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News 30-06-2022

Yggdrasil and Jelly Launch Buffalo Blox Gigablox

There are thousands of slots belonging to the buffalo genre, but not all of them rise up to players’ expectations. Yggdrasil and Jelly’s fresh release is one of the gems in the industry. The game introduces players to a peaceful atmosphere with lots of American Indian elements, a gorgeous national park in the background, and […]

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News 29-06-2022

Report Reveals Insights for Environmental Sustainability of UK’s Racing Industry

A new report reveals what environmental risks, challenges and opportunities the British racing industry is facing. Sustainability Consultant Releases a New Report White Griffin, the sustainability consultant within the sports and music sectors, released details regarding a new report called “Environmental Sustainability in British Horseracing.” The white paper was prepared for the British horseracing industry. […]

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News 28-06-2022

Sportradar Explains ORAKO’s Impressive Potential

After announcing the debut of its new artificial intelligence-based all-in-one sportsbook solution ORAKO, Sportradar is ready to share all the details with its future clients. The company’s managing director for managed sportsbook services Jacob Lopez Curciel explained why the new solution could successfully rise to the expectations of operators. He also further explained why ORAKO […]

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News 27-06-2022

The UKGC Changes Its Licensing Processes

The United Kingdom’s Gambling Commission (UKGC) has announced that it will overhaul its licensing processes. According to the authority, the current dedicated account manager model is not efficient enough. The UKGC Will Reallocate Its Resources The UKGC explained that operators will no longer have individual points of contact. Instead, licensing will consist of four sub-groups, […]

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News 24-06-2022

FDJ’s ParionsSport to Support FTF’s #SmashTheHaters Campaign

France’s leading gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) announced today a new initiative for its sports betting brand ParionsSport looking to raise money and support the country’s online harassment helpline. Donating to Online Harassment Helpline #SmashTheHaters, an initiative in collaboration with the French Tennis Federation (FTF), is aimed at supporting the FTF’s fight against […]

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News 24-06-2022

FDJ’s ParionsSport to Support FTF’s #SmashTheHaters Campaign

France’s leading gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) announced today a new initiative for its sports betting brand ParionsSport looking to raise money and support the country’s online harassment helpline. Donating to Online Harassment Helpline #SmashTheHaters, an initiative in collaboration with the French Tennis Federation (FTF), is aimed at supporting the FTF’s fight against […]

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News 24-06-2022

William Hill’s CEO Ready to Bid Farewell After Three Years

While waiting to be acquired by 888 giant, William Hill is also getting ready to bid farewell to its current chief executive officer. Ulrik Bengtsson announced he would be on his way as soon as the much-anticipated 888 purchase will come to an end. In mid-June, William Hill added Slot Factory’s games to its offers. […]

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News 23-06-2022

Spinberry Marks Online Debut on Fusion With Drop the Wilds

Spinberry, an Estonian game supplier with a focus on online and land games, has launched Drop the Wilds – a fresh pinball-themed slot with exciting game mechanics. The new game is the supplier’s first-ever online slot and it made its debut on Pariplay’s Fusion platform.  Drop the Wilds Metrics Overview Reels: 5 Rows: 4 Paylines: […]

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News 22-06-2022

Gambling Granny Escapes Prison for Bilking $650K in Benefits

An elderly woman from The Bronx was sentenced to five years in probation for bilking the federal government with over $650,000. She will also have to pay back the money under the plea bargain most of which she had lost at the casino. Second Degree Grand Larceny Carmen Soto, 77, was spared a prison sentence […]

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News 21-06-2022

Betcris Expands Mexico Presence with FC Juárez Deal

Online sports betting operator Betcris has expanded its presence in Mexico by inking a key sports partnership. The gambling company joined forces with FC Juárez, a professional Mexican soccer team, and will serve as its sponsor. Betcris Teams Up with FC Juárez As per the agreement, Betcris will sponsor FC Juárez, also known as Bravos […]

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News 20-06-2022

CDI’s $291m Sale of Land near Calder Casino Completed

Racing, wagering and entertainment operator Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) announced Friday that it has successfully closed the transaction for the sale of 115.7 acres of excess land near Calder Casino in Florida. Plans for Additional Sales of Land The $291-million sale of land near CDI’s wholly-owned Calder Casino was initially announced in November last year, […]

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News 18-06-2022

KSA to Investigate Access Controls of Arcade Operators

The gambling regulator in the Netherlands is launching a probe into arcade operations for alleged violations of their duties related to the national self-exclusion registry. Violations of CRUKS Requirements The country’s gaming authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has received “dozens of reports in the recent months” from players who claimed to have been registered with the self-exclusion […]

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News 18-06-2022

KSA to Investigate Access Controls of Arcade Operators

The gambling regulator in the Netherlands is launching a probe into arcade operations for alleged violations of their duties related to the national self-exclusion registry. Violations of CRUKS Requirements The country’s gaming authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has received “dozens of reports in the recent months” from players who claimed to have been registered with the self-exclusion […]

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News 17-06-2022

Kindred’s Unibet Plans to Exit Germany, Says Report

The leading online gambling operator, Kindred Group, plans to withdraw its flagship brand from the German market, a new report suggests. Kindred Unveils Plans to Withdraw Unibet from Germany Unibet, Kindred Group’s leading flagship brand, plans to withdraw from the German market, according to a new report released by SBC. The brand is expected to […]

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News 16-06-2022

Push Technology Announces Its New CEO

Real-time data streaming and messaging solutions provider Push Technology announced its promotion of Grethe Brown to the position of CEO. Brown joined Push earlier this year as COO. Brown Has Solid Management Experience in Various Industries “It is a tremendous honor to be appointed CEO of Push Technology at such an exciting time,” stated Brown […]

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News 15-06-2022

Playtech Clears the Final Hurdle for Its Sale of Finalto

Renowned gambling software development company Playtech announced this Wednesday that it had received the necessary regulatory approvals to complete the sale of its financial trading division Finalto to Hong-Kong-based Gopher investments. Playtech shareholders approved the $250 million cash-only sales in December 2021, and the companies hope to close the deal by the end of June […]

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News 14-06-2022

Future Anthem: Data Usage Is the Focus for Next Months

Data science company with a strong focus on the gaming industry Future Anthem has revealed the results of its latest State of Online Gambling survey. According to the data, 74% of all gaming companies in the industry regarded their data as the main point of focus, while 87% of respondents claimed their data was fully […]

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News 13-06-2022

Pinnacle Solution to Seize New Opportunities at iGB Live!

Pinnacle’s business-to-business solutions subsidiary, Pinnacle Solution, has announced that it will take part in the 2022 edition of the iGB Live! event. The latter is scheduled for 5-8 July and will take place in Amsterdam. Pinnacle, in particular, will use the annual trade show to seek expansion opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe. The Pandemic […]

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News 11-06-2022

Boston Celtics vs Golden State Warriors Game 5 NBA Finals Odds, Time, and Prediction

After four games, the 2022 NBA Finals series between the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors is tied 2-2. Their most recent game – played on Friday evening – saw the Warriors destroy the Celtics 107-97. The reason why “destroyed” is a suitable term is that the game was played at TD Garden in Boston […]

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News 11-06-2022

DraftKings and UFC Announce Reignmakers UFC NFT Game

Sports gambling and technology company DraftKings and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced today their plans to launch a UFC-focused iteration of DraftKings’ “Reignmakers.” Expanding Partnership into Blockchain The new iteration of gamified digital collectibles with a focus on UFC will offer fans of the professional fight league to collect their favorite UFC fighters and […]

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News 10-06-2022

PointsBet Unveils Key Marketing Leadership Appointments

Seeking to bolster its brand marketing efforts, the leading sportsbook for live betting, PointsBet, announced strategic marketing hires Thursday. The Leading iGaming Operator Selects New VP of Brand Strategy and Marketing PointsBet said that it selected Ansley O’Neal, who spearheaded consumer-facing brands of the International Olympic Committee, to serve as the company’s new VP of […]

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News 09-06-2022

CCTV Footage Gets a Sportsbook Robber Arrested

Starting April 4, 51-year-old Brett Mullan allegedly visited several sportsbooks in the London area on different occasions, using a collapsible walking stick as a shotgun to threaten and rob the establishments’ staff. CCTV footage combined with police efforts helped put an end to his offenses three weeks later. On Monday, Mullan stood inside the Snaresbrook […]

