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    Swedish gaming operator Svenska Spel has reported a 5.9% decline in net gaming revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with growth in the new Sport & Casino igaming division offset by struggles in its lottery and land-based gaming units.

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    Casino games supplier NetEnt has reported a 2.8% decline in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with lower volumes in the newly regulated Swedish market blamed for the decline.

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    The Pueblo of Isleta will become the third Native American tribe to launch sports betting services in New Mexico, with a new sportsbook will open at the Isleta Resort & Casino in Albuquerque later this year.

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    Marketing platform provider First Look Games has formed a strategic partnership with iGaming Business, the publishing division of igaming events giant Clarion Gaming, to help increase exposure for games developers.

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    Sweden’s newly regulated igaming market has generated total turnover of SEK3.29bn (£271.3m/€313.8m/$352.8m) in the first quarter of the year, with former horse racing monopoly AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) dominating the channel. Svenska Spel Sport & Casino and ATG accounted for 50% of online market turnover over the three month period.

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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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    The UK Gambling Commission has set out its business plan for 2019-20, with a continued focus on protecting consumers, preventing gambling-related harm and raising overall standards in the industry.

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    Las Vegas-based casino operator Affinity Gaming has appointed Mary Elizabeth Higgins as its new CEO, after Tony Rodio stepped down to take up the same role at Caesars Entertainment.

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    US casino giant Caesars Entertainment has appointed Anthony Rodio as its new chief executive officer. Rodio, who currently serves in the same role at Affinity Gaming, will make the move to Caesars within the next 30 days.

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    Dutch gambling monopoly Holland Casino has posted a year-on-year drop in profit in 2018, despite revenue being boosted from its two new casinos in Amsterdam and Groningen.

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    Onisac Limited, a subsidiary of Gibraltar-based Mansion Group, has been hit with a €450,000 (£388,078/$507,942) fine by Dutch gaming regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) for illegally targeting consumers in the Netherlands.

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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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    The Rank Group has confirmed Alan Morgan will leave his role as managing director retail on July 31 this year in order to pursue other opportunities. Chief executive John O'Reilly will assume Morgan’s responsibilities upon his departure.

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    Las Vegas-based casino operator Wynn Resorts has opened talks with Crown Resorts over a possible acquisition of the Australian gaming operator. The proposed offer is worth Aus$14.75 a share, valuing Crown at around Aus$10bn.

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    Sweden’s former gambling monopoly Svenska Spel is to stop advertising its online casino offering  for the rest of 2019, over concerns that the vertical could lead to significant increases in problem gambling in the market.

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    Olympic Casino Group Baltija, a subsidiary of the Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG), has been fined €495,500 (£425,830/$556,330) by the Lithuania Gaming Control Authority for failing to verify the identity several customers who exchanged large sums of money at its casino tables.

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    State-owned gaming operator Svenska Spel’s lottery and gaming machine division has generated turnover of SEK906m (£74.6m/€86.9m/$97.6m) in the first two months of activity in Sweden’s newly regulated online gaming market.

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    Casino operator MGM Resorts International has finalised its acquisition of the operating assets for Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, rebranding the Ohio property as MGM Northfield Park.

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    Independent table games provider Galaxy Gaming has reported a 25% year-on-year increase in revenue for 2018, citing the performance of its internet-based games operation as one the main drivers behind this rise. However increased costs saw the supplier's full-year net loss rise to $1.2m.

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    The Nevada Gaming Control Board has reported an 11.5% year-on-year rise in sports betting handle for February, though the state also saw gaming revenue across all verticals decline marginally for the month.

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