News From The Sports Scene

2017-03-31 10:07
SportPesa Streamlines Betting for Both Jackpot Games
Sports betting company SportPesa has introduced a new quick-pick feature which allows customers to choose random predictions for matches in the Mega Jackpot and Jackpot games. That way users of the platform no longer need to waste time to analyze the odds but can go for computer-generated wagers right away.…
2017-03-30 09:43
Nitrogen Sports Launches Provably Fair Bitcoin Baccarat
Sports betting and online gaming platform Nitrogen Sports has expanded its bitcoin casino portfolio with a Baccarat game. Along with the existing games of Blackjack and Dice, members of the platform will be given access to single- and multi-player Baccarat that also offers an attractive chat feature.…
2017-03-29 09:41
Jeff Tabone Appointed Director of Sportsbook at Wetten.com
The new position of Director of Sportsbook at German sports betting operator Wetten.com will be filled by Jeff Tabone, effective as of June this year…
2017-03-28 09:42
Penta Investments Chairs Panel on Investment in Football Betting
Prominent sports betting experts will be gathering at Betting on Football 2017 to discuss the future of sports betting as an investment activity. The high-level ‘Managing Risk’ panel at Stamford Bridge will feature Valhalla Investments Chairman Mark Blandford, GVC Holdings COO Shay Segev, Dreamworx Online Founder & Investor Christian Edler and Marek Šmrha, Investment Manager at Penta Investments which has a long-standing track record of working with Fortuna Entertainment.…
2017-03-27 09:54
Dutch Star Patrick Kluivert Faces Betting Investigation
Dutch media reported that Patrick Kluivert, former assistant Dutch national football coach and current director at French football club Paris Saint-German, had accummulated a one million euro football betting debt to a criminal gang.…
2017-03-26 11:17
BET.co.za Launches Mobile App
South African online bookmaker BET.co.za has introduced its first iOS mobile app. According to a company press release, the app makes betting on sports, horce racing and numbers simpler and more easily accessible to players.…
2017-03-25 15:56
New Zealand Legalizes Live Betting During Races
The long-awaited Racing Act amendment that will regulate New Zealand’s race fields is ready to pass through Parliament.…
2017-03-24 08:50
EGT Interactive Supplies Slot Content to Olympic Entertainment Group
Online gaming developer EGT Interactive has announced a partnership deal with Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG).…
2017-03-23 09:19
mybet Boasts Completely Revamped IT Platform
Online bookmaker mybet has just launched its fully renewed and expanded sports betting and online casino platform. The new solution was introduced on www.mybet.com on 21 March and offers an unparalleled gambling and sports betting product portfolio along with an appealing visual design.…
2017-03-22 08:49
Australia Moves to Ban Online Poker and Sports Betting
Legislation that was passed in Australia this Tuesday criminalizes both online poker and in-play sports betting.…
2017-03-21 09:04
188Bet Suspends Online Bingo Service
Bookmaker 188Bet (188Bet.co.uk) has announced the termination of its online bingo services as of this week. The UK and Isle of Man licensed operator has justified the move with an update of its customer base.…
2017-03-20 09:08
YouTube Enters E Sports Market with FACEIT Streaming Deal
Video site YouTube has jumped on the bandwagon of investing in competitive gaming by signing a long-term agreement with e-sports platform FACEIT. The deal will entitle YouTube to the right to stream the E-sports Championship Series (ECS).…
2017-03-19 15:19
Germany Approves Second State Betting Treaty Despite Objections by EC
Germany’s Bundestag has voted in favor of the Second Modified State Treaty on Gambling despite being aware of the European Commission’s reservations about the document. …
2017-03-18 09:10
DSWV German Betting
The German Betting Association (DSWV) has objected to the latest version of the Gambling Treaty Amendment by filing an appeal to the government. This is part of the continuous effort to improve sports betting regulations in Germany.…
2017-03-17 08:59
Warren Buffet Skeptical About Legalizing US Sports Betting
Prominent American business magnate and investor Warren Buffet has given a lukewarm opinion on the potential of legalizing sports betting in the USA.…
2017-03-16 08:52
mybet Launches New Platform Next Week
mybet gaming and sports betting operator has revamped its IT platform which is going tobe launched March 21, according to an official press release by the company.…
2017-03-15 08:56
March Madness Wagering Might Reach 10.4 Billion
March Madness in the USA is a period associated with unparalleled levels of gambling activity. This year’s edition started on Tuesday, and according to estimates by the American Gaming Association (AGA), around $10.4 billion will be wagared during the three weeks of the fever.…
2017-03-14 11:44
US Attorney Who Defended NJ Sports Betting Case Resigns
The state of New Jersey has long been fighting to get federal clearance to offer Las Vegas-style sports betting throughout its racetracks and Atlantic City casinos.…
2017-03-13 16:51
Fixed Odds Betting Terminals Allegedly Cause Losses of Over 10 000
Seven gamblers who played on allegedly compromised fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in the course of 10 months lost over £10,000 per day, according to the GambleAware charity.…
2017-03-12 14:27
GVC Holdings and Leap Gaming Continue Collaboration Regarding Virtual Sports
International sports betting and gambling company GVC Holdings has announced that it is going to continue partnering with Leap Gaming.…
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