In The Spotlight
iSoftBet chief executive officer Nir Elbaz and chief commercial officer Michael Probert tell the story of iSoftBet’s recent growth spurt
After starting out in Guatemala, lottery operator Grupo Tenlot is targeting expansion throughout Latin America. Gaming Intelligence caught up with Grupo Tenlot CEO Yossi Abadi to discuss the company’s plans and why social development is central to its future.
Since granting its first operating licence in 2017, Colombia’s online sports betting sector has quickly established itself at the forefront of the emerging Latin American market. With other countries in the region looking to follow its lead, Colombia now wants to take the next step with an expanded regulatory framework that will ensure future growth.
Stockholm-listed Net Gaming Europe has reported a 6 per cent decline in revenue to €4.1m for the first quarter of 2019, with results impacted by new regulations in Europe and the phasing out of its paid media business as a revenue stream.
Paysafe Group’s digital marketing division Income Access has signed a deal to launch a new affiliate programme for Toronto-listed operator The Stars Group.
Paddy Power Betfair-owned FanDuel Group has signed a deal to become the exclusive betting and gaming partner of live TV streaming service fuboTV.
Victoria is set to become the first Australian state to implement strict new rules for online betting operators to provide stronger consumer protections for Victorians gambling online.
New York-listed gaming and racing operator Penn National Gaming has completed the acquisition of Michigan land-based casino operator Greektown Casino-Hotel for $300m.
This week sees new games released by iSoftBet, Scientific Games, Yggdrasil, Pragmatic Play, BF Games, Booming Games and OneTouch, alongside integrations for Espresso Games, EGT Interactive, Oryx Gaming and Revolver Gaming.
China’s lottery market declined for the third consecutive month as total lottery sales fell 14 per cent to RMB36.0bn (€4.67bn) in April.