The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has directed £9m in funds from regulatory settlements to support problem gambling charity GambleAware during the COVID-19 crisis.
The funds will be used by GambleAware and its partners to help ensure treatment and support services can continue to operate effectively, and withstand additional pressures on their [...]
Listed gaming operators The Stars Group and Flutter Entertainment will complete their merger next week to create one of the largest betting and gaming businesses in the world.
The business combination is expected to complete on May 5 following last week’s approval by both sets of shareholders and receipt of remaining [...]
Authorities in Finland have imposed a new monthly loss limit for customers of the country's gambling monopoly Veikkaus.
The government said the loss limits for “fast-paced” online games at Veikkaus will be reduced by 75 per cent from the current €2,000 per month to €500, citing the perceived risk to consumers [...]
Gaming supplier Pragmatic Play has expanded its online bingo range with the release of its latest title Bingo Blast.
Bingo Blast is a mobile-first game which is three to four times faster than the average 90-ball bingo game and is designed to bridge the gap between those who love classic bingo [...]
London-listed supplier Gaming Realms has reported an 11.5 per cent increase in revenue from continuing operations to £6.9m for 2019, following the sale of its customer-facing business.
Licensing revenue increased by 84 per cent to £4.1m during the year, benefiting from the expansion of its games content and distribution to an [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator GVC Holdings has agreed a new £535m revolving credit facility (RCF) with its existing lending banks.
The new RCF is on substantially the same terms as GVC's previous RCF, which has now been cancelled, except for a revised covenant limit.
As per the previous RCF, the covenant [...]
NetEnt-owned games developer Red Tiger has rolled out its portfolio of slots with Rank Group's Stride Gaming.
Red Tiger's popular titles are now live with Stride Gaming’s UK-facing B2C brands, which include Spin and Win, Kitty Bingo, and Aspers Casino Online.
Among the games included in the initial integration are Wings [...]
Members of the UK’s Betting and Gaming Council have agreed to suspend radio and TV advertising from next week for at least six weeks.
BGC members include the UK’s leading operators and account for around 50 per cent of gambling advertising on TV and radio, which will be now be suspended [...]
Flutter Entertainment’s proposed combination with The Stars Group is expected to complete next month after receiving shareholder approval.
The Stars Group’s shareholders unanimously approved the proposal on Friday after Flutter Entertainment’s shareholders had similarly approved the £10bn deal earlier in the week.
Following recent approvals from the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection [...]
Stockholm-listed live dealer provider Evolution Gaming has expanded its range of game show style games with the launch of its new Mega Ball game.
First unveiled at ICE London earlier this year, Mega Ball combines elements of bingo, lottery and slots, and features two bonus rounds where players can win up [...]
Stockholm-listed operator Kindred Group has reported an 11 per cent increase in first quarter revenue to £249.7m, although profit for the period was impacted by additional restructuring costs, non-cash charges and a provision relating to its disputed regulatory sanction in Sweden.
With the majority of the first quarter largely unaffected by [...]
London-listed online bingo-led operator Gamesys Group said Thursday that it will cease all TV and radio advertising in the UK until current social restrictions are eased, as the company posted a 19 per cent increase in first quarter revenue to £155.3m.
Continuing the trends seen during the final quarter of last [...]