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Kambi Group inks new strategic partnership with Racing and Wagering Western Australia

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Sports betting provider Kambi Group plc has expanded its global reach having signed a long-term partnership agreement with leading Australian operator Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA). Courtesy of the new collaboration, RWWA will utilize the B2B provider’s advanced technology to further develop its existing sportsbook offering across its more than 320 TAB retail ...

Casino opposition group gets underway in Japan

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In Japan and members of the Constitutional Democratic Party have reportedly convened the first meeting of an internal group that is to intensively lobby against the granting of the nation’s inaugural trio of integrated casino resort licenses. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Casino Problem Countermeasures body held its maiden summit ...

Suncity Group experiencing slow post-coronavirus recovery

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The Macau business unit of Asian junket operator Suncity Group is reportedly still slowly recovering from last year’s coronavirus-related disruption with its overall rolling VIP chip volumes currently standing at around 20% of their pre-pandemic levels. According to a report from GGRAsia, this is the opinion of the Hong Kong-headquartered branch of financial services ...

Suncity Group Holdings Limited unveils Hoiana second phase schedule

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Asian junket operator Suncity Group Holdings Limited has reportedly announced that it intends to begin construction on the second phase of its $4 billion Hoiana integrated casino resort from sometime later this year. According to a report from GGRAsia, the Hong Kong-listed firm provisionally opened the first stage of the giant Vietnamese development in ...

BetMakers Technology Group Limited moving ahead with Sportech purchase

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Australian gaming technologies and software firm BetMakers Technology Group Limited has announced that it has raised approximately $38.28 million via a public placement so as to help fund its planned acquisition of the racing and digital assets of British pools betting innovator Sportech. The Sydney-listed firm used an official Monday filing (pdf) to detail ...

Kambi Group inks ‘strategic’ alliance in the Netherlands

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Maltese online wagering technologies innovator Kambi Group has announced the signing of a long-term agreement that is to see it begin supplying its products to Dutch land-based casino heavyweight JVH Gaming and Entertainment. The Valletta-headquartered firm used an official press release published by MarketScreener.com to declare that the multi-year alliance with ‘the largest casino ...

Kentucky Supreme Court slams Flutter with $1.2 billion The Stars Group ruling

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In Kentucky, the battle against illegal offshore internet gambling that has waged for a decade concluded on Thursday after the Kentucky Supreme Court reinstated a nearly $1.3 billion award for the southeastern state in a judgment against Irish bookmaking company Flutter Entertainment. Originally brought by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 2010, the Franklin Circuit ...

Successful third-quarter performance for Sazka Group

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Prominent European lottery operator Sazka Group has reportedly released its third-quarter financial results showing that its consolidated gross gaming revenues rose by 66% year-on-year to hit approximately €769 million ($935 million). According to a report from G3Newswire, the Prague-headquartered firm also revealed that its adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization for the ...

UK Tote Group aiming to diversify into the football sportsbetting market

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In the United Kingdom and the UK Tote Group has reportedly raised some £20 million ($26.7 million) in order to help diversify its product offering via a planned expansion into the football sportsbetting market. According to a Friday report from Sky News, the Wigan-headquartered firm is responsible for the Tote pool bet horseracing service ...

Stefan Lundborg resigns from Kindred Group as non-executive director

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On Friday, Stefan Lundborg announced his resignation from the Kindred Group. He will no longer serve as the non-executive director. The decision is related to an investigation of Lundborg and his alleged involvement with insider crime. He is currently being investigated by the Swedish Economic Crime Authority. No Details Given The announcement was made ...

Flutter Entertainment increasing its interest in FanDuel Group

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British and Irish gambling behemoth Flutter Entertainment has reportedly agreed a deal worth about $4.2 billion that is to see it acquire a further 37.2% stake in American online sportsbook operator FanDuel Group. According to a Thursday report from the Financial Times newspaper, the London-listed firm already held a 61% stake in FanDuel Group ...

NetEnt AB shedding jobs following merger with Evolution Gaming Group AB

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Employees of NetEnt AB in Malta are facing an uncertain future after the online casino games developer reportedly disclosed that it intends to institute ‘a few hundred’ job cuts following its recent acquisition by Evolution Gaming Group AB. According to a Monday report from the Times of Malta newspaper, the Stockholm-listed firm was recently ...

Microgaming launches Aurum Signature Studios’ created slot Jungle Mega Moolah exclusively at Kindred Group

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Microgaming has joined forces with Maltese online casino and sportsbook operator Kindred Group to bring fans a new title, Jungle Mega Moolah, developed by Aurum Signature Studios, the latest addition to the Isle of Man-based gambling software company’s growing network of exclusive independent game designers. Available now exclusively to Kindred Group, the bespoke game ...

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) to integrate player engagement tools via BlueRibbon partnership

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Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) is ready to provide more via its platform with a new deal involving BlueRibbon. The B2B marketing platform will integrate new player engagement tools to GiG which allows the company to grow its online gaming offering around the world. Cutting-Edge Tools With the cutting-edge tools of BlueRibbon added to GiG’s ...

FanDuel Group investing big in Illinois horseracing

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American online sportsbook operator FanDuel Group has announced the signing of a multi-million-dollar deal that is to see southwestern Illinois’ Fairmount Park Racetrack rebranded as the new-look FanDuel Sportsbook and Horse Racing. The New York-headquartered firm used an official press release to declare that the agreement with track owner William Stiritz and Associates is ...

Evolution Gaming Group AB launches live-dealer online craps game

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Only a week after increasing its presence in the eastern American state of Pennsylvania and Swedish iGaming innovator Evolution Gaming Group AB has now returned to announce the addition of craps to its portfolio of live-dealer online casino games. The Stockholm-listed firm used an official Thursday press release to declare that its latest advance ...

GVC to be renamed Entain to reflect lofty ambition of group

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British sports betting and gambling company GVC Holdings PLC (LSE:GVC) has announced it will be renamed Entain plc. The move, which is subject to shareholder approval, reflects the Isle of Man-based group’s ambition to be “the world-leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment.” The London-listed firm has announced several major changes to its future ...

Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited records promising third-quarter financials

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Asian casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited has reportedly released its financial results for the third quarter showing that its overall net revenues rose by 34% when compared with the previous three-month period to top $199.8 million. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Hong Kong-listed firm is responsible for the impressive ...