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The regulated UK gambling industry now generates around £12.6bn in annual gross gambling yield, according to new figures released by the Gambling Commission, with the remote gaming sector representing nearly a third of the total.

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.

Operator association the Australian Wagering Council (AWC) has slammed the South Australian government’s decision to introduce a Point of Consumption (PoC) tax on all betting companies offering services in the state, claiming that it was untenable in practice and a major blow for customers, racing and sporting bodies.

US gaming and lottery supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed a deal to provide 1,500 new video lottery terminals (VLTs) to the Oregon Lottery.

Intertain has confirmed that it is exploring the possibility of listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), while strengthening its board with the appointments of former Gala Coral Group chairman Neil Goulden as chairman and ex-Sportingbet CEO Andrew McIver as chief executive.