Daily news

  • daily_news

    Sportsbook supplier BETBY has named Eva Berkova as its new chief operating officer to support its ongoing expansion efforts into new European markets.

  • daily_news

    Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has set out plans to bolster its responsible gambling measures in 2020, but warned that changes to its operating strategy could lead to a €50m (£42.5m/$56.7m) decline in earnings.

  • daily_news

    A number of high-profile gaming businesses look set to compete in the tender process, which could see the contract to operate the UK National Lottery wrestled away from long-term incumbent Camelot for the first time.

  • daily_news

    Former NetEnt managing director Enrico Bradamante and ex-Expekt.com chief executive Christian Rajter have joined the board of Enteractive, the gambling marketing services provider.

  • daily_news

    Bet365 has reported a 9.7% year-on-year rise in betting and gaming revenue, while increased marketing costs and new efforts to enhance responsible gaming controls failed to slow profit growth for the financial year ended 31 March, 2019.

  • daily_news

    The Swedish Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) has published details of its strategy for tackling unlicensed gambling activity as it prepares to ramp up preventative efforts against illegal operators.

  • daily_news

    Italy-facing retail and online gaming operator SKS365 has appointed Gauselmann Group executive Alexander Martin as its new chief executive, with former Sportingbet and Jackpotjoy Group CEO Andrew McIver named non-executive chairman.

  • daily_news

    The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), the newly formed trade association for the UK gambling industry, has called for further education for young people and their parents to help combat underage and illegal gambling.

  • daily_news

    Online sports betting operator PointsBet has appointed Eric Foote, previously of CBS Sports Digital, as the new chief commercial officer of its US business.

  • daily_news

    Online gaming solutions provider River iGaming will focus more on B2B operations after the division performed ahead of expectations in the third quarter, but has sought advice on strategic alternatives for its B2C business after it fell short of targets.

  • daily_news

    Online affiliate and content marketing provider Raketech has appointed Oskar Mühlbach, its former chief operating officer, as its new chief executive and president.

  • daily_news

    GVC Holdings has appointed Jette Nygaard-Andersen, an experienced media, digital and entertainment executive, as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.

  • daily_news

    Betsson has confirmed that it has acquired a 75% stake in the Brazilian sportsbook operator Suaposta, ahead of the country’s government passing sports betting regulations.

  • daily_news

    Spread betting and contracts for difference (CFD) provider IG Group Holdings has appointed Robert Michael McTighe as the new chairman of its board.

  • daily_news

    Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has named the chairperson and five other members to its new ethics advisory board.

  • daily_news

    Pan-European lottery and sports betting group Sazka Group has agreed a deal to acquire Novomatic Group’s 17.19% stake in Casinos Austria (CASAG).

  • daily_news

    Sports data provider Stats Perform has handed senior positions to brothers Steve and Peter Hirdt, two of the leading names in US sports broadcast research and content.

  • daily_news

    The Score Media and Gaming arm of Canadian media business theScore has announced the appointment of Josh Sidsworth as its new general counsel and chief compliance officer.

  • daily_news

    Natural Intelligence, a technology business that operates comparison websites, has acquired sports betting tips platform Tipstrr for an undisclosed sum.

  • daily_news

    The chairman of New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) Dean McKenzie will take on the role of executive director once current chief executive John Allen steps down at the end of 2019.

Pages