The UK Gambling Commission and Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have published a joint letter calling for operators to pay closer attention to consumer protection law to help ensure players have access to a fair and transparent market.
Unibet operator Kindred Group has reported an 8.0% year-on-year rise in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, though has seen earnings impacted by costs associated with its launch in Sweden’s newly regulated igaming market.
US casino operator Delaware North has filed a lawsuit against its sports betting joint venture partner Miomni Gaming, accusing the supplier and its CEO Michael Venner of engaging in “an ongoing pattern of misrepresentation and bad faith” throughout the partnership.
French gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has set out plans to ramp up corporate social responsiblity (CSR) efforts as part of a wider effort to clamp down on issues such as underage gambling, fraud and money laundering.
Greek lotteries and gaming solutions provider Intralot is to launch a cost reduction plan after reporting declines in turnover for all key operating segments in its 2018 results, with its struggles blamed on foreign exchange losses and the failure to secure new supply contracts during the year.
Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel Group has appointed Lainie Cooney to its newly created role of chief people officer. Cooney will lead the development and execution of FanDuel’s global human resources strategy
SkillOnNet-powered RedKings is to close its poker and sports betting products later this month, but continue to operate its online and mobile casino service. Poker and sports betting will cease operations on April 28.
The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), the sport’s anti-corruption body, has reported 21 match betting alerts for the first quarter of 2019, the lowest quarterly figure since the data was first made public in 2015.