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News 08-06-2022

Entain Unveils latest ESG Report, Highlights Key Achievements

The global sports betting and gaming group, Entain plc, released its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) 2021-2022 report Wednesday. In its report, the company pointed out key changes it has achieved related to regulated markets, corporate governance and responsible gaming. The Company Achieves Safe Gaming, Social Governance Goals The ESG report reaffirms Entain’s commitment to […]

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News 07-06-2022

Vacuum Buster: R. Franco’s New Cleaning-Themed Slot

Spanish full-service gaming platform and content provider R. Franco Digital has launched Vacuum Buster, a new cleaning-themed slot game with dynamic reel mechanics and a bonus buy feature with free spins. The game will be available to players in Spain, Colombia, as well as players with access to markets with Malta Gaming Authority licenses.  Vacuum […]

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News 06-06-2022

Slovakia to Publish Gambling Advertising Standards 

Slovakia’s Office of Gambling Regulation is getting ready to publish new advertising standards for media outlets and gambling operators. The new rules will be introduced in a document called “Concept of Responsible Advertising.” The guidelines will primarily address the irrefutable need to bring improvement to the current gambling advertising regulations in the country.  The New […]

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News 05-06-2022

Rafael Nadal vs Casper Ruud 2022 French Open Final Odds, Time, and Prediction

Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud go onto the main court of Stade Roland Garros on Sunday, June 5 to battle for the French Open title. If Nadal wins, it’s going to be his 22nd Grand Slam title. Oddsmakers sure seem to think he’s going to pull it off, but if Ruud upsets the odds, the […]

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News 03-06-2022

Elys to Power Sportsbook at Entitlement Restaurant in DC

Interactive gaming and sports betting technology company Elys Game Technology announced Thursday an agreement with Entitlement Restaurant and Cigar Lounge in Washington, D.C. to operate a sportsbook at the venue. Elys Expands Restaurant and Bar Sportsbooks The agreement with Entitlement Restaurant and Cigar Lounge in Washington, D.C. will see Elys’s wholly-owned subsidiary USBookmaking power the […]

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News 03-06-2022

Advocacy Groups Ask FTC to Probe EA’s FIFA Packs

In Europe, loot boxes have faced strong opposition from certain countries. The highly popular mechanic that is a part of most online games nowadays is now facing a new battle across the ocean. Advocacy groups urged the Federal Trade Commission to look into Electronic Arts (EA), over its popular functionality as a part of FIFA: […]

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News 02-06-2022

Allied Esports on the Slow Road to Recovery

Allied Esports Entertainment Inc. recently announced its fourth quarter and 2021 annual financial results. The esports organizer reported a net loss of $6.3million for the quarter and $15.8 million for the entire year. This marks an improvement over 2020’s results when the Irvine, California-based esports company posted net losses of $31.7million. Things Are Starting to […]

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News 01-06-2022

PAGCOR to Investigate Alleged Hostile Takeover of Okada Manila

A recent incident at casino resort Okada Manila involving an on-site confrontation and accusations of violence led to an investigation by the Philippine gaming authorities. The event happened after a group linked to the casino’s former chairman, Kazuo Okada, reportedly forced their way into the resort. A Revenge Story in the Making The chain of […]

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News 31-05-2022

LeoVegas Hired Stosic as Group Head of Affiliates

LeoVegas, a Swedish online gaming company, has named Aleksandar Stosic as group head of affiliates. The new appointee has years of experience in affiliate positions. A New Group Head of Affiliates Joins the Team Stosic has extensive experience in affiliate positions. Before joining LeoVegas, he served as the head of affiliates at the gambling group […]

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News 30-05-2022

DAZN BET Appoints Matt Hartington as Director of Legal

DAZN BET has ensured that it picks up the greatest talents in the industry as the sports entertainment business has added Matt Hartington as the director of legal. Hartington is an ex-exec at Flutter Entertainment, a company that is dedicated to building a sustainable future. He worked as the head of legal for Ireland and […]

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News 28-05-2022

Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat Game 7 Odds, Time, and Prediction

The decisive game of the NBA Eastern Conference finals is played on Sunday, May 29 at FTX Arena in Miami, FL. That’s where the Miami Heat will try to get to their seventh conference title, just two years after they won it the last time. To do that, they need to beat the Boston Celtics, […]

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News 27-05-2022

Genius Sports Reinforced Its Ranks with Glen Harold

Genius Sports has strengthened its core team by adding a former executive from NFL Media to its team. The one joining the sports data and technology company is the experienced Glen Herold. Herold Brings Decades of Experience to the Team Herold will be joining Genius Sports as vice president of product, media and fan engagement. […]

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News 27-05-2022

David King to Head XLMedia, Replacing Simms

XLMedia, a market-leading performance marketing company, has reinforced its leadership team with a new CEO. The one who will head the company is David King who boasts years of experience in positions of responsibility. King to Head XLMedia King will assume the role of CEO starting July 1. Additionally, he will be named a member […]

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News 25-05-2022

Almost 30,000 Found to Have “Severe Gambling Problems” in Denmark

A recent report by Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), shows a substantial increase in people with “severe gambling problems,” marking a rise of almost two-thirds compared to 2016. This report comes despite ever-stricter regulatory policies and an increased number of compliance checks. The Number of Compulsive Gamblers Continues to Grow The DGA’s base their […]

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News 24-05-2022

EEG Registered 3Q22 Revenue Growth, Liquidity Problems

Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) announced Monday its fiscal 2022 third quarter earnings report, significantly revising down its previously issued full-year revenue guidance. Growth in Revenue, Gross Profit Hoboken-based full stack esports and gambling operator EEG revealed for the three months ended March 31, 2022, net revenue of $15.7 million, representing an increase of 8% to […]

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News 23-05-2022

The SRIJ Seeks to Regulate Crash and Loot Games

Serviço de Regulação Inspeção de Jogos (SRIJ, Portugal’s gambling regulator) seeks to introduce new rules. The authority wants to implement multiplier regulations for the popular Crash and Loot style games. Crash and Loot Games Have Skyrocketed in Popularity Crash and Loot is one of the fastest-growing genre of online casino games. Thanks to their multiplier […]

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News 20-05-2022

First Round French Open Qualifier Flagged for High Betting

An abnormally high number of bets on the first round match of this year’s French Open between Bernabé Zapata Miralles and Dudi Sela resulted in flagging the match for irregular betting, reported L’Equipe citing police sources. Flagged for High Number of Bets The match between 8th seeded Miralles and Sela concluded in less than an […]

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News 20-05-2022

INTERPOL Calls for Effort Harmonization in Tackling Match-Fixing

Global efforts to tackle manipulation in sports need harmonization was the message aired by INTERPOL following the 12th meeting of its Match-Fixing Task Force (IMFTF) in Abu Dhabi. Match-Fixing Threatens All Sports The three-day meeting of the IMFTF, a task force that was created in 2011 to facilitate investigation and law enforcement operations in all […]

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News 20-05-2022

Catena Media Launches Strategic Review, Considers Asset Sales

Gambling affiliate operator Catena Media published a press release today to signify that third-party interests to acquire certain Catena Media assets triggered a strategic review of the business. Sales of Assets Effect Evaluation In the official statement, Catena Media outlined the board’s commitment to continuously evaluate any strategic initiatives for the company, including “potential transactions, […]

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News 19-05-2022

Pennsylvania Gambling Regulator Approves $35,500 in Fines

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), which is the gambling regulator in the state, announced Wednesday that it approved multiple fines, surpassing $35,000. One provider of gaming services and two casinos were fined $35,500 in total. The PGCB said that it approved the three consent agreements after it found out that the operators breached licensing […]

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News 18-05-2022

Nuvei Powers Hard Rock Digital with Instant Deposits

Nuvei, a global provider of payment technologies has agreed to join forces with Hard Rock Digital. The agreement will see the provider power its new partner with critically-acclaimed payment solutions. Nuvei Provides Hard Rock with Instant Payments As per the deal, Nuvei will provide Hard Rock Digital’s mobile sportsbook apps with fast alternative payment solutions. […]

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News 17-05-2022

BtoBet Teams Up with Bet237 to Expand African Footprint

BtoBet, an iGaming and sports betting platform and services provider, has teamed up with Ngnatat Sarl Trading, a Cameroon-based omnichannel operator. Thanks to this agreement, BtoBet will be able to expand its footprint in the African country. BtoBet Expands Cameroon Footprint As per the deal, BtoBet will power Ngnatat Sarl Trading with its state-of-the-art sportsbook […]

