Greek gaming operator OPAP has reported a 4.7% year-on-year increase in revenue for 2019, though the shut-down of its retail network in the country looks set to have a significant impact on revenue and earnings in 2020.
Italy’s Agenzia Dogane Monopoli (ADM) has opted to suspend retail lottery sales, including Sazka subsidiary LottoItalia’s 10e Lotto, Millionday and Lotto games, due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.
The Jockey Club, the governing body of horse racing in the UK, has announced it will donate 10,000 tickets to the National Health Service (NHS) and social care sector for the first day of the 2021 Grand National Festival.
Betgenius, the sports betting subsidiary of Genius Sports Group, has admitted that it was the victim of fraud, after a series of matches scouted by the supplier were found to have been organised fraudulently.
French operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has secured a syndicated loan worth €380m (£333.8m/$413.0m) to finance its acquisition of exclusive operating rights for lottery games in the country for a further 25 years.
Sweden’s Administrative Court (Förvaltningsrätten) has ruled on 11 appeals against penalties issued by regulator Spelinspektionen for underage betting, cancelling one penalty against Bethard, upholding seven appeals and dismissing three.
The Spanish government has adopted a series of new measures to preserve social and economic order during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, including strict new restrictions on online gaming advertising.
Gamstop, the UK’s online gambling self-exclusion scheme, has urged people worried about their gambling while at home during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown to exclude from all igaming sites to protect themselves from harm.