Gambling Herald
  • Gambling
    IGT CFO Announces Departure from Company

    In pursuit of other professional opportunities, Alberto Fornaro has resigned from his position as IGT CFO. His specialist skills will surely be missed by the company, but an interim name has already been drawn. Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, Timothy Rishton, was unanimously approved by the board of directors at IGT to fill […]

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  • Gambling
    Marathonbet and Real Madrid Become Sponsorship Partners

    Spanish football club Real Madrid have just been announced as the new official partners of Marathonbet. The Russian-based company will become the first of its kind to sponsor the La Liga team. This comes after a summer full of newly formed partnerships between gambling firms and football clubs. Let’s find out how well Marathonbet and […]

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  • Gambling
    Svenska Spel Boss Slams “Shadow Gaming Companies” in Swedish Market

    Patrik Hofbauer, the CEO of Svenska Spel, has reportedly condemned “shadow gaming companies” who act deceivingly in the Swedish gambling market. He has turned his attention to the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA), to sharpen up and ‘deal with’ these operators. Let’s take a look at what exactly has stirred all this commotion.  When the Swedish […]

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  • Gambling
    Eldorado Caesars Merger Given Green Light by Shareholders

    In June, an Eldorado Caesars merger for $17.3bn was agreed from the two companies. Since then, it was announced that shareholders have agreed to combine the two companies in a cash and stock merger. Let’s take a look.  If you take a look at the latest online gambling news, you’ll find that there has been […]

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  • Gambling
    Helio Gaming Appoint New CEO in Keith Galea

    According to the latest reports, Helio Gaming announced a new CEO in Keith Galea, replacing Richard Mifsud. The appointment comes after Galea was selected as the company’s COO in June. The executive will now make the step up, with Mifsud moving into a consultancy role with the firm. Let’s take a look.  Before we jump […]

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  • Gambling
    NJ October sees 297% Rise in Sports Betting Revenue

    According to the latest reports in the US, NJ October saw the state rack up a total of $292.9m in gaming revenue. This is considered to be a 23% rise year-on-year. Sports wagering revenue saw the biggest leap, rising 297% to $46.4m. Another interesting factor was internet gaming which increased 69% to $45.2m. Let’s take […]

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  • Gambling
    Camelot H1 Sees Improvement in Lottery Sales

    The latest reports coming out of the UK have announced the Camelot H1 results, in which the operator saw improvement. The group are operators of the UK National Lottery and have announced year-on-year increases across the board in its H1 report. Let’s take a look.  Before we jump straight into it, feel free to browse […]

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  • Gambling
    SportPesa CEO will Reconsider Operations in Kenyan Market

    Ronald Karauri, the SportPesa CEO, has announced the company plans to consider continuing operations in Kenya following a new tax rule of 20% on all betting stakes. Previously, the company halted operations because the government imposed a 20% excise tax on all betting stakes. Now, the government have overruled a 20% tax on winnings. Let’s […]

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