GVC’s Australian-facing brands Ladbrokes and Neds have received a record fine in New South Wales for offering illegal gambling inducements to players in the state.
Ladbrokes and Neds were ordered to pay a fine and costs of AUD$207,500 by state regulator Liquor & Gaming NSW, after being found guilty of breaching NSW gaming regulations at [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator William Hill has appointed Adrian Marsh as its next chief financial officer (CFO).
Marsh will replace incumbent CFO Ruth Prior, who announced her resignation at the start of the year, and will join William Hill from international packaging business DS Smith, where he has held the position [...]
New York-listed supplier Scientific Games is expanding into the eSports market through a new partnership with Danish eSports data provider GameScorekeeper.
The new deal will see GameScorekeeper supply Scientific Games with automated historical and live match data from the most popular eSports games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), League [...]
New York-listed supplier Inspired Entertainment has agreed a deal to deliver game content from Aristocrat across its video lottery terminals (VLTs) in a number of European markets.
The new licensing agreement will see Aristocrat’s games launched for the first time on Inspired’s VLTs in Greece, Italy and the UK.
“We are excited to be partnering [...]
The winners of the 2020 Gaming Intelligence Awards have been revealed at the ICE expo in London, celebrating the diverse achievements of industry’s best operators and suppliers.
The competition was intense this year with more entries than ever before in the most hotly contested categories.
A special mention must go to [...]
THE STARS GROUP
It is difficult to dislodge PokerStars in this category. For all the innovation shown at Kindred Group as it goes it alone; the moves into new territories by Winamax; and the under-the-radar success of IDNPoker, PokerStars continues to dominate.
The poker vertical has endured slings and arrows, but PokerStars runs ahead of the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]