In The Spotlight
Operators have long fought to attract a fraction of console gaming’s huge audience but the growing popularity of electronic sports (eSports) could finally help bring a wider audience to social and real-money gaming
Recent hacker attacks on Betfair, Unibet and the New Jersey online gambling sites have pushed security up the agenda. What should be done?
Around 18 months into a major turnaround of the business, mybet chief executive Sven Ivo Brinck abruptly announced his departure. Gaming Intelligence talks to the outgoing CEO about this remarkable state of affairs.
Now in his ninth year as chief executive of Playtech, Mor Weizer is more enthused about the company’s growth prospects than ever before.
Buoyed by its eighth consecutive quarter of growth, Greece’s OPAP has reported revenue of €1,042.5m for the second quarter of 2015, on the back of a strong performance from its numerical games offering, as well as the full consolidation of Hellenic Lotteries.
Coral has launched a new omni-channel game, Jokers Gold, the latest title to be developed by the UK bookmaker’s in-house game development studio CR Games.
Sportsbook solutions provider FSB Technology is to launch a new sportsbook for operator MyClubBetting.com, which also provides white label solutions to grassroots sports clubs throughout the UK.
New Jersey’s attempts to legalise sports betting have suffered a new blow after a court ruled that the state’s move last year to circumvent the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) was unlawful, despite acknowledging a number of flaws in the legislation and one of the presiding judges disputing the decision.
French betting and gaming operator Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU) continues to execute on its strategy to expand the business internationally, acquiring a majority stake in its long-term partner, Germany’s leading horse racing operator German Tote.
London-listed gaming technology supplier GameAccount Network has released its latest online slot for its US social gaming offering, the seventh game to be delivered online by Chicago-based supplier Incredible Technologies.
Sports broadcaster and data supplier Satellite Information Services (SIS) has appointed Nigel Stocks as its new chief financial officer to replace Jeremy Rudd, who has held the role on an interim basis since 2013.
The merger of Betfair and Paddy Power is a merger of winners rather than the merger of an underperformer and its knight in shining armour. That is the most engaging part of the deal. There is a temptation to presume that they will be an overwhelming force of nature when combined. But the thing is, they won’t really be combined.