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Strong January for Delaware as iGaming net revenue grows 39%

Delaware’s regulated iGaming market enjoyed a strong start to the year as net revenue grew 39 per cent to $387,865 in January.

Total amounts played at the state’s three licensed operators increased by 38 per cent to $10.2m, with Delaware Park attracting $4.4m, Dover Downs $3.8m and Harrington Raceway a further $2.0m.

Delaware [...]

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DraftKings signs partnerships with three NBA franchises

Sports betting and fantasy contests operator DraftKings has signed multi-year partnership deals with three National Basketball Association (NBA) franchises.

The operator has been named as an official partner of the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers and Indiana Pacers, having become an official sports betting partner of the NBA late last year.

All three partnerships include [...]

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Canada’s Atlantic Lottery confirms Chris Keevill as next CEO

Canadian provincial lottery operator Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) has appointed Chris Keevill as its new president and CEO.

Keevill will take up his position on 1 May, replacing incumbent CEO Brent Scrimshaw who announced his retirement last September after more than 13 years’ service.

Keevill brings with him more than 20 years’ experience [...]

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William Hill names Adrian Marsh as next finance chief

London-listed betting and gaming operator William Hill has appointed Adrian Marsh as its next chief financial officer (CFO).

Marsh will replace incumbent CFO Ruth Prior, who announced her resignation at the start of the year, and will join William Hill from international packaging business DS Smith, where he has held the position [...]

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Svenska Spel Q4 revenue grows to SEK2.48bn

Swedish state-owned lottery and gaming operator Svenska Spel has reported a 2 per cent drop in full year net gaming revenue to SEK8.58bn (€813.9m) for 2019, despite an improved performance during the fourth quarter.

Svenska Spel said that its digital and sports and casino businesses continued to develop positively during the [...]

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Alabama Governor forms latest gambling study group

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey is following in the footsteps of her predecessor by forming an expert group to study gambling policy in the state.

Governor Ivey signed the executive order establishing the Study Group for Gambling Policy on Friday, promising to deliver facts about gambling.

“I am committed to, once and for all, [...]

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Stake limit speculation causes gaming sell-off

The UK Gambling Commission has dismissed reports that it will impose a maximum stake on online slot games by as early as August of this year, stating that it intends to publish its assessment and next steps on the matter within that timeframe.

The Gambling Commission has long committed to reviewing online staking levels [...]

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LeoVegas full year revenue grows to €356m in 2019

Stockholm-listed operator LeoVegas has reported a 3 per cent increase in revenue to €87.1m for the final quarter of 2019, with results boosted by improved performances in Sweden and Germany.

Excluding the UK market, the operator recorded organic revenue growth in local currencies of 11 per cent compared to last year, with LeoVegas [...]

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Scientific Games

Scientific Games extends William Hill partnership to 2024

New York-listed supplier Scientific Games has signed a new four-year contract to continue providing its sportsbook and iGaming solutions to British bookmaker William Hill.

The contract extension will see Scientific Games continue providing its OpenSports solutions to William Hill in the UK and Europe through to 2024, having first partnered with the bookmaker [...]

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Philippines senate proposes 30% iGaming withholding tax

Offshore online gaming operators and suppliers licensed in the Philippines may soon be liable to a 30 per cent tax on income and 5 per cent franchise tax under new legislation proposed in the Senate this week.

The proposed legislation follows a report from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) claiming that most [...]

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GI Games Round-up: Quickspin, Lightning Box, Microgaming and more

This week has seen new games released by the likes of Quickspin, Lightning Box, Play’n GO, Kalamba Games, Microgaming, Nolimit City, Blueprint Gaming, Pragmatic Play and Betsoft Gaming.

Quickspin’s Wild Cauldron

Playtech-owned slot specialist Quickspin has released its second game of the year with the launch of Wild Cauldron.

Wild Cauldron is a high volatility game [...]

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GI Games Integrations: Featuring Playson, Booming Games and more

This week’s platform integrations involve the likes of Playson, Microgaming, Booming Games, Hacksaw Gaming, MGA Games, Pragmatic Play and Wazdan.

Playson / 888casino

Playson has entered into a deal to launch its games with award-winning operator 888casino through an integration with Pariplay’s platform.

The agreement provides 888casino, which was unveiled as Gaming Intelligence’s [...]

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