daily_news13 November 2019HSBC rolls out gambling transaction blocking schemeBanking group HSBC UK has joined forces with industry charities GamCare and GambleAware to develop and launch a new self-restriction tool to enable its customers to block gambling transactions on their accounts. daily_news13 June 2019JPJ agrees £490m Gamesys acquisitionJPJ Group has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the majority of its technology partner Gamesys’ assets for a total consideration of £490m (€549.8m/$620.9m). daily_news8 May 2019GambleAware falls short of industry donation targetGambleAware has reiterated calls for UK operators to offer further financial support its problem gambling efforts after revealing that industry funding failed to meet its 2018-19 target. daily_news5 March 2019GVC hails transformational year as revenue reaches £3bnGVC Holdings chief executive Kenneth Alexander has credited excellent operational execution, effective marketing and a good World Cup for helping drive growth in the operator’s 2018 results. daily_news7 February 2017Playtech confirms £50m acquisition of EyeconPlaytech has announced the acquisition of online gaming slots software supplier Eyecon for a total consideration of £50 million (€58.2 million/$62.2 million). daily_news21 February 2014iGB Diary: Playtech, Bede research, Betfair-Snapchat, Spain In typical Playtech style, the igaming giant sets out its betting stall, Betfair links up with Snapchat, Spain should beware not regulating slots and some media not so eagle eyed.