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Penn Entertainment shares surge 10% on takeover bid

U.S. casino operator Boyd Gaming has approached Penn Entertainment to express interest in acquiring its peer that has a market value of...

Finance News
Sportingtech unveils new São Paulo office

Sportingtech, a multi-award-winning platform and full-service betting and gaming provider with numerous accolades in Latin America, is excited to announce...

Launches
Sunak vows to ‘boot out’ Tories found to have broken betting rules

Any Conservatives who have broken gambling rules will be “booted out” of the party, Rishi Sunak has said as officials...

LEGAL
Meridianbet awarded South African sports betting licence

Golden Matrix Group, a developer and licensor of online gaming platforms, systems, and gaming content, today announced that its subsidiary,...

Licensing
Betfred to exit Maryland sports betting market

Operator Betfred is pulling the plug on its US ambitions with a decision to exit Maryland. Betfred announced in October 2023 the...

Sports Betting
Delaware reports sports and online gaming turnover of $149 million in May

According to Delaware Lottery, online casino and sports betting revenue was $148.9 million in May, the first time that has...

Finance News
Digitain sign distribution partnership with PlaylogiQ

Digitain, a global leader in Sportsbook and iGaming solutions, has entered a partnership with PlaylogiQ.   As part of this collaboration, Digitain will bring its vast in-house virtual sports content into...

Business News
Rightlander enhances Soft2Bet’s marketing compliance across multiple jurisdictions

Soft2Bet, a leading provider of iGaming turnkey solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Rightlander, a leading provider of compliance and monitoring solutions for the iGaming and affiliate...

Business News
MARKETING NEWS
Worcestershire secures multi-year sponsorship deal with Dafabet

Worcestershire County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that it has signed a multi-year partnership with Dafabet, one of the world’s biggest online betting platforms. The partnership with Worcestershire sees...

Marketing
Alan Shearer named latest Betfair ambassador

Betfair are proud to announce they have signed up the Premier League’s record goalscorer Alan Shearer as our new football ambassador for Euro 2024 and beyond, whilst he has been...

Marketing
Illinois Lottery sales up 11% in April to $324.7 million

In April, the Illinois Lottery increased generated sales of $324.7 million and related prize expense of $220.8 million. The Department is required to collect proceeds from the sale of Lottery...

Lotto
Jackpot.com launches lottery app in New Jersey

Jackpot.com, the online website and app that allows lottery players to securely order official state lottery tickets from their mobile phone, tablet or desktop, announced it is launching in New...

Lotto
Betfred to exit Maryland sports betting market

Operator Betfred is pulling the plug on its US ambitions with a decision to exit Maryland. Betfred announced in October 2023 the grand opening of its state-of-the-art sportsbook at Long Shot’s, a...

Sports Betting
Oregon Lottery posts record revenue up 45% to $76.2 million

The Oregon Lottery reported $76.2 million up 46% in sports betting revenue for May, as its DraftKings-run sportsbook routed the public in record fashion when it came to parlay wagering. It was the -highest overall revenue...

Sports Betting
Australian government bans credit cards for online gambling

Australians will not be able to use credit cards as a payment method for online wagering.     Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) and its members have been strong supporters of this measure...

Payments
Payhound empowers LSports with a seamless solution to receive payments

Fintech crypto company Payhound has been facilitating leading data provider LSports to accept payments from its clients. As the premier data provider, LSports offers real-time sports data, providing operators with...

Payments
Pragmatic Play unleashes wild multipliers in Buffalo King Untamed

Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, has released Buffalo King Untamed Megaways™, the third title in its popular Buffalo King series.  Eagles, mountain lions, wolves, and...

Games
Play’n GO’s Top Summer Sun Slots for 2024

Grab your sunscreen and shades and join us as we embark on a sun-kissed journey through Play’n GO’s Top Summer Slots to Play in 2024.  Whether you enjoy sea-bound slots...

Games

VIDEOS / WEBINARS

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EveryMatrix -Unveils new Bucharest office

 

Imagine Live -Robin The Fair

Imagine Live is excited to announce the launch of its newest game show, “Robin The Fair.” This simple yet adventurous show is set to captivate players with its unique and exciting concept inspired by the legendary Robin Hood.

Betsoft -Heist Bank Rush

Grab the biggest score of your life in HEIST: BANK RUSH – HOLD & WIN™! This 5-reel, 4-row slot brings you all the daring thrills of busting into a bank with a team of 4 professionals, intent on stealing all they can from the most complex bank vault in the city.

FBM launches FBM E-Motion

FBM® starts a new chapter of its Champion journey in the Philippines with the launch of FBM E-Motion! Now Filipino players can play their favourite FBM video bingos, slots and table games anytime and anywhere.

 

Gaming Innovation Group to acquire Titan

Gaming Innovation Grouphas signed a head-of-terms agreement to acquire Titan Inc. Limited, a premier supplier of SEO and content services. This strategic acquisition will significantly enhance Gaming Innovation Group’s operational...

M&A
DraftKings successfully closes acquisition of Jackpocket

DraftKings today announced the completion of its previously announced proposed acquisition of Jackpocket the leading digital lottery app in the United States. “Today we are announcing the completion of our...

M&A
Tipico name Axel Hefer as new CEO

Tipico Group, the leading German sports betting provider, appoints Axel Hefer as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Axel Hefer, who previously served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Tipico, succeeds Joachim...

People News
Teni Grigoryan promoted to Galaxsys Head of Sales

Galaxsys, an innovative games studio known for its high-energy, quick-win games with a unique twist, is delighted to confirm Teni Grigoryan’s promotion to the expanded role of Chief Sales and...

People News
Digitain adds Virtual Sports to SoftGamings partnership

Digitain, a global leader in Sportsbook and iGaming solutions, has expanded its partnership agreement with SoftGamings in order to include integration of Digitain’s In-House virtual sports products. Through product expansion,...

Games Integrations
Pragmatic Play takes Smart Studio live with Rizk

Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, has expanded its partnership with Rizk, a Betsson Group brand, to deliver customised Live Casino environments via Smart Studio.   Popular...

Games Integrations
ESPORTS AND TRADITIONAL SPORTS: BRIDGING THE BETTING WORLDS

Kirill Nekrasov, Head of Betby Games. Despite the perceived rivalry and comparisons between esports and traditional sports, the fanbases of these sectors often overlap. Delving into the trends reveals a...

Features
Nikolina Gabelica on the online lottery evolution

5 Star had the honour to interview Nikolina Gabelica, Head of Lottery at EveryMatrix, to find out more about the B2B providers lottery offering and the current state of digital...

Features
Underdog shutters fantasy Pick’em product In Mississippi

Underdog Fantasy has withdrawn its pick’em games from Mississippi the week replacing them with free-to-play models. A spokesman for Underdog Fantasy confirmed Mississippi pick’em contests are no longer offered in the state and declined to...

Fantasy Sports
PrizePicks to halt New York contests amid new regulation

In a strategic response to recent regulatory changes by the New York State Gaming Commission, PrizePicks, a popular daily fantasy sports site, has announced its decision to discontinue its ‘Pick’Em’...

Fantasy Sports
AFFILIATE NEWS
Raketech sign partnership with Danske Spil

Raketech Group has entered a three-year media partnership with the Danish state-owned operator Danske Spil with the option for extension for an additional year. The agreement marks the second larger...

Affiliates
Better Collective exceeds forecast as revenue tops €325 million

Better Collective is proud to announce full year revenues of 327 mEUR with EBITDA of 111 mEUR, implying growth of 21% and 31% respectively. Revenue thereby exceeded the group’s target...

Affiliates