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UK regulator suspends two licenses over ‘self exclusion issues’

The UK Gambling Commission suspended the licences of two online operators with immediate effect and commenced reviews for failure to...

Business News
FDJ takes out a €380 million syndicated loan

FDJ has announced that it has taken out a €380 million syndicated loan. The company will use the loan to...

Business News
Kindred Group cancels planned dividend payment

Kindred has had a good start to the year with gross winning revenue for the first quarter of 2020 estimated...

Business News
AGA issues interim guidelines for Paycheck Protection Program

The American Gaming Association President and CEO Bill Miller released the following statement on the interim regulatory guidelines issued by...

Business News
GVC Appoints new group corporate affairs director

GVC has announced Grainne Hurst has been promoted to the position of Group Corporate Affairs Director and will be joining...

People News
IGT puts 2300 employees on furlough

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on many of IGT’s customers and markets we serve. Our priority is...

Business News
UK regulator suspends two licenses over ‘self exclusion issues’

The UK Gambling Commission suspended the licences of two online operators with immediate effect and commenced reviews for failure to fully integrate the self-exclusion scheme GAMSTOP. All online operators were...

Business News
FDJ takes out a €380 million syndicated loan

FDJ has announced that it has taken out a €380 million syndicated loan. The company will use the loan to finance payment to the French state of the financial consideration...

Business News
The Drone Racing League partners with FanDuel

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing circuit, and FanDuel today announced a fantasy partnership for the 2020 DRL SIM Tryouts Finals, the world’s only player-to-pilot esports...

Marketing
PointsBet chosen as LaLiga North America’s first betting partner

PointsBet Holdings has announced its subsidiary, PointsBet USA, has been appointed as the official betting partner of LaLiga North America. Under the multi-year agreement, PointsBet will gain exposure to LaLiga’s...

Marketing
Australia’s hunt for COVID-19 vaccine receives $1 million boost

The Lott, via Golden Casket, has announced it will donate $1 million to help accelerate Australian research into a COVID-19 vaccine. The donation will be made to The University of Queensland’s School of Chemistry and...

Lotto
Scientific Games upgrades Lotto Bayern technology

Scientific Games has signed a new four-year systems technology agreement with long-time partner LOTTO Bayer, the state lottery of Bavaria in Munich, Germany. The Lottery may extend the contract up...

Lotto
Premier League season suspended indefinitely

At a meeting of Premier League Shareholders today, clubs discussed in detail how to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic. First and foremost, it was reaffirmed that the overriding priority...

Sports Betting
German Sports Betting licensing suspended

The German Sports Betting Association (DSWV) regrets that the Darmstadt Administrative Court suspended the nationwide sports betting permit procedure until further notice by decision of April 1, 2020. A betting...

Sports Betting
Starling Bank introduces 48-hour block on gambling spending

Starling Bank has introduced a delay to its in-app gambling-block, which means that customers wanting to turn the block off will have to wait 48 hours before they may reactive...

Payments
NAB Bank launch gambling restriction option in app

NAB is providing new ways for customers to take greater control over their finances, becoming the first Australian bank to offer the option to block gambling transactions via its app....

Payments
Rush Street Interactive partners with Scientific Games

Rush Street Interactive is excited to partner with Scientific Games to become the first online casino operator in Pennsylvania to premier the global entertainment company’s fan favorite games on its...

Games
Pragmatic Play puts on a multicolour show with Fruit Rainbow

Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the gaming industry, has released its zesty new adventure, Fruit Rainbow. The game is a colourful take on the classic fruit machine, with a...

Games
Pragmatic Play Bingo innovation is having a blast

5 Star spoke to Claire McDaid, Vice-President of Bingo at Pragmatic Play, about bingo’s popularity, the company’s classic bingo offering, and how the change in demand to users playing on-the-go...

Features
Pragmatic Solutions – iGaming platform (PAM): improving operations through modern architecture

Chetan Pandya, Pragmatic Solutions’ Chief Product Officer. PAM you don’t build – you buy it off the shelf! There’s no need to build PAM yourself as a business – not...

Features
Scout Gaming signs deal with Hero Gaming

The deal allows Hero Gaming Group to provide Scout Gaming’s full product offering to its end customers on all brands within the Group. Scout Gaming’s platform is expected to be...

Fantasy Sports
Monkey Knife Fight and LA Wildcats Forge Fantasy Sports Partnership

The XFL’s Los Angeles Wildcats announced a partnership with Monkey Knife Fight (MKF), one of the fastest-growing sports gaming platforms in North America. MKF’s sponsorship will be activated through in-stadium...

Fantasy Sports
Catena Media delivers upbeat trading update despite coronavirus

Catena Media is closely following the global development of COVID-19 and its potential impact on the business. In a recent risk assessment, several measures have been taken to mitigate any financial...

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Raketech acquires Lead Republik for €1.4m

Raketech, a performance marketing company within iGaming, is taking the next step in its geographical expansion through the acquisition of the assets of Lead Republic Ltd, a Malta-based media company...

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