On Wednesday, the 27th Master Classics of Poker kicked off in Holland Casino Amsterdam. The tournament will end on December 1.

Live casino provider Evolution Gaming has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of Ezugi, a live dealer gaming provider, in an all cash deal with an initial consideration of $12 million.

This year’s Young People and Gambling report, commissioned by the UK Gambling Commission, reveals that gambling participation by 11 to 16 year olds has increased from 12% to 14% in the last twelve months, but remains lower than rates seen prior to 2017.

Denise Coates, the multibillionaire founder and boss of the gambling firm Bet365, paid herself £265m last year – more than a third of the betting firm’s annual profit – in a record-breaking pay deal for the chief executive of a British company.

Malta-licensed online gambling operators had nearly 800 unfilled positions at the end of last year, primarily due to a lack of qualified applicants.

After months of delay, Rhode Island’s first sport wagers will be accepted on 26 November at Twin River Casino in Lincoln.

GVC Holdings has bolstered its Australian operations with a deal to acquire Neds International, the online sports betting operator founded by former Ladbrokes Australia chief executive Dean Shannon.

Sports betting regulation in Brazil has taken a step forward.