Brazil’s much-delayed privatisation of the state’s instant lottery games business Loteria Exclusiva Instantânea (Lotex) has once again been postponed following a lack of interest in from potential bidders.
Danish gambling operator Danske Spil has revealed that Allan Auning-Hansen is to step down as its chief financial officer. Auning-Hansen will become a partner and CFO of juice bar and coffee shop chain, Joe & The Juice.
The Czech Republic’s Ministry of Finance has confirmed that it will increase the tax rate on certain gambling activities in the country from January 2020. Taxes will be split into three levels, according to how harmful the government perceives the activity to be.
SugarHouse Casino has moved a step closer to becoming the first gambling operator to roll out an online and mobile sportsbook service in the regulated state of Pennsylvania after beginning a series of test launches. Should this soft launch be completed without any issues, it could officially launch its offering later this week.
Roar Digital, the joint venture between GVC Holdings and MGM Resorts, has been awarded an igaming licence by the Nevada Gaming Commission, as well as a transactional waiver by the New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement.
Stockholm-listed Better Collective will significantly expand its presence in the US market through the acquisition of daily fantasy and sports betting affiliate Rical LLC, operator of the RotoGrinders and SportsHandle portals.
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.