Spanish Minister of Consumer Affairs Alberto Garzón believes the country’s efforts to tighten advertising laws puts it at the forefront of a trend likely to be adopted across Europe, and pledged further controls on the sector.
Floridablanca has become the latest Colombian municipality to announce that casinos and gaming facilities in the region will be permitted to reopen, following a period of enforced closure due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
William Hill has confirmed that its board has received separate cash proposals to acquire the business from alternative investments giant Apollo Global Management and its US sports betting and igaming partner, Caesars Entertainment.
To talk of a one-size-fits-all solution for Africa ignores the nuances in each market. With so many differing economic climates and technological infrastructures, suppliers must prepare for a range of contrasting eventualities in different territories, Altenar chief operating officer Dinos Stranomitis tells iGB.
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has set out details of a new novel coronavirus (Covid-19) job support initiative to replace the government’s existing furlough scheme, potentially providing a lifeline to land-based operators affected by the incoming 10pm curfew.
In this exclusive extract from the iGB Africa Report, sponsored by sportsbook technology provider Altenar, Scott Longley examines the brands that have carved out local market share, and the difficulties in establishing a pan-African presence.
Online gambling revenue in Great Britain declined across all verticals in July at a time when retail showed signs of recovery, according to the latest figures from the Gambling Commission’s ongoing tracking of customer activity during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.
William Hill’s first full month of activity in the Washington D.C. market saw players stake $9.1m at the operator’s sportsbook in the city’s Capital One Arena, far outstripping handle for the DC Lottery’s Intralot-powered online offering.
Paddy Power and PokerStars owner Flutter Entertainment has appointed former deputy leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson as an advisor to the business, to help it develop new standards of safer gambling practices.
Brigid Simmonds, chairman of UK trade association the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), has called upon the Communities and Local Government Select Committee to place the needs of the retail betting industry at the centre of its inquiry into supporting high streets in the wake of the novel coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic.