In The Spotlight
The Golden Nugget in Atlantic City launched the first regulated online Live Dealer product in the US last Thursday. After the first weekend of business, vice president of online gaming Thomas Winter is delighted.
eSports has evolved into a major potential market for bookmakers, but unless stakeholders come together to ensure the integrity of contests, they may find regulation foisted upon them.
Aspire Global CEO Tsachi Maimon provides a glimpse at its roadmap, revealing the steps behind the company’s success as a B2B casino platform provider, and its planned expansion into sports betting.
Leading Central European operator Fortuna Entertainment Group has enjoyed strong growth from its online betting offering which helped total gross win climb 20 per cent to €80.5m during the first half of 2016.
In a third ruling against iGaming operators this week, the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has issued a warning to Triplebet-owned exchange betting operator Matchbook over an email promotion sent out during the Euro 2016 Championships.
Playtech’s foray into social gaming is over with the London-listed solutions giant now intent on focusing on opportunities in the real-money and casual gaming sectors.
The US National Hockey League (NHL) has expanded its existing partnership with sports data and monitoring company Sportradar to include the company’s Fraud Detection System (FDS).
Private equity firm Z Capital Partners is to acquire the remaining 59 per cent stake in Nevada-based casino operator Affinity Gaming in a deal worth $580m.
Developers building games using the Unity game engine will be able to export their titles to Facebook following a strategic partnership between the companies.
Philippine-based gaming technology provider PhilWeb has proposed a new business to allow customers to purchase lottery tickets via mobile, despite the plan bring submitted five years ago to the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and never acted upon.
Paddy Power Betfair has confirmed that Stewart Kenny, co-founder and former CEO of Paddy Power, is to step down after 28 years with the company.
It was only a matter of time. After a failed attempt to enter the industry M&A fray last year with a bid for 888, William Hill finds itself back in the mix. Only this time it is the hunted, rather than the hunter.