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    UK industry standards body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has called on the government to establish an “urgent economic package” to support the casino sector after warning its latest novel coronavirus (Covid19) measures could lead to 50% of workers losing their jobs.

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    New Zealand casino operator SkyCity Group is to ease certain novel coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions at its Hamilton and Queenstown properties, but warned measures will remain place for its facilities in Auckland for the foreseeable future.

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    South African gaming and entertainment business Tsogo Sun Gaming (TSG) has announced a series of changes to its board and management committees.

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    Gaming solutions giant Playtech has reported a 22.5% year-on-year decline in revenue for the first half of 2020, after a strong start to the period was halted by the impact of novel coronavirus on B2B and B2C operations.

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    Czech gaming conglomerate Sazka Group says it is showing signs of recovery following the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) shut-down, which resulted in revenue and profit falling in the first half of 2020.

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    UK charities the Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) and Betknowmore UK have launched a new online training programme, with the aim of helping workers in the British gambling market to identify signs of problem gambling.

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    Austrian gaming giant Novomatic Group saw revenue fall and posted a €108.1m loss for the first half of the year, after the business’ predominantly land-based operations were hit hard by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    Novomatic has struck a deal for Ainsworth Game Technology, in which the Austrian gaming giant holds a 52% stake, to distribute its products in the Asia-Pacific region.

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    German gaming giant Gauselmann Group has reported a 6.7% year-on-year rise in revenue for its 2019 financial year, despite its business being impacted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    Asia-Pacific casino operator Donaco International has appointed Lee Bug Huy as its new chief executive, with effect from today (3 September).

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    MGM Resorts International has appointed a number of executives from online media giant InterActiveCorp (IAC) to its board of directors.

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    Mobile operator Casumo is to purchase online casino business CasinoSecret for an undisclosed sum, the first acquisition in the company’s history.

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    Swedish operator Svenska Spel has announced that it is to permanently close its Casino Cosmopol land-based venue in Sundsvall due to a decline in profits and footfall at the property.

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    GambleAware, Great Britain's charitable funding body for gambling related research, education and treatment, has announced that Mark Etches is to step down from his role as its chief executive at the end of March 2021.

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    The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has joined forces with Unison on a new initiative to provide members of the UK trade union with expert training on gambling and related harms.

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    GVC Holdings has reported an 11.2% year-on-year decline in revenue for the first half of 2020, after online growth failed to offset declines in UK and European retail resulting from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown.

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    Casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has said it will again temporarily close its casino property in Auckland, following the decision by New Zealand’s government to place the city in lockdown after recording several new local cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

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    The enlarged Gamesys Group has seen reported gaming revenue double year-on-year in the six months to 30 June, aided by record revenue from Asia.

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    Digital media giant InterActiveCorporation (IAC) has acquired a 12% stake in MGM Resorts International, describing the investment as a “once in a decade” opportunity.

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    Gaming solutions giant Playtech expects earnings for the first half of 2020 to reach €160m, after a strong performance from its online and financials divisions helped offset novel coronavirus’ (Covid-19) disruption to retail and sports in the period.

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