Oceania News

The Stars Group

Gaming Intelligence Sports Betting Operator of the Year – Sky Bet

The Stars Group

The Stars Group emerges triumphant in this category, thanks to an increasingly global portfolio of brands.

UK-based Sky Betting & Gaming goes from strength-to-strength, shrugging off integration concerns with spiralling revenues. It also provided the inspiration and the springboard into the US market, where Stars struck the deal of the year with FOX [...]

1 min read
SG Vision

Gaming Intelligence Supplier Innovation Award – SG Vision

SG VISION by Scientific Games

Scientific Games wins the Supplier Innovation award because SG Vision is not just an innovative slot or an interesting new gamification technique, SG Vision is a breakthrough technology that can verify player age, support responsible gaming, enhance player loyalty programs and create personalised experiences for players – instantly.

Imagine that a [...]

2 mins read

UK competition watchdog to review Flutter-Stars Group merger

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed that it is investigating the proposed merger between operators Flutter Entertainment and The Stars Group.

The CMA has begun a merger inquiry to consider whether the £10bn merger will create a “substantial lessening” of competition within the United Kingdom for goods or services.

To assist [...]

1 min read

Stats Perform named MLS and US Soccer global data partner

Sports technology and data provider Stats Perform has been named as the official global data supplier of Major League Soccer (MLS) and US Soccer.

The deal grants Stats Perform the rights to exclusively collect, analyze and distribute data across competitions including all MLS, US Open Cup and Men’s and Women’s national team matches.

“We’re delighted to [...]

3 mins read

Strong second quarter for PointsBet as US contribution grows

Sydney-listed sportsbook operator PointsBet has reported a 169 per cent increase in turnover to AUD$297.3m for its fiscal second quarter ended 31 December.

The operator enjoyed strong growth in Australia as turnover grew by 67 per cent to $184.8m, while the company’s expansion into the United States contributed a further $112.5m [...]

3 mins read

Presenting the Gaming Intelligence Awards 2020 shortlist

The Gaming Intelligence Awards 2020 shortlist has been revealed with 888, Big Time Gaming, Gamesys, Red Tiger, The Stars Group and Scientific Games each nominated for three Awards.

888 Holdings and Gamesys Group head the Operator Awards, with three nominations apiece (and 888’s Dragonfish is also nominated for a Supplier [...]

4 mins read

Australia’s NSW clamps down on illegal gaming machine resellers

New South Wales’ gambling regulator has issued lengthy bans and fined two license holders for their role in reselling gaming machines that should have been destroyed.

The penalties against the two men follow a Liquor & Gaming NSW investigation, which included the seizure of 43 retired gaming machines from a warehouse at Chipping Norton and [...]

1 min read

Sportradar extends Tennis Australia partnership

Sportradar has extended its partnership with Tennis Australia to exclusively provide its audiovisual (AV), data and integrity services for the Australian Open and associated tournaments.

Sportradar has been providing high-definition streams for the Australian Open’s official website, app and social channels since 2016/17, working with broadcast partners in multiple territories including Australia, New Zealand, [...]

2 mins read

Australia’s ACMA moves to block nine more illegal iGaming sites

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is continuing its fight against unlicensed online offshore gambling websites with moves to block nine further sites.
1 min read

Inspired Entertainment agrees global distribution deal with Novomatic

New York-listed Inspired Entertainment is set to expand the reach of its virtual sports titles through a global distribution agreement with Austrian gaming giant Novomatic.
1 min read

Unibet penalised for NSW illegal gambling inducements

Kindred Group’s Unibet brand has been fined in Australia for offering illegal gambling inducements to players in New South Wales.
1 min read

PointsBet appoints Eric Foote as US chief commercial officer

Australian and US sportsbook operator PointsBet Holdings has appointed Eric Foote as chief commercial officer of its US division.
1 min read
Page 1 of 5
Skywind Group
Pragmatic Solutions
SG Reimagine