Flutter Entertainment has announced it is to reopen all of its Paddy Power retail shops across England and 150 locations in the Republic of Ireland from 15 June, after its network was shuttered due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
GVC Holdings has announced plans to reopen all 2,445 of its Ladbrokes and Coral betting shops in England from 15 June, in line with the UK’s government’s easing of restrictions related to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
New Zealand-based casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group is to return to normal operating hours at most of its casinos in the country after the country's government downgraded its novel coronavirus (Covid-19) alert to its lowest level.
Westdeutsche Spielbanken (WestSpiel), the land-based operator owned by the German state of Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia), made €136.8m in gross gaming revenue in 2019, up 27.0% year-on-year.
Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has said it is yet to make a decision about the reopening of its gambling venues, with all facilities and slot machines set to remain out of action for the foreseeable future.
New Zealand-based casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group said trading since the reopening of its casinos has been “encouraging” but warned that layoffs will be necessary as the business restructures to focus on the country’s domestic market.
The Star Sydney, Star Entertainment Group’s property in Australia's largest city, has reopened for business, with the operator announcing a deal that gives it exclusive rights to offer slots in the market.
In the second part of Joanne Christie's analysis of how lotteries must evolve after lockdown, discussion turns to the content and channels of marketing campaigns, and the importance of a digital fallback for the core retail offering.
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has revealed that it anticipates B2C gross gaming revenue for 2020 to fall 12% below initial forecasts as a result of disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Flutter Entertainment announced plans to accelerate US expansion and reduce debt through an equity placement that raised £812.6m, after revealing a 10% rise in revenue for the first 47 days of its second quarter.
New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) will cut 230 jobs, including 150 permanent staff, at the Totalisator Agency Board (TAB) as a result of the disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19).