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Svenska Spel Q4 revenue grows to SEK2.48bn

Swedish state-owned lottery and gaming operator Svenska Spel has reported a 2 per cent drop in full year net gaming revenue to SEK8.58bn (€813.9m) for 2019, despite an improved performance during the fourth quarter.

Svenska Spel said that its digital and sports and casino businesses continued to develop positively during the [...]

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Alabama

Alabama Governor forms latest gambling study group

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey is following in the footsteps of her predecessor by forming an expert group to study gambling policy in the state.

Governor Ivey signed the executive order establishing the Study Group for Gambling Policy on Friday, promising to deliver facts about gambling.

“I am committed to, once and for all, [...]

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FDJ shares hit new high as lottery and sports betting drive 2019 growth

Paris-listed lottery and gaming operator FDJ has reported a 9 per cent increase in stakes to €17.2bn for the full 2019 year, driven by growth across its lottery and sports betting products.

The operator said it recorded its highest annual growth rate since 2004, with €11.7bn paid out in winnings during the year, representing a [...]

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BCLC

BCLC hopes new gambling deposit limit will tempt players to legal offering

Canada’s British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has increased its online deposit limit ten-fold in an attempt to attract high-spending players to its PlayNow.com gaming site.

PlayNow is the only legal online gaming site in British Columbia but has failed to effectively channel gaming demand to its regulated offering due to its inability to offer popular [...]

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The Gaming Intelligence HOT 50 of 2020

The Gaming Intelligence Hot 50 is a celebration of the most innovative and inspiring people working in the betting and gaming industry.

It is an annual event acclaiming the people who have made a difference to their company or to the industry during the past year, or those who are in a key position [...]

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New promotions strengthen OPAP management team

Greek gaming operator OPAP has strengthened its senior management team with three promotions and the appointment of a new chief people officer.

The first of the promotions see Jan Karas assume the role of chief commercial officer, having served with the business since January 2014 as chief sales officer with responsibility [...]

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Scientific Games

Scientific Games rolls out new James Bond-branded lottery games

New York-listed supplier Scientific Games is expanding its branded lottery games portfolio with the launch of a series of new James Bond-branded games.

Coinciding with the upcoming release of the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die, Scientific Games has rolled out its James Bond 007 scratchcard game with a total of [...]

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GI Games Round-up: Blueprint, DreamTech, Spearhead and more

This week has seen new games released by the likes of Blueprint Gaming, DreamTech Gaming, Pragmatic Play, Scientific Games, Spearhead Studios, and Pollard Banknote.

Blueprint Gaming’s Pirates’ Frenzy

Blueprint Gaming is taking players on a hunt for hidden treasure in the latest addition to slots portfolio, Pirates’ Frenzy.

In the 5x3 10-line [...]

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IGT promotes Fabio Celadon to new strategy and corporate development role

New York-listed supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Fabio Celadon to a newly created executive vice president role.

In his new position as executive vice president of strategy and corporate development, Celadon will be responsible for IGT's strategy, M&A and competitive intelligence functions and [...]

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Gaming Intelligence Awards

Gaming Intelligence Awards 2020

The winners of the 2020 Gaming Intelligence Awards have been revealed at the ICE expo in London, celebrating the diverse achievements of industry’s best operators and suppliers.  

The competition was intense this year with more entries than ever before in the most hotly contested categories.

A special mention must go to [...]

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Gaming Intelligence Lottery Operator of the Year – Sazka Group

SAZKA GROUP

The European company’s continued focus on innovation and digital growth means they dominate the lottery category this year. On a strong shortlist, SAZKA Group stands out.

The company’s ever-expanding portfolio of operations across Austria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Greece and Italy marks SAZKA out as a trailblazer. Its revolutionary approach to lottery as [...]

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IWG

Gaming Intelligence Lottery Supplier of the Year – IWG

IWG

IWG breaks Scientific Games’ five-year winning streak in this category to become the Gaming Intelligence Lottery Supplier of the Year.

The company has doubled turnover without increasing costs, while securing a string of new clients to make it a challenger to IGT and Sci-Games as the leading internet lottery supplier.

During 2019 it won deals [...]

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