In The Spotlight
The Golden Nugget in Atlantic City launched the first regulated online Live Dealer product in the US last Thursday. After the first weekend of business, vice president of online gaming Thomas Winter is delighted.
eSports has evolved into a major potential market for bookmakers, but unless stakeholders come together to ensure the integrity of contests, they may find regulation foisted upon them.
Aspire Global CEO Tsachi Maimon provides a glimpse at its roadmap, revealing the steps behind the company’s success as a B2B casino platform provider, and its planned expansion into sports betting.
Leading Central European operator Fortuna Entertainment Group has enjoyed strong growth from its online betting offering which helped total gross win climb 20 per cent to €80.5m during the first half of 2016.
Spanish land-based and online gaming operator GoldenPark has extended its sponsorship agreement with newly promoted Spanish La Liga football club CD Leganés.
Toronto-listed supplier NYX Gaming has moved into the Lithuanian iGaming market for the first time through a new supply deal with Eastern European-facing operator TonyBet.
Two high-profile gaming operators have been granted permanent approval to continue to operate in the regulated Romanian iGaming market, with Amaya’s Rational Group and GVC Holdings now fully licensed by the country’s National Gambling Office (ONJN).
Italy-facing gaming operator Newgioco Group, formerly known as Empire Global Corporation, is bringing development capabilities in-house and further expanding its retail business with a pair of new acquisitions.
UK-listed operator and B2B supplier GVC Holdings has launched a new online slot game featuring the band behind the pop hit Barbie Girl for Denmark’s former monopoly operator Danske Spil.
Philippine-based gaming technology provider PhilWeb has proposed a new business to allow customers to purchase lottery tickets via mobile, despite the plan bring submitted five years ago to the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and never acted upon.
British Horseracing Authority has confirmed that Adam Brickell will be leaving the company next month after more than seven years’ service in charge of integrity, legal and risk for the racing governing body.
It was only a matter of time. After a failed attempt to enter the industry M&A fray last year with a bid for 888, William Hill finds itself back in the mix. Only this time it is the hunted, rather than the hunter.