Gauselmann Group’s Merkur Sportwetten subsidiary has begun its overhaul of the recently-acquired Polish betting and gaming business Totolotek, with a number of enhancements made across retail and digital channels.
The New South Wales (NSW) Government has set out plans to conduct a study into the effectiveness of existing responsible gambling measures in the Australian state and consider ways to better protect consumers from gambling-related harm.
The GB Gambling Commission has given its endorsement to the UK Government’s new Economic Crime Plan, which sets out plans to combat industry-related issues, such as money laundering and terrorist financing.
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iGaming solutions giant Playtech has revealed that its Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) omni-channel sports betting business processed a record number of bets during this year’s Wimbledon tennis championships.
French gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has reported a 5.5% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first half of the year, with chief executive Stéphane Pallez crediting the FDJ 2020 digital transformation strategy as driving growth.
Sports betting solutions provider Kambi has reported a 25.3% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first six months of 2019, with the business boosted by its customers launching in Pennsylvania’s online wagering market.
Australian operator Tabcorp has rejected claims by Racing Queensland that its UBET subsidiary was not entitled to withhold AU$11m (£6.2m/€6.9m/US$7.7m) in response to a new point of consumption tax in the state.
GVC Holdings has cited growth within its online gambling business as the main reason behind a 5% year-on-year increase in net gaming revenue during the six months to June 30, 2019, despite a decline in revenue within the operator’s UK retail arm.
The Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady has become the first licensed venue in New York to accept legal sports bets, six years to the month after land-based sports wagering was legalised in the state.
Gambling group Codere has appointed Luis Sánchez Serrano as its new corporate director of technology and digitalisation. Sánchez Serrano will report directly to group chief executive Vicente Di Loreto.
This month’s edition of the RP iGaming Index sees Regulus Partners’ Paul Leyland cautiously optimistic about an upswing in the performance of igaming stocks. Market consolidation, meanwhile, has boosted a number of constituent companies.
The Washington, DC Council has awarded Intralot a five-year contract to power the city lottery’s sports betting offering, despite mounting concerns over the manner in which the contract was handed to the Greek lottery and gaming solutions provider.
A new survey commissioned by Novomatic Group subsidiary Löwen Entertainment claims that more that 70% of the German public supports the roll-out of a uniform regulatory framework for all forms of gambling.