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Investor gloom as gaming shares slump in November

There was little to cheer for gaming investors in November as the vast majority of the industry’s leading publicly-listed gaming companies saw their share prices decline over the course of the month.

Of the 50 operators and suppliers making up the Gaming Intelligence Stock List, the combined value of their shares [...]

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SciPlay grows third quarter profit despite revenue decline

New York-listed social gaming operator SciPlay has posted a 3 per cent fall in revenue to $146.6m for the third quarter of 2021, despite a record performance from its Gold Fish Casino game.

The company attributed the year-on-year decline to an event “isolated” in Jackpot Party Casino, which was partially offset [...]

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Gambling.com and Playtech lead share price growth in October

Shareholders in Gambling.com and Playtech were the big winners as their shares rocketed to the top of the Gaming Intelligence Stock List in October 2021.

While the leading publicly-listed gaming operators and suppliers saw the combined value of their shares decline by 2 per cent in October, Gambling.com’s shares rose by [...]

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DraftKings and Entain to continue acquisition talks

Entain has asked DraftKings to provide clarity on a number of matters that will affect the mooted acquisition of the London-listed betting and gaming operator.

The board of Entain say that following initial discussions with DraftKings, they require “a number of matters to be satisfactorily resolved that are fundamental to the [...]

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BetRivers expands into Canada with new social gaming platform

Rush Street Interactive’s BetRivers brand is entering the Canadian market with the launch of a new social betting and gaming platform in Ontario.

BetRivers’ CASINO4FUN social gaming platform is now live for Ontarians at BetRivers.net and is powered by the same technology behind RSI’s real-money iGaming platforms in the United States [...]

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Oregon sports betting handle grows to $25.1m in September

The Oregon Lottery’s DraftKings-powered Scoreboard online sports betting operation collected total handle of $25.1m in September.

Total handle increased by 42 per cent compared to the previous month, with American football the most popular sports with $9.7m in wagers, followed by baseball at $6.8m, soccer at $3.3m and tennis at $1.5m.

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Strong third quarter for investors as gaming shares climb 9%

It proved to be a good summer for gambling investors as the industry’s leading publicly-listed gaming operators and suppliers saw the combined value of their shares increase by 9 per cent during the third quarter of 2021.

Following strong performances in August and September, there were 26 companies on the Gaming [...]

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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

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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