Esports betting operator Esports Entertainment Group has announced that it will close its purchase of online betting and gaming operator Argyll Entertainment on or before 31 July, after finalising a definitive agreement for the acquisition.
Betting services supplier Sports Information Services (SIS) has expanded into the number games market with the acquisition of the full shareholding of draw-based and virtual sports developer 49’s from GVC Holdings and William Hill.
Denmark’s Gaming Authority (Spillemyndigheden) has linked up with VIVE, the country’s National Research and Analysis Centre for Welfare, to carry out a new study into the relationship between young people and gambling.
Problem gambling funding body GambleAware has joined forces with digital family life specialist Parent Zone on a new initiative designed to educate families about potential risks faced by children when playing online video games.
Gambling operator Stanleybet Group has appointed Christian Maglia as chief commercial officer of its B2B subsidiary, Magellan Robotech. Maglia has previously worked for the likes of Sportradar and BetGamesTV.
The Labour Party is to demand mandatory limits on player spending, staking and speed of play for online gaming as part of a root-and-branch overhaul of igaming regulation in England, Scotland and Wales.
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) and the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) have signed an information sharing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in an effort to improve integrity within the professional esports market.