daily_news27 March 2020Veikkaus extends land-based shutdownFinnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has decided to extend the shut-down of its arcades and slot machines hosted in retail outlets prompted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic indefinitely. daily_news27 March 2020BGC announces action plan for safer gambling amid Covid-19Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has published a new ten-point action plan to ensure its members keep customers safe during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. daily_news23 March 2020IGT brings in Chiara as new financial chiefInternational Game Technology (IGT) has appointed Massimiliano Chiara as its new chief financial officer and executive vice president with effect from 6 April. daily_news23 March 2020APPG calls for £50 daily gambling limit in Covid-19 pandemicThe Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has called on the British gambling industry to impose a £50 daily spending limit for customers during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. daily_news23 March 2020MGM Resorts names Hornbuckle as acting CEOCasino operator MGM Resorts International has appointed Bill Hornbuckle as acting chief executive and also named Paul Salem as the new chairman of its board.