In The Spotlight
Videoslots chief executive officer Alexander Stevendahl won a place in this year’s Gaming Intelligence Hot 50 on the back of his innovative Battle of Slots, and as he explains, the innovation has only just begun.
The gambling industry has stayed largely silent since UK regulators launched an investigation into unfair practices. But behind closed doors, operators are concerned, and with similar issues arising in Spain, the problem seems to be growing.
There were decent returns to be made by shareholders in the iGaming sector during the first quarter of 2017, with listed operators and suppliers seeing their combined share price grow by 3.60 per cent by the end of March.
With Prime Minister Theresa May set to trigger the start of Britain's exit from the European Union today, we look at the issues most likely to affect the remote gaming industry, from the free movement of people to the broadcasting of Scandinavian TV channels from the United Kingdom.
Stockholm-listed sports betting supplier Kambi has reported a 7 per cent increase in first quarter revenue to €14.2m, although net profit fell 39 per cent versus a year ago due to a run of unfavourable sporting results at the end of the quarter.
Online betting and gaming operator Sky Bet has been announced as the sponsor of the Summer Sprint Series at Royal Windsor Racecourse for the second consecutive year.
Latin America-facing online gaming operator BetMotion.com has agreed a deal to migrate its gaming offering onto AutoGameSYS’ (AGS) platform.
Prague-listed gaming operator Fortuna Entertainment has been barred by an Amsterdam court from putting its proposed acquisition of a number of Romanian gaming companies to a vote at an extraordinary meeting of shareholders scheduled for Wednesday.
Live dealer specialist Authentic Gaming will launch its live roulette product for the regulated Romanian iGaming market next month following installations at two Bucharest-based land-based casinos.
Zeal Network’s B2B division Lottovate is planning to launch new mobile-first charitable lottery products in Norway and the Netherlands later this year.
Vaughan Lewis’s move from Morgan Stanley tells us something about the state of the gambling industry and a lot about the state of the investment banking industry.