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New Jersey betting and gaming revenue soars to $374.2m in May

New Jersey’s licensed betting and gaming operators saw total gaming revenue soar by 290 per cent to $374.2m in May, as casino win and sports betting revenue in the comparable period last year was negatively impacted by Covid-19.

Land-based casino win amounted to $213.1m in May, comprising $157.8m from slot machines [...]

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Playson appoints Tamas Kusztos as chief commercial officer

Casino games provider Playson has appointed Tamas Kusztos to the newly-established role of chief commercial officer (CCO).

Kusztos brings a wealth of iGaming industry experience to the role, having served at Quickspin, Betsson Group and most recently as head of sales and account management at Kalamba Games.

He will be responsible for [...]

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Resorts World Las Vegas promises unparalleled gaming experience

Genting’s Resorts World Las Vegas aims to be the most technologically advanced casino in Las Vegas when it opens its doors next week.

The first ground-up resort development on the Las Vegas Strip in more than a decade will feature 1,400 slot machines, 117 table games, a dedicated poker room and [...]

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Swiss gambling regulators add 83 sites to blacklists

Switzerland’s gambling regulators have updated their blacklists of illegal gambling operators with the addition of 82 new domains.

The latest update has seen the Swiss Gambling Supervisory Authority blacklist 22 sites for targeting Swiss players without a local licence, including major names such as sportsbet.io and spreadex.com.

Meanwhile the Federal Gambling Commission [...]

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Detroit, Michigan

BetMGM leads the way in Michigan’s online betting and gaming market in May

Michigan’s licensed online sports betting and gaming operators collected total gross receipts of $114.3m in May, with BetMGM and FanDuel continuing to lead the market.

Total gross receipts fell by 1 per cent compared to the previous month, with iGaming contributing $94.9m to the total and online sports betting $19.5m.

Michigan Gross [...]

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Swedish court clears Betsson and halves Kindred fine

The administrative court of Linkoping, Sweden, has halved the fine imposed on Kindred Group subsidiary Spooniker for offering unauthorised bonuses, while Betsson Group has been cleared of wrongdoing in relation to its branded pre-paid Mastercard offer.

Both rulings were issued in the past week, with the court upholding the Swedish Gambling [...]

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Betsson’s Betsafe brand partners Fast Track in Kenya

Malta-based CRM solutions provider Fast Track has entered into an agreement to provide its real-time engagement solution to Betsson Group's Betsafe brand in Kenya.

The deal will allow Betsafe Kenya to implement an automated engagement strategy specifically for the African market, and shape detailed segments based on player value, activity and [...]

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Entain Foundation rolls out Gamble Responsibly America app

London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain is funding a new responsible gambling app being rolled out in the United States via its Entain Foundation.

Gamble Responsibly America is a new app which has been developed in partnership with EPIC Risk Management and RG24/7, featuring a series of educational resources and tools [...]

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Microgaming appoints new director of markets

Microgaming has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Julie Allison as director of markets.

Allison brings more than 10 years of iGaming experience to the role from the likes of NetEnt, Red Tiger and Paddy Power Betfair and will lead the expansion of Microgaming's online casino offering in [...]

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Pronet Gaming adds Incentive Games to platform offering

iGaming solutions provider Pronet Gaming has expanded its online casino platform with the addition of sports-themed titles from developer Incentive Games.

The games are designed to appeal to customers who may not normally be interested in online casino games and present a cross-sell opportunity to Pronet Gaming clients, with the rollout [...]

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Ardalan Shekarabi

Sweden opens consultation into new gambling advertising rules

The Swedish government is proposing to amend rules governing gambling advertising to bring them in line with alcohol products.

The proposed changes to advertising regulations would introduce a requirement for “special moderation”, an undefined term currently applicable to alcohol and tobacco advertising, based on the assumption that people with gambling addiction [...]

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Bally's Corp

Bally’s Corporation enters Illinois with Jumer’s Casino acquisition

New York-listed casino and sportsbook operator Bally's Corporation has entered its 12th US state with the completion of its acquisition of Jumer's Casino & Hotel in Illinois.

Following an initial agreement last October, Bally’s has paid $120m to acquire the venue from Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment.

Bally's expects the transaction [...]

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