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News 16-05-2022

OlyBet Reinforces Portfolio with Ezugi Live Casino Content

Ezugi, an Evolution Group-owned live casino provider, has expanded its footprint in Europe through a new deal. The supplier will work together with OlyBet, a Baltic-oriented sports betting and casino operator. OlyBet Adds Ezugi Content As per the deal, Ezugi will power OlyBet with its proprietary live casino content. This will include some of the […]

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News 13-05-2022

Ocean Gaming Casino to Debut Exacta’s HHR in New Hampshire

Specialists in horse racing gaming technology Exacta Systems announced today the launch of its historical horse racing (HHR) system in New Hampshire via Ocean Gaming Casino. Enlarging Ocean Casino’s Gaming Floor Exacta Systems will initially deploy 50 HHR terminals at Ocean Gaming Casino in Hampton as the casino is significantly expanding its gaming floor with […]

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News 13-05-2022

Woman Faked Kidnapping to Cover Gaming Debt

A Honduran woman lost large sums to gambling and tried to extort her family for money by lying that kidnappers are holding her hostage. Ironically, the local police found the woman inside a casino. Bodden Lost the Money Her Superior Had Given Her Delicia May Johnson Bodden is a woman from Roatán, Honduras, who had […]

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News 13-05-2022

BetMGM to Adopt a Cautious Attitude Towards NY Until Taxes Drop

MGM Resorts’ exclusive sports betting partner MGM announced its $1.3 billion net revenue plans for 2022 and projected earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization loss of $430 million during a recent investor day. Soon after, the company expressed its desire to be more cautious regarding its presence in the New York market until the […]

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News 12-05-2022

ASA Confirmed Children’s Exposure to Gambling Ads Decreases

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) published the findings of its latest report on children’s exposure to TV ads for age-restricted products such as gambling and alcohol to confirm the continuing downward trend. Children’s Exposure to Gambling Ads Focusing on robust industry-standard data, the report produced by the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (BARB) is based on […]

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News 11-05-2022

Q1 Results: US Gambling Prepares for a Record Year

The commercial gambling industry in the United States continues to move forward despite certain setbacks. As proof, the American Gaming Association (AGA) posted the revenue figures for the first quarter of the year. The AGA Reported Yet another Remarkable Quarter The Association shared that the total commercial gambling revenue for the first three months of […]

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News 10-05-2022

Elys Game Technology Launches Virtual Products in Italy

Elys Game Technology, one of the fastest-growing sports betting and iGaming full-service platform providers, will launch its betting products in Italy. Elys to Launch VGL in Italy The company has inked a deal for retail distribution and will offer its Virtual Generation Limited sports betting and gaming products to the local market. The launch will […]

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News 09-05-2022

CDI’s Kentucky Derby 148 Sets New Wagering Records

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) announced its pinnacle event and a major driver of the company’s financial success, the Kentucky Derby, set new wagering records this year. The 148th edition of the premier horse racing event also surprised experts and pundits by presenting an 80-1 winner, Rich Strike. Kentucky Derby 148 CDI announced the track took […]

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News 06-05-2022

Caesars Agreed Sports Partnership with Chicago White Sox

Caesars Entertainment announced a partnership with the Chicago White Sox designated the company as the Exclusive Casino Partner and Caesars Sportsbook as an Official Sports Betting Partner of the franchise from Illinois. ‘Globally Recognized Entertainment Leader’ The sports agreement with the MLB team from Chicago will allow Caesars and Caesars Sportsbook access to official logos […]

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News 06-05-2022

ESIC Completes Spectator Bug Investigation, Expands Sanctions List

The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) released a statement on its historic investigation of the ‘Spectator Bug’ and expanded the number of sanctioned people for using it to gain an unfair advantage. Three Variants of the Spectator Bug ESIC launched an investigation in 2020 against coaches and players for exploiting a spectator mode bug in Counter […]

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News 06-05-2022

DraftKings Reaps Success in Q1 of 2022

DraftKings has released its financial results for the first quarter of a year. The results show that the company’s business seems to be doing great. DraftKings’ Business Is Going Strong According to the official figures, the American sports betting and daily fantasy company earned a total of $417 million for the period. This demonstrates a […]

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News 05-05-2022

Playtech Kicks Off 2022 with a Blast, TTB Takeover Talks Continue

Playtech, a famous developer of gambling software, has kicked off 2022 with excellent financial results as demonstrated by its Q1 results. The company’s continued success has attracted the gaze of the investor firm TTB Partners. Playtech’s Business Flourishes Playtech’s results for the first three months of 2022 were strong and demonstrated a drastic EBITDA growth. […]

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News 04-05-2022

Hippodrome Casino to Introduce Three New Dining Options

One of London’s landmark casinos, Hippodrome Casino, announced plans to expand its existing food and drinking options, adding three new dining facilities this summer. Wider Growth Strategy Hippodrome Casino, located nearby Leicester Square in the capital, is planning to offer players and visitors three new dining options on top of its already existing nine facilities, […]

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News 03-05-2022

BlueBet’s Q3 FY22 Revealed Strong Growth ahead of US Debut

BlueBet, an Australian-based sports wagering operator, released its third quarter fiscal year (FY) 2022 report, posting strong growth across all key financial performance metrics, yet ending the period with net cash outflow and the rate of new customer acquisition is slowing down. Key Performance Metrics BlueBet provided its Q3 FY22 Quarterly Activities Report for the […]

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News 02-05-2022

PAGCOR Q1 2022 Gaming Operations Income Down 66%

Philippines state-owned Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) registered a significant drop in its first quarter 2022 earnings from gaming operations to PHP11.29 billion ($225.8 million), reported Asian gaming specialist media Inside Asian Gaming. Q1 2022 Generated One Third of Q4 2021 The regulator’s income for the three months ended March 31, 2022, represented an increase […]

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News 29-04-2022

PointsBet’s Q3 FY22 Report Revealed Solid Growth

Australian-based sports betting and gaming operator PointsBet released today its third quarter report for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 posting a 54% increase in turnover. Markets picked up the news and PointsBet shares rose by double digits in morning trading. Quarterly Financial Results PointsBet’s turnover reached nearly AU$1.4 billion ($1 billion) in the reported quarter […]

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News 29-04-2022

Yakuza Members Arrested for Shaking Illegal Casino in Tokyo

The organized crime control division within the Metropolitan Police Department in the Japanese capital announced it had arrested four gang members for racketeering an illegal casino in Tokyo. Suspicion of Profiting from Illegal Gambling The four men among which a former YouTuber were arrested for collecting money for protection from an illegal gambling den which […]

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News 29-04-2022

Caesars Teams with Emagine to Rebrand Royal Oak Sports Lounge

A movie complex in Michigan is set to become the first to host a sportsbook after an agreement between Emagine Entertainment and Caesars Entertainment will rebrand the sports lounge at Royal Oak as Caesars Sportsbook Lounge Powered by Emagine. Entertainment and Customer Engagement The sports lounge at Royal Oak Emagine cinema complex was opened by […]

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News 28-04-2022

Better Collective Hires Capital Market Expert Mikkel Munch-Jacorbsgaard

Sports media group dedicated to developing educational platforms for the online casino gaming industry Better Collective continued to build on its team of executives with the appointment of Mikkel Munch-Jacobsgaard as Director of Investor Relations. Experience in International Capital Markets The appointment of Mikkel Munch-Jacobsgaard as Better Collective’s new Director of Investor Relations effective from […]

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News 27-04-2022

Nagasaki and Osaka Submit Applications for Integrated Casino Resort

Japanese Prefectures of Osaka and Nagasaki have submitted their applications to the national government on Tuesday, two days before the deadline day for submissions, Inside Asia Gaming reported. Two Applicants As reported earlier, both Osaka and Nagasaki received final approvals from their respective assemblies, and the submission of their applications within the deadline date of […]

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News 26-04-2022

An Independent Regulator Will Oversee the British Soccer Clubs

A new independent soccer regulator will govern the sport in the United Kingdom. The idea has been introduced by the country’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) which wants to improve the relationship between soccer and its fans. The DCMS Plans to Introduce an Independent Regulator According to the department, there is still […]

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News 26-04-2022

Chicago Chinatown Opposes River’s Casino Project in Area

Chicago is keen on adding another casino to the city, with both the mayor and city council thinking the move to be a worthwhile one for the local economy and future prospects. Yet, the place of the venue is debatable as NIMBYs are putting up a fight to keep what they consider a socially-impactful project […]

