In The Spotlight
SAZKA Group is the fastest growing lottery operator in Europe. Chief executive Robert Chvátal talks to Gaming Intelligence about its interest in the UK National Lottery licence and opportunities in North America.
Penn National is the first US casino operator to announce a national strategy for sports betting and iGaming. Head of Penn Interactive Ventures Jon Kaplowitz talks Gaming Intelligence through his web of partnerships.
William Hill US has surged to market leadership Stateside, but a change of group CEO from Philip Bowcock to Ulrik Bengtsson reveals the extent of the bookmaker’s troubles elsewhere. Gaming Intelligence speaks to CEOs past and present, and US chief Joe Asher.
NetEnt chief executive Therese Hillman tells investors that the US and Red Tiger represent shards of light for NetEnt. Meanwhile, Red Tiger CEO Gavin Hamilton tells us that NetEnt will put rocket-boosters on the smaller company’s already impressive growth trajectory.
Indiana’s regulated sports betting market continued to record strong growth in November as total wagers reached $147.3m, of which nearly two-thirds was generated by the state’s three online operators.
Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack has been unveiled as the new official partner of NFL club the Philadelphia Eagles.
Novomatic’s interactive division Greentube has extended its partnership with CashBet Coin to offer cryptocurrency payment solutions across its social casino sites.
Lawmakers in Missouri have pre-filed legislation to legalise and regulate sports betting.
European lottery and gaming operator SAZKA Group has reached an agreement to acquire Novomatic’s stake in Casinos Austria AG.
The California Lottery has awarded a three-year contract extension to supplier Scientific Games.
Sports media and betting provider theScore has named Josh Sidsworth as general counsel and chief compliance officer with immediate effect.