Igaming content developer and distributor Gaming Realms has reported a 65.9% year-on-year rise in revenue for the first half of 2020, which in turn helped the business report positive earnings for the period.Ig
Gaming technology provider GAN saw the migration of US players to igaming almost double its second quarter revenue, helping the supplier to a 16.2% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first half of the year.
Australian gambling trade association Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) has called upon operators in the jurisdiction to remove any players engaging in the online abuse and harassment of athletes from their platforms.
Japan’s Universal Entertainment Corporation has reported 24.9% year-on-year rise in sales for the first half of the year, with a significant rise in pachinko and pachislot machine sales offsetting a decline from its Philiippines integrated resort.
South Korean social gaming operator DoubleU Games saw revenue for the first half of 2020 rise 27.6% year-on-year to KRW326.2bn (£211.6m/€232.3m/$271.9m), aided by the sixth consecutive quarter of growth from DoubleDown Interactive.
B2B fantasy sports supplier Scout Gaming announced it will launch a follow-on from last year’s Premier League season-long fantasy contest, The Quarter Million, by offering a guaranteed prize pool of €1m for the 2020-21 season.
Scientific Games' losses increased in Q2 as revenue fell 37.2% to $539m (£423m/€465m), but the business said its results were "better than expected" given the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Free-to-play variants of Inspired Entertainment’s virtual sports titles will be made available to US customers through FendOff Sports, a new social casino platform operated by the developers behind Chumba Casino.
Social games developer Zynga has completed its acquisition of Peak, the mobile gaming business behind the Toon Blast and Toy Blast game franchises, for a total purchase price of $1.85bn (£1.48bn/€1.65bn).
South Korean social gaming giant DoubleU Games has announced that it will put plans to list its social casino subsidiary DoubleDown Interactive on the Nasdaq stock exchange on hold, blaming economic uncertainty.