Toronto-listed betting and gaming operator The Stars Group Inc said Monday that it remains confident of delivering revenue growth this year, despite the recent postponement and cancellation of a number of major sporting events globally.
In a trading update, the operator said that Q1 revenue from its International segment was slightly ahead of the prior [...]
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has confirmed that it is suspending all gaming operations effective immediately.
In line with the instructions from President Rodrigo Duterte to put Metro Manila under community quarantine to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the suspension applies to land-based casinos, electronic game (eGames), bingo, sports betting, poker and [...]
Canada’s Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has begun the process to find a new president and chief executive after confirming that Stephen Rigby will be stepping down later this year.
Rigby has led the provincial lottery operator for the past five years and will work with the company to ensure a smooth [...]
La Rioja is looking to become the second province in Argentina to regulate online gambling.
The state gambling regulator Administración Provincial de Juegos de Azar (Ajalar) has signed an agreement with its counterpart the Provincial Institute of Lottery and Casinos (IPLyC) of Misiones to develop a safe and responsible online gambling market [...]
Sweden’s regulated gambling market generated total net gaming revenue of SEK24.79m (€2.34bn) in its first year since the re-regulation of the market, with licensed operators enjoying their strongest quarter to date during Q4.
Based on preliminary data from the Swedish Tax Agency, revenue in Q4 rose by 12 per cent to quarter-on-quarter to SEK6.65bn, [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator GVC Holdings has reported a 23 per cent increase in net gaming revenue to £3.66bn for 2019, benefiting from a full year’s trading of Ladbrokes Coral.
GVC recorded underlying growth in all areas of the business except UK Retail machines, where revenue declined following the implementation of the [...]
London-listed gaming supplier Playtech has secured a four-year extension to its long-term agreement with British bookmaker Betfred.
Expanding on a decade-long partnership, the new deal will see Playtech continue to provide Betfred with its casino, live casino, bingo and poker services on an exclusive basis in the UK.
The agreement also includes the extension of [...]
Licensed gambling operators in Latvia grew their combined gross gaming revenue by 10.5 per cent to €324.3m in 2019, buoyed by strong growth online.
Total gross gaming revenue (GGR) at the country’s 15 licensed private operators and state-owned Latvijas Loto rose by 10.5 per cent to €307.1m, with other gaming activity [...]
Licensed online betting and gaming operators in Spain have recorded a 2 per cent drop in gross gaming revenue (GGR) to €185.6m during the final quarter of 2019.
Sports betting represented nearly half (48 per cent) of the total market, despite GGR declining by 10 per cent to €90.0m, according to latest results [...]
Madrid-listed gaming operator Codere has posted a 6 per cent decline in revenue to €1.39bn for 2019, despite growing contributions from its Online business.
The company recorded growth from its Online, Spain, Italy and Uruguay business segments, offset by declines in Colombia, Panama, Mexico and Argentina.
Latin America accounted for more than half of [...]
The National Audit Office has released its report into gambling regulations in the United Kingdom, concluding that the regulations “lag behind industry” due to a number of factors, including an inflexible funding mechanism for the Gambling Commission and limited understanding of the impact of gambling-related harm on society and public [...]
UK gambling industry association the Betting and Gaming Council has appointed Kevin Schofield as director of communications and digital.
Schofield will join the association in the summer from political news source PoliticsHome, where he has served as editor since 2015.
Prior to PoliticsHome, Schofield spent over 25 years working as a political journalist at various [...]