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London-listed gaming platform provider Nektan has launched Sun Play, a new white label gaming product for the News UK-owned tabloid The Sun, the UK’s most-read newspaper.

Stockholm-listed casino games supplier NetEnt has removed a barrier to its entry to the US iGaming market by sealing an intellectual property patent cross-licensing agreement with International Game Technology for the North American market.

Toronto-listed gaming supplier NYX Gaming Group has expanded its relationship with Scientific Games, extending its agreement to distribute its NYX Poker product and signing a new deal to roll out SG Interactive casino content via the NYX Open Games Server (OGS).

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) and Arena Racing Company (ARC) have agreed a joint venture which will see the UK racecourse groups create a single production centre to provide pictures and data for organisations to broadcast coverage of British racing.

PokerStars and Full Tilt owner Amaya has been approved to list its share on New York’s NASDAQ Stock Market from next month, with the company’s chairman and CEO David Baazov describing it as a “milestone” for the business.

A new report commissioned by the UK Gambling Commission has shown that gambling participation rates have remained static over the past six years, despite a significant increase in remote gambling participation during the period.

London-listed online gaming marketing firm XLMedia said Tuesday that the company had made an “excellent start” to 2015 with trading in line with expectations, while also confirming the acquisition of everal UK focused mobile targeted websites.

After launching remarkably successful B2B and B2C bingo offerings in the form of GlobalCom and Wink Bingo, Eitan Boyd and Darren Sims are back with Stride Gaming, a new listed bingo operator. Boyd tells Gaming Intelligence why he believes there is still huge opportunity for growth in a crowded sector.

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