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Evolution Gaming doubles first quarter revenue to €235.8m

Stockholm-listed casino supplier Evolution Gaming has seen revenue more than double to €235.8m in the first quarter of 2021.

Revenue was buoyed by a record performance from the company’s live casino offering, which rose 60 per cent to €183.7m, as well as a 6 per cent increase in revenue from RNG [...]

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IOC to launch inaugural Olympic-themed virtual sports series

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will partner with five International Sports Federations (IFs) to produce a new series of Olympic-themed virtual sports games.

The Olympic Virtual Series (OVS) will be the first ever Olympic-licensed event for physical and non-physical virtual sports.

Taking place ahead of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the OVS [...]

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GI Games Round-up: Red Tiger, Big Time Gaming, Scientific Games and more

This week’s games round-up from Gaming Intelligence features a host of titles from leading suppliers Red Tiger, Big Time Gaming, Scientific Games, Pragmatic Play, Stakelogic and Inspired Entertainment, among others.

Red Tiger’s Pirates’ Plenty MegaWays

Red Tiger has extended its line-up of ocean-going adventure games with the launch of Pirates’ Plenty MegaWays.

The [...]

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GI Games Integrations: Spearhead Studios, Fantasma Games and more

This week’s platform integrations round-up from Gaming Intelligence features the likes of Spearhead Studios, Fantasma Games, Pariplay, Pragmatic Play, Habanero, Push Gaming, Lightning Box and Everi Digital, among others.

Spearhead Studios / Playtech

EveryMatrix-owned Spearhead Studios has signed a new content distribution agreement with Playtech, making its games available to operators via [...]

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Las Vegas Sands first quarter revenue dips to $1.2bn

New York-listed casino operator Las Vegas Sands has reported a 16 per cent fall in net revenue to $1.20bn for the first quarter of 2021, as pandemic-related travel restrictions and reduced visitation continued to impact results.

With its Las Vegas property and operations presented as discontinued operations for sale, the company [...]

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GI Games Round-up: Pragmatic Play, BF Games, Fantasma Games

This week’s games round-up from Gaming Intelligence features new titles from the likes of Pragmatic Play, Stakelogic, Slotmill, BF Games, Fantasma Games, Kalamba Games, Lightning Box, Evoplay and Nolimit City.

Pragmatic Play’s Floating Dragon Hold and Spin

Pragmatic Play has unveiled its latest 3x5 Asian-themed slot title Floating Dragon Hold and Spin.

“We’re [...]

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Genius Sports secures official data partnership with Japan’s B.LEAGUE

Genius Sports has been selected as the official data and video streaming partner of Japan’s B.LEAGUE professional basketball association.

Genius has been granted the exclusive right to capture, manage and distribute the B.LEAGUE’s official data and video content to its global network of regulated sportsbook partners, while its Bet Monitoring System [...]

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GIQ Finance: Affiliates to focus on paid media and M&A

Gaming Intelligence's continuing scrutiny of 2020 full year financial results concludes with a focus on publicly listed iGaming affiliates.

Of the publicly listed firms, market leader Better Collective emerged as the clear winner in 2020, ending the year on a high with the acquisition of Atemi Group for £40m, and [...]

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theScore out on top as gaming shares climb in Q1 2021

It was a solid first quarter of the year for industry stakeholders as the combined value of shares in the leading operators and suppliers increased by 9 per cent during Q1 2021.

Among the 50 publicly-listed operators and suppliers which make up the Gaming Intelligence stock list, 39 saw the value [...]

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Online Gaming

GI Games Integrations: Pragmatic Play, Greentube, Quik Gaming and more

This week’s platform integrations round-up from Gaming Intelligence features the likes of Pragmatic Play, Greentube, Quik Gaming, Oryx Gaming, Booongo, Play’n GO, ESA Gaming and Gamzix.

Pragmatic Play / Novibet

Pragmatic Play has agreed a deal to provide its live casino solution to Novibet’s brands in Greece and the United Kingdom.

“Our live [...]

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China lottery sales reach €2.44bn in February

China’s lottery market generated total sales of RMB18.96bn (€2.44bn) in February 2021.

The comparable period last year saw just RMB1m in sales, as the coronavirus outbreak decimated results following the closure of lottery retailers in January 2020.

February’s total was down 47 per cent compared to the previous month, and comprised RMB11.1m [...]

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Rush Street Interactive tops GIQ20 ranking of fastest growing companies

Most of the betting and gaming industry’s fastest growing companies owed their places in the GIQ20 to the US market, but some of the big beasts suffered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rush Street Interactive tops the GIQ20 by a mile with an astonishing 337 per cent rise in [...]

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