William Hill has confirmed that its board has received separate cash proposals to acquire the business from alternative investments giant Apollo Global Management and its US sports betting and igaming partner, Caesars Entertainment.
Floridablanca has become the latest Colombian municipality to announce that casinos and gaming facilities in the region will be permitted to reopen, following a period of enforced closure due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Members of British industry standards body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) will implement limits on slot spin speeds and bans on slot features such as turbo play and multi-slot play, as part of a new code of conduct unveiled today.
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) has urged social media platforms to play their part in combatting illegal gambling in the country, saying it has seen reports of unlicensed online activity increase since the start of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Spanish Minister of Consumer Affairs Alberto Garzón believes the country’s efforts to tighten advertising laws puts it at the forefront of a trend likely to be adopted across Europe, and pledged further controls on the sector.
The German state of Brandenburg has updated its gambling regulations in line with the new State Treaty on Gambling, the Glücksspielneuregulierungstaatsvertrag (GlüNeuRStv), which opens up the online casino market for the first time.
The New South Wales government has launched a consultations on a series of proposed changes to help clubs and hotels in the Australian state minimise gambling harm and support customers that suffer problems with their play.
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has set out details of a new novel coronavirus (Covid-19) job support initiative to replace the government’s existing furlough scheme, potentially providing a lifeline to land-based operators affected by the incoming 10pm curfew.
The Tennessee Education Lottery’s Sports Wagering Committee has conditionally approved sports betting licences for a trio of high-profile operators, as the state moves closer to the November 1 launch date for the vertical.
Industry supplier Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has signed an agreement with online sportsbook operator Tipwin, to power its new online casino offering under licences from the Maltese and Swedish Gaming Authorities.