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”.
California tribes will have 90 more days to gather enough signatures to get their sports betting measure on the ballot in 2022 after a court granted an extension to the deadline by which it must secure sufficient public support.
Rank Group believes its profit for the fiscal year ended 30 June 2020 will come in at the lower end of its £48m to £58m guidance following the disruption caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
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.
New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) has revealed that both revenue and net profit were below budget expectations in the first half of its fiscal year, while it made a higher-than-expected loss for the period.
GiG’s chief strategy officer Cristina Niculae says the crisis caused by the pandemic presents a good opportunity for igaming businesses to reassess their culture, use of technology and value innovation.
Affiliate marketing business Net Gaming Europe has revealed that it has already begun preparations for the regulation of online gambling in the Netherlands, with a view to entering the market as early as possible.
Swiss gambling regulator Eidgenössischen Spielbankenkommission (ESBK) has reported a 5.5% year-on-year rise in casino revenue for 2019, while the country’s online gaming licensees generated CHF23.5m following the launch of igaming from July that year.
Social games developer Zynga has completed its acquisition of Peak, the mobile gaming business behind the Toon Blast and Toy Blast game franchises, for a total purchase price of $1.85bn (£1.48bn/€1.65bn).
The English Football League (EFL) has criticised proposals to introduce a ban on betting sponsorship in British sport, saying that the sector contributes more than £40m (€44.4m/$49.8m) each season to the organisation and its clubs.