London-listed Playtech has reported a 23 per cent fall in revenue for the first six months of the year, as strong growth in its online gaming and financials segments was offset by the weak performance of retail due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Revenue in the half-year period amounted to €564.0m compared [...]
Sports technology and data provider Stats Perform has agreed a five-year contract extension to retain the exclusive live betting streaming rights for Matchroom’s leading sports events.
The long-term deal brings the partnership between the two companies to more than twenty years, with Stats Perform securing the exclusive rights to distribute live [...]
Eastern European-facing betting operator Parimatch has entered into a two-year sponsorship deal with leading esports team Fnatic.
Parimatch becomes the official betting partner of Fnatic’s CS:GO team, benefiting from branding on official team uniforms and the creation of unique content for social media channels.
“This partnership with Fnatic is another example of [...]
China’s lottery market recovered in July as total sales increased by 10 per cent year-on-year to RMB36.15bn (€4.48bn).
With lottery sales negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the first half of 2020, July marked a return to growth following a 3 per cent year-on-year decline in June.
Welfare Lottery sales climbed [...]
Hong Kong-listed AGTech Holdings has won tenders to supply sports lottery terminals in four Chinese provinces and one municipality.
The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Beijing AGTech GOT Technology Co. secured winning bids in Tianjin, Hebei, Fujian, Sichuan, and Zhejiang.
The contract wins include traditional sales terminals for China’s sports lottery in Tianjin and [...]
Athens-listed Intralot has reported a 55 per cent fall in revenue to €168.2m for the first half of 2020, as second quarter results were significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Intralot’s systems handled €9.8bn of worldwide wagers during the six month period, an increase of 2 per cent versus a year [...]
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has reported a 12 per cent decline in total turnover to HK$218.75bn (€23.6bn) for its 2019/20 financial year ended 30 June.
Despite the impact of COVID-19 on global sports and racing, HKJC did not lose a single race during the pandemic after implementing stringent health [...]
New York-listed lottery and gaming operator 500.com has posted a 63 per cent drop in net revenue to RMB3.6m (€0.4m) for the second quarter of 2020.
Revenue in Q2 continued to be adversely impacted by the suspension of The Multi Group's (TMG) Swedish operations, after the company failed to renew its [...]
This week’s games round-up from Gaming Intelligence features new slot releases by the likes of Pragmatic Play, Playtech, Greentube, Stakelogic, 4ThePlayer.com and RubyPlay, among others.Pragmatic Play’s Peaky Blinders
Pragmatic Play has released its first branded slot title, Peaky Blinders, through a partnership with Endemol Shine and in collaboration with Peaky Blinders [...]
Sydney-listed Ainsworth Game Technology (AGT) has reported a 36 per cent fall in revenue to AUD$149m for its fiscal year ended 30 June, after seeing second half revenue decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The company said that results were severely impacted by the coronavirus during the final quarter of the financial [...]
London-based IMG Arena has secured a six-season extension to its live streaming partnership with the Brazilian Liga Nacional de Basquete (LNB).
The deal with the LNB, which brings together the top tiers of Brazilian professional basketball, covers an increased number of matches from the Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB) league, as well [...]
Stockholm-listed iGaming affiliate Catena Media has reported a 17 per cent increase in revenue to a record €27.8m for the second quarter of 2020.
Casino represented 65 per cent of Q2 revenue and grew by 59 per cent to €21.2m, buoyed by all-time highs for AskGamblers, the US and Catena Media’s [...]