Registration for ICE 2018, which is to take place 6-8 February 2018 at ExCeL London, goes live. As always, there will be a Gaming in Holland Lunch – on 7 February – at next year’s foremost gathering of gaming professionals in the world.

UK bookmakers have accused rival Paddy Power Betfair of a “cynical” commercial strategy and “naked opportunism” after it emerged the firm has called for gaming machine stakes to be reduced to £10 or less. According to former William Hill CEO Ralph Topping, however, outgoing PPB CEO Breon Corcoran “is just doing his job of putting Paddy Power Betfair first. It’s up to others to counter his view of the world.”

Swedish operator Global Gaming has announced plans to list on the Nasdaq First North stock exchange in Stockholm, in an effort to raise funds for its growth strategy.

Genius Sports, provider of sports data technology, commercialization and distribution services, has formed a partnership with The Football Association of Wales (FAW) to maximize the commercial value of the governing body’s official data.

NYX Gaming Group has revealed plans to expand its development center in Greece by hiring an additional 50 members of staff.

US-based online gaming company GAN have reported a 6% year-on-year increase it is group net revenues for the first six months of 2017. The company is currently also planning the launch of a European gambling site for a major, unnamed US casino operator in Q4 2017.

The government of Gibraltar has announced the appointment of Andrew Lyman, former director of regulatory affairs at William Hill as the new head of its Gambling Division.

Australian bookmaker Sportsbet has come under fire for offering odds on the legalization of same-sex marriage in the country.

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