Former OLG Chair Appointed Bragg Director

Ben Hamill - January 19, 2021

Gaming and entertainment giant Bragg Gaming Group has appointed former OLG Chair Paul Godfrey to its board of directors. Godfrey, a well-known Canadian publishing baron, has many years of experience in the world of media, gaming, and spor...Read More

Bragg Cites Big Expansion Driver Of Success

Ben Hamill - September 02, 2020

Toronto iGaming giant Bragg Gaming Group Inc. has released its financial results pertaining to the three months leading up to the end of June this year. A continued focus on growth as well as global diversification is according to the gr...Read More

Bingo Games Help Save Therapy Horse Farm

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2019

Although it looks very like a normal Bingo game, what’s been unfolding at the Brothertown Indian Nation hall every Monday night is so much more. Tim Wiskow, the owner of the Whisper Hill Clydesdales Therapy Farm in Fond du Lac Co...Read More

Bragg Gaming Enjoys Q3 Revenue Surge

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Toronto based iGaming group Bragg Gaming have finally made public their third quarter report for 2019, covering the three-month period ending on the 30th of September. A quick look reveals that the period sa...Read More

SG Corp Drives A Hard Q3 Bargain

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

During a time renowned to have posed new and particularly daunting challenges to many, big-time entertainment player and industry force Scientific Games Corporation has lifted the veil from its financial books for Q3 a...Read More

Why Retirement Is Trending with Millennials

Ben Hamill - September 22, 2019

It was Mark Twain who referred to (old) age being a thing of mind over matter; if you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. Whether or not the same may be said for retirement, is another question altogether. When #Millenn...Read More

Taylor Swift Steps Up For Canadian Student

Ben Hamill - August 19, 2019

Ayesha Khurram, a 20-year old Toronto student, has long been a fan of country-pop singer Taylor Swift. So when the renowned musician stepped in to help her pay outstanding university fees, it’s safe to say that’s s...Read More

Mohegan To Soon Release Q3 Performance

Ben Hamill - August 02, 2019

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment is a tribal operator force to be reckoned with. The operator owns and manages various US casino venues and properties and more recently, ventured over the border and into Ontario. Mohegan has been going ...Read More

Backer Exposes Maurice Hawkins On Twitter

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2019

Poker-pro and record 13-time WSOP gold ring winner Maurice Hawkins isn’t quite as fond of paying his dues as what he is of raking in the money. At least not if what Poker backer and restaurant man Randy Garcia recently posted on Twi...Read More

Ivey Continues To Dodge Borgata Judgment

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

Phil Ivey is a man on the run. Well, so to speak. If the information contained in documents filed by legal counsel for the Borgata are true, then Ivey has yet to settle a single cent of his outstanding debt that was made an order of court...Read More

Ontario Horse Racing To Receive Major Boost

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

Ontario’s horse racing field is about to receive financial aid to the tune of an annual CA$10 million contribution. The province’s Minister of Finance and pro-sportsbetting advocate, Vic Fedeli, recently made the announcement....Read More

UK Launches First Ever Lifetime-Win Lottery

Ben Hamill - March 19, 2019

Most of us would grab at the opportunity of a guaranteed £10,000 monthly income for life. And not having had to have performed a stitch of labour or effort for the privilege is something that most of us can only dream of. For the fi...Read More

BC First Nations to Receive $3bn in Support

Ben Hamill - March 01, 2019

The government of British Columbia has issued its 2019 budget for the Canadian province, and a complete complement of data on it is now available for all interested parties. Many improvements are set to be made in the new budget, and amon...Read More

Loto-Quebec Celebrates Increased 2018 Revenue

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2019

Loto-Quebec, Quebec’s only licensed lottery supplier, recently issued its third-quarter financial report, showing a significant year-on-year increase. Revenues generated during the third quarter of the 2018-19 fiscal year managed to...Read More

US Casino Gamblers Spent $42.7bn in 2018

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2019

Last year was another record-smashing one for America’s commercial casino industry. Commercial gaming across over 20 states raked in more than $42.7 billion in gaming win during the course of 2018, according to data collated by the ...Read More

NetEnt Reveals Full 2018 Financial Results

Ben Hamill - February 21, 2019

Swedish slots software expert NetEnt has just released its full financial breakdown for the 2018 fiscal year, and revealed some promising results therein. The company’s full-year revenue for last year rose by 9% year on year, reachi...Read More

Canadian Online Gaming Sector Thriving

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2019

There have been plenty of interim financial reports released lately in Canada, but March is when the majority of fiscal reports from the previous year are made available to shareholders, analysts, and the public in general. Most of us ca...Read More

IRS Tax Leads to Loss for Las Vegas Sands

Ben Hamill - January 28, 2019

Las Vegas Sands Corporation, Sheldon Adelson’s multi-billion dollar gambling company, has reported a surprising net loss of $40 million for the last quarter of 2018. Reportedly, a hefty one-time income tax payment of $727 million co...Read More

MGA Announces New Dispute Directive

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2018

Whilst most of us try our best to make love and not war, sometimes, disputes are inevitable. The reality is that we do not always see eye to eye because we’re viewing the same situation from different angles. We’re not talking...Read More

