The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), the trade association for the UK gambling industry, has called on the government to ensure that the new Online Harms Bill includes action to crack down on unlicensed operators targeting consumers in the UK.
Stockholm-listed casino game developer NetEnt’s revenue increased slightly year-on-year to SEK1.79bn in 2019 as the company’s acquisiton of Red Tiger Games helped offset "weakness" in Sweden and Norway, but the supplier's profit declined.
Twin River Worldwide Holdings saw revenue rise 19.8% to an estimated $523.6m, but net income declined 23.7% to $51.4m after increased financial costs, according to the operator’s preliminary year-end figures.
PlayNow.com, the only online gambling site licensed to operate in the Canadian province of British Columbia, is to increase its weekly spending limits in an effort to expand its appeal and move high limit players away from unregulated sites.
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has reported an 11.7% year-on-year increase in gaming revenue for 2019, resulting in its total tax and corporate social responsibility contribution for the year rising above PHP56bn for the year.
Members of the German operator body the Deutscher Sportwettenverband (DSWV) have recommended the federal states remove the need for sports betting licensees to shut down their online casino offerings until the new State Treaty comes into effect.
German operator body the Deutsche Sportwettenverband (DSWV) has revealed that consumers in the country spent approximately €9.3bn (£7.86bn/$10.16bn) on sports betting in 2019, up 21% on the previous year.