NY’s Catskills Racks Up Losses For Empire

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

The financial non-performance on the part of New York’s Resorts World Catskills; a situation that some month ago already was regarded as having turned officially critical; has now cost operator Empire Resorts a massi...Read More

Rank Bingo Revenue Skyrockets

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2019

The age of digital Bingo is here to stay. This is yet again evident from the information recently released by The Rank Group with regards to the performance of its Mecca retail Bingo venues vs. that of its online digit...Read More

Loto-Quebec Lives Up To Budget Expectations

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

Loto-Quebec remains at the top of its game despite a slight decline in Lotto MAX ticket sales as result of fewer multi-million jackpots having been paid out over the course of the last 12 months. But despite the decline, the operator sti...Read More

Online Gambling To Hit $94.5 Billion By 2024

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2019

A statement made by Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower Brittany Kaiser in the Netflix Original The Great Hack comes to mind when considering the future of the global online gambling industry. Kaiser without as much as batting an eye looke...Read More

Mohegan Gaming Q2 Sluggish But Positive

Ben Hamill - August 12, 2019

Major expansion and costly diversification were two of the main culprits behind a sluggish Q2, according to casino and casino resorts operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment. The group issued a public commentary following the release of...Read More

Pokémon Go Reaches 1 Billion Download Mark

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

Japan’s Pokémon Company has released a number of videos in Japan as part of a celebration of its many successes, including the fact that Pokémon Go has, since its July 2016-launch, been downloaded more than 1 billion t...Read More

IGT Reveals Record Second Quarter Revenue

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2019

North America and Italy. Regions cited by IGT as having had an enormous impact on revenue and overall EBITDA for the period leading up to June 30th. The casino-tech giant was particularly pleased to reveal a 3% year on year imp...Read More

Why Disney Appears To Be Stuck On Repeat

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

Disney’s recent re-make marathon has raised the question of whether the company has finally officially run out of good ideas. But apparently the reason behind all of the re-imaginations is slightly more sinister; and yet in a way, g...Read More

Zynga Reclaims Major Market Confidence

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

Booking a loss and preparing for the worst isn’t any company’s idea of fun and really has a way of wearing down investor-confidence. For social games giant Zynga, this turned out to be nothing more than a false alarm, as the c...Read More

The Garden State Sets New Gambling Record

Ben Hamill - April 21, 2019

Recently released figures from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement revealed that licensed online gambling operators in this part of the US generated income of more than US$39.1 million in March. This is a 53% increase over the s...Read More

Winter Weather Affects Vegas’ Bottom Line

Ben Hamill - April 02, 2019

Nevada’s casino and entertainment industry is seeing constant green for the first time in a long time, and the industry showed an overall profit to the tune of $1.01 billion last month. On the Vegas Strip itself, however, the situat...Read More

Bingo Continues To Bring In The Money

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

Bingo has been around for a very long time. The question as to why it still, to this day, enjoys the levels of popularity that it does, is interestingly enough, also the answer to the question as to whether it will remain the solid income...Read More

Playtech Bags GVC Expansion Deal

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2019

GVC Holdings owns an entire range of superb gaming brands, including bwin, PartyPoker and Ladbrokes Coral. Thanks to the extension of a service delivery deal, Playtech will be providing services and products to all of these brands and mor...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

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

British Bingo Industry Brings in Billions

Ben Hamill - February 01, 2019

Although bingo has taken a while to regain its status as an on-trend gaming option, that hasn’t stopped the industry in the UK from earning more than £1 billion a year. According to a recent report from research firm Midia, th...Read More

Alberta Charity Game Earnings Drop in 2018

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2019

Looking back at the past year, there were a couple of prominent and interesting gaming-related trends to be seen throughout Canada. Alberta recently revealed its revenues for the 2018 financial year, showing that charitable gambling withi...Read More

Alberta’s Gaming Revenues On the Rise

Ben Hamill - January 07, 2019

Following two years of concerning revenue decline, gambling revenues in Alberta have managed to turn themselves around of late. Earnings grew by $4 million during the course of 2018, driven primarily by increased use of video lottery term...Read More

BC & First Nations to Split Gaming Earnings

Ben Hamill - December 03, 2018

The government of British Columbia has pledged to share their provincial gaming revenues – and more of the power to boot – with indigenous First Nations communities within their borders. All BC First Nations tribes will thus ...Read More

Parq Vancouver Reveals Huge Financial Loss

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2018

The Canadian casino that last month has just revealed that so far this year, they have lost many millions of dollars in profits. Parq Vancouver is a luxury hotel and gambling establishment which has long aspired to be a ‘new intern...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

Loto-Quebec Enjoys H1 iGaming Revenue Rise

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2018

The provincial gambling operator of Quebec, Loto-Quebec, has reported an increase of almost one third in its online gambling revenue for the first half of the 2018 fiscal year. Recently, the gambling monopoly posted revenues of $1.39 bil...Read More

OLG Pays Out $36.9m in Non-Tax Q2 Revenues

Ben Hamill - October 26, 2018

Communities that host casinos, bingo halls, and other gaming facilities in Ontario have now received some impressive checks, courtesy of the . Last Friday, the Crown Corporation paid out its Q2 non-tax gaming revenue payments that came ve...Read More

Nevada Casinos Need Another Money Fight

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2018

Nevada’s August gaming revenue figures were so dismal, you could be forgiven for thinking something was missing. Something was missing alright, and that was last year’s Money Fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGreg...Read More

UK Regulation Hurts 888 Revenues

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2018

Not even a $60m profit was enough to distract 888 from an 18% drop in UK market revenue year-on-year. The online casino and sports betting provider blamed the lower figures on the country’s tough regulatory environment, which requir...Read More

888 Profits From US Expansion

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2018

has brought about a change in fortunes for the online gambling operator. Its Q2 report showed 2017’s $17 million pre-tax profit loss turned into a gain of $60.1 million this year. The new market also meant 24% and...Read More

Gambling Adds $260 Billion to US Economy

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2018

$261.1 billion poured into the US economy in 2017, thanks to the gambling industry. According to an Oxford Economics report, $40.8 billion of that plumped up local, state and federal tax coffers. The rep...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

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

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

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