London-listed gaming supplier and operator Playtech has reported a 69 per cent increase in revenue to €736.1m for the first half of 2019, driven by a strong contribution from the company’s Snaitech consumer business in Italy.
The Chinese government has welcomed moves by Cambodia and the Philippines to suspend online gaming licensing.
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) earned gross income of PhP36,567m (approx. €623m) from the Philippine gaming industry in the first half of 2019, an increase of 9.3 per cent year-on-year, despite a slump in income from offshore gambling operations.
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has suspended all new online gaming license applications in response to concerns about offshore gambling operators.
English Premier League football club Leicester City has named Asian-facing betting operator 19.com as its new official betting partner.
London-listed gaming operator JPJ Group has reported a 14 per cent increase in revenue to £169.5m for the first half of 2019, following continued strong organic growth from its Vera&John brand.
China plans to crackdown on citizens gambling with online operators in the Philippines, with the Ministry of Public Security targeting online payment processors for action.
Italian gaming operator Sisal has scooped its second lottery concession in as many months with the award of the Turkish Milli Piyango concession.
Hong Kong-listed lottery provider AGTech Holdings has reported a 23 per cent decline in revenue to HK$47.7m for the first half of 2019, with results continuing to be impacted by a decrease in sales of lottery hardware.
Tabcorp-owned horse racing content distributor Sky Racing World has brought Singapore racing to North American audiences with the launch of a new simulcasting product.
New York-listed lottery operator 500.com has reported a 63.5 per cent decrease in net revenue to RMB11.1m (€1.4m) for the second quarter of 2019.
Malaysian leisure and hospitality giant Genting Malaysia Berhad has entered into an agreement to acquire a 46 per cent stake in New York-listed casino operator Empire Resorts.