Crown Resorts' Melbourne casino to face royal commission in Victoria while yet another director quits following Bergin report.
William Hill blames UK tax “disruption” for 30% H1 profit fall
William Hill's H1 profit falls 3% thanks to new UK online and retail gaming taxes; Hills takes stake in online lottery provider Neogames.
Gaming Industry News Weekly Recap – Stories You Might Have Missed
The gambling stories that made headlines during the week of Aug. 2-8, 2015.
Melco Crown profit falls 83%, CEO says Macau VIP “will never be what it once was”
Melco Crown Ent. profit falls 83% in Q2; CEO Lawrence Ho says while mass market will rebound, VIP market "will never be what it once was."
Zynga’s social casino franchise rescues Q2 numbers but user exodus continues
Social gamers Zynga report better than expected bookings in Q2 with social casino franchise the star performer; Willy Wonka slot on the way.
Paradise Co Ltd profits fall by half thanks to MERS, awol VIPs
South Korea's leading casino operator Paradise Co Ltd says profit fell 47% in Q2 due to a MERS outbreak and a dearth of Chinese VIPs.
Malaysia waiting to pounce on illegal text message betting syndicate
Malaysian authorities says they've identified an illegal text message betting operation but are waiting for the right moment to pounce.
Minnesota Lottery sets date for online shutdown as vendor lawsuits loom
Minnesota Lottery online site to go dark Aug. 31 after legislators voted to scrap online scratchers; vendor lawsuits could cost state $12m.
Unibet bucks trends by posting poker gains; Kambi operator turnover soars
Unibet reports all-time revenue record in Q2 as poker vertical breaks losing streak; Kambi Sports Solutions operator turnover rises 38%.