Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has directed his government to legalise gambling in an effort to combat the shadow economy and stimulate investment activity in the country.
Austrian gaming operator and supplier Novomatic has recorded a 1.8 per cent decline in revenue in the first half of 2019, as the impact of regulatory changes in Germany and Italy offset growth in its core markets of Austria, Spain and the Netherlands.
Athens-listed Intralot has reported an 8 per cent drop in revenue to €378.1m for the first half of 2019, with growth in the Americas offset by a decline in Europe and other territories.
New York-listed supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has been selected to upgrade the Oregon Lottery’s central computer system.
Delaware’s regulated iGaming market has recorded a 16 per cent increase in net revenue to $288,675 for the month of July.
New York-listed gaming supplier Inspired Entertainment has reported a 28 per cent decline in revenue to $26.7m for the second quarter of 2019.
New York-listed gaming supplier AGS has secured board approval to conduct a buyback of up to $50m in common stock over the next two years.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has launched a new self-exclusion program for video gaming terminals (VGTs) across the state.
Gauselmann Group subsidiary Blueprint Operations has appointed Nicola Wallbank as its new head of corporate accounts.
Shares in New York-listed gaming supplier AGS closed almost 52 per cent lower Thursday after the company reported a 2 per cent increase in revenue to $74.5m for the second quarter of 2019 and a decline from its Interactive division.
Finland’s state-owned gaming operator Veikkaus has launched a review of its marketing activities following public backlash against its recent advertising.
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has appointed Charles Schmadeke to serve as chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board.