GambleAware, Great Britain's charitable funding body for gambling related research, education and treatment, has announced that Mark Etches is to step down from his role as its chief executive at the end of March 2021.
New GVC Holdings chief executive Shay Segev has set out four key priorities that he believes can drive “significant growth” for the business, add value for stakeholders and entrench responsibility in everything it does.
GVC Holdings has reported an 11.2% year-on-year decline in revenue for the first half of 2020, after online growth failed to offset declines in UK and European retail resulting from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown.
Casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has said it will again temporarily close its casino property in Auckland, following the decision by New Zealand’s government to place the city in lockdown after recording several new local cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
South African gaming and entertainment business Tsogo Sun has struck a deal move into the country’s sports betting market through the acquisition of a 50.1% stake in local land-based and online operator Betcoza.
Baltic-facing operator Enlabs has put forward a number of proposed individuals to be appointed to a new board of directors at Global Gaming, in relation to its recent acquisition of a larger stake in the Ninja Casino operator.
Gaming solutions giant Playtech expects earnings for the first half of 2020 to reach €160m, after a strong performance from its online and financials divisions helped offset novel coronavirus’ (Covid-19) disruption to retail and sports in the period.
William Hill has reported a 31.7% year-on-year decline in revenue for the first half of its financial year, though a £230.7m value added tax (VAT) refund allowed the operator to post a £115.6m net profit for the period.