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IGT extends lottery agreement in Jamaica

International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a seven-year contract extension with Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) to continue providing lottery technology and content in Jamaica. The new agreement will see IGT continue to support SVL until 2033, with the previous contract...

Playtech confirms talks over $200m sale of financial division Finalto

Playtech has announced that an offer has been made to acquire its financial trading division for up to $200m. The online gaming software supplier confirmed that a management consortium backed by Israeli investment and insurance companies have made a cash...

HatchAsia completes takeover of Silver Heritage

HatchAsia Inc, a Philippine company, has completed the takeover of Australia-listed casino operator Silver Heritage Group Ltd. Silver Heritage operated Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa on Nepal’s border with India and the Millionaire’s Club in Kathmandu. Eight months ago, the company entered into voluntary administration.  The board will...

India’s skill gaming industry backs standardised regulations

India’s online skill gaming industry has collectively recommended that the Indian national government establish a new institution to standardise gaming regulations.  According to Asian Gaming Brief, since the1960s, the Supreme Court has distinguished the difference between gambling and games of skill, with the...

DraftKings launches its sportsbook in Virginia

DraftKings has announced the launch of its sportsbook in Virginia, becoming just the second operator to go live in the state. The fantasy and sports betting operator’s online and mobile sportsbook is now available for customers in Virginia, allowing them...

Shaquille O’Neal appointed as PointsBet Australian brand ambassador

PointsBet has appointed National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Shaquille O’Neal as its Australian brand ambassador. The three-time MVP will headline the sports betting operator’s new 2021 Australian brand campaign, which will be launched across digital, mobile, social media and television. “Shaq...

Gaming Realms expands US offering with BetMGM agreement

Gaming Realms has announced an expanded partnership with BetMGM which will see the supplier increase its presence in the US. The three-year direct integration agreement with BetMGM, the joint venture between Entain and MGM Resorts, will see Gaming Realms’ Slingo...

Esports Entertainment Group completes EGL acquisition

Esports Entertainment Group has completed its acquisition of esports events organiser Esports Gaming League (EGL). The esports and online gambling company first announced details of the deal in August 2020, while last month it announced that the deal should be...

The Londoner Macao to launch Phase 1 on 8 February

Macau casino resort The Londoner Macao will launch its first phase on 8 February. The announcement came from Sands China Ltd that operates the venue. The Londoner Macao, previously known as Sands Cotai Central, will open in stages throughout 2021....

Thailand government announces sub-committees to combat illegal gambling

The Thailand government has set up three sub-committees to tackle illegal gambling dens, one of the main causes of the spread of COVID-19 in the country, according to officials. The first sub-committee will be headed by Pol Lt Gen Sarawut...