Articles by: Susan Sutton

GVC Holdings to Acquire Ladbrokes Coral in a £4-Billion Deal

GVC Holdings to Acquire Ladbrokes Coral in a £4-Billion Deal

Today, gambling operator GVC Holdings officially announced that it reached an agreement to buy the UK bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Group for a prize amounting to up to £4 billion. The two companies are to join forces at a time when both of them have been looking for consolidation in the […]

by · December 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
Tabcorp-Tatts Merger to Bring Aroud AU$130 Million to the New Entity

Tabcorp-Tatts Merger to Bring Aroud AU$130 Million to the New Entity

The saga of the long-awaited merger between the Australian gambling operators Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group is coming to an end, and a new era is set to begin in the local gambling industry. At the time when Tabcorp published a media release, revealing that the Australian Competition and Consumer […]

by · December 21, 2017 · Events & Reports
Campaign for Fairer Gambling Raises Questions about UKGC MOSES’ Efficiency

Campaign for Fairer Gambling Raises Questions about UKGC MOSES’ Efficiency

The Campaign for Fairer Gambling has raised some questions related to the effectiveness of the Multi-Operator Self-Exclusion Scheme (MOSES) that has been used by local bookmakers. The much-promoted Multi-Operator Self-Exclusion Scheme which was introduced a year and a half ago in the UK gambling industry, has drawn the attention of […]

by · December 21, 2017 · News
William Hill Appoints New Chairman at Critical Times

William Hill Appoints New Chairman at Critical Times

Today, the leading British gambling operator William Hill announced that it appointed Roger Devlin at the position of its chairman designate. Mr. Devlin, who is known as a veteran in the betting industry as well as an executive of the Football Association. Mr. Devlin is to join the UK bookmaker […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Events & Reports
Ukraine Needs to Regulate Gambling Industry under Social Responsibility Principles, Says UGIA

Ukraine Needs to Regulate Gambling Industry under Social Responsibility Principles, Says UGIA

The Ukrainian Association of the Gaming Industry (UGIA) which organized the first-ever global conference Ukrainian Gaming Summit 2017 posted an event press release today. The organization’s President Iryna Sergienko commented that Ukraine needs to follow the example of other European Countries when it comes to gambling industry regulation based on […]

by · December 19, 2017 · Events & Reports
Australia Still Facing Increasing Number of Problem Gamblers

Australia Still Facing Increasing Number of Problem Gamblers

Australia is still battling rising addiction to gambling among local players, with slot machines also known as pokies becoming more popular among customers. The rising number of problem gamblers addicted to Australian poker machines have led to a massive wave of criticism from anti-gambling campaigners in the country who claim […]

by · December 19, 2017 · News
UKGC Multi-Operator Self-Exclusion Scheme Appears to Be Inefficient

UKGC Multi-Operator Self-Exclusion Scheme Appears to Be Inefficient

A new wave of criticism has hit a UK Government scheme that is aimed at providing betting shops staff to prevent problem gamblers from getting access to their services. As revealed by Rob Cave, a BBC reporter acting under cover, pretended to be a gambling addict who should have been […]

by · December 18, 2017 · News
Top 5 All-Time Most Profitable Bulgarian Poker Players

Top 5 All-Time Most Profitable Bulgarian Poker Players

The poker field is full of challenges for players around the globe, which only the most proficient of them could face and defeat. Bulgaria is a country often seen among the top positions on the leader boards in various live and online poker tournaments. This comes to show that Bulgarians […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Lifestyle
Melco to Shift Headquarters to Japan if Granted with Casino Operating License

Melco to Shift Headquarters to Japan if Granted with Casino Operating License

After reiterating his company’s willingness to enter Japan at the beginning of October, now the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Melco Resorts & Entertainment, Lawrence Ho, now promised to move the Group’s headquarters to Japan in case it is granted with an operating license there. At a time when […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Events & Reports
Orland Park to Consider Greenlighting Video Gambling

Orland Park to Consider Greenlighting Video Gambling

The first public meeting of Orland Park on video gambling took place, bringing into light various issues related to the question whether or not video gambling should be permitted in the village. Other major theme which has been discussed over the meeting was the competitiveness of small businesses in the […]

by · November 30, 2017 · News
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