Greek gaming operator OPAP is re-opening its network of retail venues as the country eases its lockdown restrictions.
With its retail venues closed since 14 March following the COVID-19 outbreak, the operator began to reopen its 3,750 retail stores this week, with street vendors also resuming sales of Hellenic Lotteries’ products.
South African racecourse owner and betting operator Phumelela Gaming and Leisure is seeking to implement a business rescue plan to ensure the long-term survival of the company and horse racing in South Africa.
Phumelela said that it has experienced adverse economic and trading conditions for some time, which has been exacerbated [...]
Madrid-based sports betting operator Carousel Group is preparing to launch in the United States for the first time after receiving license approval from the Colorado Division of Gaming.
The operator will roll out its SportsBetting.com brand in the recently regulated market through a partnership with licensed venue Johnny Nolon’s Casino.
“Despite the [...]
New York-listed racing and gaming operator Penn National Gaming has reported a 13 per cent drop in revenue to $1.12bn for the first quarter of 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic impacted its results in March.
Penn National enjoyed a strong start to the year with record results in January and February, [...]
Michigan’s Gaming Control Board has set out the terms and conditions for operating online and mobile advance deposit wagering (ADW) in the state.
The order issued by Michigan Gaming Control Board executive director Richard S. Kalm sets out the terms and conditions for obtaining a license and associated fees to allow [...]
Madrid-based gaming operator Carousel Group has promoted Josh Littin to the role of director of digital as part of its expansion drive into new international markets.
Littin joined Carousel Group in 2018 as head of product, having spent 11 months with Australian operator BetEasy as senior digital project manager for acquisition [...]
Spain’s Council of Ministers has appointed Mikel Arana as the new head of the country’s gambling regulator La Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ).
Arana takes over from Juan Espinosa García, who steps down after serving seven years at DGOJ, including nearly four years as director general.
Arana has served [...]
Athens-listed gaming and lottery supplier Intralot has reported an 8 per cent drop in full year revenue to €720.6m for 2019.
Intralot’s systems handled €18.3bn of worldwide wagers during the year, an increase of 21 per cent compared to the previous year, with North American wagers climbing 51 per cent to [...]
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has released health and safety policies for the resumption of gaming operations.
The resumption policies will help operators prepare to reopen under new restrictions when allowed to do so by the board.
The rules are designed to protect visitors and employees from the risk of infection [...]
The UK government earned more than £3bn in betting and gaming duties last year from the regulated gambling industry according to the latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs.
Licenced operators paid a total of £3,028,046,000 in betting, gaming and lottery duty in 2019, an increase of 1.5 per cent on [...]
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 [...]
Nevada’s gambling revenue declined by 40 per cent to $618.1m in March following the closure of the state’s casinos mid-month to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.
With Governor Steve Sisolak ordering the temporary closure of all venues on 18 March, revenue from slot machines fell by 30.5 per cent to [...]