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    LeoVegas has reported an 11.6% rise in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, though growing costs saw the Stockholm-listed gaming operator post a €31,000 (£26,611/$34,757) loss for the period.

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    Paddy Power Betfair has reported a 17% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with strong growth in its US and Australian operations offsetting a decline in online sports betting revenue.

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    London-listed igaming service provider GAN has credited higher than expected growth in New Jersey’s legal sports betting market for first quarter revenue growing to £4.6m, a new company record.

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    The Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) has issued a warning to people about a series of scam phone calls and emails seeking payment on gambling debts.

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    The Rank Group has reported further revenue growth across its digital business during the third quarter, but overall revenue for the operator remained flat due to a lack of growth in its land-based operations. The company will also begin a search for a new chair, after Ian Burke announced he will not stand for re-election at the company's Annual General Meeting in October.

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    Betclic Everest Group subsidiary bet-at-home has reported an 18.8% year-on-year increase in net gaming revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with the operator crediting strategic marketing efforts for the growth.

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    The Jockey Club, the UK’s largest commercial horse racing organisation, has reported a 6.7% year-on-year increase in revenue to £214.6m (€248.6m/$277.0m) for 2018, but warned betting shop closures are likely to impact industry growth in 2019.

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    Racecourse Media Group (RMG) will pay out £109.7m (€127.1m/$141.6m) to 37 UK racecourses after reporting an 18% increase in revenue from media and data rights in 2018.

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    Nevada’s licensed sportsbooks generated total handle of $596.8m in March, setting a new record for amounts wagered in a month where basketball dominated the market.

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    Gambling technology giant Novomatic has posted an operating loss of €131.9m (£113.9m/$147.0m) for 2018 as higher costs offset a 10.5% year-on-year rise in revenue.

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    Swedish gaming operator Svenska Spel has reported a 5.9% decline in net gaming revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with growth in the new Sport & Casino igaming division offset by struggles in its lottery and land-based gaming units.

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    US racetrack and casino operator Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has cited the positive impact of gaming M&A as a key drivers of a 40% year-on-year increase in revenue during the first quarter.

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    Mississippi’s regulated sports betting market has seen revenue grow strongly in March, as a result of punters betting heavily on basketball over the month. Handle climbed to $32.4m, with a market hold of 15.11% resulting in $4.9m of taxable revenue.

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    Casino games supplier NetEnt has reported a 2.8% decline in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with lower volumes in the newly regulated Swedish market blamed for the decline.

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    Live dealer software supplier Evolution Gaming has posted double-digit growth across both revenue and profit in the first quarter, as it felt the benefit of higher commission income from existing customers.

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    Unibet operator Kindred Group has reported an 8.0% year-on-year rise in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, though has seen earnings impacted by costs associated with its launch in Sweden’s newly regulated igaming market.

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    Sports betting services provider Kambi Group has cited the launch of Sweden's newly-regulated igaming market and its ongoing expansion efforts in the US as among the main drivers of a 28% year-on-year increase in revenue during the first quarter of 2019.

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    Online gambling operator Bet365 has joined forces with EML Payments to develop a new prepaid credit card in New Jersey. The operator is yet to launch in the state but has a partnership in place do so with the the Hard Rock Atlantic City casino.

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    SciPlay, the social gaming subsidiary of Scientific Games, has set out details of an initial public offering (IPO) of its Class A common stock with the aim of raising up to $352m (£270.7m/€313.0m).

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    Gaming platform and services provider Nektan has raised £2.1m (€2.4m/$2.7m) before expenses through a share placement. Nektan offered 13,978,020 new ordinary shares at a price of 15 pence each.

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