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    Scientific Games' losses increased in Q2 as revenue fell 37.2% to $539m (£423m/€465m), but the business said its results were "better than expected" given the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

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    Kindred Group has reported a year-on-year rise in revenue during the first half of the year, despite its business being impacted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    H2 Gambling Capital downgraded its annual expectations for the global gambling sector by a further $780m to $356.9bn this week.

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    The NFL Players’ Association (NFLPA) will work with Epic Risk Management and the GVC Foundation in order to create a problem gambling awareness and education program for former NFL players.

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    Australian gambling operator PlayUp has secured approval to roll out its sports betting offering in the state of Colorado, in a launch that will mark its entrance into the US market.

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    Integrity body the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) warned sports clubs of the “damage to sports integrity” that may result from sponsorship deals with Asian-facing betting companies who operate primarily in unregulated jurisdictions.

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    Spain’s digital gambling association, Jdigital, has issued a response to the European Commission (EC), expressing “bewilderment” and offering criticisms of the Spanish government’s proposed restrictions on gambling advertising, submitted to the EC earlier this month.

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    The US Senate Committee on the judiciary heard evidence both for and against the continued legality of betting on college sports in a committee meeting titled “Protecting the Integrity of College Athletics”.

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    Software supplier Global Daily Fantasy Sports has announced plans to change its name to Playgon Games Inc., following its acquisition of Playgon Interactive last month.

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    Online gambling operator Genesis Global has confirmed it will appeal against a decision by the GB Gambling Commission to suspend its operating licence in Great Britain.

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    Land-based gaming giant Las Vegas Sands saw revenue fall 73.1% year-on-year for the six months ended 30 June, 2020 after Q2 revenue collapsed to almost zero due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    Two properties on the Las Vegas strip, Circus Circus Hotel & Casino and Tropicana Las Vegas, have notified the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation of 252 and 620 layoffs respectively, expected to take place between now and October.

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    Betting shops in Scotland have been ordered to switch off their gaming machines in an apparent U-turn by the country’s government, which last week announced that it was to remove the controversial ban.

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    Spread betting and contracts for difference (CFD) provider IG Group took in revenue of £649.2m (€712.5m/$825.7m) in the full year ended 31 May, up 36% year-on-year.

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    Australian gambling operator Tabcorp has announced that David Attenborough will retire from his roles as chief executive and managing director in the first half of 2021.

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    Affiliate marketing services provider XLMedia has said it expects to post a year-on-year drop in revenue for the first half of 2020, primarily due to Google de-ranking a number of its websites and also the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    Credit ratings agency Standard and Poor’s has downgraded Spain, Italy and Latin America-facing operator Codere’s credit rating for the fifth time in just over nine months, indiciating default is a “virtual certainty”.

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    A total of 222,993 customers have availed of UK-based online bank Monzo’s gambling blocking feature since it was launched in June 2018, iGB understands.

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    Slot games developer Play’n Go has announced it is to expand its offering into Switzerland, revealing it has already agreed content deals with a number of licensed operators in the country.

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    The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has published its response to the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA)’s consultation paper on suspicious betting reporting requirements. The response sets out IBIA’s views on the best ways operators can help maintain integrity in sports betting.

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