GambleAware New 5-Year Strategy Overview

GambleAware New 5-Year Strategy Overview

As reported by Casino Guardian in November, the leading charity in the UK – GambleAware – has called gambling operators in the industry to help financing non-profitable organisations which are focused at treatment and prevention of problem gambling behaviour. The charity organisation, once known as the Responsible Gambling Trust, also published a completely new 5-year strategy, once again claiming its commitment to help gambling addicts who have been affected by the consequences of problem gambling behaviour. The strategy in question is based on GambleAware’s goal to bring the levels of…

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Blueprint Gaming Content Goes Live with GVC Holdings’ Casino Brands

Blueprint Gaming Content Goes Live with GVC Holdings’ Casino Brands

The online gaming company GVC Holdings entered into a partnership agreement with Blueprint Gaming. The company revealed it has signed a new content deal with the leading UK-based game studio that operates as part of the Gauselmann Group in order to enhance and expand its casino portfolio in both the international domain of the brand and in a number of regulated markets. According to the Chief Product Officer of GVC Holdings Liron Snir, the deal would result in a major boost to the company’s casino games suite. Mr. Snir confirmed…

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Ladbrokes-Coral Merger Effects on UK Gambling Industry

Ladbrokes-Coral Merger Effects on UK Gambling Industry

On November 1st, 2016 the UK-based casino, betting and gambling operators Ladbrokes and Gala Coral finally managed to complete their long-awaited merger after months of negotiations, regulatory scrutiny and additional conditions imposed. The two brand’s merger created the biggest retail bookmaker on the territory of the UK, which is now known under the name Ladbrokes Coral Group Plc. The combined company is now known as the largest retail bookmaker in the UK, with more than 3,500 betting outlets in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Around 25,000 people are currently employed…

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IGT Signs Two Partnership Agreements to Enhance Market Presence

IGT Signs Two Partnership Agreements to Enhance Market Presence

International Game Technology Plc revealed that its affiliate IGT Global Solutions Corporation has managed to win a contract with the Lottery Commission of the State of Massachusetts. Under the terms of the agreement, the UK-based operator is to provide the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission with a new central gaming system, as well as with an integrated website and terminal software applications. The website that is to be offered by IGT is to be used for the purpose of displaying general Lottery information, but also for marketing purpose and of course,…

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Yggdrasil Signs Partnership Agreement with GIG

Yggdrasil Signs Partnership Agreement with GIG

Today the web-based and mobile casino operator Yggdrasil Gaming, which currently operates as a subsidiary of the Swedish gaming company Cherry Ab, revealed that it has reached a partnership agreement with the Maltese iGaming services provider Gaming Innovation Group (GIG). Under the terms of the deal, Yggdrasil Gaming is to provide its entire portfolio of award-winning video slots to GIG. The Chief Executive Officer of Yggdrasil Gaming Fredrik Elmqvist shared that everyone at the company’s team wa excited to be joining forces with Gaming Innovation Group. He also described the…

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William Hill’s Endeavours to Rekindle Profitability

William Hill’s Endeavours to Rekindle Profitability

William Hill has had quite tumultuous several years, maybe the most tumultuous ones in the operator’s more than an eighty-year history. In 2016, that burdensome period culminated in the company lowering its operating profit forecast, ousting its CEO, and walking out of two multi-billion merger and acquisition deals that would have either improved its uncomfortable state or made it even more uncomfortable. Founded in 1934, William Hill has firmly established itself as a leading bookmaker and gambling operator, as a whole. Over the past eight decades, the company has seen…

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Inspired Gaming Group Signs Collaboration Deal with Aintree

Inspired Gaming Group Signs Collaboration Deal with Aintree

The UK-based provider of virtual sports, SBG video lottery and mobile gaming solutions Inspired Gaming Group announced that it has inked an exclusive long-term collaboration agreement with The Jockey Club and Carm Productions. The deal would result in producing a one-of-a-kind Virtual Grand National. The Chief Commercial Officer at the Digital Games division of Inspired Gaming Steve Rogers said that the virtual races provided by the company were currently reached by customers in more than 50,000 outlets all over the world. According to him, they had become an important part…

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Yggdrasil Inks Content Partnership Agreement with Tain

Yggdrasil Inks Content Partnership Agreement with Tain

The prominent subsidiary of Cherry Ab – the online and mobile casino gaming operator Yggdrasil Gaming officially announced that it has inked a deal with the platform and content supplier Tain. Under the terms of the agreement, Yggdrasil will provide Tain, which is known as one of the longest-serving platforms in the online gaming industry, with its portfolio of high-quality video slots games. The Chief Executive Officer of Yggdrasil Gaming Fredrik Elmqvist commented on the agreement, saying that the entire team of the company was very happy with the fact…

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Catena Media Acquires Casino UK to Consolidate UK Presence

Catena Media Acquires Casino UK to Consolidate UK Presence

Malta-based performance marketing company Catena Media has finalised another large acquisition in the UK, which comes as part of Catena’s strategy to consolidate its fast-growing presence in the European lead generation market, and more specifically in the iGaming sector. The company announced it has acquired the website of the Casino UK brand – casinouk.com – together with its related assets at the prize of €10.6 million. The prize of the takeover agreement will be paid as soon as the deal is finalised. The Chief Executive Officer of Catena Robert Andersson…

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Mr Green Starts Trading on Nasdaq Stockholm Market

Mr Green Starts Trading on Nasdaq Stockholm Market

The online gambling operator Mr Green started trading of its shares on the Nasdaq Stockholm market, becoming the 76th company that got listed at the main Nasdaq’s Nordic markets in 2016. The official start of trading was given as planned on November 30th. The Senior Vice President and Head of European listings at Nasdaq Adam Kostyál welcomed the Stockholm-based company to the main market of Nasdaq, saying that the company would be one of the greatest additions to the operators included in the consumer services sector. Mr. Kostyál congratulated the…

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