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Playtech revenue grows to €859.6 million in solid first half performance

London-listed gaming technology provider Playtech has reported an 8 per cent increase in revenue to €859.6 million for the first half of 2023, helping to deliver record adjusted EBITDA.

Revenue from B2B rose by 7 per cent compared to a year ago to €334.5 million, with regulated B2B revenue up 15 [...]

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Sweden reports 1% fall in Q2 gambling revenue

Gambling revenue in Sweden fell by 1 per cent to SEK6.70 billion (€562.0 million) in the second quarter of 2023, with revenue declines in most sectors.

Sweden’s online gaming sector accounted for 62 per cent of revenue in the second quarter but was 1 per cent lower than Q2 2022 at [...]

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Veikkaus to lay off staff ahead of Finnish gambling market changes

Finland’s state-owned gaming operator Veikkaus is expected to reduce its staff by nearly a third as the company prepares for the country’s new competitive gambling market in 2026.

While Lotto and the retail slot machines will remain under Veikkaus’ monopoly, Finland’s government will reform the country’s gambling system and introduce a [...]

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Novomatic revenue surpasses €1.58 billion in first half of 2023

Austrian gaming giant Novomatic has reported a 20 per cent increase in revenue to €1.58 billion for the first half of 2023, driven by growth in Italy, Germany and its Greentube online operations.

Gaming Technology revenue increased by 14 per cent to €574.2 million during the half year period, buoyed by [...]

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Danske Spil

Danske Spil widens profit as first half revenue grows to DKK2.47 billion

Danish state lottery operator Danske Spil has reported a 5 per cent increase in gross gaming revenue to DKK2.47 billion (€331.4 million) for the first half of 2023.

Revenue from lottery division Danske Lotteri Spil rose 4.5 per cent year-on-year to DKK1.37 billion, primarily driven by the Eurojackpot game.

The Danske Licens [...]

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BGC strengthens responsible advertising code

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has announced plans to update the Industry Code for Socially Responsible Advertising in the United Kingdom to further safeguard people under the age of 18.

The new rules will come into force in December under the Seventh Industry Code for Socially Responsible Advertising and include [...]

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Americas drive Ainsworth’s first half revenue growth

Sydney-listed gaming supplier Ainsworth Game Technology has reported a 20 per cent increase in revenue to AUD$143.6 million for the first six months of 2023, buoyed by growth in the Americas.

The company benefited from strong momentum from international markets as revenue increased by 29 per cent year-on-year to $125.7 million, [...]

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Codere hit by impairment charges in Q2

Gaming operator Codere grew second quarter revenue by 5 per cent to €334.6 million, driving revenue in the first half of the year 11.7 per cent higher to €684.6 million.

Latin America remained Codere’s largest market with revenue of €182.0 million in Q2, up 1 per cent year-on-year, as strong growth [...]

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Online casino drives first half revenue growth for Veikkaus

Finland’s state-owned gaming operator Veikkaus has reported a 0.6 per cent increase in gross gaming revenue (GGR) to €519.0 million for the first half of 2023, over half of which was derived from its digital operations.

The year-on-year growth was driven by a 6 per cent increase in Casino GGR to [...]

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Toronto, Ontario

Ontario’s AGCO names Karin Schnarr as CEO

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has hired Karin Schnarr as CEO and registrar to replace the retiring Tom Mungham.

Schnarr will assume the role with the regulator on 18 September, bringing extensive experience from the academic, public-sector, and private-sector consulting environments.

She is currently an associate professor at the [...]

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GamCare appoints D’Arcy Myers as interim CEO

Britain’s leading problem gambling support organisation GamCare has appointed D’Arcy Myers as interim CEO.

Myers is a highly experienced independent charity consultant with expertise in strategic development and change processes in not-for-profit organisations.

A charity CEO for twelve years, he has successfully led a number of charities through periods of change including [...]

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Rank Group

Rank Group swings to loss in FY22/23

Rank Group has reported net gaming revenue of £681.9 million for the financial year ended 30 June 2023, an increase of 6 per cent year-on-year.

Rank’s Enracha venues segment in Spain recorded the strongest growth during the year as net gaming revenue (NGR) climbed by 21 per cent to £36.4 million, [...]

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