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.
Zynga has reached a settlement worth approximately $23 million (€21 million) to end litigation accusing the social gaming company of defrauding shareholders about its business products before and after an initial public offering (IPO) in December 2011.
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.
The International Social Games Association (ISGA) global industry body for social games has launched a set of best practice principles for the industry and has commissioned new research into the evolution, use and impact of social games.
Igaming generated a global gross win of €26.7bn in 2012, an increase of 7,2% on 2011 and is set to record a global gross win of €26.7bn in 2013, industry figures published by IGB data partner H2 Gambling Capital reveal.