The number of employees at Pennsylvania casinos collapsed by 38.9% to 9,883 as of 30 June, 2020, despite all but one casino in the state having reopened after the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to the state’s 2019/20 casino diversity report.
Australian operator Crown Resorts will suspend all of its activity with junket operators until 30 June, 2021 as it undertakes an internal review of the business segment, amid the New South Wales Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority’s own review into the operator.
Football’s global governing body Fifa has handed a lifetime ban to Marco Antonio Trovato Villalba, the current president of the Paraguayan side Club Olimpia, after finding him guilty of match manipulation.
The percentage of German betting giant Tipico’s revenue that came from problem gamblers doubled year-on-year to 2% in 2019, according to the business’s corporate responsibility report, but remained below 2017 levels.
Some are making gloomy predictions of British gambling operators' future prospects as the long-awaited Gambling Act review nears. But the aims of the pro- and anti-gambling camps may not be that far apart; even if the roadmaps differ substantially. The arrival of Tom Watson at Flutter could also pave the way for more constructive exchanges and productive reforms.
To talk of a one-size-fits-all solution for Africa ignores the nuances in each market. With so many differing economic climates and technological infrastructures, suppliers must prepare for a range of contrasting eventualities in different territories, Altenar chief operating officer Dinos Stranomitis tells iGB.
In this exclusive extract from the iGB Africa Report, sponsored by sportsbook technology provider Altenar, Scott Longley examines the brands that have carved out local market share, and the difficulties in establishing a pan-African presence.
August saw the final rounds of the Uefa Europa League and Champions League take place, bringing the European football season to an end following long delays. Find out below how this affected sports betting metrics, in the latest edition of Optimove's iGaming Pulse.