In The Spotlight
Pala Interactive chief executive officer Jim Ryan is building a full portfolio of online products from scratch. Here’s how he’s doing it.
NYX has been strategic in its expansion into newly regulated markets across Europe, but its licensure in New Jersey and recent OpenBet acquisition have geared the supplier for even greater heights in the North American market. CEO Matt Davey explains his strategy to Gaming Intelligence.
Having played a central role in the industry’s recent spate of mergers and acquisitions, Scientific Games’ decision to replace Gavin Isaacs as chief executive highlights the company’s progress into a new era where reducing debt is now the key focus. Newly appointed CEO Kevin Sheehan explains how his experience of the cruise line industry will help him to achieve this goal.
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.
London-listed iGaming marketing solutions provider XLMedia has reported a 39 per cent increase in revenue to a record US$51.2m for the first half of 2016, with the company also announcing a new US subsidiary that will focus on mobile applications marketing.
Marketing solutions provider Beehive has signed a new partnership to manage marketing campaign across multiple channels for Wizits, its first social casino customer.
London-listed gaming operator GVC Holdings has announced a partnership with the Microgaming-powered Prima Networks to enhance its casino content in a number of key regulated markets.
A new bill introduced by Ohio Senator Bill Coley aims to establish strict controls on daily fantasy sports (DFS), barring operators from taking a cut from contests they offer.
Boyd Gaming completed the acquisition of the Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa in northern Las Vegas, with the casino operator to pay up to US$380m for the property.
Scientific Games' UK-facing subsidiary SG Gaming has launched 800 self-service betting terminals (SSBTs) for William Hill, as part of a wider roll-out of the machines across the operator's retail estate.
Canadian provincial lottery and gaming operator Loto-Québec is expanding its pool betting product with the addition of a dedicated ice hockey pool offering a guaranteed minimum prize of CAD$125,000.
Sweden's state-owned gaming operator Svenska Spel has appointed two new directors, expanding the total number of board members to ten people.
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.