Swedish gambling operator Svenska Spel has appointed Carolina Swaffer to the new role of head of agents, customer service and partner services. Swaffer will join from postal service PostNord Sverige on June 1.
Bet365 has confirmed that it is to increase its operational presence in Malta and relocate certain functionality to the country due to ongoing concerns as to how the UK’s exit from the European Union will impact its business in Gibraltar.
The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has issued a call for the incoming European Parliament and Commission to focus more on the online gambling market to help ensure consumers across the continent are better protected.
Sports betting and daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator FanDuel Group has entered a partnership with US sports-focused streaming service fuboTV. FanDuel will serve as the exclusive sportsbook, online casino, horse racing and DFS partner of fuboTV.
Betting exchange BETDAQ has donated sponsorship space on the front of EFL League One football club Sunderland’s jerseys to a charity as part of parent company GVC Holdings’ Changing for the Bettor corporate social responsibility drive.
New Hampshire has taken a step closer to legalising sports wagering after a bill was passed back to the Senate for a final chamber reading. HB480 sets out plans to legalise sports betting in-person, online and via mobile.
Spread betting and contracts for difference provider IG Group Holdings has forecast a 17% year-on-year decline in profit for the 2019 financial year, primarily due to a drop in over-the-counter revenue in the European Union.
Sportech executive chairman Richard McGuire has confirmed that the technology provider will continue to focus on controlling costs, with the strategy having led to encouraging progress for the company this year following a challenging 2018.
Gambling.com Group has reported a 52% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with the affiliate marketing giant to invest in the development of products for the US market in the year ahead.
Denmark’s regulated online gaming market has reported a 4.5% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with growth in the online casino and sports betting verticals offsetting land-based declines.