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DoubleDown Interactive agrees deal to acquire SuprNation for $35m

New York-listed social casino operator DoubleDown Interactive has made its first move into the real-money iGaming sector after agreeing a deal to acquire Malta-based operator SuprNation for $35m.

DoubleDown has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire SuprNation, which was established in 2015 and operates online casino brands including Duelz, [...]

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World Cup doubles Taiwan Sports Lottery sales in November

The FIFA World Cup in Qatar helped to more than double sales of the Taiwan Sports Lottery to NT$6.46bn (€197m) in November 2022.

The Sports Lottery’s monthly sales were up 109 per cent year-on-year, marking the first time since the last World Cup that sales broke NT$6bn.

November’s performance took total sales [...]

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Greentube unveils new technology stack Greentube Mynt

Novomatic-owned iGaming supplier Greentube has announced the launch of Greentube Mynt, a new technology stack for producing and supplying games.

Greentube Mynt is a complete games entertainment solution that provides operators with a next-level player engagement and retention tool.

It allows Greentube’s roster of more than 18 game studio partners to produce [...]

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India proposes amendments to Digital Media Ethics Code

India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has launched a public consultation on proposed amendments relating to online gaming.

The proposed amendments to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 aim to establish basic rules for online games which involve a deposit with the expectation of earning [...]

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bet365 revenue grows to £2.85bn as gaming offsets sports decline

bet365 has reported a 2 per cent increase in sports betting and gaming revenue to £2.85bn for its financial year ended 27 March 2022.

Sports betting revenue fell by 2 per cent during the year as a year-on-year reduction in sports margin percentage offset the impact of wagering growth, while revenue [...]

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GI Games Round-up: Pragmatic Play, Lightning Box, Greentube and more

The first games and platform integrations round-up of the year from Gaming Intelligence features the likes of Pragmatic Play, Lightning Box, Greentube, Play’n GO, Pariplay and Endorphina.

Pragmatic Play’s Dragon Hero

Pragmatic Play has launched a new Asian-themed slot game, Dragon Hero.

“Dragon Hero is a bold and exciting title with every spin [...]

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Hong Kong Jockey Club expands management board with new hire

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has expanded its senior leadership team with the appointment of Dennis Hau as executive director of customer strategy, insights and innovation.

Hau begins his new role next week and will be instrumental in driving the ongoing transformation of HKJC into a customer centric organisation.

Specifically, his [...]

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Macau gaming revenue falls 56% in December

Gaming revenue in Macau fell by 56 per cent in December to MOP3.48bn (€405m) and brought a dismal year for the SAR’s casinos to a close.

December was actually only the sixth month in 2022 for which Macau’s casinos posted gaming revenue above MOP3bn, and was up by 16 per cent [...]

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World Cup takes China lottery sales above RMB50bn

China’s lottery sales surged by 57 per cent in November to RMB51.8bn (€7.0bn) as the World Cup in Qatar boosted monthly sales above RMB50bn for the first time since the 2018 tournament.

The Sports Lottery was responsible for the strong overall performance, with sports games sales increasing by 170 per cent [...]

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GI Games Round-up: Featuring Play’n GO, Nolimit City, Ezugi and more

The final games and platform integrations round-up of the year from Gaming Intelligence features Play’n GO, Nolimit City, Pariplay, Pragmatic Play, Relax Gaming, Yggdrasil, Amusnet Interactive, Ezugi, Greentube and Sportingtech.

Play’n GO’s Mötley Crüe

Play’n GO is turning to the 80s for its latest slot release with the launch of Mötley Crüe.

“We’re [...]

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OpenBet sees strong US interest as World Cup wagers surpass $2bn

Sports betting platform provider OpenBet enjoyed a record performance during the recent FIFA World Cup, with more than $2bn wagered on the tournament.

OpenBet’s customers processed more than 200m bets across all channels at this year’s World Cup, an increase of 13 per cent compared to the 2018 World Cup.

The final [...]

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Macau casinos look towards new horizons

Macau’s six casino operators have signed their new 10-year concession contracts and, in doing so, have committed to investing MOP119bn (€14bn) in the SAR over the next decade.

Diversification of Macau’s economy away from its reliance on gaming was a key element of the bidding process and it is significant that [...]

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