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British regulator details further Caesars Entertainment UK Limited warnings


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced that it has taken additional action against nine individuals from Caesars Entertainment UK Limited after last year fining the casino operator a record-setting £13 million ($18.1 million). The watchdog used an official press release to detail that the London-headquartered firm, which is the ...

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Flutter Entertainment hails ‘transformational’ year despite high merger costs


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

British and Irish iGaming behemoth Flutter Entertainment has reportedly hailed a ‘transformational’ year as its net revenues for 2020 rose by 106% on a comparable basis to top £4.3 billion ($6 billion). According to a Tuesday report from Yahoo Finance, the London-listed operator behind such online gambling domains as Betfair.com, PaddyPower.com and Adjarabet.com also ...

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Blueprint Gaming Limited hits the bullseye with new PDC World Darts Championship video slot


Saturday, February 27, 2021

Some seven weeks after launching its Eye of Horus: Power 4 Slots innovation, British online casino games developer Blueprint Gaming Limited has now returned to announce the release of its new PDC World Darts Championship video slot. The Newark-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to detail that the five-reel and ten-payline licensed ...

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Caesars Entertainment Incorporated boss optimistic about the future


Friday, February 26, 2021

The boss for American casino operator Caesars Entertainment Incorporated has reportedly expressed optimism regarding the coming year due to his firm’s Las Vegas Strip properties recently posting a dramatic rise in hotel bookings. According to a report from CDC Gaming Reports, Tom Reeg (pictured) serves as Chief Executive Officer for the Nevada company and ...

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British retail bookmakers presented with a re-opening target date


Tuesday, February 23, 2021

In the United Kingdom and Prime Minister Boris Johnson (pictured) has reportedly announced that the nation’s retail sportsbooks could well be allowed to begin emerging from their coronavirus-induced lockdowns from as early April 12. According to a Monday report from The Sun newspaper, the revelation from the Conservative politician came as part of his ...

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City center Dublin casino proposal fails to gain planning permission


Monday, February 8, 2021

In Ireland and a proposal that was to have seen local pensions firm Irish Life Assurance partner with British developer Hammerson so as to bring a small casino to a central Dublin shopping mall has reportedly been killed after it failed to obtain planning permission. According to a Friday report from the Irish Independent ...

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iSoftBet launches its new Book of Cai Shen video slot


Thursday, February 4, 2021

The latest edition of Chinese New Year is set to take place next week and British online casino games and software developer iSoftBet is marking this notable milestone with the launch of its new five-reel Book of Cai Shen video slot. The London-headquartered firm used an official Tuesday press release to describe its latest ...

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ASA watchdog rules against Ladbrokes television advertisement


Thursday, February 4, 2021

In the United Kingdom and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld an earlier judgement against the Ladbrokes online gambling and sportsbetting brand of prominent operator Entain after determining that one of its television commercials had breached local responsible marketing protocols. The regulator used an official press release to detail that Gibraltar-based LC International ...

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Clarion Gaming announces ICE London and iGB Affiliate 2021 are postponed


Wednesday, February 3, 2021

This week, Clarion Gaming has announced that the ICE London and iGB Affiliate conferences have been postponed. The events were going to be smaller this year due to COVID-19 and take place at the ExCel exhibition center from June 29 – July 1. Stakeholder Concern The decision to postpone the conference for a second-year ...

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Entain in talks to purchase a slice of Tabcorp Holdings Limited


Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Fresh from rebuffing a $11.1 billion takeover offer from MGM Resorts International and prominent land-based and online sportsbook operator Entain is now reportedly attempting to buy a significant portion of Australian sportsbetting giant Tabcorp Holdings Limited for an undisclosed amount. According to a report from the Bloomberg news service, the London-listed firm behind the ...

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United Kingdom implementing new package of video slot regulations


Tuesday, February 2, 2021

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced the coming implementation of a strict package of new measures that it hopes will strengthen the controls and protections for those who enjoy playing video slots. The organization used an official press release to declare that the fresh protocols were formulated following extensive ...

