Daily news

  • daily_news

    Revenue for Sazka Group-owned Greek gaming giant OPAP fell 34.8% year-on-year in the first half of the year due to the disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19). However, the operator said it saw performance rapidly recover once lockdown restrictions in Greece were eased and sporting events resumed.

  • daily_news

    Rank Group has reported a year-on-year decline in net gaming revenue (NGR) and net profit for its 2020 financial year, mainly due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on its land-based operations.

  • daily_news

    Danish gaming operator Danske Spil saw revenue decline 7.8% year-on-year to DKK2.30bn (£281.1m/€309.1m/$365.2m) for the six months to 30 June, though like-for-like profit fell by just 2.9% thanks to a strong period for its lottery division and lower costs.

  • daily_news

    Liseberg, an amusement park in the Swedish capital Gothenburg, has been hit with an SEK20,000 (£1,762/€1,932/$2,282) fine by the country’s Gaming Inspectorate (Spelinspektionen) after it allowed minors to play claw machines on the premises.

  • daily_news

    Online gambling operator PointsBet has revealed it raised a total of AU$70.5m (£51.2m/€43.4m/US$51.1m) through the first stage of its fully underwritten entitlement offer.

  • daily_news

    Asia-facing online betting operator M88 has entered into a regional partnership with La Liga, the top division of club football in Spain.

  • daily_news

    Pinnacle-owned online sports betting operator, PinBet, has been appointed as a new member of the Swedish trade association for online gambling, Branscheförenigen för Onlinespel (BOS).

  • daily_news

    Guild Esports, a new esports business co-owned by football star David Beckham, has announced plans to float on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

  • daily_news

    B2B fantasy sports supplier Scout Gaming Group has entered into a partnership with English Premier League football club Fulham.

  • daily_news

    Camelot Lottery Solutions, the B2B arm of UK National Lottery operator Camelot, has launched a proprietary remote gaming server (RGS), which will be used to make its portfolio of online instant win games available to lotteries in all regulated jurisdictions.

  • daily_news

    Casino operator Boyd Gaming has announced the launch of a new mobile sports wagering app in the state of Nevada.

  • daily_news

    Asian operator Hong Kong Jockey Club will resume draws for its Mark Six lottery game from 24 September, after a suspension stretching back to February.

  • daily_news

    PointsBet has signed a five-year deal to become a betting, gaming and fantasy sports partner of The University of Colorado Buffaloes, becoming the first operator to sign an agreement with a “Power Five” collegiate sports team.

  • daily_news

    US commercial gross gambling revenue (GGR) continued to recover in July as more casinos and other venues reopened following the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) shutdown.

  • daily_news

    Southern European and Latin American operator Codere was hit hard by novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the first half of 2020, with the pandemic shuttering its land-based venues and the resulting lack of sports weighing down its online business.

  • daily_news

    Regional casino operator Penn National Gaming is preparing for a test launch of its long-awaited real-money sportsbook featuring the Barstool Sports brand in Pennsylvania. 

  • daily_news

    Unibet operator Kindred has struck market access deals with regional casino operator Penn National Gaming to offer online betting and gaming in Illinois and Ohio.

  • daily_news

    Online gambling operator Betway has announced German Bundesliga football club Hertha BSC as its latest commercial partner.

  • daily_news

    Costa Rica-based sportsbook 5Dimes will block access for US customers, hinting that it may look to secure licenses to move into the US regulated betting market.

  • daily_news

    Lawmakers in the Czech capital Prague have voted in favour of a new decree that would implement a ban on all technical gambling games in the city, with the draft legislation set to go in front of the City Council later this week.

Pages