The executive leadership of Scientific Games has voluntarily reduced its salaries by 50%, with chief executive Barry Cottle going without pay, as part of the solutions giant’s efforts to mitigate the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Sweden’s former gambling monopoly Svenska Spel has announced a series of measures to help the business mitigate the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, including cancelling a proposed dividend and furloughing the vast majority of its casino staff.
William Hill has recommenced its search for a new chief financial officer after Adrian Marsh, who had previously agreed to take on the role, withdrew from the process due to the ongoing situation regarding novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Carolyn Harris, chair of the Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), has called on British operators to step up efforts to protect customers amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the government of Japan have confirmed that the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled to start from 24 July, will be postponed as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Totally Gaming Academy (TGA), Clarion Gaming’s training and professional development arm, has struck a partnership with Conexus Group’s iGaming Academy (IGA) to deliver remote learning courses to the gambling industry.
The British Horseracing Association (BHA) has announced that scheduled racing events will continue to take place, albeit without spectators and with restrictions on the number of attendees, as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
H2 Gambling Capital expects the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) to lead to a decline of up to 8% in global gambling gross win in 2020, only the second time annual revenue will have fallen in 20 years.