Presenting its H1 interim results, London-listed gambling operator Rank Group Plc has detailed ‘a challenging’ opening period to 2017.
The gambling and iGaming industry can be a boisterous bunch at the best of times. There’s no place better to rant and ramble than in the realm of Twitter, where every week a variety of topics tend to attract the attention of those in and around the industry.
After enjoying a 20% growth in entrants this year, the organisers of the Goliath poker tournament are looking to beat the record held by the WSOP for the most entries into a live poker tournament in 2018.
While new AML rules and other pressures in the retail environment weigh heavily on the land-based casino business, the online arm is moving ahead via the Bede platform
It has been an event-laden past 12 months for the bingo and casino operator but Canaccord Genuity analysts believe the company has turned a digital corner.
The chief executive of Rank took the opportunity of the harm minimisation conference to call on the industry to fund more research into the thorny issue of responsible gambling
Martin Pugh is moving across to head up Grosvenor Casinos, while Alan Morgan will take the reins at Mecca
Data released by the Rank Group has helped provide a snapshot of player behaviour for casino customers.
Developing multi-channel convergence is a long-term but essential journey for operators, Simon Beacham, the Head of E-Gaming at Rank, told attendees at the International Casino Conference (ICC).
Rank Group has agreed to forfeit £950,000 (€1.31m/$1.46m) after being found to have “serious shortcomings” in its anti-money laundering (AML) controls in a UK Gambling Commission investigation.