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Flutter to «vigorously defend» against Fox’s FanDuel lawsuit

Fox Corp has filed an arbitration claim over the value of its stake in FanDuel, which is owned by Flutter Entertainment. Flutter now owns around 95% of FanDuel after it bought a 37.2% stake from Fastball Holdings last year. It...

Ulrik Bengtsson named new chairman of the board at Raketech

Raketech has announced Ulrik Bengtsson as its new chairman of the board of directors, after Christian Lundberg declined to re-elect for the position. Bengtsson is currently CEO at William Hill, joining the operator in 2018 as chief digital officer and...

Mayor of London vows to ban gambling adverts on the tube

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has pledged to ban gambling adverts from the tube if he is re-elected next month. The Mayor’s election manifesto has been released and within it, Khan has said he would like to remove adverts...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare highest-grossing game of 2020; COD betting on the rise?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has been announced as the highest-grossing premium game of 2020, having generated revenue of $1.91bn. Due to the pandemic, the gaming industry saw a strong 2020 with many locked down in their homes playing computer...

GKL posts $5.3m in revenue for March 2021 amid casino reopenings

Grand Korea Leisure (GKL) has posted revenue of KRW5.95bn (US$5.3m) for March 2021 following the reopening of its Seoul casinos. The South Korean foreigner-only operator reported revenue of just KRW507m in February, when only Seven Luck Casino Busan Lotte was...

Deutsche Bank predicts $2.96bn in Q2 GGR for Macau

Deutsche Bank has predicted Macau’s GGR for the second quarter will reach $2.96bn, a 32% drop from the $4.39bn that was previously predicted for the three months until 30 June. The adjusted figures would still be a 635% boost compared...

MGM-Orix consortium remains Osaka’s only IR partner

The Osaka Government has announced the prefecture didn’t attract any new potential partners for its planned integrated resort, after an extension of its request-for-proposal (RFP) process. Currently, the only contender that’s qualified for the bid is a consortium consisting of...

NHS director calls for gambling firms to fund addiction treatment

The national mental health director for NHS England says gambling firms should be served with a compulsory levy to fund addiction treatment. A voluntary system is currently in place, allowing the industry to decide how much it contributes to helping...

16 administrators of major online gambling network arrested in Thailand

Thai police have arrested 16 alleged administrators of a major online gambling network with a monthly circulation of THB50m (US$1.6m). Five houses were raided by Crime Suppression Division (CSD) officers in Nang Rong, a town within the northeastern province of...

Scout Gaming reaches agreement with Interwetten

Fantasy sports provider Scout Gaming has reached a software licence agreement with operator Interwetten. With the agreement, Interwetten will gain access to Scout Gaming’s platform and will launch Scout’s prediction game for this year’s Euros tournament. Integration of the platform will...