In The Spotlight
Gauselmann’s Blueprint Gaming is one of the most revered names in the UK slots market and now it is heading to the Nordic region, with LeoVegas and Unibet being the first operators to release its games.
There are growing calls in some of the world's largest gambling markets to reduce the level of advertising, or ban gambling advertising completely. Gaming Intelligence examines the issue to see if gambling companies are being unfairly singled out for scrutiny.
Gambling companies are looking to stiff their customers and offer products that can harm family life. This assessment may seem harsh but it reflects the perception of the sector by the UK public.
Sweden's gambling market generated turnover of SEK5.43bn (€554.3m) during the first quarter of 2017, with unlicensed online operators representing nearly a quarter of the total.
Nordeus, developer of the popular social sports game Top Eleven, has signed a unique deal to become the official sleeve partner of Premier League football club Stoke City.
A fixture in Sweden's top football league the Allsvenskan has been postponed after one of the players to be involved in the game was offered money to fix the result of the match.
Stockholm-listed performance marketing specialist Catena Media will continue to invest in its iGaming lead generation strategy by raising €50m to fund further acquisitions in the space.
Canada's Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has signed a five-year extension to its contract with Toronto-listed lottery service provider Pollard Banknote for instant lottery tickets.
French operator Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has brought in experienced executive Patrick Fontana to manage the commercial strategy for its network of 13,200 points of sale across France.