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News 23-04-2022

GEICO 500 NASCAR Cup Series Odds, Time, and Prediction

NASCAR Cup Series is going to Talladega this weekend for the 10th race of the 2022 season. The race in question is the GEICO 500 race, which starts at 3:00 PM (ET) on Sunday, April 24. This event has been on the NASCAR schedule since 1970, and has been one of the fastest races on […]

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News 22-04-2022

Sportradar Integrity Services and Austrian Police Extend MoU

An existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Sportradar Integrity Services and the Austrian Federal Police has been extended with the inclusion of Anti-Doping Services, Sportradar announced today. A Successful Collaboration Deepens The MoU between the integrity unit of the leading supplier of sports data, technology, content, and sports integrity solutions with the Austrian Federal Police […]

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News 22-04-2022

Luckia Gaming Group Set To Exceed Pre-COVID Sales Figures

Casino and gaming company, Luckia Gaming Group, not only managed to deal with the crisis in 2021 despite the Covid 19 pandemic, but it also fully recovered in the last quarter of 2021, matching similar sales volume figures from 2019. In 2022, the company is working even harder in order to maintain this upward momentum. […]

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News 21-04-2022

GambleAware Extends Gambling Education Program Reach, Invests $3.3M

Scotland proved to be a success. The gambling education program also referred to as the Gambling Education Hub, sought to reduce gambling harm and raise awareness. Building on the Success of Gambling Awareness Programs Considering the success of the pilot program, GambleAware announced today that it will further invest in gambling education. In fact, the […]

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News 20-04-2022

Camelot Denied Fast-Track Trial against UK Gambling Commission

The operator of UK National Lottery Camelot suffered a legal setback Tuesday after a London judge ruled against its request to fast-track legal proceedings against the Gambling Commission. No Expediting of Legal Proceedings Judge David Waksman of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales stated that to “jump the gun” and expedite proceedings […]

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News 19-04-2022

Howard Mittman Becomes President of 888 Holdings’ US Branch

888 Holdings has strengthened the leadership team of its US-based branch by appointing the media heavyweight Howard Mittman as president. Mittman Named President of 888’s US Business Mittman has years of experience in executive positions in the media sector. He has served as the chief revenue officer and publisher for Condé Nast and as a […]

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News 18-04-2022

Connecticut’s Problem-Gambling Hotline Calls up 203%

Connecticut’s problem-gambling hotline was extremely busy in the last six months following the official launch of online sports betting and gambling in the state as the number of calls more than tripled, CT Insider reported. Gambling Hotline Resources Strained Operated by the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling, the hotline experienced a 203% spike in the […]

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News 15-04-2022

Report Suggests Massachusetts Casinos Face New Gambling Reality

Officials from the Umass Donahue Institute’s Economic and Public Policy Research Group presented this week the findings of a pandemic economic impact study to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), concluding that workers of color and female casino employees were most affected by layoffs. Disproportional Distribution of Layoffs The report, a top research priority for the […]

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News 15-04-2022

Oregon Resident Faces Charge with Sex Assault, Bail at $500K

A Las Vegas tourist remained in jail with bail set at $500,000 on accusations of forcing a woman to have sex in public in front of one of the casinos on the Las Vegas strip. Gambling without Violence Samuel Garee Jr, a 45-year-old resident of Salem, Oregon, reportedly tore off a piece of a woman’s […]

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News 15-04-2022

Top 10 US States With the Highest Casino Dealer Salaries in 2022

When contemplating a new job, one of the primary concerns expressed by all demographics is tightly connected to the salary. Jobs in the lucrative gambling industry may sound particularly appealing from this perspective. In the context of Las Vegas alone bringing in over $7 billion in gross gaming revenue in 2021 and the expanded legalization […]

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News 14-04-2022

Administrative Law Judge Ordered Unionization at Red Rock Casino

This week marked another loss for Station Casinos in its long-running battle with the Culinary and Bartenders Union after an administrative law judge ordered its Red Rock Casino to bargain with the union. Disguised Effort to Discourage Unionization The ruling issued by US Administrative Law Judge Jeffrey D. Wederkind on April 12, 2022, sided with […]

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News 13-04-2022

Stars Casino Will Move to New Location as Recovery Continues

A casino in Tracy, California is moving to another location and facility as the industry is continuing to recover from the business restrictions imposed by the authorities in response to the pandemic. Moving to a Larger Facility Stars Casino, a card room in the second-largest city in San Joaquin County, is moving to a location […]

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News 12-04-2022

Win Systems and GLI Extend Certification Alliance to Gaming

Provider of technology for the gaming and entertainment industry Win Systems announced Monday a new collaborative agreement with Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) to make the prestigious international laboratory its exclusive certification partner. ‘Looking Forward to Many More Years of Collaboration’ The new agreement between Win Systems and GLI extends their partnership to the tech supplier’s […]

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News 11-04-2022

Sportradar Acquired AI Technology Solutions Pioneer Vaix

Leading sports data and technology company Sportradar announced today the acquisition of Vaix, a pioneer in developing artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions for the online casino industry. Enhancing Player Personalization The acquisition of Vaix, a supplier of innovative AI technology that powers a more-targeted, player-friendly experience for gambling operators by allowing them to gain a personalized […]

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News 08-04-2022

California Lottery’s Scratchers $10m Prize Won by Accident

A multi-million lottery prize won in Los Angeles turned out to be a result of accidental events, the California Lottery said in a release this Wednesday. When Destiny Moves Your Hand The incident which took place at a Vons supermarket in Tarzana in November 2021 saw LaQuedra Edwards win $10 million by accidentally purchasing a […]

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News 08-04-2022

MLR and TRN Tap TAPPP to Bring Gaming to Live Broadcasts

Sports technology firm TAPPP announced this week a multi-year national agreement with Major League Rugby (MLR) and The Rugby Network (TRN). On-Screen Betting Experience The agreement will introduce a first-of-its-kind technology developed by TAPPP and pending patent that will allow fans of rugby in the US to utilize TRN for a curated, seamless, and uninterrupted […]

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News 08-04-2022

BetMGM and FanDuel Expand NHL Partnership into Canada

The self-proclaimed king of online sportsbooks BetMGM and the premier casino, sports betting, and daily fantasy company FanDuel have expanded their deals with the National Hockey League. The operators are now the first North American sports betting partners of the league. The NHL Expanded Its Deal with the Two Operators The deal will grant the […]

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News 07-04-2022

Entain and JockeyCam Launch Industry-Changing VR Experience

Following the launch of the industry’s first 3D horseracing display at the Piccadilly Circus in mid-March, Entain continues its efforts to engage more customers by launching a revolutionary experience. The global gaming, sports betting, and interactive entertainment group has partnered with JockeyCam to create a fully immersive virtual reality experience for racegoers through its sports […]

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News 06-04-2022

Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Marcin Tybura UFC 273 Odds, Time, and Prediction

There’s a super-exciting heavyweight bout on the preliminary card of UFC 273 – Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Marcin Tybura. Rozenstruik is a knockout legend who’s won 11 of his 15 fights by this method. Tybura is an all-around fighter who sure has the talent to beat his opponent. The trouble is that he might not have […]

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News 05-04-2022

Low6 Enters Collegiate Esports with Learfield’s Sidearm Sport

Low6, a company creating pick’em games for sports teams, has penned a new deal with the collegiate sports marketing company Learfield. The supplier will power Sidearm Sport, one of Learfield’s subsidiaries, with mobile games. Low6 to Power College Sports with Mobile Games Since Sidearm Sport is Learfield’s collegiate sports arm, the agreement will be Low6’s […]

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News 04-04-2022

Stanley Choi Steps Down as International Entertainment Corp Chairman and Executive Director

Billionaire businessman and famous poker player, Stanley Choi Chiu Fai, has stepped down as Executive Director and Chairman of the board of Hong Kong-listed Asian gaming investor International Entertainment Corp (IEC) as of March 31, 2022. The company announced that Choi has resigned from both positions in order to dedicate more time to other commitments and confirmed this […]

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News 01-04-2022

Star Entertainment Took $1.3B from Xiangmo, a Dangerous Chinese Billionaire

Star Entertainment continues getting into trouble. The company is currently being reviewed after it was accused of being involved in money laundering, foreign interference, crime, and fraud. According to a recent finding, Star allowed a Chinese billionaire to deposit billions without checking his source of income. Star Entertainment’s Closeness with Xiangmo Is Concerning Huang Xiangmo […]

