Betsson Group has secured approval from anti-trust regulators to proceed with its planned acquisition of Gaming Innovation Group’s (GiG) B2C assets, with the deal now set to go through by the middle of April.
American Gaming Association (AGA) president and chief executive Bill Miller has written directly to US President Donald Trump, urging him to amend the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to include gaming businesses.
Reports from Sweden suggest government ministers are mulling a temporary shut-down or new restrictions on online casino to avoid an increase in gambling related harm during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
While Italy’s sports betting market struggled after novel coronavirus (Covid-19) resulted in a nationwide lockdown and the suspension sporting events, the market grew year-on-year in March, thanks to online casino and poker.
Land-based gambling operator Boyd Gaming has set out a number of additional measures to mitigate the financial impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, including placing most of its staff on unpaid furlough.
Swedish-facing operator Svenska Spel has hit out at media reports in the country suggesting there has been a significant rise in online casino gambling during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, describing the published figures as “misleading”.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has called on the British public to report gambling ads that refer to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, pledging swift action against those that breach advertising rules.
The findings of a Gambling Commission working group on marketing has divided affiliates, with agreements to restrict pay-per-click (PPC) advertising to over-25s generating a mixed reaction in the sector.