Events & Reports

PokerStars Adds More Changes to Rewards Program

PokerStars Adds More Changes to Rewards Program

PokerStars is set to implement more changes to its rewards program, Séverin Rasset, Director of Poker Innovation and Operations for the online poker room revealed in a post in its corporate blog. The changes will take effect in May and Denmark will be the first regulated jurisdiction those will be […]

by · April 4, 2017 · Events & Reports
Why Online Gambling Operators Avoid Tax-Heavy Jurisdictions

Why Online Gambling Operators Avoid Tax-Heavy Jurisdictions

Poland’s new gambling law came into effect on Saturday, April 1, 2017. And although its original idea was for the country to introduce a regulatory regime that complied with contemporary demand and the overall iGaming environment in Europe, things actually went a bit wrong. The online gambling community witnessed in […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Events & Reports
Macau Posts Highest Casino Revenue Increase Since February 2014

Macau Posts Highest Casino Revenue Increase Since February 2014

Macau’s casinos generated MOP21.2 billion ($2.6 billion) in gross gaming revenue in March, figures by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau show. The amount reported reflects an 18.1% increase from the same month a year earlier. The rise was the highest year-on-year one since February 2014 when gross gaming revenue […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Events & Reports
New England’s War for Casino Patrons Heats Up with New Gambling Expansion Legislative Efforts

New England’s War for Casino Patrons Heats Up with New Gambling Expansion Legislative Efforts

After the New Hampshire Senate passed earlier this week a bill that would legalize the construction of up to two casinos, it can be said that the war for precious casino clientele will probably intensify even more in New England. Located in the US Northeast, the New England region is […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Events & Reports
Sweden May Regulate Online Gambling Market in Early 2019

Sweden May Regulate Online Gambling Market in Early 2019

Following media reports from earlier this week, the results from a year-and-a-half long probe into Sweden’s gambling industry were published today. Commissioned by the Swedish government and led by Lotteriinspektionen Director General Håkan Hallstedt, the review recommends that the country scraps Svenska Spel’s current monopoly over online gambling and replace […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Events & Reports
William Hill Appoints Ruth Prior as CFO to Mend Profitability

William Hill Appoints Ruth Prior as CFO to Mend Profitability

Gambling operator William Hill today announced that Ruth Prior will replace Philip Bowcock as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Bowcock has recently been appointed as the company’s new CEO after it had looked for a new head for almost a year. Ms. Prior is joining William Hill from payment processing company […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Events & Reports
Bookmakers Bet Big on French Presidential Election

Bookmakers Bet Big on French Presidential Election

A surprising 2016 that saw Britain vote ‘leave’ on the EU referendum and former casino mogul Donald Trump defy all logic and become the 45th President of the United States taught us all a lesson that the unpredictability of politics should never be underestimated. Opinion polls, political experts, and even […]

by · March 29, 2017 · Events & Reports
New Swiss Law Fences Online Gambling Market to Local Casino Operators Only

New Swiss Law Fences Online Gambling Market to Local Casino Operators Only

The regulation of the Swiss online gambling market has been discussed as an important topic by local lawmakers for several years now. The Swiss Parliament has recently made progress in the creation of a new set of regulations, although its efforts may not be very welcomed by many. Early in […]

by · March 29, 2017 · Events & Reports
Ladbrokes Coral Hails UK Retail Performance Ahead of Looming FOBTs Crackdown

Ladbrokes Coral Hails UK Retail Performance Ahead of Looming FOBTs Crackdown

Gambling operator Ladbrokes Coral posted its first post-merger annual financial report after Ladbrokes and Coral combined their operations in November 2016. Pro forma revenue amounted to £2.4 billion for the year ended December 31, 2016, reflecting an increase of 11% from 2015. Group EBITDA totaled £380.7 million, up 14% year-on-year. […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Events & Reports
Why Operators Leave Poland’s ‘Liberalized’ Gambling Market

Why Operators Leave Poland’s ‘Liberalized’ Gambling Market

Online gambling has seen its role for the growth of the overall gambling industry increase significantly over the past decade or so. The Internet has allowed players (almost) unlimited access to different betting and gaming options and the convenience of not having to go to a specific venue to wager. […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Events & Reports
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