Sports News


Raketech names Oscar Karlsten as chief operating officer

Stockholm-listed iGaming affiliate Raketech has appointed Oscar Karlsten as its new chief operating officer.

Karlsten joins Raketech from rival Catena Media, where he served as chief information officer and chief product officer for over four years. He has also held senior positions at digital toy studio Toca Boca, digital agency Avantime [...]

2 mins read
Golden Race

Golden Race rolls out portfolio in Latin America with UniversalSoft

Malta-based gaming supplier Golden Race has rolled out its range of games and virtual sports products with Latin American-facing operator UniversalSoft.

Golden Race’s portfolio of virtual titles is now available across UniversalSoft’s 500 betting shops and online platforms in Perú, Chile, Ecuador and Venezuela.

“It is always good to strengthen our presence [...]

2 mins read

New Zealand’s RITA lays off TAB staff due to COVID-19

New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) has confirmed that it will lay off around 230 roles in response to the impact of COVID-19.

The decision follows consultation with staff on a range of proposed changes aimed at ensuring a sustainable future for the business to meet the needs of New [...]

3 mins read

IBIA speaks out in favour of global sports data standards

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has called for an industry-wide debate about global sports data standards.

The IBIA said that all parties engaged in the supply of sports event data for betting should adhere to global best practice standards, after data supplier Stats Perform called for the industry be regulated [...]

4 mins read

FansUnite Entertainment acquires UK operator McBookie

Vancouver-based social betting operator FansUnite Entertainment has acquired UK-licensed betting and gaming operator McBookie for a total consideration of CAD$2.2m.

Founded by Paul Petrie and Damian Walker, McBookie has been operating in the UK market since 2009 and currently has approximately 10,000 active customers. Since inception it has generated $340m in [...]

2 mins read

Eldorado Resorts reopens three casinos in Mississippi

New York-listed casino operator Eldorado Resorts has reopened three of its properties in Mississippi.

The company resumed operations yesterday at its Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lula, Lady Luck Casino Vicksburg and Tropicana Casino Greenville, having temporarily closed the venues on 16 March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eldorado is implementing Mississippi [...]

2 mins read

Scientific Games names new CFO as Quartieri steps down

Scientific Games Corp. has appointed Mike Eklund to serve as its chief financial officer effective June 1.

Eklund assumes the role from Michael Quartieri, who has served as CFO since 2016 and will step down at the end of June to pursue opportunities outside the gaming industry, although he will serve [...]

3 mins read

Betway sponsors DreamHack Masters Spring online tournament

Online betting and gaming operator Betway has been named as the exclusive betting sponsor of the DreamHack Masters Spring online tournament.

Developed by MTG’s DreamHack, the esports tournament features 16 of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams in the world competing for a share of a $300,000 prize pool.

The online [...]

2 mins read

Soft2Bet appoints Inesa Glazaite as Head of B2B Sales

iGaming supplier and operator Soft2Bet has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of Inesa Glazaite as head of B2B sales.

Glazaite joins the company from gaming affiliate NetRefer, where she served for three years in business development and sales roles, prior to which she served as head of sales for [...]

2 mins read

New acquisitions drive Century Casinos’ first quarter revenue growth

New York-listed casino operator Century Casinos has reported a 92 per cent increase in revenue to $87.7m for the first quarter of 2020, with results boosted by the acquisition of three casinos at the end of last year.

Despite the temporary closure of its casinos in mid-March, revenue from US venues [...]

1 min read

Stats Perform leads call for regulation of data suppliers

Stats Perform has said the data supply industry should be regulated by an independent body, with Genius Sports Group and Sportradar generally supportive of attempts to increase standards.

The issue has risen to a head during the COVID-19 lockdown period, as data suppliers looked to fill empty sportsbooks with a range [...]

1 min read

Norway approves new laws to prevent unlicensed gambling advertising

The government of Norway has taken further steps to try and protect the nation's gambling monopoly with new restrictions on gambling advertising by offshore operators.

The newly approved legislation gives the Norwegian Media Authority powers to combat advertising by unlicensed online gaming operators, both on TV and the internet.

The new powers [...]

1 min read
Page 1 of 85
Oryx Gaming
Pragmatic Play
Skywind Group