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Reporter: Erik Gibbs

Erik Gibbs covers global gaming news for His scope includes Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia. Erik has covered gaming markets in Europe and Asia for the past six years. Erik joined in November 2021.

Erik has written for numerous gambling- and a handful of industry publications has quoted casino-related media outlets over the years and. 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.

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2263 stories by Erik Gibbs

Cirsa Valencia casino

Cirsa Gaming Giant Ready to Expand Following Strong Growth in Spain

Spain-based gaming giant Cirsa is on track to close out 2022 on a high note. In the third quarter, its net profit was €23.7 million (US$24.57 million), a substantial improvement over its €34.4 million (US$35.66 million) loss a year ago. Cirsa's latest...

Erik Gibbs November 29, 2022
Australian MP Andrew Wilkie

Video Games with Loot Boxes Would Be ‘Adults-Only’ Under New Bill in Australia

Andrew Wilkie, one of the leading anti-gambling voices in Australia’s Parliament, is looking for support for a new bill. He wants to crack down on video games that offer loot boxes, banning their sale to minors. The initiative follows a recent announcement...

Erik Gibbs November 29, 2022
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Indianapolis Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers Thwart Last-Ditch Drive to Beat Indianapolis Colts on ‘Monday Night Football’

For most of the contest, the Monday Night Football game belonged to the Pittsburgh Steelers, who entered as underdogs. However, the Indianapolis Colts made a late stand that almost flipped the game upside down before Pittsburgh found a way to stop them....

Erik Gibbs November 29, 2022
Harry Kane England Christian Pulisic USA World Cup

World Cup Update: US Men’s Team Has One More Shot at Survival

The task for the United States is clear: beat Iran in a game with political overtones at the World Cup, or go home. If it were up to Iran, the squad would be going home already. The US Soccer Federation is backing...

Erik Gibbs November 28, 2022
Pittsburgh Steelers

Indianapolis Colts Roll into Pittsburgh Steelers’ Wheelhouse on ‘Monday Night Football’

The last game of the NFL’s Week 12 schedule finds the Indianapolis Colts facing the Pittsburgh Steelers. With only six more weeks in the season after the league tacked on an additional week, the playoff picture is taking focus. The Steelers have...

Erik Gibbs November 28, 2022
Lotto player

New Zealand Lucky Lottery Winner to Claim $15M Prize

This past Saturday, a lottery player scored the NZD24 million (US$15 million) Lotto Powerball draw in New Zealand. It’s one of that lottery's biggest scores and the 17th instant millionaire the country has produced through the lottery this year. The winner, who...

Erik Gibbs November 28, 2022
Chhim Sithar

NagaWorld Casino Strike Languishes a Year On, Union Leader Arrested by Police

A year after it began, a strike by workers at Cambodia’s NagaWorld casino continues. As delicate as situations like this usually are, it doesn’t help when the Cambodian government gets involved and arrests one of the organizers once again. After returning from...

Erik Gibbs November 28, 2022
Washington Commanders vs Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons Fall Short in Bid to Stop Washington Commanders

There were a couple of surprise endings on NFL Sunday, including the Cleveland Browns toppling the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. However, the Washington Commanders and the Philadelphia Eagles got the job done as planned, and Washington is closer to hanging on to a...

Erik Gibbs November 28, 2022
Washington Commanders

Washington Commanders, Philadelphia Eagles Look To Drop The Hammer on ‘NFL Sunday’

The Washington Commanders, although at the bottom of the NFC East, are right on the bubble to advance to the postseason. They face the Atlanta Falcons on NFL Sunday today, going up against a team that is also on the verge of...

Erik Gibbs November 27, 2022
Star Casino

Star Entertainment Revenue Slips Amid Repeated Bad News

In the wake of the revelations that it facilitated money laundering across its venues in Australia, Star Entertainment is going to face difficult times ahead. The casino operator's revenue has ticked up slightly, but the long-term effects of changes to its operations...

Erik Gibbs November 25, 2022