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2017-04-26 03:56
British Racing Levy Reforms Take Effect Today
As a result of the boom in online betting. annual levies declined from around £100 million in the decade to less than £50m and now under the new system, all betting operators will have to contribute to the British racing’s funds whether they are based offshore or not.…
2017-04-25 03:54
Graham Sharpe A Name Synonymous with Gambling Leaves William Hill Media
After 45 years of service with William Hill’s, Graham Sharpe the Media Relations Directoris packing it in. He made his name by not only being a distinguished sports author and journalist but co-founding the famous ‘William Hill Sportsbook of the Year’ prize; a sponsorship initiative that is the company is renowned for.…
2017-04-24 06:03
Opposition from Sporting Bodies on Australian TV Ad Gambling Ban
A proposal to ban betting ads during sporting events, which could imminently be approved by the Aussie government, is being met with serious resistance from some sports bodies within the country.…
2017-04-24 01:00
GIG Buys DACH Affiliate Marketing Asset for 5.7 Million
Oslo-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has confirmed the purchase of a DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) as part of its affiliate network growth strategy. The asset’s worth is €5.7 million.…
2017-04-23 01:32
Kenya Launches Free Betting Newspaper
An interesting product has come along with the recent growth of the sports betting industry in Kenya. It is a free newspaper that provides betting advice and tips on securing massive wagering wins. …
2017-04-21 03:58
AFL Likely to Agree to Watered Down Gambling Reform
For the past two weeks, the AFL has been lobbying the Federal Government to forsake its plans to ban gambling TV advertising during live sports events.…
2017-04-20 04:01
Alabama Goes Ahead with Legalizing Fantasy Sports Betting
There has been progress regarding the issue of legalizing fantasy sports betting in Alabama. On Tuesday, the state House of Representatives voted in support of the bill to make this branch of the gaming industry legal.…
2017-04-19 04:04
Gambling Considered Threat to National Security in Uganda
Major General Peter Elwelu, Commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces, has spoken in favor of tightening the regulation of the gambling industry in the country.…
2017-04-18 03:51
Lawson Elaborates on Collaboration with OLG
A project to integrate horse racing with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is currently in the pipeline.…
2017-04-17 04:07
Arkansas Passes Fantasy Sports Bill Texas Likely to Follow Suit
This week the state of Arkansas decriminalized daily fantasy sports while Texas also made a breakthrough passing a DFS bill.…
2017-04-16 14:48
Southampton Signs Sponsorship Deal with TLCBET
TLCBET, a leading Asian betting and gaming operator, is the new sponsor of the Saints football team, according to a press release. …
2017-04-15 04:15
Ukraine Moves to Do Away With Gambling Ban
The Ukranian Minister of Finance has vowed to make gambling legal in the country after it was banned almost eight years ago. The promise is bound by a deadline in 2018.…
2017-04-14 04:04
NYX OpenBet Platform Accomplishes Record Performance During Grand National 2017
NYX Gaming has revealed that a stunning 24 million sports bets were recorded on its OpenBet platform during last weekend’s Grand National.…
2017-04-13 03:57
Asian Sportsbook Dafabet Sets Foot in Kenya
Major Asian sports betting company Dafabet has announced it is entering the Kenyan market. The news has been enthusiastically embraced by players in Kenya who are looking forward to trying out “the biggest bets and best odds”, as Dafabet advertizes its services.…
2017-04-12 03:54
SportPesa Issues Lawsuits Against Kenya On Grounds of Increased Taxes
Several lawsuits against the Kenyan government have been issued by SportPesa investor Bradley Trading following the authorities’ decision to increase gambling tax to 50%.…
2017-04-11 03:54
BtoBet Steps IntoNigerian Market Through Sahara s YangaBet Platform
Malta-based gambling software developer BtoBet has released information about the supplier deal it has signed with Nigerian gambling group Sahara Game Technology (Sahara). According to the provisions of the agreement, BtoBet will supply solutions for the new sports betting brand “YangaBet” (Yangabet.com).…
2017-04-10 09:55
Timothy Doheny Files Lawsuit In Connection To Past Criminal Sports Gambling Involvement
Timothy Doheny, co-owner in the Rose Demolition and Carting company dealing with removing construction debris, submitted an application to the Business Integrity Commission (BIC) to renew the license of the company. However, an unexpected problem occurred as the authorities questioned Doheny on his past criminal record involving charges on illegal sports betting.…
2017-04-09 05:31
RakeTech Acquires Two Sports Betting and Gambling Companies
Leading European iGaming affiliate RakeTech has acquired sports betting platform BetXpert.com and gambling company Turtle Gaming. …
2017-04-08 06:19
Aimhigh Global Becomes Management Rights Holder in Sports Betting Company
Aimhigh Global Co. has become the largest shareholder of the sports betting company Spolive, and has thus received the management rights.…
2017-04-07 05:31
Contagious to Restructure Its European Operations
Contagious Gaming is moving towards optimizing costs by restructuring its European business. This was revealed in an official press release which elaborated on a share agreement annulment among Digitote Ltd, Digitote Software GmbH Deutschland, Gabriele Knicker, Guenter Boyks and Contagious.…

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