The Stars Group Profits’ Soar Post-Acquisitions

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2018

Canadian iGaming operator operates, among other things, two of the world’s most successful online poker brands: PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. It should come as no surprise, then, that fans of the company’s poker offerings w...Read More

Macau Casinos’ Stock Prices Fall by 40%

Ben Hamill - October 19, 2018

The stock prices of the six most successful have collectively fallen by 40% on average since June of 2018. Naturally, this concerning trend has sparked further concerns about a decrease of VIP gamblers flocking to the once-popular gaming...Read More

The Latest Slump in Las Vegas Visits

Ben Hamill - September 29, 2018

Earlier in 2018, Las Vegas casinos seemed to be doing very well. However, the have shown that this is no longer the case. Both MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment reported soft numbers for Q2. The industry giants also pre...Read More

Land Based Casino Revenues Decrease Globally

Ben Hamill - September 28, 2018

Over the past year, financial profits for casinos across the globe have collectively been falling. Drastic decreases have been seen in many cases, and are seemingly a worldwide phenomenon, encompassing Europe, Asia, Austr...Read More

Slots Revenues Soar in Canada and USA

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2018

Any US or Canadian player can testify the fact that slots are practically infallible when it comes to popularity. Now, these players have the data to back up their suspicious, showing clearly that slots sales in both Canada and America ar...Read More

SBG Growth Drives Stars Group’s Revenues

Ben Hamill - September 20, 2018

CEO of Canada’s The Stars Group, Rafi Ashkenazi, has described after the recently purchased business demonstrated fantastic growth across its key financial verticals for the year ended on June 30, 2018. Total revenues for SBG for ...Read More

The Stars Group to File BAR on September 17

Ben Hamill - September 13, 2018

Canada’s has now revealed that it plans to file on Monday, September 17, its business acquisition report (BAR) on . The BAR was reportedly set to include, among other details, SkyBet’s audited fiscal statements for the financ...Read More

Playtech Offloads Plus500 Stake for £176m

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2018

Playtech’s recent choice to sell off its 9.99% stake in the online trading platform Plus500 has come as no surprise, , according to iGaming industry analysts. In a regulatory report filed last week, the developer noted that the sal...Read More

NFL’s Sports Betting Revenues Set to Soar

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2018

The National Football League’s revenues are apparently set to soar by more than $2.3 billion per year thanks to the recently . The news comes according to a recent Nielsen Sports study, which was commissioned by the American Gaming Associ...Read More

BCLC’s Record-Breaking 2018 Earnings

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2018

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation earned record-breaking revenues in its most recent financial year, thanks to an exceptional performance from its online gaming arm. The BCLC recently revealed its fiscal results for the 2017-18 pe...Read More

GCGC Accused of Shredding Financial Records

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2018

The Western Canadian operator of River Rock Casino Resort was given a warning in 2017 that some of the establishment’s staff members may have violated federal financial reporting laws by allegedly shredding paper records detailing h...Read More

Playtech Reports Strong H1 Profit Growth

Ben Hamill - August 31, 2018

UK software supplier Playtech has credited its strategic and operational progress within regulated for a significant rise in its net profit margins. The firm’s net profits grew by 25% year-on-year to €112.4 million ($130m) for...Read More

Catskills Casino Loses $37.3m in Q2

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2018

The gambling industry is in a peculiar situation at the present as it strives to maintain a balance between the past and the present. As online casinos continue to flourish and grow in both number and size, many land-based venues are star...Read More

Yggdrasil Reports 65% Revenue Hike in Q2

Ben Hamill - August 20, 2018

Online and mobile gaming brand so far. Now, adding further to its winning streak, the company has revealed an impressive 65% year-on-year increase in its operating revenues for the second quarter of the year. According to the firm&rsquo...Read More

GCGC Q2 2018 Financials Show Great Growth

Ben Hamill - August 17, 2018

At long last, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) has revealed its financials for the second quarter of 2018, ended on June 30. The company has reported an excellent 90% increase in its overall revenues up to $305.3 million, whil...Read More

NJ Punters Wager Nearly $4 Million in July

Ben Hamill - August 16, 2018

Bettors in the US state of New Jersey placed just less than $4 million in wagers during the first full month of legal sports betting for the region. New Jersey was the state that first began the push towards the abolishment of the long-ti...Read More

Strong Results for Stars Group in Q2 2018

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2018

Canadian analysts have praised The Stars Group’s ‘impressive momentum’ in Q2 this year, which was driven by a busy period of mergers and acquisitions. The news of the Group’s second quarter success has come after t...Read More

LeoVegas Sets a New Earnings Record

Ben Hamill - August 10, 2018

LeoVegas AB’s second quarter, extending from the 1st of April through to the 30th of June this year, has announced record earnings. Gustaf Hagman, the Chief Executive Officer, CEO, and co-founder for the company, reported this news ...Read More

IGT Sees Second Quarter Dip

Ben Hamill - August 03, 2018

International Gaming Technology, also known as IGT, has filed their financial report for the second quarter of 2018. Known for providing digital casino games, lottery services and physical land based slot games; the company has had a soli...Read More