The British retail betting industry took a significant hit from the B2 machines stake cut in April 2019. Less than a year later, shops were shuttered by novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Yet in Lee Drabwell's eyes, the sector is in the midst of an evolution that sets it up to survive.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has arrested a local prosecutor and policeman in the Smila Raion region of the country, after they were discovered to have accepted bribes from an illegal gambling business.
Fifa, football’s global governing body, has designated a new smartphone app developed by the International Federation of Professional Footballers (FIFPro) to anonymously report match-fixing as a valid reporting tool for potential corruption in the sport.
From the ruins of Wirecard emerges an opportunity for an innovative and agile payment provider to replace it as the market leading payment provider, writes Julian Buhagiar. Unfortunately, no provider seems to be stepping up.
Rank Group has reported a year-on-year decline in net gaming revenue (NGR) and net profit for its 2020 financial year, mainly due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on its land-based operations.
Revenue for Sazka Group-owned Greek gaming giant OPAP fell 34.8% year-on-year in the first half of the year due to the disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19). However, the operator said it saw performance rapidly recover once lockdown restrictions in Greece were eased and sporting events resumed.
William Hill’s US business has announced the launch of its online and mobile sportsbook in Colorado, while the bookmaker has also rolled out the first selection of content and products through its new partnership with CBS Sports.
Chinese lottery provider 500.com announced the resumption of activity in Sweden, via its The Multi Group (TMG) lottery betting subsidiary, having renewed its online gaming licence in the jursidiction for the next two years.