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Catena Media on top as gaming shares rise in September

After the impressive share price gains seen in August, the leading publicly-listed gaming operators and suppliers saw the combined value of their shares on the Gaming Intelligence Stock List increase by a further 2 per cent in September.

In another good month for gaming investors, there were 22 companies that saw [...]

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Ainsworth names David Bollesen as chief product officer

Sydney-listed gaming supplier Ainsworth Game Technology (AGT) has appointed David Bollesen as its new chief product officer.

Bollesen has over 25 years experience in the digital entertainment industry, managing game studios in the US, UK and most recently in the Asia Pacific region for IGT over the past eleven years.

His new [...]

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Boom Entertainment raises $15m to expand into sports and iGaming

New York-based sports gaming app developer Boom Entertainment has raised $15m in funding to enable the supplier to expand into the real-money sports betting and iGaming sectors.

The Series A funding was led by Sands Capital, alongside a whole host of investors including New York-listed operators Golden Nugget Online Gaming and [...]

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PointsBet partners first MLS club with Austin FC tie-up

Sports betting and iGaming operator PointsBet has agreed a sponsorship deal in Texas with Major League Soccer club Austin FC.

The long-term, exclusive sponsorship agreement covers retail and online sports betting, daily fantasy sports and free-to-play games, and marks PointsBet’s first partnership with an MLS club.

PointsBet will receive prominent branding at [...]

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Gaming Realms returns to profit in first half of 2021

London-listed Gaming Realms has grown first half revenue by 50 per cent year-on-year to £7.7m, driven by strong increases in brand and content licensing fees.

Gaming Realms’ licensing revenue grew by 73 per cent to £5.8m in the first six months of 2021 as content licensing revenue climbed 39 per cent [...]

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Shareholders delight as gaming shares bounce back in August

August proved to be a good month for shareholders of many of the leading publicly-listed gaming operators and suppliers, as the combined value of the shares on the Gaming Intelligence Stock List increased by 9 per cent.

After a tricky start to the third quarter of 2021 as gaming shares struggled [...]

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G2E Las Vegas confirms vaccination requirement for attendees

The organisers of next month’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas have confirmed that all attendees will be required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination in order to attend the 2021 event.

Presented by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and organized by RX, G2E returns to the Sands Expo and [...]

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Aristocrat expands Digital capabilities with investment in three studios

Sydney-listed gaming operator and supplier Aristocrat Leisure has significantly expanded its digital game development capabilities in Europe with the acquisition of two studios and the creation of a third studio in Helsinki.

The investments are strongly aligned to targeted genres, particularly the high growth casual and merge/match 3 segments, as well [...]

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GAN narrows second quarter loss on strong B2C growth

New York-listed gaming technology supplier and B2C operator GAN has narrowed its second quarter net loss to $2.7m from a loss of $9.7m in Q2 2020, with its recently acquired Coolbet B2C business generating nearly two third of gross profit during the period.

GAN’s total revenue in the second quarter of [...]

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SciPlay grows H1 revenue despite Q2 dip

New York-listed social gaming operator SciPlay has reported a 7 per cent fall in revenue to $154.0m in the second quarter of 2021, with the drop largely due to the easing of stay-at-home measures compared to the height of the Covid-19 pandemic last year.

Despite the year-on-year decline, Q2 marked the [...]

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Scientific Games profits as second quarter revenue climbs to $880m

New York-listed Scientific Games has reported a 63 per cent increase in revenue to $880m for the second quarter of 2021, buoyed by record performances from its Lottery and Digital segments.

Revenue from the company’s core Gaming business soared by 303 per cent to $367m compared to last year’s Covid-impacted Q2 [...]

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Gaming shares struggle for growth in July

July proved to be a struggle for many of the leading publicly-listed gaming operators and suppliers as the combined value of the shares on the Gaming Intelligence Stock List fell by more than 4 per cent by the end of the month.

After a solid first quarter of the year, followed [...]

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