The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) are to be wound up and replaced by the Betting and Gaming Council, a new UK-facing operator body that aims to act as the industry’s mouthpiece. British Beer & Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds will lead the new body.
Playtech has reported a 54% year-on-year increase in revenue for 2018, though growth for the year was largely down to the acquisition of Italian operator Snaitech, with the solutions giant’s B2B division struggling.
Igaming platform and software provider GAN has said that it expects revenue for 2018 to come in ahead of market expectations after the business was boosted by a strong performance in the second half of the year.
After a hugely successful launch in 2015 the iGaming North America 2016 awards were presented during a prestigious ceremony on the third day of the iGaming North America Conference to a crowd of industry executives.
Australia-based online gambling firm Favourit Global has launched a public offer through a reverse takeover of Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)-listed Celsius Coal in an effort to raise Aus$6 million (€4.1 million/US$4.6 million).
Crown Resorts looks set to become the latest land-based operator to expand into the social gaming sector after the Australian entertainment group revealed it has struck a deal to acquire a 60% stake in DGN Games.