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Gaming supplier Inspired has extended its contract to supply virtual sports to leading Slovakian gaming operator Niké, with the new deal seeing the supplier launch a second channel dedicated to Rush Football for its partner’s retail and online offerings.

Ladbrokes has completed the examinership process for its Irish trading subsidiaries after the country’s High Court approved a rescue plan that will see the majority of its employees retained and the bookmaker maintain operation of 144 shops across Ireland.

US casino and racetrack operator Penn National Gaming said that it is making “great” progress in advancing its efforts in the digital gaming space, with social gaming products set for launch at four US properties and the company strengthening its iGaming team to take advantage of opportunities in the social fantasy sports sector as well as commercial online gaming opportunities in the future.

Shares in Playtech hit a new 52-week high in London this morning after the company agreed to an early determination of amounts due to the software supplier under its marketing services agreement with UK bookmaker Ladbrokes.