Malta-based daily fantasy operator Oulala (whose CEO spoke at this year’s Gaming in Holland Conference) has raised €1.35m in its latest funding round. The firm intends to use the funds to gain more traction in the B2B sector, as well as enhance its presence in the European DFS market.

The Italian sports betting market grew an impressive 28% year-on-year in November. Online operators have captured 51% of the sports betting market. Online poker and casino operator PokerStars, however, experienced a rather bad month.

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NetEnt content has gone live in the Portuguese regulated market with online gaming operator Betclic.

UK bookmaker Betfred has completed its £195m refinancing to help fund the purchase of 322 betting shops for £55m from Ladbrokes Coral.

Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, has finally legalized casinos.