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Danish gambling market hit by sports betting slump in October

Denmark’s regulated gambling market contracted in October, with strong growth in land-based casino revenue failing to offset declines across all other segments.

Total gross gaming revenue (GGR) from betting, online gaming, gaming machines and retail casinos amounted to DKK525.0m (€70.6m) in October, a fall of 25.6 per cent versus October 2020.

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Wizard Games appoints Deane Hendricks as chief operations officer 

Aspire Global’s content and aggregation business Pariplay has appointed Deane Hendricks as chief operations officer of its in-house studio team, Wizard Games.

Hendricks’ responsibilities will include developing growth strategies for the newly branded in-house games team and liaising with operator partners.

Hendrick’s brings over a decade of experience to the role, having most [...]

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Netherlands targets affiliates as online gaming revenue exceeds expectations

Netherlands gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has investigated 22 online gaming affiliates who are active in the recently regulated market, with more than half of them found to be promoting unlicensed gambling.

Fifteen of the 22 affiliate websites violated the Gambling Act, including 13 which have been, or soon will be, served [...]

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Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont

Connecticut lauds early performance of online betting and gaming

Connecticut’s nascent online sports betting and iGaming markets generated a combined $312.86m in wagers in October, the first month of regulated operations under revised tribal-state gaming compacts.

Mohegan Digital and partner FanDuel were the leading online sports betting operator in October with handle of $27.08m, followed by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe [...]

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Evolution launches share buy-back program

Stockholm-listed casino supplier Evolution will repurchase up to €200m of its own shares in bid to improve capital structure and shareholder value.

Evolution stock was trading over six per cent higher on news of the capital reduction plan, which will see the company acquire its own shares on the Nasdaq Stockholm [...]

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Bragg Gaming signs supply deal with White Hat Gaming

Toronto-listed Bragg Gaming Group has agreed a deal to provide games from its Oryx subsidiary to White Hat Gaming in regulated European markets.

iGaming brands powered by the White Hat Gaming platform will gain access to exclusive third-party titles from Oryx, with an initial rollout of slots set to occur before [...]

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GAMING1 promotes David Carrion to COO of Interactive

Gaming technology supplier GAMING1 has promoted chief marketing officer David Carrion to the role of chief operating officer Interactive.

Carrion will be responsible for developing a high performing organisation, while also aligning the company’s technology, business and marketing services to operate as one.

Carrion has gained a wealth of industry experience, notably at [...]

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Greentube Alderney hit with £685,000 penalty for failings on UK-facing casino sites

Britain’s Gambling Commission has ordered Novomatic subsidiary Greentube Alderney to pay a £685,000 penalty for social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures.

The penalty follows an investigation by the Commission into Greentube’s online activities between December 2019 and November 2020, during which time the company failed to interact with customers to effectively [...]

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GAN Launches Ainsworth games online in Michigan

New York-listed GAN has rolled out Ainsworth Game Technology's slots for online play in Michigan with Churchill Downs' TwinSpires.com.

The Ainsworth titles have been rolled out via GAN's SuperRGS content aggregation platform following a deal between the two companies earlier this year, under which GAN serves as the exclusive online distributor [...]

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Scientific Games agrees deal to acquire ELK Studios

Scientific Games continues to expand its game development capabilities with the acquisition of ELK Studios.

Stockholm-based ELK Studios has developed games for the iGaming market since 2013 and already distributes its content via Scientific Games’ OpenGaming platform in Europe.

Following the acquisition, ELK will continue to work independently to develop new titles, [...]

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GAN announces $5m repurchase plan as share price hits new low

New York-listed gaming supplier and operator GAN plans to buy back up to $5m of its ordinary shares before the end of May 2022.

The share repurchase plan will allow GAN to take advantage of its historically low share price, which the company sees as being significantly dissociated from future earnings [...]

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Aspire Global’s Pariplay extends partnership with Rush Street Interactive in Colombia

Aspire Global’s content and aggregation business Pariplay has expanded its partnership with Rush Street Interactive in Colombia with the launch of its proprietary games.

The new agreement marks Pariplay's third deal in the Colombian market and sees its portfolio of over 120 titles made available to RSI’s RushBet.co via the Fusion gaming platform. 

Pariplay [...]

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