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High 5 Games ruled liable for illegal gambling in Washington

A class action lawsuit in Washington has been filed alleging that High 5 Games violated gambling and consumer protection laws...

Regulation
NSW Government weighs wagering tax shake-up

Tabcorp Holdings Limited has approached the NSW Government with an indicative proposal to make tax and regulatory changes to the...

Finance News
Vermont posts $12 million in May sports wagers

The Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery reported a combined sports betting handle of $12 million for May. The third state to rely exclusively...

Sports Betting
Play’n GO seeks to rescue Merlin and his arcane secrets

In Play’n GO’s Merlin Realm of Charm, players must answer the call to rescue the famed wizard from the clutches of...

Games
DraftKings reappoints Erik Bradbury as chief accounting officer

Erik Bradbury is coming back to DraftKings after having served as chief accounting officer. The appointment of Bradbury, 46, is effective...

People News
Pragmatic Play partners with Chapinbet in Latin America

Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, has signed its latest partnership deal with Chapinbet to strengthen...

Games Integrations
Digitain seal turnkey deal with BetJara

Digitain, a global leader in Sportsbook and iGaming solutions, expanded its reach in Africa with the signing of BetJara, a Nigerian-based operator to provide its award-winning turnkey solution.  In the...

Business News
Evoke upgrades B2B poker platform, enabling players to compete across Michigan, New Jersey & Nevada

Evoke plc, one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies, is pleased to announce the expansion of its enhanced Poker 8 platform to WSOP.com players in Nevada and New Jersey. This roll-out will enable players...

Business News
MARKETING NEWS
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
Ladbrokes unveil ‘Bring Your Wave’ ad campaign

Leading betting operator, Ladbrokes, today launches its new ‘Bring Your Wave’ campaign, that pays homage to one of football’s most iconic celebrations, the ‘Mexican Wave’, and puts it at the...

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
Vermont posts $12 million in May sports wagers

The Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery reported a combined sports betting handle of $12 million for May. The third state to rely exclusively on sports betting apps for wagering along with Tennessee and Wyoming, Vermont opened with three...

Sports Betting
BETBY rolls out “SUPERCHARGED” tournament ahead of Euro and Copa America

BETBY, the premium sports betting partner, has launched a “supercharged” Euro and Copa America offering on its partners network ahead of this summer’s football bonanza. The new sportsbook features, designed...

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
Play’n GO seeks to rescue Merlin and his arcane secrets

In Play’n GO’s Merlin Realm of Charm, players must answer the call to rescue the famed wizard from the clutches of an evil enchantress.  Setting players off to rescue Merlin after...

Games
Betsoft Unveils Exciting New Slot Game: “Caishen: God of Fortune – Hold & Win”

Betsoft Gaming is delighted to announce the launch of its newest slot game, Caishen: God of Fortune – Hold & Win™, the highly anticipated sequel to the hit game, Caishen’s...

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.

 

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
Better Collective expands UK presence with €42m AceOdds acquisition

In a strategic move to strengthen its foothold in the United Kingdom, digital sports media group Better Collective has acquired sports betting media AceOdds for a total consideration of 42...

M&A
DraftKings reappoints Erik Bradbury as chief accounting officer

Erik Bradbury is coming back to DraftKings after having served as chief accounting officer. The appointment of Bradbury, 46, is effective on or about August 12.CFO Alan Ellingson will no longer serve as...

People News
Fanatics Hires new betting unit CMO from Gucci

Fanatics Betting & Gaming has hired Selena Kalvaria as Chief Marketing Officer to lead brand development, leveraging an integrated marketing approach to drive creativity and growth through oversight of Brand...

People News
Pragmatic Play partners with Chapinbet in Latin America

Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, has signed its latest partnership deal with Chapinbet to strengthen its position in the Latin American iGaming market. Pragmatic Play...

Games Integrations
Pragmatic Play expands FullReto partnership with virtual sports addition

Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, has reinforced its commitment to Latin American expansion by strengthening its existing relationship with Colombian operator FullReto. The latest agreement...

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