Denmark’s regulated gambling market has reported a marginal year-on-year decline in revenue, with declines in revenue from land-based gaming machines and sports betting offsetting growth in online casino.
Licensed sportsbook operators in Pennsylvania generated collective revenue of $19.4m (£15.1m/€17.4m) in the second full month of regulated sports wagering, while interactive gaming revenue in September amounted to $5.3m.
More than 40% of Welsh students aged 11-16 said they gambled in the last year, though activity was predominantly centred around fruit machines and the National Lottery, according to a new study from Cardiff University.
Social casino operator KamaGames has announced a wide-ranging overhaul of its flagship Pokerist app, which sees the studio launch a social sports betting product for the first time. A range of additional features, including a new app guide, Alice and Wonderland-themed slot and referral programme for players, have also gone live.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, which operates the Four Winds chain of casinos in Indiana and Michigan, has begun negotiations to introduce Class III games, including sports betting, in its South Bend, Indiana venue.
Half the year has now passed, with the year dominated by advertising crackdowns, new regulatory restrictions and signs that long-awaited market openings may finally be moving into view. iGaming Business looks at the biggest stories from the first six months of 2019, and examines their impact on the igaming industry.
A trio of international gaming operators have entered the race to secure online gambling licences in Argentina’s capital province of Buenos Aires. There are now 10 companies competing to secure one of seven operating licences.
Greek gaming operator OPAP has reported a year-on-year increase in revenue and profit for the first quarter, primarily due to ongoing growth within its video lottery terminals and KINO lottery businesses.
Having explored the need for an overhaul of the look and feel of the UK’s licensed betting offices, the second part of the feature looks at the technology that could help shape the sector’s sports-led future.
Gambling revenue in Latvia increased 15.3% year-on-year in the first quarter, with national regulator the Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection (IAUI) reporting growth across all key verticals.