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STS planned to acquire Greep to start a new ventureMay 1, 2017
STS, one of the prominent online betting agencies in Poland, has turned out to be a shareholder of Greep, Ltd. This Czech software maker, Greep is known for lotteries and mutual betting options for all European players.
Anti-illegal Betting Task Force to Counter the Black-Market BettingApr 29, 2017
Where there is a crime, there has to be some sort of new law to counter it. Well, the same goes for betting. Betting is often considered illegal in some parts of the world. The Asian Racing Federation has taken up some serious measures to counter the illegal market of betting
Betswaps Introduces SwoopersApr 28, 2017
Betswaps, a one-of-a-kind marketplace for sports betting advice, has launched Swoopers, an innovative app that offers real-time market movers in horse race betting. Every year punters in Australia spend over $17 billion on horse racing, and a range of sports betting tools relying on cloud computing are available to provide the betting community with relevant information about placing odds.
Pennsylvania Ready to Act Should Federal Sports Betting Prohibition Be AbolishedApr 27, 2017
Pennsylvania House's Gaming Oversight Committee passed a state legislation bill that lets casinos offer sports betting in case the federal ban on the activity is lifted. The proposal, which encompasses professional and collegiate sports events, parlays, pools and straight bets, is to be up for a vote in the House.
British Racing Levy Reforms Take Effect TodayApr 26, 2017
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.
Graham Sharpe - A Name Synonymous with Gambling - Leaves William Hill MediaApr 25, 2017
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.
Opposition from Sporting Bodies on Australian TV Ad Gambling BanApr 24, 2017
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.
GIG Buys DACH Affiliate Marketing Asset for €5.7 MillionApr 24, 2017
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.
Kenya Launches Free Betting NewspaperApr 23, 2017
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.
AFL Likely to Agree to Watered Down Gambling ReformApr 21, 2017
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.
Alabama Goes Ahead with Legalizing Fantasy Sports BettingApr 20, 2017
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.
Gambling Considered Threat to National Security in UgandaApr 19, 2017
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.
Lawson Elaborates on Collaboration with OLGApr 18, 2017
A project to integrate horse racing with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is currently in the pipeline.
Arkansas Passes Fantasy Sports Bill, Texas Likely to Follow SuitApr 17, 2017
This week the state of Arkansas decriminalized daily fantasy sports while Texas also made a breakthrough passing a DFS bill.
Southampton Signs Sponsorship Deal with TLCBETApr 16, 2017
TLCBET, a leading Asian betting and gaming operator, is the new sponsor of the Saints football team, according to a press release.
Ukraine Moves to Do Away With Gambling BanApr 15, 2017
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.
NYX OpenBet Platform Accomplishes Record Performance During Grand National 2017Apr 14, 2017
NYX Gaming has revealed that a stunning 24 million sports bets were recorded on its OpenBet platform during last weekend’s Grand National.
Asian Sportsbook Dafabet Sets Foot in KenyaApr 13, 2017
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.
SportPesa Issues Lawsuits Against Kenya On Grounds of Increased TaxesApr 12, 2017
Several lawsuits against the Kenyan government have been issued by SportPesa investor Bradley Trading following the authorities’ decision to increase gambling tax to 50%.
BtoBet Steps IntoNigerian Market Through Sahara’s YangaBet PlatformApr 11, 2017
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).
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