In The Spotlight
Mr Green chief executive officer Jesper Kärrbrink talks about the responsible gaming tool Green Gaming and its importance to building a sustainable business.
The biggest takeaway from the World Regulatory Briefing (WrB) in London last week (September 12th) was of an industry finally waking up and realising it is time to act.
The gambling industry in the United Kingdom has endured months of criticism, some fair, some unfair. This is metastasizing into the notion that gambling is a Very Bad Thing and must be banned or heavily restricted. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson now claims that it should be regulated on a par with cigarettes.
In its maiden results since the country’s three gaming operators were brought together, Finnish state-owned operator Veikkaus has reported turnover of €2.11bn for the first eight months of 2017.
Online betting and gaming operator Tempobet has agreed a deal to showcase its brand around seven English Premier League football stadiums.
iGaming platform and solutions provider EveryMatrix has launched a new payment service under approval from the Malta Financial Authority.
The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma has been awarded an iGaming licence by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission, allowing the Native American tribe to finally launch its real-money online poker site.
Stockholm-listed performance marketing specialist Catena Media has strengthened its position in Asia with the acquisition of an unnamed Japanese affiliate for a total purchase price of US$5.5m.
This week sees new slots released by NetEnt, Greentube, Play’n GO and Betsoft Gaming, as well as games deals for Habanero, Pragmatic Play, VSoftCo and BetGames TV.
Lottery and gaming supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has secured the rights to develop games based on the international reality TV singing contest The Voice.
London-listed bingo and casino operator Jackpotjoy has appointed former NYX Gaming Group executive David Flynn as the new CEO of its Vera&John division.