Britain’s Gambling Commission has recorded a decline in online gross gambling yield generated in the United Kingdom between December 2020 and February 2021.
Following a traditionally busy period in December, gross gambling yield (GGY) fell by 19 per cent in February compared to December, with active accounts down by 4 per [...]
Britain’s betting and gaming industry generated £4.5bn in tax revenue for the UK Treasury in 2019, according to a new study by EY.
The study by EY was commissioned by the Betting and Gaming Council and shows that the industry supported 119,000 jobs in 2019, including 61,000 people who were directly [...]
Evolution-owned casino games developer Red Tiger has rolled out its slots portfolio with Rank Group’s YoCasino brand in Spain.
The integration includes popular slots including Dragon's Luck, Pirates’ Plenty: Battle for Gold, Dragon's Fire MegaWays and Mystery Reels.
YoCasino also gains access to Red Tiger’s hourly jackpots, with Red Tiger’s full portfolio [...]
Zitro Digital has become the latest gaming supplier to secure approval to launch in the Argentinean city of Buenos Aires.
The approval from the Loteria de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (LOTBA) allows Zitro to provide its portfolio of games to licensed iGaming operators in the city.
“The online gaming market of [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator 888 Holdings has reported a 52 per cent increase in revenue to a record US$849.7m in 2020, buoyed by strong growth across all products.
Total B2C revenue was up 53.5 per cent year-on-year to $814.3m, with casino revenue increasing 63 per cent to $586.8m and sports [...]
Caledonia Investments has sold its stake in UK bingo operator Buzz Bingo to Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) for an undisclosed nominal amount.
The investment trust had held a stake in the land-based and online bingo operator since 2015 but has now exited due to the COVID-19 crisis and the severe restrictions [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain has appointed former Gibraltar Governor Ed Davis CBE as independent chair of the Entain Foundation, with German Olympian Franziska van Almsick named as an ambassador.
Having launched its global foundation in November 2019 to support its initiatives and donations around the world, Entain is now [...]
Latvia’s regulated gambling market shrank by 49 per cent to €166.9m in 2020, as restrictions imposed as a result of COVID-19 negatively impacted turnover during the year.
Turnover fell significantly compared to 2019 as the Latvian government prohibited all land-based gambling activities between 22 March and 9 June, and again between [...]
Britain’s Gambling Commission has confirmed the departure of CEO Neil McArthur after nearly fifteen years of service with the regulator.
McArthur joined the Commission in 2006 and was general counsel before rising to the role of chief executive in 2018.
During his tenure as chief executive, the Gambling Commission has gone through [...]
London-listed Playtech has reported a 25 per cent drop in revenue from continuing operations to €1.08bn in 2020, with a decline in its retail businesses offsetting strong growth online.
Playtech enjoyed a strong start to the year, driven by solid performances from Snaitech, live casino and favourable sporting results.
However, the adverse [...]
Gaming content provider Pragmatic Play has signed a deal to supply its suite of online bingo games to Gibraltar-based gaming operator BetVictor.
Pragmatic’s portfolio of bingo games will go live on BetVictor’s platform before the end of this month, including the supplier’s Bingo Blast and upcoming Reels Room titles.
“Our range of [...]
London-listed iGaming operator Gamesys Group has appointed chief people officer Tina Southall to the group’s board as an executive director with immediate effect.
Southall joined Gamesys in March 2014 when it was a private company to establish and lead a new People Team and served on the board prior to the [...]