British problem gambling support charity GambleAware has partnered with University of Bristol’s Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC) to examine how financial services organisations can best help people who experience, or are at risk of, gambling-related harm.
London-listed JPJ Group has completed the acquisition of various business assets of Gamesys to begin a new era as Gamesys Group.
London-listed Gaming Realms has reported an 18 per cent increase in revenue to £3.2m for the first half of 2019, with the company now focusing on the development and licensing of games for third-party operators.
Toronto-listed gaming operator The Stars Group has extended its sponsorship of Schleswig-Holstein-based handball club SG Flensburg-Handewitt.
British problem gambling support charity GambleAware has launched a new NHS Northern Gambling Service, offering treatment and support to those who struggle with gambling addiction across the North of England.
London-listed gaming supplier Nektan has proposed raising a minimum of £3m by way of an equity placing of the company’s new ordinary shares.
New York-listed supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed a multi-year deal to provide its PlayBingo platform to Finnish national lottery operator Veikkaus.
Spanish gaming operator Codere has reported a 6 per cent decline in revenue to €712.4m for the first half of 2019, with results significantly impacted by the depreciation of the Argentine Peso against the Euro.
Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has written to online payment processors to remind them that they may be committing a crime under the country’s gambling legislation by serving unlicensed online gaming operators.
London-listed gaming operator 888 Holdings has reported a 2 per cent increase in revenue to US$277.3m for the first half of 2019, benefiting from the recovery of its business in the UK and launches in Sweden and Portugal.
Canada’s British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has appointed Greg Moore as acting president and chief executive officer with immediate effect.
Danish state-owned gaming operator Danske Spil has reported a 2 per cent decrease in revenue to DKK2,494.7m (€334.4m) for the first half of 2019.