In The Spotlight
Operators have long fought to attract a fraction of console gaming’s huge audience but the growing popularity of electronic sports (eSports) could finally help bring a wider audience to social and real-money gaming
Recent hacker attacks on Betfair, Unibet and the New Jersey online gambling sites have pushed security up the agenda. What should be done?
Around 18 months into a major turnaround of the business, mybet chief executive Sven Ivo Brinck abruptly announced his departure. Gaming Intelligence talks to the outgoing CEO about this remarkable state of affairs.
Now in his ninth year as chief executive of Playtech, Mor Weizer is more enthused about the company’s growth prospects than ever before.
London-listed operator Ladbrokes has secured £1.35bn in financing from a syndicate of relationship banks for its proposed merger with Gala Coral.
Gamesys has made its first foray into the live dealer casino market, launching an Evolution Gaming-powered offering on its Virgin Games site.
Sports data solutions provider Sportradar has secured a foothold in the fast growing eSports market, signing a wide-ranging partnership with league and tournament organiser ESL.
The "insider trading" accusation levelled at daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators FanDuel and DraftKings has prompted a player to file a lawsuit accusing the companies of committing fraud by failing to disclose that employees were privy to insider information.
Swedish gaming operator Cherry has increased its majority stake in Malta-based Almor Holding, owner of several German-facing online casino brands including Sunmaker.com, Sunnyplayer.com and Kingplayer.com.
Fantasy football app developer Fantasy iTeam has launched European Super League, a new competition featuring some of football’s leading clubs, with its partner Trinity Mirror.
World Lottery Association member Karma Gaming has launched FrontRow, a new mobile fantasy sports game that incorporates draw-based elements to help lotteries tap into the rapidly growing market.
UK bookmaker Ladbrokes has appointed Kristof Fahy as its new chief marketing officer, with the former William Hill executive to lead all brand and marketing activity across digital and retail channels.