International Game Technology (IGT) has announced a new joint venture with Twin River Worldwide Holdings, with the aim of working together in Rhode Island to improve and expand gambling services in the state.
Dutch gambling regulator the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has set out plans to focus on tackling illegal land-based games of chance in 2020, with the aim of working with more local authorities to combat the issue.
Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has set out plans to bolster its responsible gambling measures in 2020, but warned that changes to its operating strategy could lead to a €50m (£42.5m/$56.7m) decline in earnings.
The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), the US organisation for people affected by problem gambling and addiction, has announced a new advisory board, featuring a number of executives and senior personnel from across the industry.
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), the newly formed trade association for the UK gambling industry, has appointed former Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Michael Dugher as its new chief executive.
Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus is to begin reducing the number of slot machines operating across the country from January next year, with around a fifth of its installed base to be taken out of service by the end of the year.
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has officially approved a strategic partnership with gambling event giants Clarion Gaming and SiGMA, confirming plans for a major event in the country's capital Manila next year.
Consumers in the Netherlands are more likely to encounter issues with problem gambling when playing gaming machines than other forms of gambling, according to a new joint report from the country’s regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) and self-help organisation AGOG.
Banking group HSBC UK has joined forces with industry charities GamCare and GambleAware to develop and launch a new self-restriction tool to enable its customers to block gambling transactions on their accounts.
Bragg Gaming Group has reported revenue of CAD$10.0m for the third quarter of 2019, while starting tomorrow, the business will have a new finance chief as bwin.party veteran Stephen Prowse takes over the role from Ashkay Kumar.
iGaming content developer and aggregation platform provider Relax Gaming has named former Kindred Group executive Tommi Maijala as its new chief executive, with his predecessor Daniel Eskola shifting to a new role as chief commercial officer.
Despite fierce competition, Relax Gaming chief product officer Simon Hammon believes there are still opportunities for smaller studios to disrupt the market leaders - but only with effective game distribution.
Red Tiger chief executive Gavin Hamilton argues that NetEnt’s £200m deal for the slot specialist wasn’t a result of market forces. However, he adds, those forces mean it might have come at a perfect time.
The Deutsche Automatenwirtschaft (DAW), the umbrella organisation for Germany’s gaming machine associations, has highlighted a number of key issues that must be addressed as lawmakers prepare to begin discussions over the re-regulation of the country’s gambling market.