In The Spotlight
October proved to be a difficult month for iGaming stocks as combined average share prices fell by 2 per cent during the period.
Lottoland’s success with its bet-on-lotteries concept has already attracted the ire of UK National Lottery operator Camelot. Lottoland UK managing director James Easterbrook and Home agency’s Nick Harrison explain how their new ad campaign is set to further boost UK operations.
The deposed William Hill chief executive James Henderson appears to have been put forward as a scapegoat for many of the operator’s problems. But the lack of a coherent strategy since his departure suggests a more deep-rooted problem.
An unwavering 20-year focus on delivering the best possible casino games experience to players has cemented NetEnt as a must-have supplier for iGaming operators worldwide, but as chief executive Per Eriksson explains, the company is just getting started.
French gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ) saw total sales increase by 5 per cent to €14.3bn in 2016, following growth across its sports betting and lottery businesses and the continued improvement of its online operations.
UK-licensed daily fantasy sports operator Sportito has been unveiled as the official fantasy sports partner of English Championship football club Fulham FC.
Friday saw a flurry of gambling-related activity in the Hawaiian legislature with new bills introduced for daily fantasy sports (DFS) and online gaming, while a third bill to establish a state lottery remains pending.
Toronto-listed gaming operator Amaya has agreed a deal with the former owners of PokerStars to pay the outstanding US$197.7m balance of the purchase price of its acquisition of Rational Group.
Swedish casino games developer NetEnt has paid out its first multi-million Euro jackpot of the year to a Finnish player on Paf.com.
Lottery and gaming supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a deal to roll out its Gemini Touch lottery vending machines with Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec.
Fredrik Burvall, chief executive of Swedish gaming operator Cherry, has announced plans to leave the company, with former Betsson Malta CEO Anders Holmgren taking over on a temporary basis.
David Baazov’s bid to retake control of the company he formerly led as chief executive has taken another turn, with one of his named investors claiming to have no involvement in the deal. Here is what we know so far.