Daily news

  • daily_news

    More gamblers in Sweden have decreased play than increased during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, but more than a quarter of high risk customers are playing more according to a Lund University study.

  • daily_news

    The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has revealed that its five largest members will spend £100m (€111.4m/$125.4m) on improving treatment services for problem gamblers in the UK.

  • daily_news

    Enforced casino closures and the suspension of sporting events due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic led to a further year-on-year drop in gambling revenue in the state of New Jersey during May.

  • daily_news

    The percentage of the British public who have gambled appears to be in decline as lockdown continues, but online casino play is on the rise, according to new data from the Gambling Commission.

  • daily_news

    H2 Gambling Capital's tracking of the cumulative impact of the pandemic on the global gambling sector has seen the biggest absolute fall in FY expectations for five weeks.

  • daily_news

    Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced that it is to reopen five more of its casinos across Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

  • daily_news

    Czech gaming conglomerate Sazka Group has reported an 11.5% year-on-year decline in gross gaming revenue for the first quarter of 2020, after the business’s retail gaming operations were disrupted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) from mid-March.

  • daily_news

    The Illinois Gaming Board has announced its guidelines for reopening following closures caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, with casinos to operate at 50% capacity and poker rooms staying closed.

  • daily_news

    The latest amendments to Ukraine’s gambling bill have been published, with some licence fees lowered and others significantly raised, and a prohibition on online advertising removed. The bill also now includes a clause to block any Russian-owned gaming businesses, or those with Russian directors, from participating in the market.

  • daily_news

    Boyd Gaming has today (June 11) announced plans to reopen 3 casinos in Indiana and Ohio, bringing its total number of properties back in operation to 24 out of 29 across the US.

  • daily_news

    South African gaming and entertainment business Tsogo Sun Gaming said it lost an estimated ZAR400m in revenue as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic disrupting operations in its fiscal year ended 31 March, 2020.

  • daily_news

    The GB Gambling Commission has reminded operators that its ban on the use of credit cards for gambling extends to payments made through ewallets and other money service businesses (MSB). 

  • daily_news

    Spain has repealed a series of temporary restrictions on gambling advertising during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, as the country takes steps to return to normality.

  • daily_news

    Rivers Casino and the Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Pennsylvania have both reopened after a period of temporary closure enforced by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

  • daily_news

    MGM Resorts International has announced plans to reopen three more of its Las Vegas casinos in the coming weeks as the business emerges from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) enforced shutdown.

  • daily_news

    Solutions giant Playtech has signed a deal with Svenska Spel Sport & Casino, the igaming arm of former Swedish monopoly Svenska Spel to roll out its portfolio of online casino and live dealer games in the market.

  • daily_news

    Latvian operator Enlabs has resumed operations in its home country after a temporary ban on gambling across all channels came to an end yesterday (9 June).

  • daily_news

    Macau casino junket operator the SunCity Group saw revenue for 2019 decline to RMB611.8m (£68.0m/€76.4m/$86.4m), while losses increased to RMB1.50bn due to another year of rising financial costs.

  • daily_news

    Colombian regulator Coljuegos has updated its gaming regulation to help the sector weather the effects of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, allowing for the operation of scratchcards and video bingo games.

  • daily_news

    New Zealand-based casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group is to return to normal operating hours at most of its casinos in the country after the country's government downgraded its novel coronavirus (Covid-19) alert to its lowest level.

Pages