Gambling News

Gala Coral Group reports £25.6m loss in final quarterly report before Ladbrokes merger due to exceptional items and new taxes.

888 Holdings sees 39% rise in H1 pre-tax profits thanks to strong showing from casino, sports verticals; Rank Group merger officially dead.

Swedish gambling operator Cherry AB posted an 80 percent increase in its second quarter revenue, thanks to its online offerings.

India’s largest gaming and hospitality company is taking a $7 million punt on the online gambling space.

Poker News

Round-up of the action towards the end of the EPT in Barcelona; a fourth Finnish victory at a Unibet Open; WSOPC Foxwoods round-up.

The MPN gets ready to crown The Greatest Poker Player in the Universe when the Universal Championship of Poker kicks off in September.

Three little tales including ESPN's coverage of the WSOP; PokerListings Spirit of Poker Awards; and Gus Hansen returns to the online tables.

David Einhorn has bought 3.8M Amaya shares, and Dara O'Kearney writes about the same company that gives me the impression that he won't be.

Casino News

Scientific Games inks deal to acquire Canadian technology rival DEQ Systems, launches 41-seat Stadium Blackjack station at Mohegan Sun.

Nevada casinos earn $1b in gaming revenue in July thanks to record baseball betting take and tenfold rise in overall sports revenue.

Success Universe is not feeling successful in the first half of the year as reflected by its widening net loss and slumping revenues.

Macau’s gross domestic product has contracted by 7.1% in the 2nd quarter of the year, marking the eight consecutive quarterly GDP decline.

Sports News

The defending NFC South champion Carolina Panthers enter the 2016-2017 season as prohibitive favorites to repeat.

West Ham has extended their shirt sponsorship deal with Betway, and Sheffield United take on Betsafe as their new in-stadium sponsor.

All things point to this division being a two horse race between defending champion Arizona and perennial power Seattle.

UEFA change the rules to guarantee four Champions League Group Stage passes to Europe's top four leagues.

Conferences

From October 25th to 26th the SLS Las Vegas will host Esports & Casino Resorts, a two-day conference dedicated to esports education.

EIG 2016 Promo Video

CalvinAyre.com brings you the EIG 2016 promo video happening on October 18-20 2016 in Berlin.

Online gambling industry professionals gathered in London on August 18th for a Summer Social hosted by SBC and Totally Gaming Academy.

iGB Affiliate are pleased to announce the full conference schedule for the Berlin Affiliate Conference 2016 on the 20th – 23rd October 2016.

Videos

Phill Brear of Gibraltar Gambling Commission explains why UK’s exit from the EU has little impact on Gibraltar’s online gambling industry.

In this interview with Rebecca Liggero, Nigel Birrell of Lottoland tells us lottery operators can lure millennials into playing the game.

In this interview, Oscar Fonrodona of Akamon explains how land-based and online casinos can effectively tap into the Latin American market.

EIG 2016 Promo Video

CalvinAyre.com brings you the EIG 2016 promo video happening on October 18-20 2016 in Berlin.

Editorial

With the NFL season about to kick off, Las Vegas sportsbooks are about to get a nice revenue bump.

We bring you news of the evolution of the European Poker Tour, the sorry mess that is the California Online Poker debacle, and much more.

Why do people love Pokémon Go so much & what can the online gambling industry learn from this nonmonetary, augmented reality app obsession?

Anyone remember Brexit? That thing where Britons voted by a healthy majority it leave the European Union? Yeah, well surprise surprise.