Betting operator Gala Coral has said that despite having recorded year-on-year growth during the 12 weeks to April 12, 2014, recently announced changes in UK gambling regulations mean that the closure of some of its shops is ‘inevitable’.
UK bookmaker Ladbrokes has vowed to link the amount its top executives earn to its targets on tackling problem gambling as part of an effort to ease fears over the risks posed by fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs).
The global gambling sector grew 4.9% in 2013 and generated €317.6bn in gross win, a figure that is set to rise to €332.4bn in 2014 and then on to €395bn by 2018, iGaming Business’s exclusive data partner H2 Gambling Capital has revealed in the second of the four data-led articles it is publishing this week.
John Boyle, founder, owner and chief executive of Irish independent bookmaker Boylesports, has revealed that he is planning to expand the business in Britain after enjoying considerable success in Ireland.
France's Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) recorded a 0.2% rise to €1.87bn in gross gaming revenues for the nine month period to the end of September and strong progress in its international activities, although its land-based business in France continued