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News 01-04-2022

Parimatch Tech Transitions to Sole CEO Management Model

Parimatch Tech, the parent company of CIS sports betting operator Parimatch, announced several structural changes to its senior management team that will see the business shift to sole chief executive officer. Moving to Single Management Model Following the decision of co-CEO Roman Syrotian to step down from the executive position and assume a board supervisory […]

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News 01-04-2022

Entain to Deploy Syntropy’s Relay Network to Boost Performance

Transformative Web3 connectivity company Syntropy announced today a deal with global gambling group Entain that will see the group leverage Syntropy’s technology to improve performance. Reduce Latency and Packet Loss, Improve Performance Syntropy’s global relay network and decentralized autonomous protocol (DARP) will connect Entain’s data centers worldwide to reduce latency and packet loss and improve […]

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News 31-03-2022

Codere Online Accounted for Full Year 2021 Revenue Growth

Codere Online, an independent publicly listed company spun off Madrid-based Codere Group, released its fourth quarter and full year 2021 financial report, posting flat quarterly results and 17% growth in 2021 net gaming revenue. Flat Quarter, Double-Digit 2021 Growth For the quarter ended December 31, 2021, Codere Online achieved net gaming revenue of €22.2 million […]

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News 30-03-2022

Suncity Group 2021 Report Casts Doubts on Company’s Future

Suncity Group, the junket operator at the core of money laundering issues for Australian casino operators Crown and Star, released its full year 2021 financial results, stating that the business can continue operating in the next 12 months on a going concern basis. Material Uncertainties on Ability to Continue as a Going Concern The group […]

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News 29-03-2022

Culinary Union to File Mass Action Lawsuit against Station Casinos

The Culinary Union is alleging Stations Casino in violations of the Nevada Hospitality and Travel Workers Right to Return Act and is filing a mass action lawsuit to protect the interest of its members. Violations of the ‘Right to Return’ Act Passed in May 2021, SB386, the Nevada Hospitality and Travel Workers Right to Return […]

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News 28-03-2022

WSOP Went Live in Michigan, Hired Cada as Brand Ambassador

US domestic leader in online poker since 2013 World Series of Poker (WSOP) expanded its presence into a fourth US state, following the launch in Michigan today. The Wait Is Over The launch of WSOP.com in Michigan added to the brand’s presence in Pennsylvania, Nevada and New Jersey, offering online poker players a broad mix […]

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News 25-03-2022

Gambling.com’s Full Year 2021 Revenue Growth Offset by Expenses

Affiliate services provider for the gambling industry Gambling.com Group released its full year 2021 financial results Thursday, reporting revenue growth of 51% and a 17.8% drop in net income. Organic Revenue Growth Gambling.com Group’s revenue for the year ended December 31, 2021, amounted to $42.3 million, up from the $28 million reported in the previous […]

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News 25-03-2022

Google Updated Advertising Policy, Included Ontario Operators

Internet technology giant Google announced an update to its advertising policy to include ads from regulated sports betting operators in Ontario ahead of the market launch on April 4. Support for the Regulated Market According to the latest update, the global search engine will now accept advertisements from the government-run lottery operators, as well as […]

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News 25-03-2022

bet365 Waived £120m Stoke City Debt, Converted into Shares another £40m

bet365 Group, an online gambling business operating out of Stoke-on-Trent and owner of Stoke City FC, announced this week a reduction of the English Football League (EFL) club’s debt by £160million ($211.2 million). ‘More Long-Term Stability for the Club’ The reduction which took place in a debt conversion of £40million ($52.8 million) of shareholder loans […]

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News 24-03-2022

GGPoker and WSOP to Launch WSOP.CA Poker Room in Ontario

Online poker players in Ontario will soon be able to benefit from a new poker room, following the joint announcement of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and GGPoker today that they would be launching WSOP.CA this spring. Launch Subject to Agreement with iGaming Ontario The launch of the fully-regulated online poker room WSOP.CA is […]

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News 23-03-2022

Sportradar Integrity Services Signed Deal with Spelinspektionen

Experts in sports integrity Sportradar Integrity Services (SIS) announced today that Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen signed an agreement to utilize its monitoring and detection capabilities. Monitor Competitions, Flag Suspicious Events The new agreement between Sportradar’s integrity arm and the gambling regulatory body in Sweden will allow SIS to monitor a range of sports and competitions […]

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News 22-03-2022

Starlizard Integrity Services Renewed Arrangement with FMF

Provider of integrity services Starlizard Integrity Services (SIS) announced today a new partnership with the Moldovan Football Federation (FMF) aimed at fighting the threat of match-fixing in Moldova. ‘Valuable Partner and Important Ally’ The 12-month agreement between SIS and the FMF was finalized after both parties successfully collaborated last year for a match-fixing investigation which […]

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News 21-03-2022

DraftKings Sportsbook at Wrigley Field Set to Open in 2023

A DraftKings retail sportsbook attached to a ballpark is now under construction at Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, and is expected to welcome sports fans and bettors alike for the start of the 2023 MLB season. DraftKings Sportsbook Construction Works Began Adjoining the Chicago Cubs stadium, the three-story structure will be a […]

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News 18-03-2022

Michigan Internet Gaming Registered New Record in February

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) released the February 2022 internet gaming and sports betting report, revealing that the 14 operators authorized for both forms of online wagering generated less than in January. Internet Gaming Record Month Commercial and tribal internet casino gaming and sports betting operators accounted for a combined $145.28 million in total […]

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News 18-03-2022

BetOnline Adds ApeCoin to List of Approved Payment Methods

One of the world’s largest online sports betting and casino gaming websites BetOnline.ag made history today by becoming the first gaming operator to accept ApeCoin payments. Pioneering ApeCoin Adoption in Gaming The announcement that BetOnline is adding ApeCoin ($APE) to the list of approved cryptocurrencies was made via the Odds PR agency. It followed shortly […]

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News 18-03-2022

Philippines Recognizes Need for Action But Still Loves E-Sabong

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte knows that a line must be drawn – he just isn’t entirely sure if it should come at the expense of tax revenue. The e-sabong popularity in his country has nevertheless grown over the past two years but so have multiple reports that authorities may be overlooking some serious criminal offenses. […]

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News 17-03-2022

EveryMatrix Strengthens Market Position, Invests in Jelly Entertainment

EveryMatrix, the leading iGaming technology supplier, announced Thursday that it invested in the up-and-coming real-money game studio Jelly Entertainment. Jelly Joins EveryMatrix’s Gaming Aggregation Platform Under the terms of the new collaboration, Jelly will join the provider’s gaming aggregation platform SlotMatrix. This will enable the up-and-coming studio to create, manage and distribute their titles via […]

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News 16-03-2022

US Sportsbooks Confident Brady’s Return Info Was Leaked

Several US sportsbooks called on the NFL to investigate circumstances around Tom Brady’s decision to come out of retirement as the return of the prolific football player could cost them millions. Sportsbooks Wary of Possible Multi-Million Losses Brady decided to put an end to his illustrious NFL career over 22 seasons with the New England […]

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News 15-03-2022

Gambling Taxi Driver Goes in Jail for Fleecing Clients

An Irish court was unmoved by the claims of a taxi driver who had stolen money from drunk passengers that he had acted under duress and sentenced him to jail time. Targeting Drunk Clients Gareth Taggart, a 32-year-old taxi driver, received a 14-month sentence at Belfast Crown Court by Judge Richard Greene QC for his […]

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News 14-03-2022

Bally’s Corporation Appoints SVP Bobby Lavan as CFO

Hospitality and entertainment company operating casinos, resorts, and online gaming businesses Bally’s Corporation announced today a change within its management team. Stepping as Chief Financial Officer Bally’s appointed Bobby Lavan as its Chief Financial Officer to replace the company’s current CFO Steve Capp, who is leaving the Standard hedge fund-managed group to pursue other opportunities […]

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News 11-03-2022

Illinois Sets New Monthly Record Handle of $867.5m in January

A packed sporting calendar in January contributed to Illinois sportsbooks’ record monthly handle in January and further raised expectations about what is still to come in 2022. New Record in Monthly Handle Licensed sports betting operators in Illinois reported an aggregate handle of $867.5 million in January online and retail wagers to beat the state’s […]

