United Kingdom

William Hill unveils plan to merge online and retail divisions


Thursday, July 2, 2020

Giant British bookmaker William Hill has reportedly announced that it will be merging its online and retail divisions and putting the current boss of the former, Phil Walker, in charge of the newly-combined operation. According to a Tuesday report from the Racing Post newspaper, the London-headquartered operator detailed that the move will allow it ...

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United Kingdom’s gambling landscape criticised by House of Lords committee


Thursday, July 2, 2020

In the United Kingdom and a House of Lords committee has reportedly called on the government to officially implement a string of radical changes to the nation’s gambling landscape including one that would place tougher controls on the use of complimentary bets and other such bonus inducements. According to a report The Guardian newspaper, ...

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September expectations for Sands China Limited’s new The Londoner Macao


Tuesday, June 30, 2020

In Macau and the boss for local casino operator Sands China Limited has reportedly announced that the first stage of his firm’s $2 billion project to transform its giant Sands Cotai Central development into the new-look The Londoner Macao is expected to be finished by the end of September. According to a report from ...

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Realistic Games Limited heralds wide release of new Bar-X Pull Tab advance


Friday, June 26, 2020

British online casino games developer Realistic Games Limited has announced the widespread release of its new Bar-X Pull Tab game some four weeks after initially launching the instant-win title on an exclusive basis with 888Bingo.com. The innovator used an official Thursday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to declare that its ...

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iSoftBet unearths a winner with new Gold Digger video slot


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Hot on the heels of launching its Night Queen video slot and British online casino games and software developer iSoftBet has now returned to announce the premiere of its new five-reel and 20-payline Gold Digger innovation. The London-headquartered firm used an official press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to declare that ...

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Scottish betting shops to begin emerging from lockdown on Monday


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

In the United Kingdom and bookmakers in Scotland have reportedly been told that they will be allowed to partially re-open from Monday morning after being forced to temporarily close some 14 weeks ago owing to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from SBCNews, the revival is to follow the June 15 re-opening of ...

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Highlight Games Limited inks three-game ComeOn Group alliance


Friday, June 19, 2020

British virtual sports games developer Highlight Games Limited has announced the signing of a deal that is destined to see its NBA Last 60, Soccerbet and IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship titles supplied to iGaming operator ComeOn Group. The London-headquartered innovator is majority-owned by Swedish online casino firm Cherry AB and used an official press ...

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Resorts World Genting re-opening its casinos following coronavirus closures


Thursday, June 18, 2020

Asian casino operator Genting Malaysia Berhad has reportedly announced that it will be partially resuming gambling entertainment within its Resorts World Genting development from tomorrow following an over 13-week coronavirus-related shutdown. According to a report from GGRAsia, the Kuala Lumpur-listed firm detailed that members of its Genting Rewards loyalty scheme will be able to ...

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William Hill hoping to raise £200 million via a new share offer


Wednesday, June 17, 2020

In the United Kingdom and prominent high street bookmaker William Hill has reportedly launched a fundraising drive in hopes of bringing in approximately £200 million ($251 million) to better surmount the recent financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Tuesday report from the Financial Times newspaper, the London-listed operator is running a ...

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Evoplay Entertainment agrees Mozzartbet.com integration alliance


Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Maltese online casino games developer Evoplay Entertainment has announced the signing of an agreement that is to see its complete portfolio integrated onto the Serbia-facing domain at Mozzartbet.com. The innovator used an official Tuesday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to detail that the arrangement with iGaming operator Mozzartbet Malta Limited ...

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Parliamentarians call for radical revamp of United Kingdom’s iGaming industry


Tuesday, June 16, 2020

In the United Kingdom and a cross-party group of parliamentarians has reportedly called on the government to implement a wide range of measures that would dramatically transform the nation’s online gambling industry. According to a report from the online gambling news domain at iGamingBusiness.com, the over 30 recommendations from the Gambling Related Harm All-Party ...

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Realistic Games Limited inviting players to enjoy the Bank of the Nile


Saturday, June 13, 2020

Less than two weeks after launching its Bar-X: Game Changer video slot, British online casino games developer Realistic Games Limited has now returned to announce the premiere of its new Egypt-themed Bank of the Nile innovation. The Reading-headquartered firm used an official Tuesday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to declare ...

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Playtech premieres new Spins & Win live roulette advance with PokerStars


Friday, June 12, 2020

British online casino games developer Playtech has announced the exclusive launch of its new Spin & Win live-dealer innovation across PokerStars-branded domains from iGaming operator The Stars Group Incorporated. The Isle of Man-based innovator used an official Tuesday press release to describe Spin & Win as a ‘multiplier-based live roulette variant’ that has been ...

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Genting Group mulling possible permanent closure of three UK casinos


Thursday, June 11, 2020

In the United Kingdom, three Genting Casino properties, Torquay, Bristol and possibly Margate, are expected to remain closed when COVID-19 operating restrictions are lifted as the company continues to deal with “unprecedented challenges” caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Furthermore, widespread job losses are expected across all 32 of the operator’s UK venues. The arm ...

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GVC Holdings set to implement coronavirus lockdown emergence plan


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

In the United Kingdom and prominent high street bookmaker GVC Holdings has announced the formulation of a ‘comprehensive plan’ that it believes will soon allow its shops to begin emerging from their coronavirus-related lockdowns. The London-listed firm is responsible for approximately 3,500 such venues nationwide via its 2018 acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral Group and it ...

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UK considering classifying loot boxes as gambling to protect minors


Monday, June 8, 2020

Loot boxes have long been a point of contention in several countries, with many governments considering the element as one that could be considered gambling. In the UK, government officials are considering reclassifying the products due to concern that the loot boxes will train children to gamble. This week, the Department for Digital, Culture, ...

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Blueprint Gaming Limited goes big with new King Kong Cash: Jackpot King


Saturday, June 6, 2020

British online casino games developer Blueprint Gaming Limited has announced that it has spiced up the adventure in its popular King Kong Cash video slot by integrating the five-reel and 20-payline title into its Jackpot King progressive prize program. The Newark-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to detail that its new King ...

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Casinos in England to open doors back up on July 4th


Friday, June 5, 2020

Casinos in England can begin reopening on July 4th, according to information provided by the Betting and Gaming Council. The group stated this week that land-based casino operators in the country can get back to work, after more than three months of being shut down due to the coronavirus. Moving Ahead:  In May, the ...

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The Betting and Gaming Council hopeful of continuing government support


Monday, June 1, 2020

In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak (pictured), ‘to keep being flexible’ in his support for the nation’s regulated betting and gaming industry as it begins to emerge from a raft of coronavirus-related lockdown measures. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% ...

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Blueprint Gaming Limited releases new Rhino Rampage video slot


Saturday, May 30, 2020

British online casino games developer Blueprint Gaming Limited has announced the launch of its five-reel and 25-payline Rhino Rampage video slot complete with its new Lightning Spins bonus feature concept. The Newark-headquartered firm used an official May 21 press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to pronounce that its latest three-line title ...

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Playtech taking ‘full responsibility’ for subordinate’s failings


Friday, May 29, 2020

British online casino games developer Playtech has reportedly announced that it will be making a charitable donation worth £3.5 million ($4.3 million) as part of an effort to take ‘full responsibility’ for the shortcomings of its former PT Entertainment Services (PTES) Limited subsidiary. According to a Thursday report from the Racing Post newspaper, the ...

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