In The Spotlight
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.
In the second part of our exclusive iLottery feature, Gaming Intelligence talks to the three leading US lottery suppliers - Scientific Games, IGT and Intralot - about their plans to digitalise the retail lottery segment.
Like iGaming, the iLottery market has seen slow progress in taking customers online. Only 6 of 45 US states with lotteries currently allow residents to buy lottery draw tickets online, with half of those including some variety of instant win or scratchcard games.
The takeover of Inspired Gaming was a long time coming but the identity of its buyer heralds a new beginning for the UK-based supplier as Nasdaq-listed Inspired Entertainment.
London-listed spread betting and CFD provider Plus500 has reported a 14 per cent increase in revenue to a record US$236.3m for the nine month period ended September 30th, despite posting a decline in third quarter income.
iGaming operator Betway has signed a deal to join 32Red as a sponsor of British Racing’s All-Weather Championships.
Swedish casino games developer Play’n GO has agreed a deal to provide its portfolio of games to Betclic Everest Group.
Two new bills have been introduced in New Jersey to allow racetracks to partner with online gambling operators and to offer video lottery terminals on their premises.
Playtech has strengthen its bingo solutions offering with the acquisition of ECM Systems, a leading provider of bingo software and related services to the UK retail bingo market.
Sydney-based slot game supplier Lightning Box Games has signed a deal to roll out its content across William Hill’s UK retail estate.
Austrian gaming giant Novomatic and Stockholm-listed sportsbook supplier Kambi have revealed plans to target government regulated lotteries with a combined gaming offering.
US racetrack and casino operator Penn National Gaming has appointed William Fair as its new chief financial officer (CFO), replacing Saul Reibstein who retires at the end of this year.
William Hill’s mooted reverse takeover of Amaya would create an industry leading gaming business which could achieve cost savings of around £100m according to analysts, but beyond that there is little to get excited about.