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Social casino has quietly become a crucial component of US land-based casinos’ offerings, and their success looks set to shake up the top tier of a sector that once appeared totally closed to newcomers.
New Jersey’s ongoing efforts to allow its casinos and racetracks to operate sportsbooks suffered yet another major setback in early August but the regulation of daily fantasy sports could provide a more fruitful route to a regulated sports betting market in the US.
bwin.party had lost its way but with a new management team in place, GVC is bringing it back to life. Gaming Intelligence spoke to chief operating officer Shay Segev and chief product officer Liron Snir about the task ahead.
The recent emergence of the eSports industry has brought attention back to the skill games market after years in the doldrums. Malta-based GamyTech is one of a number of suppliers looking to cash in. CEO Jonathan Swerdlow explains his company’s mission to change the way people play on mobile.
London-listed online gaming operator 32Red has recorded a net profit of £2.3m for the first half of 2016 following strong growth across its brands, with the company also announcing a renewal of its contract with Microgaming which will allow the operator to use alternative providers for the first time.
Affiliate marketing software provider NetRefer has extended its long-running partnership with London-listed betting and gaming operator Paddy Power Betfair.
Upstate New York casino Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort has partnered with California-based mobile technology provider Joingo to launch a new mobile app for its customers.
The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has expressed its disappointment after the House of Commons voted against a bill to permit single event sports betting, pledging to continue the fight for a liberalised gambling market in Canada.
London-based gaming operator and supplier Gamesys has strengthen its development capabilities through the acquisition of Estonian software provider Snowcat Games.
Alongside integrations for Leap Gaming, MrSlotty, Zitro Interactive, this week has seen new slots released by Yggdrasil Gaming and GW Games, a new surf-themed table game from Scientific Games, and the first in a series of celebrity-themed slots from the World Poker Fund.
The South Dakota Lottery has extended its long-running instant games contract with Scientific Games for a further three years.
Australian gaming giant Tatts Group has confirmed the departure of two of its senior executives, chief financial officer Neale O’Connell and chief operating officer of wagering Barrie Fletton, with the company poaching Brendan Parnell from Tabcorp as O'Connell's replacement.
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The failure of the German State Treaty on Gambling is clear for all to see, even if this understanding is yet to translate into meaningful action. But the latest move by the state of Hesse may finally bring about change.