Betting systems provider Sportech Plc, holder of the Dutch tote betting license, has announced that it is seeking a corporate sale of its entire enterprise.

Italy’s sports betting operators could face higher taxes on both land-based and online operations. According to preliminary proposals, land-based betting taxes would be raised one point, from 18% to 19%, while online betting tax would increase from its current rate of 22% to 23%.

Intralot has acquired the remaining 65% of Malta-based gaming technology company Bit8.

The Swedish government has appointed Camilla Rosenburg as the permanent general director of the country’s gambling authority Lotteriinspektionen.

Speaking at the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) conference in Johannesburg, Joseph Cuschieri, Executive Chairman of the Malta Gaming Authority, pledged his commitment to blockchain technology.

Betsson reported a double-digit Q3 revenue increase.

In a trading update, UK-listed gambling operator Rank Group reported a 1% decline in retail revenue while digital revenue shot up by nearly one-fifth (19%).

PokerStars has relaunched its English-language introductory poker training site, which has rebranded to PokerStars School.

Dafabet has agreed a deal to become title sponsor of snooker’s English Open.

Australian retail lottery sellers declined to participate in Lottoland’s revenue sharing plan, calling it “as dodgy as its pretend lottery offer.”

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