William Hill has put a year-on-year increase in revenue during the 17 weeks to October 29 to its ongoing expansion efforts in the US, with its activity in the country helping to offset further declines in its retail business following the changes in UK FOBT regulations.
A bill to impose a new 5% tax on the annual gross income of Philippines Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) has moved a step towards passing into law, after it was passed by the House Ways and Means Committee.
Gambling operator Codere has altered its financial results for the first half of the year after an investigation into accounting inaccuracies uncovered a number of errors with the reporting for its Mexico, Colombia and Panama operations.
France’s Agence des participations de l’État (APE) has hailed the success of the initial public offering of gaming giant La Française des Jeux (FDJ), which could generate proceeds of €1.89bn for the state.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has reported a 0.4% month-on-month increase in sports betting revenue to $14.9m (£11.5m/€13.5m) for October, while igaming revenue was also up 19.5% to $4.9m for the month.
Licensed sports betting operators in New Jersey generated $46.4m in collective revenue for October, representing yet another new record total for the state, with market handle also hitting a new high of $487.9m.
Online gaming affiliate business Net Gaming Europe has put a year-on-year drop in revenue, earnings and profit in the third quarter down to ongoing struggles related to new regulations in a number of European markets.
AGTech reported a 3.5% increase in third quarter revenue to HKD$70.3m, but fair value changes related to the supplier’s 2014 purchase of lottery hardware supplier Score Value offset lower operating costs, leading to a drop in profit for the period.