Global iGaming Business News
The Lithuanian parliament (Seimas) has voted in favor of an amendment to current gambling legislation that will prohibit the promotion of gambling through advertising or promotional offers from July 1st. The ban covers both the online and land-based gambling industry.
The Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) of Greece has granted Swedish online gaming and betting firm Betsson licenses for both online casino and sports betting products and services.
Online gaming provider Playtech has agreed a deal with Holland Casino as the state-owned operator looks to launch its online casino in October of this year.
Caesars Entertainment will reportedly sell UK and European William Hill betting shops & online businesses.
Kindred Group has launched its Unibet sportsbook in Virginia in partnership with gambling platform provider Pala Interactive. The launch follows last week's news that Unibet had been awarded a direct market access mobile sports betting permit in Virginia.
Online gambling firms 888 and Kindred are the latest operators to report double-digit growth in their 2021 first quarter accounts.
Super Group Holding Company (SGHC Ltd.), the parent company of online bookmaker Betway and online casino Spin, has announced a merger agreement with Sports Entertainment Acquisition Cop. (SEAH) that will see the company go public in US markets.