The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has closed seven off-course betting facilities (OTBs) and delayed the relaunch of Mark Six lottery draws after a resurgence of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the Chinese special administrative region.
Betting shops in Scotland will be able to ditch post-lockdown restrictions imposed by the Scottish Government from later this month which have already been attacked as "unnecessary" by industry associations.
A storm of regulatory change and economic uncertainty is brewing for the GB gambling industry, and operators should prepare for a punishing second half of the year, writes RB Capital's Julian Buhagiar.
Daily fantasy and sports betting operator DraftKings and land-based casino operator Twin River Worldwide Holdings have announced the opening of a temporary retail sportsbook at the Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado.
National Football League (NFL) franchise the Denver Broncos has signed up its second sports betting partner, with BetMGM to open a new lounge at the team’s Empower Field at Mile High stadium through the agreement.
British gambling trade organisation the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has hit out at the Scottish government for imposing strict restrictions on betting shops in the country, with chief executive Michael Dugher calling the measures “draconian”.
GVC Holdings’ latest corporate social responsibility (CSR) report reveals the operator has seen the number of self-exclusion requests fall significantly, which it claims is the result of enhanced limit setting tools and earlier customer interactions.
GVC Holdings has declared its support for a number of recommendations made by the House of Lords in regards to the gambling regulatory framework in Great Britain, including a call to accelerate the review of the 2005 Gambling Act.
New figures released by the Polish Ministry of Finance reveal that while the country has seen gambling revenue decline for the year to date, newly regulated products helped mitigate falls in online betting and land-based gaming.