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FSB Technology Limited to receive advice from Keith Laidlaw


Monday, February 1, 2021

British sportsbetting and iGaming software innovator FSB Technology Limited has announced that it has hired veteran industry professional Keith Laidlaw (pictured) to serve as an information technology and strategy advisor. The London-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to declare that Laidlaw will now ‘share his ...

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White Hat Gaming Limited penalized by the Gambling Commission


Friday, January 29, 2021

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced that iGaming operator White Hat Gaming Limited is to pay a financial penalty of some £1.34 million ($1.84 million) for breaching multiple anti-money laundering and social responsibility protocols. The watchdog used an official Thursday press release to detail that the Maltese firm was ...

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Pragmatic Play increases UK market presence via new Buzz Bingo slots deal


Friday, January 29, 2021

Adding more diverse content to its growing slot offering, Pragmatic Play has partnered with Buzz Bingo in a deal that further strengthens its presence in the United Kingdom. Under the new agreement, the multi-product content provider’s complete slots portfolio, including recently released hits, Big Bass Bonanza and John Hunter and the Mayan Gods, as ...

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Scottish bingo club operators join together to ask for more financial support


Friday, January 22, 2021

Amid the ongoing coronavirus-induced shutdown of their clubs and bingo operators in Scotland have reportedly joined together to call on the government to provide them with increased levels of sector-specific financial support. According to a Thursday report from the Daily Record newspaper, the Save Scottish Bingo campaign is being coordinated by the local branch ...

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GambleAware calls for re-think on online gambling deposit limits


Friday, January 22, 2021

In the United Kingdom and the organization behind the BeGambleAware.org responsible gambling resource has reportedly backed the findings of a new study in asking iGaming firms to remove their range of operator-defined deposit limits. According to a Thursday report from SBCNews, the GambleAware charity made its suggestion after an investigation from The Behavioural Insights ...

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Entain facing resistance to proposed Enlabs AB acquisition


Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Prominent iGaming and sportsbook operator Entain is reportedly facing shareholder resistance to its proposed £250 million ($340.3 million) plan to purchase Baltic-facing competitor Enlabs AB. According to a Monday report from SBCNews, the Isle of Man-based firm is already responsible for a plethora of iGaming brands including Bwin, Ladbrokes, PartyPoker and SportingBet while partnering ...

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British horseracing industry suffers fresh government disappointment


Friday, January 15, 2021

In the United Kingdom and the horseracing industry has reportedly been told that the government has no intention of launching a formal review into the nation’s Horserace Betting Levy before the end of the year. According to a Thursday report from the Daily Mail newspaper, British horseracing has already lost an estimated £300 million ...

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Genting Casino Southport to be permanently shuttered


Thursday, January 14, 2021

In the United Kingdom and the local subsidiary of Asian casino operator Genting Malaysia Berhad has reportedly announced the impending permanent closure of its Genting Casino Southport venue for the loss of 38 jobs. According to a Wednesday report from G3Newswire, the Genting Casinos UK Limited subordinate described the shuttering of the Southport property ...

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Hard Rock International boosts brand offering in London: acquires casino premise license from The Ritz Club


Thursday, January 14, 2021

In a move that allows it to grow its existing London portfolio, American casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has secured the casino premise license from the now-shuttered The Ritz Club. The Florida-based company owned by HRI parent entity the Seminole Tribe of Florida stated in its Thursday press release that the transaction will allow ...

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Realistic Games Limited inks Lottoland supply alliance


Tuesday, January 12, 2021

British online casino games developer Realistic Games Limited has announced the signing of an agreement that is to see its entire portfolio offered to domains operated by Lottoland in the United Kingdom, Sweden and Germany. The Reading-headquartered innovator used an official Monday press release to detail that the deal encompasses its complete selection of ...

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