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News 11-03-2022

SharpLink Gaming Presents March Madness-Dedicated Free-to-Play Game

Online sports betting and casino gaming affiliate services provider SharpLink Gaming came up with a new free-to-play game for this year’s NCAA March Madness to celebrate its 12-year partnership with the NCAA and Turner Sports. Starting Lineup Challenge The game, Starting Lineup Challenge, is part of NCAA March Madness Live, the live streaming for the […]

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News 11-03-2022

FanDuel Announces Sportsbook App Launch in Wyoming

FanDuel Group, the leading US sportsbook, announced Thursday that it launched its services in Wyoming. America’s #1 Sportsbook Launches Its App in Wyoming FanDuel, America’s #1 sportsbook, expanded its presence further by launching its application in another US state. This marks the 15th US state where the company’s sportsbook application is available. Besides Wyoming, FanDuel […]

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News 10-03-2022

FDJ’s Parions Sport Scoops Major Three-Year PSG Sponsorship

Parions Sport, the sports betting brand of Française des Jeux (FDJ), continued to expand its presence across French sport after an agreement with Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain made the brand the soccer club’s principal betting partner. €5M-A-Year Three-Year Deal The new agreement between Parions Sport and PSG is scheduled to commence from the 2022-23 […]

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News 09-03-2022

888 Eyes Long-Term Sustainable Growth with Record 2021 Revenue

888 Holdings released today its audited full year 2021 financial results posting record revenue and EBITDA and growth across all key metrics. Key Performance Metrics The Gibraltar-based gambling group registered $980.1 million in full-year 2021 revenue, up 15% on $849.7 million in 2020, with B2C operations across both core and growing markets being the main […]

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News 08-03-2022

Malta One Visit Away from Being Taken Out of FATF’s Grey List

Malta is due a visit by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) this Friday to clarify whether the country’s financial authorities have completed a previously assigned action plan related to Malta’s inclusion in the grey list. ‘Substantially Completed’ Action Plan The global anti money laundering (AML) watchdog announced in its latest update that Malta had […]

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News 07-03-2022

RSI’s RIO Acquisition Paves the Way for Fourth US Poker Brand

Online poker options in the US might soon expand with the addition of Run It Once (RIO) brand after it was acquired by Rush Street Interactive (RSI) in a $5.8 million deal last week. RIO Poker Is Now Bigger The acquisition of RIO, the popular online poker website owned by Phil Galfond, is suddenly bringing […]

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News 04-03-2022

Sportradar to Become Bowl Season’s Official Partner

Sports data and technology company Sportradar announced today it signed a partnership with Bowl Season, one of the greatest and longest-running traditions in American sports, to become its official partner starting from the 2022-23 season. ‘Expertise in Creating Immersive Experiences’ As an official partner of Bowl Season, the post-season of college football that promotes the […]

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News 04-03-2022

Inspired Entertainment’s Content Now Available in Connecticut

Supplier of gaming technology and content Inspired Entertainment announced today its popular online casino content launched in Connecticut with DraftKings. Expanding Presence in the US The launch of Inspired Entertainment’s online gaming content in Connecticut marked the third US state that now features titles from the rich gaming portfolio of the B2B provider of content, […]

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News 04-03-2022

Rivalo Named Main Sponsor of Liga BFA in Brazil

Rivalo, an online sports betting operator headquartered in Curaçao, signed a partnership deal with Liga BFA to become the main sponsor of the professional football league in Brazil. Boost Brand Awareness The agreement with Liga BFA is set to provide Rivalo with a new outlet to boost its brand awareness in Brazil by featuring at […]

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News 03-03-2022

Macau to Extend Licenses by Six Months Because of Gambling Reforms

Macau is allegedly planning to extend all gaming licenses by six months. The renewed permits will be valid until the end of 2022, the reports claim. Macau Might Extend Licenses by Six Months This news comes from local news outlets in Macau, which say that the region’s regulator is thinking about extending its operators’ licenses. […]

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News 02-03-2022

DCMS Decision to Keep Lottery Sales Limit Sparked Criticism

Lottery organizations in the UK expressed their concern and disappointment following the release of the ongoing review of charity lottery policy by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) this week. People’s Postcode Lottery Position The review that is ongoing since August 2021 concluded that a previous increase of the charity lottery annual […]

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News 01-03-2022

MGM and BetMGM Join NCPG’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month

US land-based casino operator MGM Resorts International and its digital gaming brand BetMGM announced today a further deepening of their commitment to responsible gaming as they joined promotional efforts of the Problem Gambling Awareness Month throughout March. Promoting Problem Gambling Awareness Month The comprehensive tools that are part of the collaboration with the British Columbia […]

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News 28-02-2022

Burnley vs Leicester City Premier League Odds, Time, and Prediction

Burnley’s surge has officially started. The question is will it last long enough to take the Clarets away from the relegation zone? After winning seven points in three Premier League games, this team is taking on a former EPL champion, Leicester City. Even though the Foxes are struggling, online sportsbooks do see them as the […]

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News 25-02-2022

NorthStar Gaming to Capture Fans and Bettors with NorthStar Bets

NorthStar Gaming, a Canadian-based gaming operator that is yet to launch operations, unveiled this week the brand under which it will operate online casino and sports betting, NorthStar Bets. Local Roots and Pride Originating from a Canadian-based media and trusted news organization with a history spanning back 128 years, NorthStar Gaming is determined to provide […]

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News 25-02-2022

Century Casinos Hired BetMakers for Racing Content Distribution

Century Casinos, a casino entertainment company operating casino resorts and racetracks in the US and Canada announced today a new partnership with BetMakers Technology Group that will see racing content distribution and fixed odds wagering. Racing Content and Fixed Odds Wagering                                       Century Casinos’ Canadian subsidiaries Century Downs Racetrack and Casino (CDR) and Century Mile Racetrack […]

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News 25-02-2022

Churchill Downs to Begin Scaling Down Online Business Amid Low Profits

The horseracing brand Churchill Downs will shut down its online sports betting and iGaming business after it failed to produce favorable results. According to the company, its offerings will gradually be scaled down over the next six months. Churchill Downs Gives Up on Online Betting The decision comes in the wake of Churchill Downs’ Q4 […]

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News 24-02-2022

DJ Esports Rebrands as Esportsbet.io with Clear Focus on Future

DJ Esports is keen to send an unambiguous message to what its product is all about and if esports betting is not uppermost on your mind, then the new name, Esportsbet.io, should communicate this succinctly. The Future Holds Esports and Crypto The rub is that Esportsbet.io‘s new name painfully smacks of Sportsbet.io, a Yolo Group […]

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News 23-02-2022

Century Casinos Inks $195M Acquisition Deal for Nugget Casino Resort

Century Casinos will enter the gaming market in Reno, Nevada, after inking a deal to acquire Nugget Casino Resort.  Century Casinos Is Moving in on Reno, Nevada Casino entertainment company Century Casinos announced on Wednesday that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Nugget Sparks LLC, the company that operates the Nugget […]

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News 22-02-2022

Singapore Police Raids Illegal Horse Betting Operations

Efforts from authorities in Singapore to tackle illegal horse betting continue to deliver results after a report released by the Singapore Police Force on Tuesday, February 22, revealed a total of 89 men are being investigated. Multiple Island-Wide Raids The report released by the police stated all suspects, men aged between 34 and 87, are […]

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News 21-02-2022

Glitnor Group Acquired KaFe Rocks to Enter Lead Generation

Online casino games provider and operator Glitnor Group announced today the acquisition of KaFe Rocks, an iGaming affiliate company, for an undisclosed sum. Entering the Lead Generation Space The acquisition of KaFe Rocks, a gambling affiliate business operating out of Malta, announced the entry of Glitnor Group into the online gambling lead generation space and […]

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News 19-02-2022

Sightline Payments Hires Larry Whelan and Shannon Nadeau

Sightline Payments announced that it hired Shannon Nadeau to serve as the company’s director of regulatory and licensing compliance. The leading payments provider appointed Larry Whelan as director of risk. Sightline Payments Expands Leadership Team The leading sports betting and casino gaming digital payments provider, Sightline Payments, announced that it hired the services of Shannon […]

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News 19-02-2022

Lightning Box Continues US Expansion with Connecticut Launch

Lightning Box, an Australia-based iGaming game supplier, has expanded its presence in the United States by launching its Lightning Horseman slot game in Connecticut. The title is already enjoying success in the United States, making this launch an exciting development for Connecticut punters.  Lightning Box Goes Live in Connecticut The Connecticut launch of Lightning Horseman […]

