NetEnt’s acquisition of Red Tiger Gaming was notable not only because it was the company’s first M&A activity in its existence, but also because it sees it take charge of one of the sector’s most exciting suppliers. Jake Pollard discusses the rationale behind the deal, and how the two businesses will work together going forward, with chief executive Therese Hillman.
Gambling operator Genting has opted to bring its online product range together under a single brand, with its online casino, live casino and sportsbook offering now available under the GentingBet name.
Increased B2C revenue resulting from Playtech’s 2018 acquisition of Italy’s Snaitech offset a decline in B2B revenue for the gaming solutions giant in H1, though the deal also resulted in increased depreciation and amortisation, and financial costs, which hit profits.
The company paid €42.8m in distribution expenses, up 69.2% from last year. Gaming duties increased from €2.1 to €2.4m, while administrative expenses increased from €6.4m to €7m, bringing total expenses to €52.1m, up 54.4% year-on-year.
Kindred Group has enhanced its online casino service offering in the US by entering into a partnership with Scientific Games. The operator will now benefit from full Open Gaming System and Open Platform System functionality.
Grand Casino Baden has become the first gambling venue in Switzerland to roll out an online casino service. The venue’s Jackpots.ch website is being powered by platform provider Gamanza and features content from Evolution Gaming.
Live dealer software supplier Evolution Gaming has secured a new a content deal with Italian-facing sports betting operator Planetwin365, describing the agreement as a “key customer win” in the country.
Live dealer software supplier Evolution Gaming has entered into a content partnership with Grand Casino Baden, one of four Swiss land-based casinos to secure a new online gaming licence in the country.
Promoting new product launches has become increasingly complex, with marketers forced to contend with an ever-increasing range of titles and a drip-feed of new compliance controls. First Look Games’ Tom Galanis sets out the issues to consider when selecting games to put marketing dollars behind
With turnover rising to SEK1.07bn in the first quarter of 2019, AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) has made a major splash in the newly regulated Swedish igaming market. Some of the key staff behind the launch of its new multi-vertical offering explain how a customer-focused development process allowed the operator to establish itself as the country’s early market leader.