New York-listed sports betting and fantasy sports operator DraftKings has named environmental activist Gisele Bündchen as a special advisor for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.
As outlined in its recently released inaugural ESG report, DraftKings is committed to fighting global sustainable development challenges, including climate change, in alignment with [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator 888 Holdings has established a new Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) committee under its board of directors.
The new ESG committee is chaired by non-executive chairman Jon Mendelsohn, with senior independent director Anne de Kerckhove and non-executive director Mark Summerfield also serving as members.
The committee will [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain has appointed former Gibraltar Governor Ed Davis CBE as independent chair of the Entain Foundation, with German Olympian Franziska van Almsick named as an ambassador.
Having launched its global foundation in November 2019 to support its initiatives and donations around the world, Entain is now [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator Flutter Entertainment has appointed Greg McCaw to the newly created role of group director of inclusion and diversity.
McCaw will be instrumental in developing and executing the group’s Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) strategy and will work with the board, business leaders and HR colleagues to identify [...]
This week we reveal the final five categories of The Gaming Intelligence Hot 50 2021, beginning with the employee and customer care category, sponsored by Scientific Games.
Our festive celebration of the most talented, innovative and inspiring people working in iGaming will see a new category revealed each day.
The Gaming Intelligence [...]
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 [...]
Lottery and gaming operator Tenlot Group has become an associate member of the Ibero-American Corporation of State Lotteries (CIBELAE).
With lottery operations in Guatemala, Costa Rica and El Salvador, Tenlot is the newest member of the Ibero-America lottery association, which covers regions such as Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Andorra.
The GVC Global Foundation has been named as the title sponsor of the Eastern European Tennis Championship, which began yesterday and will raise funds to support COVID-19 relief efforts.
The Belgrade tournament features several players from the world’s top 20 in the men’s and women’s games over a six-week period which [...]
Gibraltar-based lottery betting operator Lottoland has launched its first charity-focused lotto in the United Kingdom.
The Win-Win Charity Lotto will cost £1 and has a jackpot fixed at £250,000 for every draw, with 20 pence of every pound to be donated to four charities - The British Red Cross, Hospice UK, [...]
The UK National Lottery has agreed to repurpose £600m of funds to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.
Charities and organisations affected by the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in the UK are being given access to a comprehensive package of support of up to £600m of [...]
UK bookmakers were several steps ahead of their critics in their response to the Covid-19 crisis.
The UK’s larger bookmakers and online gambling companies have thus far survived an unprecedented political attack and resulting regulatory clampdown that has sunk less resilient companies.
In recent weeks, the Gambling Commission suspended the licence of [...]
New York-listed casino operator MGM Resorts International has pledged to donate $1m and provide the equivalent of 400,000 meals to support those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.
The $1m crisis and disaster pledge will go into an Employee Emergency Grant Fund, which provides the company’s employees and their immediate families with [...]