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MGM online unit raises $250m

Roar Digital, a U.S. sports betting and online gaming company, said its shareholders, MGM Resorts and GVC have committed to a second round of investment, bringing the total to $450 million. 

Gamesys Group plc

U.K.-listed online gaming group, owner of brands such as Vera&John, Solid Gaming and Golden Hero.

1XBet shortlisted for Global Gaming Award

1xBet has been shortlisted at the Global Gaming Awards in the “Digital Product of the Year” category. 

Grant Johnson to head CoD Mediterranean

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has promoted Grant Johnson as senior vice president, property general manager, of its City of Dreams Mediterranean project and Cyprus Casinos.

Grant Johnston

Promoted to senior vice president, property general manager of Melco's City of Dreams Mediterranean project and Cyprus Casinos in July 2020.

Coronavirus live updates: Renewed Victoria lockdown hits Crown Melbourne reopening plans

The latest news and updates on the Covid-19 (coronavirus) - with regularly updated information relating to new cases, travel restrictions and other information to...

Start-time errors lead to biggest sports book loss in Vegas

Incorrectly entered start times on Korean and Chinese baseball matches lead to a quarter of a million in winning wagers at MGM Resorts over the weekend, in what may be the biggest loss ever in Las Vegas on games that have already started, according to local media reports.

Ukraine parliament fails to vote on gambling law

The parliamentary voting on Ukraine’s draft gambling law has been rescheduled to 14th of July 2020, after failing to be pushed through last week,...

Genting ramps up online business in Europe

Genting Group, one of the world’s largest casino companies, has been investing in expansion of its online business in Europe at a time when more land-based operators are eyeing adding a digital strategy to cushion the impact from Covid-19.

Far East Consortium reports 4.6 percent increase in annual gaming revenue

Far East Consortium reported a 4.6 percent year-on-year increase in its gaming revenues for the year ending March 31, 2020. The firm noted that “gaming...

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