supplier was also able to cut its full-year loss by half.

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    GVC Holdings chief executive Kenneth Alexander has credited excellent operational execution, effective marketing and a good World Cup for helping drive growth in the operator’s 2018 results.

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    US racetrack and casino operator Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has cited its racing and online advance deposit wagering (ADW) divisions as key drivers of a 14.3% year-on-year increase in revenue for 2018.

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    The Arkansas Racing Commission’s rules for casino gaming and sports betting have been approved by the Joint Budget Committee's Administrative Rule & Regulation Review Subcommittee.

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    Strong growth in revenue failed to offset the impact of growing costs for Scientific Games in 2018, with the gaming solutions provider’s loss for the period growing to $352.4m (£269.3m/€310.1m). Revenue for the 12 months ended December 31, 2018 was up 9.1% year-on-year, with a marginal decline in gaming revenue - down 0.7% to $1.8bn - offset by strong growth in the social and digital divisions.

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    The Delaware Lottery’s igaming offering enjoyed a strong start to 2019, with revenue up 57.9% year-on-year, driven largely by the performance of Dover Downs.

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    Paulo Azi, a member of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies, has filed a bill that would establish the country’s first land-based casinos should it pass into law.

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    Swedish casino games developer NetEnt has reported a 8.9% year-on-year increase in 2018 revenue, though increased costs saw profit decline in the fourth quarter of the year. Chief executive Therese Hillman has challenged the business to ramp up organic earnings growth in the year ahead.

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    A bill that would clear the way for the first land-based casinos to be opened in Virginia, as well as legalising sports betting, has been passed by the Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology.

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    West Virginia may follow up last year’s legalisation of sports betting with the regulation of online poker and casino, should a new bill filed by Representatives Shawn Fluharty and Joe Canestraro pass into law.

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