In The Spotlight
eSports has evolved into a major potential market for bookmakers, but unless stakeholders come together to ensure the integrity of contests, they may find regulation foisted upon them.
Aspire Global CEO Tsachi Maimon provides a glimpse at its roadmap, revealing the steps behind the company’s success as a B2B casino platform provider, and its planned expansion into sports betting.
The integration of Scientific Games with Bally Technologies, Shuffle Master and WMS was completed at the end of last year. Chief executive Gavin Isaacs and his senior management team explain where the company goes from here.
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.
Canada’s British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has posted record net income of CAD$1.3bn for its latest financial year, following strong growth in lottery and online gaming.
The iGaming arm of Mexican gaming operator Caliente has signed as the principal shirt sponsor of football club Atlético Monarcas Morelia for the next two seasons.
Research from the Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT) has found that less than a third of UK casino patrons play on gambling machines when visiting venues, although young men were found to have a high propensity to chase losses.
PhilWeb chairman and CEO Robert Ongpin said that he intends to appeal last week’s ruling by the Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) which banned him from the board of any publicly listed company on allegations of insider trading seven years ago.
French sports betting operator and software supplier France Pari is moving beyond its core French and Belgian markets with the acquisition of Spanish online gaming operator Suertia.es.
Isle of Man-based gaming supplier Microgaming is set to further strengthen its branded slots portfolio after securing exclusive licensing rights to develop a Tarzan branded game.
The Brazilian state of Piauí has launched Lotoshow, billed as the first legal online lottery platform in the country.
The chief executive of German gaming operator mybet, Zeno Osskó, will be leaving the business at the end of August, with chief financial officer Markus Peuler assuming the CEO role.
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.