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Melco sells Crown stake, senior executives to depart

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By Tim Poole Melco Resorts & Entertainment has sold its 9.99% stake in Crown Resorts to The Blackstone Group. The casino operator only acquired shares in its Australian counterpart last June, with an announcement coming in late May. However, a public...

Malta Poker Festival founder: Live poker will need to incorporate online post-COVID

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By Owain Flanders According to Ivonne Montealegre, founder and event director of the Malta Poker Festival, live poker will regain its popularity after the current crisis but will see some changes. Speaking on a panel during the SBC Digital Summit,...

Current pandemic to force “digital transformation” in US gambling, says panel

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By Iqbal Johal The coronavirus outbreak could lead to a digital transformation for lotteries in the US, according to a panel. Discussing US lotteries during the coronavirus at SBC’s Digital Summit, the Oregon State Lottery CEO Barry Pack believes the...

Operators not taking current situation lightly, says William Hill director

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By Iqbal Johal Operators are not taking the current situation brought about by the coronavirus pandemic lightly and are very much focused on player protection, according to a panellist from William Hill. Speaking at payments day of the SBC Digital...

Sazka Group posts healthy revenue and profit rises for 2019

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By Iqbal Johal Revenue for Sazka Group has increased 6% year-on-year for 2019, while profit also showed a 35% rise. Gross gaming revenue (GGR) through 31 December rose to €1.91bn ($2.09bn), with net gaming revenue also up 6% to €1.31bn. Profit...

FSB panel: Pandemic has become “a real leveller” between fans and players

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By Tim Poole Kevin Dale, CEO, Faraway Sports, says the current coronavirus pandemic has brought sports fans and athletes closer together. It's a concept which has helped FSB’s Remote Darts League (RDL) succeed, according to Dale, who helped the supplier...

Stars Group CEO praises staff ahead of imminent Flutter merger

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By Iqbal Johal The Stars Group (TSG) CEO Rafi Ashkenazi has posted somewhat of a farewell message, ahead of the operator’s merger with Flutter Entertainment. Yesterday (30 April) Flutter announced its acquisition of TSG will be completed on 5 May...

Macau’s revenue drops in April

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By Violeta Prockyte Data shows that gross gaming revenue (GGR) for Macau casinos fell by 96.8% compared to April last year. The revenue is also 85.7% less than March’s. The data from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau showed...

Gambling Commission appoints four senior commissioners

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By Iqbal Johal The Gambling Commission has announced the appointment of four commissioners to start effective immediately. Terry Babbs, Brian Bannister, Jo Hill and Sir Martin Narey will take up their positions on the Gambling Commission's Board of Commissioners, after...

Coronavirus: GVC executives agree to 20% pay cut

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By Owain Flanders GVC Holdings has provided an update on its board and executive remuneration as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The operator’s board of directors and members of its executive committee have agreed to take a voluntary 20%...

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