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2017-08-15 17:45
William Hill Signs The Deal With The Arena Racing Company To Provide An Overall Betting Experience
In order to provide better betting amenities, The Arena Racing Company(ARC) have become partners with William Hill. Now the wagers will also be able to relish the services provided by William Hill.…
2017-08-14 05:49
DraftKings And FanDuel Back In War Following The Merger Call Off
Boston-based DraftKings and New York-based FanDuel called off the potential merger and are again set to win the market war of daily fantasy.…
2017-08-12 11:40
National Indian Gaming Association Clears Out Its Stand On Enrolling In American Sports Betting Coalition
National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has released a statement, after a week of becoming a member of the American Sports Betting coalition clarifying its enrollment in a group which is fighting to bring an end to the nationwide ban on sports betting in the United States.…
2017-08-10 09:37
Cyprus Prepares New Gambling Regulations Eyeing Foreign Investment
The Cypriot lawmakers have been working for years to implement new gambling regulations for the nation. The expansion of both land-based and online gambling industry is in the works as a result of this development.…
2017-08-09 17:38
Royal Panda Celebrates Its Launch Of UK Sports Betting Online Platform By Offering as 1 million Cash Prize
In celebrations of the launch of its UK sports betting online platform and primary sponsorship of Queens Park Rangers, Royal Panda, the Malta-based operator is giving away as much as £1 million or other cash prizes. The company already has established its name in the UK casino industry by offering a broad range of game by leading software developers.…
2017-08-08 17:28
Portugal Gives Out Eight Online Gaming Services License Under Regulated Gambling Market
Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos (SRIJ), the Portugal online gambling regulator has issued its eight licenses to the operators, Estoril Sol, to provide online gaming services in the country.…
2017-08-06 15:21
DraftKings Plans To Lunch Its Services In Irish Market
Daily Fantasy Sports Giant DraftKings is planning to provide its gaming service in Ireland in coming times. Though the company has not yet disclosed the exact launch date of the services, it is expected before the end of this year.…
2017-08-05 10:08
Increased Betting Taxes Likely To Hit Irish Horseracing
A higher tax rate has been proposed by Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), Ireland’s horse racing governing body for the betting sector. The body has asked the Industry to implement an increase in 1.5% for sports betting through a petition which was submitted to the Department of Finance.…
2017-08-04 08:43
Ladbrokes Signs Deal With Sheffield United Football Club To Become The Club's New Official Stadium Betting Partner
A three-year deal has been signed by Ladbrokes which is a huge European betting company. The deal will have a new EFL Championship team Sheffield United Football club. The deal has declared to give betting services at the club’s 32,000-seater, Bramall lane stadium, along with brand advertising which would be accessible to the club’s social media and club websites.…
2017-08-03 15:56
Maine Joins Arkansas Becomes The 15th State To Legalise Fantasy Sports
Maine legalises paid-entry fantasy sports this year and becomes the fifth state this and 15th state otherwise to do so. The law came into force on Wednesday. Just a few days back the state of Arkansas passed the law legalising fantasy sports.…
2017-08-03 08:09
Research Reveals More Than 60% Kenyans Fear Heavy Taxes May Kill Betting Industry
A poll conducted on 822 respondents from the seven counties- Nairobi, Uasin Gishu, Meru, Nyeri, Kisumu, Mombasa, and Kakamega, revealed that more than 60% of the Kenyans do not support the recent legislation imposing a 35% tax on the betting companies. Only about 22% of the respondents were in support of it.…
2017-08-01 07:19
Malaysia Stands Firm To Curb Illegal Gambling
Online gambling equipment worth RM 345,500 (around $80,000) has been seized by authorities from two different venues in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in an attempt to crackdown illegal gambling activities. In all about 239 items that are believed to be related to online gambling were seized in a raid conducted on July 28.…
2017-07-31 10:13
Arkansas Passes Bill Legalising Fantasy Sports
A number of bills became law this week after being approved in this year’s Arkansas General Assembly which included fantasy sports in the state along with laws concerning placements of juveniles in foster care and increased speed limits on controlled-access highways.…
2017-07-30 12:08
With EPL Around The Corner FanDuel Bids A Good Bye To The UK Market.
FanDuel has announced to it would not be offering its services further in the UK through an e-mail sent to current players, offering a full refund to its clients. The operator started its services in the UK recently in August 2016 partnering with sports data provider Opta. …
2017-07-29 03:06
ARJEL Reports Of Sports Betting Market In France On A Rise
ARJEL, the French gambling regulator in its recent publishing, declared the turnover from sports betting in France had hit the all time high by reaching €636m (£567m) mark. The sports betting market in France is experiencing what is called the largest growth in years.…
2017-07-28 08:09
Sports Bettor Billy Walters Will Face Five Years In Jail With A Fine Of 10 Million For Insider Trading Scheme
Sports bettor Billy Walters on Thursday was sentenced five years in prison and fined $10 million for insider trading earning him more than $40 million.…
2017-07-27 08:02
Uruguay On Plans To Introduce New Laws To Regulate Gambling Services
Uruguay government is on plans to introduce a new legal framework seeking a check on internationally licensed iGaming operators from targeting local players. Due to the lack of controls that could stop casino players and sports bettors from accessing these gambling sites, despite online gambling prohibited in the country.…
2017-07-26 10:09
DraftKings Unhappy With The Classification Of Fantasy Sports Under Online Gaming By Massachusetts State Commission
With the coming of State Commission’s proposal of classifying fantasy sports under online gaming, DraftKings Inc. has shown its disapproval saying they’re a growing tech company and reclassifying them as online gaming would impact their business and their ability to thrive in Boston and Massachusetts.…
2017-07-25 09:17
Governor Chris Sununu Signs A Law To Make Fantasy Sports Legal In New Hampshire
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has recently signed a law legalising all fantasy sports game in the state.…
2017-07-24 07:33
Kenyan Company Sues Asian Betting And Gaming Enterprise Africa Over Name Infringement
Asia’s biggest sports betting firm, Asian Betting and Gaming Enterprises, Africa, is being sued for name infringement by a Kenyan company for using the name ‘Dafabet’, despite the same name already registered in Kenya locally by a different firm. The Asian sports betting company has been accused of using the said name to promote the sports betting activity in the country.…

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