In The Spotlight
Match-fixing looms large over the sports betting industry and solutions to tackle betting-related corruption are more important than ever, particularly in light of this week's US Supreme Court decision against the country's general sports betting prohibition.
They’ve only gone and done it again. The remarkable history of this remarkable company continues. The Stars Group’s $4.7 billion acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming took just about everyone by surprise.
With the first Latin American Responsible Gambling Symposium kicking off in Chile this week, Gaming Intelligence spoke with the head of Chilean gambling regulator Superintendencia de Casinos de Juego (SCJ), Vivien Villagrán Acuña, about the challenges and opportunities facing the sector in 2018.
SBTech has found a novel way of expanding in the fiercely competitive sports betting supply market. Richard Carter walks Gaming Intelligence through his masterplan.
Italian gaming operator Gamenet has reported a 4 per cent decline in group revenue to €148.9m for the first quarter of 2018, with only the company’s betting and online division seeing year-on-year growth.
Betting data and broadcast solutions provider Sports Information Services (SIS) has struck a deal with the Korean Racing Authority for the rights to live broadcasts from the Busan and Seoul racecourses in South Korea.
Stockholm-listed Kambi Group is to supply its sportsbook and related technology to Rush Street Interactive, a subsidiary of Chicago-based casino operator Rush Street Gaming.
An additional four companies have submitted applications for licences to offer fantasy sports contests in Pennsylvania, the state Gambling Control Board (PGCB) has revealed.
London-listed Paddy Power Betfair has confirmed that it has entered into discussions with FanDuel to merge its US operations with those of the daily fantasy sports (DFS) giant.
This week sees new games for SG Digital, 1X2 Network, Booming Games and Wazdan, as well as integrations for the likes of Nolimit City, Relax Gaming, Colchian and Kiron Interactive.
The US state of Delaware is expected to be the one of the first states to authorize sports betting following Monday’s ruling by the US Supreme Court.
Scientific Games' SG Digital division has named Nikos Konstakis as its new vice president of sportsbook product.