In The Spotlight
Match-fixing looms large over the sports betting industry and solutions to tackle betting-related corruption are more important than ever, particularly in light of this week's US Supreme Court decision against the country's general sports betting prohibition.
They’ve only gone and done it again. The remarkable history of this remarkable company continues. The Stars Group’s $4.7 billion acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming took just about everyone by surprise.
With the first Latin American Responsible Gambling Symposium kicking off in Chile this week, Gaming Intelligence spoke with the head of Chilean gambling regulator Superintendencia de Casinos de Juego (SCJ), Vivien Villagrán Acuña, about the challenges and opportunities facing the sector in 2018.
SBTech has found a novel way of expanding in the fiercely competitive sports betting supply market. Richard Carter walks Gaming Intelligence through his masterplan.
London-listed betting and gaming operator GVC Holdings has reported a 7 per cent increase in group revenue for the first 20 weeks of 2018, benefiting from double digit growth from its legacy GVC and newly-acquired Ladbrokes Coral online businesses.
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) giant DraftKings has partnered with German drinks brand Jägermeister to launch The Real Shot, a new soccer competition launching to coincide with this summer's FIFA World Cup.
Stockholm-listed iGaming operator Kindred Group has joined forces with mobile identification application itsme to simplify login for its Unibet.be customers in the Belgian market.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has responded to widespread calls, most recently from New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney, to oppose any attempts to include integrity fees in sports betting legislation.
Stockholm-listed performance marketing specialist Catena Media has expanded its financial services division with the acquisition of foreign exchange trading information sites, including ForexTraders.com.
This week has seen new slots released by SG Digital, Pragmatic Play, Betsoft Gaming, Realistic Games and 1X2 Network, alongside integrations for Relax Gaming, Booming Games and GameArt and a new cash game poker variant from PokerStars.
Lottoland Australia is urging the federal government to scrap plans to ban lottery betting as one state gambling regulator opens an investigation into the recent campaign against the lottery betting operator.
The chairman of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), Steve Harman, has announced his intention to step down from the role later this year.