Xavier Walsh stepping down as boss of beleaguered Crown Resorts Limited

In Australia and the Victorian royal commission looking into the local gambling license suitability of Crown Resorts Limited has reportedly been told that the casino operator’s Chief Executive Officer will be stepping down from later this month. According to a report from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the Melbourne-headquartered firm declared that Xavier Walsh is to […]

Victoria to inaugurate new gaming watchdog featuring bespoke casino unit

As part of its ongoing investigation into the license suitability of Crown Resorts Limited and the government for the southern Australian state of Victoria has reportedly announced that it is to establish a dedicated watchdog for casinos and gambling. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the move from the administration of Premier Daniel […]

PAF upping its Swedish presence with pair of iGaming acquisitions

Finnish iGaming operator Alands Penningautomatforening (PAF) has announced the signing of a deal that has seen it purchase a pair of Sweden-licensed online casino firms owned by Maltese rival Hero Gaming Limited. The Mariehamn-headquartered firm used an official Monday press release to detail that the arrangement for well-known operators Speedy Limited and Speedy Originals Limited […]

Caesars Sportsbook app launched by Caesars Entertainment Incorporated

Some 15 weeks after completing its purchase of land-based and online sportsbetting giant William Hill and American casino operator Caesars Entertainment Incorporated has announced the premiere of its innovative Caesars Sportsbook advance. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Monday press release to detail that the new mobile-friendly service utilizes its own Liberty technology stack […]

SkillOnNet bolsters content portfolio; expands network with Spearhead Studios

Online casino gaming platform SkillOnNet has further enhanced its network of developers having aligned itself with Spearhead Studios to integrate the Spain-based firm’s full content suite into its expansive games portfolio. Specifics of the agreement include SkillOnNet network brands such as PlayOJO, BacanaPlay, PlayUZU and Slingo.com, bolstering their offering, making the real-money game production studio’s […]

Italian football authority calling for two-year suspension of sponsorship ban

In Italy and the governing body for all professional soccer is reportedly calling on the government to temporarily lift a ban that currently prevents clubs from inking sponsorship and advertising deals with sportsbetting operators. According to a report from SBCNews, the Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC) is claiming that the move will help teams across […]

Nevada casinos chalk up optimistic June aggregated gross gaming revenues

The 466 casinos in the American state of Nevada reportedly posted over $1 billion in aggregated gross gaming revenues for June as a sign that they are continuing their recovery from the most hurtful effects of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from G3Newswire citing official information from the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the […]