Casinos in Macau took in MOP2.21bn in revenue in September, down 90.0% from 2019 - though this marked a significant month-on-month improvement - as novel coronavirus (Covid-19) continued to wreak havoc on the Chinese Special Administrative Region's gambling sector.
The number of sanctions issued for compliance failures in the Belgian land-based gambling sector by the country's Gaming Commission increased to 52 in 2019, though the number of outlets punished with licences being revoked fell year-on-year.
Some are making gloomy predictions of British gambling operators' future prospects as the long-awaited Gambling Act review nears. But the aims of the pro- and anti-gambling camps may not be that far apart; even if the roadmaps differ substantially. The arrival of Tom Watson at Flutter could also pave the way for more constructive exchanges and productive reforms.
To talk of a one-size-fits-all solution for Africa ignores the nuances in each market. With so many differing economic climates and technological infrastructures, suppliers must prepare for a range of contrasting eventualities in different territories, Altenar chief operating officer Dinos Stranomitis tells iGB.
In this exclusive extract from the iGB Africa Report, sponsored by sportsbook technology provider Altenar, Scott Longley examines the brands that have carved out local market share, and the difficulties in establishing a pan-African presence.
August saw the final rounds of the Uefa Europa League and Champions League take place, bringing the European football season to an end following long delays. Find out below how this affected sports betting metrics, in the latest edition of Optimove's iGaming Pulse.