LVBet kickstarts LatAm expansion with Douglas Costa partnership

Sportsbook and online casino operator LVBet has kickstarted its bid to enhance its Latin American market status by appointing Douglas Costa as its Brand Ambassador for Brazil. Under the terms of the partnership, Costa will provide the operator with ‘expert insight and opinions’ as the firm seeks to capitalise on the burgeoning Latin American sports …

Parimatch secures full Ukraine online gambling rights

CIS online gambling group Parimatch, has become the first operator to fully validate of its Ukraine online gambling services, having secured licencing approval for online casino, sports betting and poker. Yesterday, Parimatch communicated that it had completed its full Ukraine licensing provisions, becoming the first operator to obtain a sports betting licence validated by the …

Entain embraces sustainable energy with carbon-neutral pledge

Entain, the holding company behind Ladbrokes and Coral, has announced a new commitment to sustainable energy, pledging to become completely carbon neutral by no later than 2025. The operator will reduce and offset emissions within its own operations, in addition to cooperating with suppliers to decarbonise its supply chain. The group currently maintains a 24,000-strong …

Oryx Gaming facilitates Senator’s entry into Croatia’s online gaming market with turnkey solution

In a deal that further expands its European presence, Oryx Gaming has entered into an agreement with experienced land-based casino operator Senator, providing it with its first online solution, including the Bragg Gaming Group company’s (TSXV:BRAG) iGaming platform, Oryx Hub, and the extensive selection of Oryx RGS (remote gaming server ) and third party content. Operating […]

Vietnamese province pushing for permission to build a second casino resort

In Vietnam and authorities in Khanh Hoa Province have reportedly begun lobbying the central government for permission to bring a new $2.24 billion integrated casino resort to the large island of Hon Tre. According to a report from GGRAsia citing earlier stories from the news domains at VnExpress.net and TuoiTreNews.vn, the envisioned but as yet […]

Coronavirus-related slump in annual profit for William Hill

British online and retail sportsbetting giant William Hill has released its financial results for 2020 showing that its aggregated net revenues decreased by 16% year-on-year to just over £1.3 billion ($1.8 billion) primarily owing to the negative impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The London-listed behemoth used an official press release (pdf) to detail that its […]

Pragmatic Play grows LatAM footprint via Peruvian operator; adds ONE Blackjack to its growing live casino portfolio

In keeping with its ambitious production pace, Pragmatic Play has expanded its footprint in the burgeoning Latin American market courtesy of a new content deal with Peruvian operator Aposta365, while also enhancing its live casino vertical with its latest offering, ONE Blackjack. Under the agreement, the multi-product content provider to the iGaming industry will make […]

Fresh Eight Limited acquisition for Sportradar AG

Sports data intelligence specialist Sportradar AG has announced that it will be strengthening its AD:S digital marketing services platform following the purchase for an undisclosed amount of personalized messaging innovator Fresh Eight Limited. The Swiss firm used an official press release to detail that the acquisition was conducted by its Sportradar Management Limited subsidiary on […]

Ali Imsirovic wins MILLIONS Online High Roller Turbo event

Since mid-February, the partypoker MILLIONS Online has been in full swing. Players have been competing in a variety of events, from standard NHL options to more obscure formats. Just this week, Event #21 finished up with Ali Imsirovic earning the first-place prize in the High Roller Turbo tournament. For the win, Imsirovic banked just over […]