Catena Media has reported a 5.7% year-on-year increase in revenue for the two months to 29 February, with the affiliate marketing giant saying that it anticipates further growth amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The Irish government has announced a complete shut-down of all sporting events as part of a new package of measures adopted in an attempt to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country.
New Zealand Racing and the TAB have taken the decision to close all retail sites and temporarily suspend racing after the national government announced that it would move the country to Alert Level 4 of the Covid-19 alert system later today (25 March).
888 Holdings has reported a rise in customer activity across its casino and poker services, but the online gambling operator warned its sports betting business is likely to suffer as a result of cancelled events worldwide.
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.
Formerly state-owned French operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) expects a revenue decline of around €192m and an earnings decline of around €77m due to the effects of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Formula 1 has launched a new esports competition in place of the races that have been postponed as a result of the outbreak of novel coronavirus, as the motor-racing series announced the Azerbaijan Grand Prix as the latest of its events to fall victim to the global pandemic.
British industry body The Betting and Gaming Council has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer after the gambling industry was excluded from all forms of business rate relief intended to ease the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
iGaming solutions provider EveryMatrix has expanded its range of virtual sports games to help operators increase betting options, build new revenue streams and keep players engaged during the shutdown of sports around the world.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has ordered free-to-air commercial broadcaster Nine to reassess its advertising strategy and carry out additional staff training after it was found to have breached rules related to gambling ads.
Sportech has said that impairment costs related to a sports bar asset in Stamford, Connecticut, in the US meant losses widened in 2019, but the betting technology provider was able to report a year-on-year increase in total revenue.
The English Premier League and English Football League (EFL) have reached an agreement with the Football Association (FA) to complete their current seasons, but will not resume play until 30 April at the earliest.