Andrew Daniels, founder of UK agency Degree 53, has launched a new gambling technology business with the aim of providing a full suite of operational services for sports betting and gaming businesses around the world.
The suspension of almost all live racing and closure of retail betting shops worldwide as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has forced Sports Information Services (SIS) to shut down all non-essential services and furlough a significant number of staff.
DraftKings has struck a deal that will see it acquired by a special purpose acquisition company alongside betting and gaming technology provider SBTech, with the combined entity to be listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.
Playtech has entered into a long-term structured agreement with Aquila Global Group, the operator of Colombian gaming and betting brand Wplay, that sees it become the business' strategic technology partner.
Clarion Gaming, the parent company of iGaming Business, has partnered SiGMA Group for a new Asian gaming event under the ICE banner. The event will take place from 7 to 9 June next year, at the SMX Manila in the Philippines.
The Washington, DC Council has awarded Intralot a five-year contract to power the city lottery’s sports betting offering, despite mounting concerns over the manner in which the contract was handed to the Greek lottery and gaming solutions provider.
French gambling giant La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has struck a deal to acquire Sporting Group, the parent company of spread betting operator Sporting Index and sports betting technology and trading service provider Sporting Solutions.
Greek lotteries and gaming solutions provider Intralot has reported an 8.5% year-on-year decline in revenue for the first quarter of its financial year, following weaker performances from all key business units.
US casino operator Delaware North has filed a lawsuit against its sports betting joint venture partner Miomni Gaming, accusing the supplier and its CEO Michael Venner of engaging in “an ongoing pattern of misrepresentation and bad faith” throughout the partnership.
SkillOnNet-powered RedKings is to close its poker and sports betting products later this month, but continue to operate its online and mobile casino service. Poker and sports betting will cease operations on April 28.