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All-In Diversity Project’s 2nd annual study sees rise in female execs

The All-In Diversity Project (AIDP) has released its second annual study on the betting and gaming sector’s workforce, seeing a boost in female executives but a drop in board representation.

Developed in partnership with the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice at Oxford Brookes University, the All-Index 2019 has been [...]

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Sweden survey shows growth in gambling participation

The latest survey into gambling participation in Sweden shows a minor rise in real-money gambling in 2020, marking the first growth in eight years.

The annual survey by Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen and research firm Novus shows that 66 per cent of respondents gambled in the past year, an increase of [...]

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UK online gambling market returns to growth in September

The latest data from Britain’s Gambling Commission has revealed that the online gambling market grew to £420m in September, with sports betting boosted by the return of the English Premier League.

After three consecutive months of decline, data collected from licensed online gambling operators covering 80 per cent of the market [...]

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Playtech Bingo expands into Austria with win2day

London-listed gaming supplier Playtech has been selected to power a new online bingo offering for Austrian Lotteries’ win2day brand in Austria.

Playtech will provide the win2day site with a number of standard bingo rooms, as well as standalone versions of popular Playtech Bingo variants such as Age of the Gods Bingo, [...]

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Codere grows online operations as retail continues to struggle in Q3

Madrid-listed gaming operator Codere has reported a 58 per cent drop in revenue to €143.0m for the third quarter of 2020, with the effects of COVID-19 continuing to impact results across Latin America and Europe.

Revenue from Latin America declined by 89.5 per cent year-on-year to just €20.9m during the quarter, [...]

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888 Holdings

888 names Vaughan Lewis as first chief strategy officer

London-listed betting and gaming operator 888 Holdings has appointed Vaughan Lewis to the newly created role of chief strategy officer (CSO).

Lewis will join the operator in early 2021 from Flutter Entertainment, where he has held the position of transformation lead for the international business following its acquisition of The Stars [...]

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GVC Holdings

GVC Holdings reveals new growth strategy and rebrand to Entain plc

Leading publicly listed gaming operator GVC Holdings is changing its name to Entain plc. as it launches a new strategy focused on sustainable growth and innovation.

The new strategy includes a commitment to ensure that 100 per cent of Entain’s revenue is derived from nationally regulated markets by the end of [...]

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Toronto, Ontario

Ontario iGaming market could open to private operators in 2021

The government of the Canadian province of Ontario has confirmed plans to expand the province’s online gambling market by opening it up to private operators.

The proposal contained in the 2020/21 Budget released Thursday is in response to a predicted CAD$28bn fall in the province’s projected GDP due to the COVID-19 [...]

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Danske Spil

Danske Spil joins GVC’s online bingo network

London-listed GVC Holdings has expanded its B2B supply deal with Denmark’s state-owned gaming operator Danske Spil to include online bingo.

Danske Licens Spil (DLS) will join GVC’s international online bingo network, which includes leading GVC brands such as Foxy Bingo, Cheeky Bingo, Ladbrokes and Coral.

DLS bingo players will also gain access [...]

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COVID-19 restrictions push Rank Group’s quarterly revenue down 47%

London-listed bingo and casino operator Rank Group has reported a 47 per cent fall in net gaming revenue for its financial first quarter ended 30 September.

With results negatively impacted by lockdowns and regional closures as a result of COVID-19, total like-for-like net gaming revenue (NGR) fell by 52 per cent [...]

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Rank Group

Rank Group strengthens balance sheet with £70m fundraise

London-listed gaming operator Rank Group has raised £70m through a successful fundraise with existing and new institutional investors.

A total of 76,736,762 shares were conditionally placed at an issue price of 90 pence per share, the company said Thursday, with retail investors subscribing for a total of 1,009,258 new ordinary shares [...]

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Gambling Commission

Gambling Commission seeks views on better tackling gambling harm

Britain's Gambling Commission has launched a new consultation on ways to strengthen rules for identifying and tackling gambling harm.

The British regulator is calling for views from the industry, consumers and other stakeholders on stronger regulations to identify consumers who may be at risk of gambling harm online, and the interaction [...]

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