Representatives of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities have agreed to integrate each region’s self-exclusion schemes for gambling, to better coordinate player protection efforts on a local and national level.
Sports betting and igaming operator 888 has appointed Lord Jon Mendelsohn, former director of general election resources for the Labour Party, as its chair designate and a non-executive director with immediate effect.
UK industry standards body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has called on the government to establish an “urgent economic package” to support the casino sector after warning its latest novel coronavirus (Covid19) measures could lead to 50% of workers losing their jobs.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has warned that the racing industry in Great Britain faces a “severe threat” after the return of spectators to events was delayed due to an increase in novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases.
New Zealand casino operator SkyCity Group is to ease certain novel coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions at its Hamilton and Queenstown properties, but warned measures will remain place for its facilities in Auckland for the foreseeable future.
The Turkish National Lottery's instant ticket retail and digital gaming systems, supplied by Scientific Games, have gone live across 5,000 retailers, with a plan to double that number by the end of 2020.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to investigate Evolution Gaming’s proposed acquisition of NetEnt, over concerns that the merger could lead to a reduction in competition in the British igaming market.
An Austrian and a Danish citizen have been charged with operating illegal gambling, tax evasion and social security fraud, following a raid by the Austrian Financial Police (Finanzpolizei) on an illegal poker room in Vienna.