Erik Gibbs

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Erik Gibbs covers European gaming news for Casino.org. For the past six years, Erik has covered gaming markets in Europe and Asia. Erik joined Casino.org in November 2021.

Erik has written for numerous gambling- and casino-related media outlets over the years and has been quoted by a handful of industry publications. He is always excited to bring a new perspective on what's happening in the gaming space.

Erik enjoys following the global gaming industry, paying particular attention to innovation and regulation.

Originally from the US, Erik has spent extensive time living in various countries across the globe. He enjoys anything that has to do with the outdoors and exploration, although he readily admits that he would have no trouble spending all day fishing on a boat. He currently resides in Spain.

Contact Erik at erik.gibbs@casino.org.

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172 stories by Erik Gibbs

Itai Pazner

888 Holdings Reports ‘Record-Breaking’ 2021 as Sales Increase

888 Holdings has provided an update on its financial health, closing in on its purchase of William Hill's non-US assets. The results show considerable gains, despite a slower fourth quarter for the gaming company in 2021. 888 Holdings is putting together the...

Erik Gibbs January 18, 2022
NFL Tampa Bay vs. Buffalo

Genius Sports Expands Relationship with bet365 to Include Game Streaming

The NFL is getting an international boost, thanks to Genius Sports and bet365. The two are expanding their relationship to give the betting platform streaming options for NFL games. Genius Sports has inked a deal with bet365 to grow the partnership the...

Erik Gibbs January 18, 2022
William Hill

William Hill Grows Online Casino Ops through Real Dealer Studios Deal

William Hill continues to expand its online casino offerings. The latest comes through a new partnership with Real Dealer Studios and its cinematic casino games. William Hill may be streamlining its online casino operations, but it is still heavily targeting the market....

Erik Gibbs January 17, 2022
Camilla Rosenberg

Spelinspektionen Voices Approval for Return of Online Gambling Limits

Sweden is bringing back COVID-19 online gaming limits that will cap gamblers' play time. The country's gaming regulator, Spelinspektionen, is fully behind the measure. In the first wave of COVID-19, Sweden implemented changes to its online gaming policies. It brought in limits...

Erik Gibbs January 17, 2022
National Lottery of Ireland

Ireland National Lottery Must-Win Rule Appears Just as Winner Found

An idea being floated to force a winner of the National Lottery of Ireland wasn't needed this past weekend. The lottery broke its 62-draw drought with a winner. June 9, 2021, was the last time someone took home the top prize in...

Erik Gibbs January 17, 2022
MV Werften

Genting Hong Kong’s Fate to be Decided By German Court Monday

Genting Hong Kong is facing trouble after falling behind in its financial obligations. A German court will soon decide what happens next with the gaming company's operations. The past couple of years hasn't been kind to Genting Hong. It began to invest...

Erik Gibbs January 14, 2022
Philip Crawford

Scrutiny of Australia’s Gaming Industry Heats Up

Australian authorities and regulators will soon be scrutinizing the country's gambling industry more than ever. The ILGA announced today that changes are on the way in New South Wales, and AUSTRAC is taking a closer look at Star Entertainment. Crown Resorts began...

Erik Gibbs January 14, 2022
China MPS

China and Macau Working to Control Suspicious Money Movements

China continues to closely monitor where money goes and who spends it, especially if it can be tied to gambling. Intrinsically tied to the policing of the activity is Macau, which has seen an increase in suspicious transactions. China announced last June...

Erik Gibbs January 13, 2022
Dutch flag

Maxima Compliance Looks to Help Local Gaming Operators in the Netherlands

Maxima Compliance has officially entered the Dutch online gambling space. The gaming compliance company recently opened an office in the Netherlands to help operators ensure they comply with regulations. The Netherlands, currently in the process of rolling out its iGaming segment, is...

Erik Gibbs January 13, 2022
BT Sport

DAZN Reportedly Closer to Finalizing BT Sport Acquisition

European sports broadcaster DAZN is a step closer to expanding its reach. The company has been working on a deal to acquire BT Sport, which could be completed soon. The title of leader in sports broadcasting was held for years by Sky...

Erik Gibbs January 13, 2022