The District Court for Prague 1 has ruled in favour of the Czech Republic government in a long-running legal battle with land-based casino operator Casino Kartáč over online roulette. This had seen the operator look to recoup CZK6.9bn in estimated lost revenue, after a 2006 request to launch online games was rejected.
Software supplier Global Daily Fantasy Sports will acquire live dealer games supplier Playgon Interactive after executing a definitive share purchase agreement which will see Global acquire all of Playgon’s shares for CAD$9.5m.
Spain’s regulated online gaming market has reported a 5.4% year-on-year increase in gross gaming revenue for the third quarter of 2019, with the growth of online casino again supported by the recovery of the sports betting vertical.
Hokkaido Governor Naomichi Suzuki has announced that the Japanese island will no longer seek an immediate bid to construct an integrated casino resort due to concerns about the impact the project could have on the local environment.