Hard Rock to Announce Proposal for Rockford Casino

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Hard Rock International will present its proposal for a casino in Rockford, Illinois early next week. News about the company’s plans to enter the state’s casino market come shortly after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law a gambling expansion bill that, among other things, authorizes the addition of up to six new casinos around ...

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GiG Suspends Sports Betting in Sweden after SEK3.5 Million Fine

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Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has moved to suspend its sportsbook on its in-house brands Rizk and Guts in Sweden after the company was slapped a SEK3.5 million (more than $370,000) fine by the Swedish Gambling Authority for providing local gambling customers with the chance to bet on sporting events that featured a majority of ...

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Svenska Spel’s Research Council Grants SEK5 Million for Addiction Research

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Svenska Spel’s independent Research Council has granted funding to five new research projects aiming to find ways to better understand and treat gambling addiction, the Swedish gambling operator announced today. The five projects will be able to share SEK5 million (approx. $532,315) in funds contributed by the Research Council, it also became known. One of ...

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