Tag Archives: bingo

Evolution Games heading for Mecca

Mecca has launched Evolution Games‘  Live Roulette as part of its mobile bingo offering. Mecca is Rank Group’s community-gaming brand for the British market with 96 bingo clubs in the UK and one of Great Britain’s most popular gaming websites with associated bingo apps. According to Mecca, mobile is their fastest growing vertical with the majority of the brand’s new …

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Gala Coral planning to auction off bingo halls

Gala Coral has made a positive move to divest its bingo division by recruiting Lazards to set up a sale, according to the latest reports in the Financial Times. Any sale would allow the company to concentrate on its betting business, mainly the UK’s third biggest retail estate. The gambling operator is hoping that its 135 bingo halls will generate …

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David Clifton: We are entering the “Time of the Nanny State”

David Clifton, director at licensing and gambling consultancy Clifton Davies, discusses an issue he recently debated at a seminar in Westminster – that the  government is not consistent when it regulates gambling and that it is also needlessly overbearing. Let me start with a statement of the obvious: the fundamental objective behind the regulation or prohibition of any human activity …

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Bingo duty cut sees immediate market growth

The Rank Group has committed to a programme of investment and job creation in its bingo clubs as a consequence of today’s Budget announcement that bingo duty would be reduced from 20% to 10%. The duty reduction brings the taxation of bingo into line with most forms of gambling in Great Britain, including sports betting, football pools and online gambling …

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Norsk Tipping launches GTECH games

Through an agreement with GTECH, Norsk Tipping has launched its first range of iGaming products exclusively for the Norwegian market. The deployment of 65 games is the largest launch of its kind in the Lottery’s history. Norsk Tipping was asked by the Norwegian Ministry of Culture to develop online games to provide the Norwegian public with an attractive offering and …

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