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News 18-02-2022

BGC Calls UK Government to ‘Learn Lessons from Abroad’

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) issued a warning to the UK Government ahead of the release of its White Paper the industry is at a dangerous crossroads, citing research on black markets in other European countries following the introduction of strict new gambling measures. Gambling Industry at a ‘Dangerous Crossroads’ The BGC that was […]

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News 17-02-2022

Arkansas: Launch of Mobile Sports Wagering Delayed Again

The impasse related to Arkansas mobile sports betting is not over after a legislative panel delayed the decision on the proposed rule that would allow the state’s casinos to introduce mobile wagers, Arkansas Democrat Gazette reported. Revenue Share Model The Administrative Rule Review Subcommittee within the Legislative Council delayed the decision following a major disagreement […]

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News 16-02-2022

Rosenberg to Spearhead Better Collective US Brand Awareness

Better Collective, a sports betting media group dedicated to developing educational platforms within the iGaming industry, announced today a new talent addition to its ranks with the appointment of Adam Rosenberg as Head of Marketing & Communications in the US. Build US Brand Awareness Better Collective announced new hire Rosenberg will spearhead the group’s branding […]

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News 15-02-2022

Sportradar Named USFL’s Official Sports Data and Integrity Partner

Leading global sports technology company Sportradar announced today a foundational partnership with the United States Football League (USFL) ahead of its official launch in April. Measuring to the Gold Standard The multi-year agreement between Sportradar and the new professional football league USFL that was signed following a competitive bid process designated the data and technology […]

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News 14-02-2022

Paddy Power Hires BoscaSports to Enhance Betting Shop Digitization

Paddy Power announced a move that will see its betting shops feature digital betting shop displays under an extended deal between Flutter Entertainment and BoscaSports. Digital Betting Display The expanded agreement between Paddy Power owner and the provider of industry-leading display technology and retail betting platform BoscaSports will transform more than 40 Paddy Power-branded betting […]

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News 12-02-2022

Mattress Mack Has $9.5M Super Bowl Bet on Bengals to Win

Super Bowl LVI is just a little over a day away and the churn of sports betting handle is deafening. But among the chinking of recreational bets, there are a few whales that you would probably want to keep an eye out for because of the sheer size of the individual wagers they place. One […]

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News 12-02-2022

Drake Bets $1.25M BTC on Super Bowl LVI, All-in on Rams

Super Bowl LVI is projected to elicit an unprecedented amount of sports betting handle with 31.4 million Americans turning to wager on the Big Game this year. It’s not just sports fans across the US that are wagering, though, as Drake is going all-in on the Los Angeles Rams to win against the Cincinnati Bengals […]

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News 11-02-2022

LeoVegas Reports Good Q4 2021, Remains Optimistic for 2022

Swedish gambling company LeoVegas Group released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2021 results on Friday. LeoVegas Posts Q4 2021 Financial Results LeoVegas Group, the leading casino and sports gaming technology operator, released its fourth-quarter and full-year results for 2021. Last year, the company has seen revenue of €391 million ($446 million). This represents an increase of […]

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News 10-02-2022

Fubo Sportsbook Gains Market Access to Mississippi, Louisiana & Missouri

FuboTV’s sports betting and online gaming subsidiary Fubo Gaming announced today its Fubo Sportsbook partnership with Caesars Entertainment had been expanded to include three new US jurisdictions: Mississippi, Louisiana and Missouri. Second Round of Caesars’ Agreements The new market access agreements Fubo Gaming secured with Caesars Entertainment granted Fubo Sportsbook statewide access for sports betting, […]

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News 09-02-2022

BEAT THE ODDS Series to Entertain Bettors and Fans Alike

Tupelo Honey and Las Vegas television station KVVU FOX5, both owned by Gray Television, announced today a new syndicated series of sports betting, BEAT THE ODDS, is set to launch its pilot on February 11. ‘A Different Type of Sports Betting Show’ The cooperation between the production company winner of the Emmy Award and the […]

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News 08-02-2022

Gambling.com Expects Record January and Strong 2022 Results

Gambling industry affiliate services provider Gambling.com released today its 2021 preliminary results and financial outlook for 2022 while providing an update on January’s performance. Preliminary 2021 Results The NASDAQ-traded Gambling.com, which released its first public report in August last year, estimates that its full-year ended December 31, 2021 revenue will be in the range of […]

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News 07-02-2022

PrizePicks Pens a Content Sponsorship Deal with the Tour Junkies

The largest independently-owned daily fantasy sports platform in North America, PrizePicks, has inked a content sponsorship deal with Tour Junkies – a podcast and blog series, specializing in PGA Tour betting and fantasy content. PrizePicks Gets Its Own Segment The agreement will see PrizePicks’ branding featured across all of Tour Junkies’ content. Additionally, the weekly […]

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News 04-02-2022

Betfair to Power Spotlight’s Racing Post for Another Year

The tech and media company Spotlight Sports Group and the online gambling company Betfair have reiterated their commitment to one another by extending their video content deal. The Deal Will Enhance the Betting Post Live Show Spotlight Sports will continue to produce premium live content for Betfair for another year. The agreement aims to improve […]

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News 04-02-2022

NIESR Tasked with Modelling Gambling Harm Economic Cost

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) announced it would be spearheading an ambitious project that would seek to measure the cost of gambling harm on the society and economy. Simulating Different Outcomes to Arrive at a Cost Estimate Britain’s oldest independent economic research institute NIESR will seek to provide an estimate of […]

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News 04-02-2022

Betway Named Ghana Women’s Premier League Development Partner

Betway, the sports betting and online gaming brand of Super Group, announced this week a sponsorship deal with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) that recognized the brand as the Development Partner of the Ghana Women’s Premier League. Support Women’s Premier League The new arrangement with the GFA will see Betway’s Ghanaian subsidiary Betway Ghana help […]

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News 03-02-2022

Crown’s Former Boss Felstead Rejects WA Royal Commission Findings

Barry Felstead, a former chief executive officer of Crown Resorts, rejected intermediary findings of the Perth Casino Royal Commission that, according to his barrister, could lead to prosecution, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. Rejecting Findings Leading to Prosecution The former boss of Crown Resorts from 2013-2020 Barry Felstead, via his barrister Joanne Shepard, addressed the […]

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News 02-02-2022

Elys Game Technology Approved for DC Sports Betting Expansion

Elys Game Technology, Toronto-based interactive gaming and sports betting tech firm, announced today the DC Office of Lottery and Gaming, Regulation and Oversight Division approved the company’s Grand Central Restaurant and Sportsbook in Washington for operation expansion. Expanding Sports Betting Operation The new approval granted by the DC regulator will allow Nasdaq-listed Elys to increase […]

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News 01-02-2022

BETBY Appointed Rocio Moitino as Head of Sales Latin America

Supplier of innovative sportsbook solutions and platform BETBY announced today the appointment of Rocio Moitino as the firm’s new Head of Sales for Latin America to signal further expansion in the region. Latin America Key to BETBY’s Growth Plans As the new addition to BETBY’s ranks, Moitino will be operating out of Uruguay to leverage […]

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News 31-01-2022

Kings Entertainment Launched LottoHub Lottery Results App

Lottery players around the world can now have access to instant lottery results after the launch of the LottoHub app announced today by Kings Entertainment Group. Instant Lottery Results from Popular Global Operators The launch by Kings Entertainment Group, the parent company of global online gaming brands LottoKings and WinTrillion, will allow avid lottery players […]

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News 28-01-2022

Super Group and SEAH Close Merger, SGHC & SGHC WS Now Live

The operator of online betting and gaming brand Betway and multi-brand online casino Spin, Super Group (SGHC), is now live on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), following the announcement that its merger with Sports Entertainment Acquisition Corp (SEAH) is completed. Pursuing Global Growth Opportunities Super Group and special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) SEAH announced […]

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News 28-01-2022

Pariplay Signed Content Distribution Deal with GNOG

Leading content aggregation platform Pariplay announced today a new business partnership after signing a major multi-state deal with Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG). Integration with GNOG Products The distribution deal signed between Aspire Global’s aggregator Pariplay and GNOG will span across New Jersey, West Virginia and Michigan and will see Pariplay’s Fusion aggregation solution go […]

