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FA fails to push back Kieran Trippier betting ban; suspension to end in February

England international footballer Kieran Trippier’s 10-week ban for betting breaches will stand after the Football Association (FA) failed in its bid to appeal the decision. The ban, which started on 21 December and ends on 28 February, now applies to...

AGEM announces leadership role changes

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) has announced its latest leadership team, to be headed by newly elected president David Lucchese. Lucchese, EVP sales, marketing & digital for Everi, will serve a two-year term as president. He replaces Luke...

South Korea baseball club calls for player suspension after gambling allegations

South Korean baseball club Doosan Bears has asked the league office to suspend two minor league players, pitcher Jeong Hyun-wook and catcher Kwon Ki-young. Jeong reportedly purchased Sports Toto lottery tickets and Kwon gambled on an illegal betting website. Sports Toto...

G2E Asia to take place in August 2021 at the Venetian Macao

Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia, the trade show for the Asian gaming and entertainment industry, will take place at the Venetian Macao on 17-19 August, 2021. The event is traditionally held in May but has been postponed several times in...

Hard Rock International acquires London casino licence

Hard Rock International has acquired the casino premise licence from The Ritz Club in London. The operator says the transaction will allow it to "seek out and establish a new casino premise in London, continuing Hard Rock's expansion into major gateway...

Melco Resorts issues offering of senior notes worth $250m

Melco Resorts Finance, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment, has announced an international offering of 5.375% senior notes due 2029. According to a statement from the operator, “the offering consists of $250m aggregate principal amount of Additional Notes,...

Sazka enlists Justin King to advise on National Lottery bid

Sazka has enlisted Justin King to advise on its bid for the UK National Lottery licence. The European lottery group last year entered the Gambling Commission’s competition to select the operator of the fourth licence to run the UK National...

Clive Hawkswood joins Gambling Integrity as executive advisor

Gambling Integrity has announced that regulatory executive Clive Hawkswood has joined its team in an advisory role. The UK gambling governance consultancy company, which helps organisations focus on safer gambling, said it was “delighted to welcome Hawkswood to the team”,...

Zoë Osmond to succeed Marc Etches as GambleAware CEO

Zoë Osmond will be replacing Marc Etches as GambleAware's new CEO at the end of March 2021. Osmond previously served as communications and engagement director at the gambling charity, while also previously holding CEO, managing partner and global business director...

Gambling with Lives: “Licensed operators offer totally inadequate consumer protection”

Gambling with Lives, a charity aiming to raise awareness of problem gambling, has called on the UK government to raise standards in the gambling industry after suggesting that licensed operators offer “totally inadequate consumer protection.” In a letter sent by...