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Denmark’s regulated gambling market declines in third quarter

Denmark’s regulated betting and gaming market saw total gross gaming revenue (GGR) decrease by 5 per cent to DKK1.53bn (€205.9m) in the third quarter of 2020.

After posting a 33 per cent decline in GGR during the second quarter as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, revenue improved in Q3 despite [...]

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Delaware reports lower sports betting in October

Delaware’s regulated sports betting market contracted in October as total wagers fell by 8 per cent year-on-year to $8.9m.

Wagering activity was lower than a year ago but climbed by 22 per cent compared to the previous month, with market leader Delaware Park generating more than half of October’s total with [...]

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Playtech

Playtech signs exclusive esports distribution deal with Golden Matrix

London-listed supplier Playtech has agreed a deal to serve as the exclusive distributor of Golden Matrix Group’s (GMGI) esports and peer-to-peer betting games.

The collaboration gives Playtech the exclusive right to distribute GMGI’s newly-developed suite of eSports and peer-to-peer betting games (Peer2P), as well as its AI player acquisition and retention [...]

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Swedish gambling market grows despite retail decline

Sweden’s licensed gambling operators grew third quarter revenue by 1.3 per cent year-on-year, according to the latest data from gambling regulator Spelinspektionen.

The data is based on information from the Swedish tax authority and shows that licensed operators, both online and land-based, generated total gross gaming revenue of SEK6bn in the [...]

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Gaming Innovation Group

Gaming Innovation Group expands into North Macedonia sports betting market

Stockholm-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has expanded its existing agreement with North Macedonian leisure group KAK DOO to include an omnichannel sports betting offering.

Having agreed a long-term deal in September to power KAK’s online casino launch, GiG will now also provide a retail and online sportsbook solution to the operator [...]

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Golden Nugget Online Gaming

Golden Nugget secures Illinois sports betting and iGaming market access

Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) has secured access to Illinois' iGaming market through a definitive agreement with Danville Development.

Danville Development is a joint venture between Wilmot Gaming Illinois and GN Danville, a wholly owned subsidiary of Golden Nugget, which will build a new Golden Nugget casino in the city, subject [...]

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William Hill

Caesars aiming to complete William Hill acquisition in Q1

Caesars Entertainment is aiming to complete its acquisition of William Hill in the first quarter of 2021 after Thursday’s vote in favour of the transaction by William Hill shareholders.

Caesars’ proposed 272 pence per share offer was approved by more than 86 per cent of the votes cast at Thursday’s court [...]

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Bally’s agrees transformational Sinclair Broadcast Group deal

US casino and sports betting operator Bally's Corporation has agreed a long-term strategic partnership with TV broadcaster Sinclair Broadcast Group.

The ten-year deal will allow Bally's to integrate content into the 190 television stations that Sinclair operates and provides services to across 88 markets. This will allow Sinclair and Bally's to [...]

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Bally’s Corporation to acquire US sportsbook provider Bet.Works for $125m

New York-listed Bally's Corporation will significantly expand its sports betting and iGaming initiatives through a deal to acquire sportsbook technology platform Bet.Works for $125m.

The acquisition will enable Bally's to become a full-service, vertically integrated sports betting and iGaming company, with Bet.Works' proprietary technology currently live in New Jersey, Iowa, Indiana [...]

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Bally’s Corporation completes acquisition of Atlantic City casino

New York-listed casino operator Bally's Corporation (formerly Twin River Worldwide Holdings) has completed the acquisition of Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino from Caesars Entertainment.

Following an initial agreement earlier this year, Bally’s has acquired the New Jersey casino for $25m, with the deal also enabling the company to rebrand most [...]

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Mississippi sees $61m wagered on sports in October

Mississippi’s regulated sports betting market saw total wagers increase by 27 per cent to $61.2m in October.

Following the start of the new NFL season in September, American football generated the bulk of the total with wagers of $38.5m, with baseball contributing $8.0m and basketball $2.3m.

Sports Parlay Cards contributed a further [...]

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All-In Diversity Project’s 2nd annual study sees rise in female execs

The All-In Diversity Project (AIDP) has released its second annual study on the betting and gaming sector’s workforce, seeing a boost in female executives but a drop in board representation.

Developed in partnership with the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice at Oxford Brookes University, the All-Index 2019 has been [...]

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