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Paddy Power launches Spotlight content across retail estate

Paddy Power has partnered with Spotlight Sports Group, with the bookmaker launching Spotlight’s sport content across its retail estate. The sports data and analysis is the first of its kind to be launched in retail stores from Spotlight, and will...

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...

Sportradar names Jeffery Yabuki as new chairman of global board

Sportradar has appointed Jeffery Yabuki as the new chairman of its global board of directors. Yabuki served as Fiserv’s CEO from 2005 to 2020, during which the company grew its revenue from $3.2bn to $10bn, before stepping down in July...

Detroit casinos set to reopen after shutdown

Casinos in Detroit, Michigan, plan to reopen next week after being closed for over a month due to the coronavirus pandemic. MGM Grand Detroit and MotorCity Casino Hotel will reopen on 23 December, while Greektown Casino could also welcome back...

BOS: Gambling Market Inquiry proposals to “erode” consumer protection in Sweden

Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS) believes the Swedish Gambling Market Inquiry’s recommendations to propose further restrictions on the country’s gaming market will “lead to a deterioration in consumer protection.” The inquiry was led by former MP Anna-Lena Sörenson, who submitted the...

Casinos in Illinois hopeful of 15 January reopening

The governor of Illinois has expressed optimism that the state might soon move out of Tier 3 lockdown, which means the casinos in the state are likely to be allowed to once again open their doors.   Governor J.B. Pritzker said Illinois’...

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...

Unidentified cash worth $7.4m found amid probe at South Korean casino

South Korean police have discovered unidentified cash worth KRW8.1bn ($7.4m) at a resort casino on Jeju Island, potentially connected to alleged theft by an employee at the company. The Jeju Provincial Police Agency confirmed that investigators are in the process...

Thailand police arrest 40 in illegal gambling den

Police in Thailand have arrested 40 people at a suspected gambling den in Nonthaburi province, as reported by the Nation Thailand. Acting on a tip-off, the Crime Suppression Division raided a house in Bang Bua Thong district, seizing gambling tables,...

EGBA forecasts 23% drop in Europe’s GGR for 2020

According to new data published by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and H2 Gambling Capital, Europe’s total gross gaming revenue (GGR) will drop 23% this year. EGBA suggests GGR will drop from €98.6bn ($120.44bn) for 2019 to €75.9bn...