In The Spotlight
KamaGames' Pokerist Texas Poker has been a consistent performer in the social casino market but the studio has long believed it can do better. With a new London office set up and PokerStars’ former head of mobile joining the team, the company believes it can grow into a business capable of disrupting the sector’s top tier.
Gibraltar-based Lottoland has experienced huge success since its inception in 2013 as a B2C lottery provider. Now it wants to replicate that success in the B2B space. Chief executive Nigel Birrell and B2B director Michael Bogie speak to Gaming Intelligence about the logic behind the move.
William Hill was the UK’s leading bookmaker – online and off – but the numbers have gone into reverse, executives have left in droves and CEO James Henderson has issued a profit warning. Gaming Intelligence looks for the causes of its malaise and asks where it goes from here.
Sweden’s Betsson has warned that operating profit could fall by as much as 34.5 per cent during the second quarter of 2016, with results negative impacted by lower sportsbook revenue and unfavourable exchange rate fluctuations.
Toronto-listed gaming operator Amaya has concluded this year's annual meeting of shareholders behind closed doors as it continues to evaluate takeover offers and conducts an investigation into allegations against its former chief executive David Baazov.
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has passed a wide-ranging gambling bill that would legalise iGaming and daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests, despite warnings from Las Vegas Sands (LVS) that it will stop investing in the state if the legislation is enacted.
Australia gaming supplier Ainsworth Game Technology (AGT) confirmed Monday that a resolution to approve the sale of its founder Len Ainsworth’s 52.2 per cent holding to NOVOMATIC has been passed by shareholders.
London-based sportsbook platform provider FSB Technology has launched a new app for Irish technology startup Sportdec ahead of the quarter final stages of Euro 2016.
Camelot Global, the B2B arm of lottery operator Camelot, has launched an updated mobile application for the UK National Lottery.
Finland’s new state-owned gaming company will be headed up by Veikkaus' current executive vice president Olli Sarekoski when it begins operations next year.
Shares in gambling operators and suppliers worldwide have taken a beating in recent days as a result of Thursday's EU referendum in the UK, even as regulators stress that it is "business as usual", for now.