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.
Swedish casino games developer NetEnt has reported a 15 per cent increase in revenue to SEK398m (€41.4m) for the first quarter of 2017, with the company securing a record number of new customer agreements during the period.
Isle of Man-based Infinity Gaming Solutions has partnered Paysafe Group's digital marketing subsidiary Income Access to launch a new affiliate programme for its Midaur.com brand.
The sales manager of an investment firm accused of securities law violations relating to Amaya's 2014 acquisition of PokerStars owner Rational Group has agreed a settlement with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC).
Oslo-listed operator and B2B provider Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) is further boosting its affiliate business in Europe with an acquisition covering the German, Austrian and Swiss markets.
London-listed Gaming Realms has signed the first B2B content licensing agreements for its portfolio of Slingo-branded games.
Stockholm-listed gaming operator Betsson has appointed Kaaren Hilsen as its new chief financial officer.
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.