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    The Swedish gambling market saw revenue grow 1.5% in 2018, driven by growth in regulated and offshore igaming. Total revenue increased to SEK23.4bn (£1.9bn/€2.2bn/$2.5bn), with a 2.3% year-on-year decline in regulated market revenue to SEK16.7bn.

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    Portugal has posted €152.1m in online betting and gaming revenue for 2018, the second full year of regulation in the country, up 24% on the prior year.

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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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    Playtech has reported a 54% year-on-year increase in revenue for 2018, though growth for the year was largely down to the acquisition of Italian operator Snaitech, with the solutions giant’s B2B division struggling.

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    Australian gaming operator Crown Resorts saw a huge drop in its online figures following its sale of CrownBet. The group's Australian casinos also felt the impact of softer economic conditions in China.

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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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    Finnish gaming monopoly operator Veikkaus has pledged to develop its digital offering over the next three years to ensure it doesn’t see profits cannibalised by offshore competition, after announcing slight declines in turnover and profit for 2018.

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    Betsson has reported year-on-year growth across revenue and gross profit for 2018, due in part to a record performance by the business in the fourth quarter.

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    Martin Carlesund, the chief executive of live dealer software supplier Evolution Gaming, has hailed “yet another amazing year” in the company’s history after revenue for 2018 grew 38%.

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    Paddy Power Betfair has pledged to appeal against legacy tax assessments in Greece and Germany, claiming that the sums being demanded are far greater than revenue generated in either market.

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    Kindred Group, the owner of Unibet, has reported a 20.8% rise in revenue for 2018, driven in part by a record fourth quarter and an all-time high in active customers for the period. However the operator saw increased costs in Q4 hit its bottom line, with profit for the quarter down 22.6% year-on-year.

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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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    Gaming technology supplier PlayAGS has completed its $49m (£38.1m/€43.4m) acquisition of slot route operator Integrity Gaming.

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    Paddy Power Betfair has acquired an initial 51% stake in Georgian online sports and betting operator Adjarabet for €101m.

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    Igaming platform and software provider GAN has said that it expects revenue for 2018 to come in ahead of market expectations after the business was boosted by a strong performance in the second half of the year.

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    Company expects its core European business to break even by the end of its current financial year

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    Lars Johansson has served as casino games supplier's finance chief on an interim basis since September 3 

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    Vereeni Investments will pay an initial consideration of €5m for stake in iGaming platform provider

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    Online casino, sports betting and bingo yield now accounts for 37% of market total

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    Huge increase in digital users and revenue for 2018 financial on back of social gaming acquisitions for 2018

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