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News 28-01-2022

Chiliz Granted Prohibitory Injunction against the AFA

Blockchain provider for the sports and entertainment industry Chiliz filed a commercial injunction against the Argentina Football Association (AFA) for a “flagrant breach of contract”. Stunned by the Announcement The legal action followed as a response to a new agreement between the AFA and Binance announced in mid-week which named the cryptocurrency exchange platform the […]

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News 27-01-2022

Entain Identifies Middle-Aged Video Gamer Dads as Future Bettors

An Entain study of changing behaviors of consumers in the UK covering 16,000 people revealed gaming and technology are well accepted not only by young people, but midlife dads are among the most enthusiastic gamers. Video Gamer Dads Are Potential Bettors The study also found out mid-aged dads are big social media users, watch esports […]

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News 26-01-2022

Morgan Stanley’s Intervention Turned the DraftKings’ Tide

A stock rating upgrade by Morgan Stanley saw DraftKings stock price reverse its negative trend that brought its share price from $64.50 to less than $20 in the space of four months. Is It ‘Too Big an Opportunity?’ Morgan Stanley upgraded the Boston-based gaming operator’s stock rating from Equal-Weight to Overweight in a report titled […]

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News 25-01-2022

Stephanie Sherman Assumed DraftKings Chief Marketing Officer Role

DraftKings announced today an internal promotion that saw long-serving Stephanie Sherman assume the role of chief marketing officer to consolidate all marketing functions in the business under her leadership. All-Round Marketing Executive Sherman, who was one of the first employees of Boston-based DraftKings when she joined in 2013, would be responsible for future marketing efforts, […]

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News 24-01-2022

BetMakers Signs a 15-Year Odds and Data Agreement for NJ Horseracing

BetMakers Technology Group, a provider of odds comparisons, intelligent betting platforms, analytics, and trading solutions, has announced that it has signed an amended odds and data distribution agreement with Darby Development and the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association. Darby Development Is Sure BetMakers Will Take Horseracing to the Next Level The renewed deal will see […]

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News 21-01-2022

Armenia: Bill Restricting Gambling Advertising Gets Traction

Last week, lawmakers from the Republic of Armenia announced a proposal that calls for significant changes to the laws related to gambling advertising in the country. Now, after only a week, the proposal is getting traction and was debated during its first reading on January 20. Lawmakers Approve a Proposal Restricting Gambling Advertising Despite some […]

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News 21-01-2022

NSW GambleAware Partnership with WSLHD to Expand Language Support

New South Wales (NSW) government counselling service GambleAware joined forces with the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) to make sure the services offered by the Office of Responsible Gambling are available in more languages and with culturally-specific support. Language and Culture-Specific Support The new agreement with the WSLHD will provide additional language support to […]

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News 21-01-2022

Martin Bland Joined EPIC as Business Development Director

Independent gambling harm prevention consultancy EPIC Risk Management announced today a new addition to its ranks as Martin Bland joined the firm in the role of Director of Business Development. Deliver on EPIC’s Growth Strategy EPIC’s new director of business development Bland will be tasked with expanding the business that aims to protect individuals and […]

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News 20-01-2022

Fubo Gaming and Houston Dynamo FC Sign Partnership Deal

Fubo Gaming, the sports betting and interactive gaming division of FuboTV, signed a multi-year partnership deal with Major Soccer League (MLS) Houston Dynamo FC to become a sponsor of the team and acquire market access in Texas. Eyeing Sports Betting in Texas Fubo Gaming and Houston Dynamo FC agreed to a ground-breaking deal that paved […]

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News 19-01-2022

Dreams, Enjoy Merger Shapes New Industry Leader in Chile

Chile’s leading gambling operators Dreams S.A. and Enjoy S.A. have decided to come together in a historical merger that would propel the new company on top of all operators in the country. The agreement was officially announced on January 13, and it is still pending approval from regulatory bodies and shareholders. The number of shares […]

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News 18-01-2022

RSI Adds MLB Veteran Bobby Valentine as Brand Ambassador

Digital sports betting and gaming company Rush Street Interactive (RSI) continued with efforts to popularize its brands and products by adding former professional baseball manager and player Bobby Valentine as a brand ambassador. Engaging with Baseball Fans The agreement between RSI and Valentine will see the former New York Mets manager participate in the exclusive […]

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News 17-01-2022

William Hill Signed Content Deal with Real Dealer Studios

William Hill has been offering its players a taste of a new online casino experience since January 6, 2022, after the first of five popular titles from Real Dealer Studios launched with the gaming group. Quality Content and Immersive Gameplay The first title under the partnership deal between William Hill and Real Dealer Studios is […]

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News 15-01-2022

Norsk Tipping’s CEO Åsne Havenelid Resigns After Six Years In Power

Norsk Tipping, the national lottery of Norway, has announced on national media the stepping down of its chief executive officer Åsne Havenelid. She will be leaving the company after serving as CEO for six years. Åsne Havenelid Will Wait Until a Successor Is Found Havenelid had replaced Torbjørn Almlid, the former CEO of Norsk Tipping, […]

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News 14-01-2022

Nevada Abstract Showed the Magnitude of Restrictions Impact

Nevada Gaming Abstract – 2021, a combined financial information report released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB), revealed how thin the margins within the casino industry are. What a Difference a Year Can Make The report covering the financial results across all casino licensees in Nevada which reach or exceed $1 million in gross […]

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News 14-01-2022

Century Casinos Sells Calgary, Canada Property for $6.5 Million

Casino entertainment company Century Casinos announced that its subsidiary Century Resorts Alberta (CRA) entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Calgary property in a deal for some $6.5 million. Century Casinos Agrees to Sell Calgary Property Announced on Thursday this week, Century Casinos said that its subsidiary entered into a definitive agreement on January […]

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News 13-01-2022

New Proposal in Armenia Plans to Change Gambling Advertising

Lawmakers from the Republic of Armenia may be looking to introduce significant changes to the country’s gambling advertising laws. Initiative in Armenia Proposes to Restrict Gambling Advertising A newly endorsed initiative may significantly change the way gambling companies advertise in Armenia. On Wednesday this week, a new proposal was introduced during a sitting of the […]

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News 12-01-2022

Soccer Fan Alliance in Germany Calls for Ban on Gambling Ads

A soccer fan alliance in Germany is pushing for measures to curb gambling advertising issuing a set of demands calling authorities and sports organizations to “accept responsibility through political regulation and voluntary commitments in football.” Time to Act Now Our Curve (Unsere Kurve), a fan alliance representing interests of supporters of Bundesliga clubs FSV Mainz […]

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News 11-01-2022

Spain’s CNMC Backed PRD Provisions for Gambling Restrictions

Spain’s national competition authority, Comision Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), expressed its support for the draft legislation for tighter online gambling regulation. ‘Correct Adaptation to the Principles of Good Regulation’ The CNMC, Spain’s authority that ensures markets from all sectors adhere to consumer and company standards, released a report related to the […]

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News 10-01-2022

Betway and Beastcoast Continue to Collaborate on Esports

Betway was one of the first mainstream sportsbooks to take up esports seriously. Years after, the Super Group-owned betting agency has not let up. The company has renewed its partnership with the South American organization Beastcoast and its Dota 2 team.  Building upon the Esports Community  This partnership allows the companies to enjoy a mutually […]

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News 08-01-2022

Spain Ready to Revamp Problem Gambling Treatment Networks

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs in Spain has recently launched a public consultation aimed at its intention to revamp its divided treatment support network for problem gamblers. The consultation is an important part of the Ministry’s Decree Project that plans to implement a fully functional regulatory framework for the treatment support centers in the country’s […]

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News 07-01-2022

DraftKings Sportsbook Set to Go Live with Official Launch Date

Leading daily fantasy and sports betting operator DraftKings announced it would launch mobile sports betting operations in New York on Saturday to become one of the first online sportsbooks in the state. Ready to Launch The announcement confirming Boston-based DraftKings is ready to go live with online and mobile sports betting in New York at […]

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News 07-01-2022

IGT and WWE Sign Important Multi-Year Licensing Deal

International Game Technology PLC (IGT) has recently announced a new, exclusive multi-year licensing deal with WWE. The partnership will allow them to create and distribute omnichannel lotto games under the WWE brand, along with end-to-end advertising solutions. IGT Eager to Blend Its Lottery Expertise with the Valuable WWE Assets IGT chief operating officer Jay Gendron […]

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