Lottery innovator ZEAL announced that Susan Standiford, who oversaw launches into both Norway and the Netherlands, will step down from her position of Chief Operating Officer.

Activist investor Jason Ader has built a $100m position in Playtech and could use the stake to press for a sale of the company.

Seven Turkish employees at live casino provider Evolution Gaming are taking the firm to court over claims they were told to accept lower-paid jobs in Georgia or leave the company.

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has doubled-up its commitment to the sport of ice hockey, becoming the official sponsor of the Champions Hockey League (CHL).

“Legalized gambling could have major implications for esports,” VentureBeat reports.

Kindred Group has agreed a three-year partnership with supplier Scientific Games covering the state of New Jersey.

West Virginia has become the latest US state to launch legalized sports betting.

A recent study carried out by Australia’s Deakin University, three out of four children who watch sports strongly associate watching sports games with wagering money on the result of such games.

Gambling advertisements are to no longer be allowed for live sports streamed online from between 5 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. in Australia.