Category: news

  • OPAP Reports Growth in Q3 Boosted by Online Segment

    OPAP Reports Growth in Q3 Boosted by Online Segment

    The leading gaming operator in Greece, OPAP, released its latest financial results Tuesday. The company reported strong growth in gross gaming revenue (GGR) for the third quarter and the first nine months of 2022. OPAP Releases Third Quarter Results, GGR up 6.1% In total, OPAP’s GGR for the third quarter this year hit €498.8 million […]

  • Legislation News of the Week: KSA Investigates Affiliate Sites, Norway Will Fine Kindred

    Legislation News of the Week: KSA Investigates Affiliate Sites, Norway Will Fine Kindred

    The Norwegian authorities have focused on the Kindred Group again. The Dutch regulator has launched a new investigation in regards to several affiliate sites. In the meantime, the Swedish monopoly operators want to join forces to make the local market more transparent. Entain has expanded its range of services with new licenses in Germany. And […]

  • Waterhouse VC: Crunch time in the US

    Waterhouse VC: Crunch time in the US

    In his latest column, which goes live first on iGB, Tom Waterhouse of Waterhouse VC scrutinises the gambling stock performance in the US, and the variable of customer acquisition costs. As discussed in our June newsletter, investors in US online wagering operators are growing impatient with the losses recorded for the sake of gaining market […]

  • Lithuania regulator warns Top Sport over sponsorship of World Cup prediction game

    Lithuania regulator warns Top Sport over sponsorship of World Cup prediction game

    Lithuania’s Gambling Supervisory Authority has issued a warning to Top Sport UAB after ruling that its sponsorship of a prediction game for the ongoing 2022 Fifa World Cup was in breach of regulations. The Topikas.lt website challenges players to predict the outcome of matches at the World Cup, which kicked off last week in Qatar […]

  • GBC-Time iGaming Round-Up 2022 Conference Kicks Off Today

    GBC-Time iGaming Round-Up 2022 Conference Kicks Off Today

    The much-anticipated online event from GBC-Time starts today. Tune in at 13:30 CET for the iGaming Round-Up 2022 conference and learn from the best. For its online event, GBC-Time gathered speakers from leading iGaming companies like Evoplay, Parimatch, TVBet, Beter Live, and CasinoGuru. In two days of the iGaming Round-Up event, the visitors will have […]

  • Fariplay Exchange partners with 1account

    Fariplay Exchange partners with 1account

    Fairplay Exchange has appointed 1account, leading specialists in KYC and AML services for the gambling sector, to integrate its KYC authentication solution into the new peer-to-peer cashless betting platform. 1account will also provide access to global PEPs and sanctions databases. The app, due to be launched in February 2023, will transform the way people who […]

  • Megaworld Arranges $261 million Financing of new Winford casino project: Metro Manila

    Megaworld Arranges $261 million Financing of new Winford casino project: Metro Manila

    One of the biggest property developers in the Philippines, Megaworld Corporation, part of Aliance Global Group Inc., has signed a 261 mllion dollar (PHP 15 billion) investment agreement with Winford Resort for a three-hectare “new integrated lifestyle community” in Manilla with “residental condominiums, hotels and commercial developments with a casino complex.” Metro Manila: This 261 […]

  • New Casino Expected to Open at Sri Lanka’s Lotus Tower

    New Casino Expected to Open at Sri Lanka’s Lotus Tower

    Sri Lanka’s Colombo Nelum Kuluna (also known as the Lotus Tower in Colombo) is in the top 20 of the tallest buildings in the world and is expected to garner a lot of investor interest to better develop the region. It has a total of 13 floors to offer shopping, restaurants, luxury hotel rooms, and […]

  • Australia’s biggest poker machine operator charged by Victorian regulator for failure to facilitate mandatory pre-commitment technology

    Australia’s biggest poker machine operator charged by Victorian regulator for failure to facilitate mandatory pre-commitment technology

    Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group (ALH) will be faced with 62 charges by the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC) for supposedly using gaming machines that didn’t have obligatory pre-commitment tech facilitated. The 62 charges carry a maximum fine of up to 1,35 million dollars. Mandatory Victorian technology: The technology, called YourPlay, provides gamblers […]

  • Entain granted gaming and poker licences in Germany

    Entain granted gaming and poker licences in Germany

    Entain has announced this week that licences have been awarded by the State Administrative Office of Saxony-Anhalt, for the operation of its gaming and poker services throughout Germany. The Group has been granted all five licences it applied for, enabling it to offer gaming under its bwin, Ladbrokes and Sportingbet brands, and poker under bwin […]