US land-based and online sportsbook Affinity Gaming has announced that David Ross is to step down from his role as chief executive officer as part of what the company described as a ‘CEO Transition Plan’.
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.
Ladbrokes has refuted claims made in a series of articles published by the Guardian newspaper that business practices on its betting premises were unethical and that it turned a blind eye to illegal activity.
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