Acroud - the affiliate marketing business formerly known as Net Gaming - saw revenue drop by 10.5% to €6.8m in the first half of 2020 as casino declines offset poker growth while profits were halved by currency fluctuations.
Asian casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) saw revenue for the six months to 30 June drop 76.3% with the operator expecting further headwinds from the ongoing impact of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) on its Macau venues.
Romania’s National Gambling Office (ONJN) has added 20 new sites, including one from Bet365, to its “blacklist” of unauthorised online gaming sites, which must be blocked by internet service providers (ISPs) in the country.
GambleAware, Great Britain's charitable funding body for gambling related research, education and treatment, has announced that Mark Etches is to step down from his role as its chief executive at the end of March 2021.
The Bulgarian National Revenue Agency (NRA) has officially taken over responsibility for the regulation of gambling, after lawmakers voted to abolish the country’s dedicated authority, the State Commission on Gambling (SCG).
Casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has said it will again temporarily close its casino property in Auckland, following the decision by New Zealand’s government to place the city in lockdown after recording several new local cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Dutch municipal health services (Gemeentelijke Gezondheids Dienst - GGD) will be granted the power to close leisure establishments such as casinos and slot arcades if they trace an outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) to the location
Online random number generator (RNG) games will face a three-second spin limit and may not be advertised outside of an operator’s website, according to the country’s new secondary legislation as part of its Gambling Reform Act.
James Noyes’ proposals for reforming key aspects of Great Britain's gambling industry have received major coverage. They show how sensitive the issues are for all stakeholders and why the industry must engage in a constructive manner.
Korean casino and resort operator Kangwon Land’s revenue fell 63.5% to KRW270.64bn (£174.6m/€193.9m/$228.7m) in the first half of 2020, after its venues were open only to VIP customers for much of the second quarter of the year.
Twin River Worldwide Holdings saw revenue for the first half of 2020 fall 47.7% year-on-year, becoming the latest listed US operator to outline the disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19) on its business.