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2017-06-14 09:29
South Africa gets Mobile Betting All Thanks to Betway
Betway, the leading sports betting company has made its way to the South African market. Betway has a wide range of services to offer.…
2017-06-13 12:58
Casino Industry Takes Up the Annulment of the Sports Betting Laws
What looks like a (Casino) Industrial revolution is when a group of the largest lobby is making extreme efforts to annul the ancient 25-year-old federal laws that ban sports betting in most of the states.…
2017-06-13 08:23
Poland Introduces Stringent New Gambling Regulatory Establishments
Poland is the newest member of the regulated online gambling landscape in Europe. After being approved by the government last year, a new gambling regulatory establishment came into effect from 1st April’17 with the intentions to liberalise the local market, though not much of liberalisation took place.…
2017-06-12 13:20
Sports Betting Contributes Majorly In Online Gaming Revenue Hitting 82.2m in first 10 months
Into 10 months of regulated service in online gaming revenue, Portugal made around €82.2m ($92.1m), during the time period of late May 2016 to March 31, 2017.…
2017-06-09 14:33
Sports Betting USA Conference To Be on 14 15 Nov 17
Clarion Gaming, industry corporate events organiser is launching their first ever “Sports Betting USA” conference, scheduled November 14-15 2017 at the Convene in New York City.…
2017-06-08 14:38
Betfair Partners With The Drone Racing League to Bring Betting on Drone Racing
Proving the odds of old age that you can bet on anything The Drone Racing League(DRL) and Betfair have come into partnership. This step was taken to cover the sports betting on the final race at Alexandra Palace in London of the Allianz World Championship circuit on June 13.…
2017-06-07 15:09
State House Votes for The Expansion of Off Track Betting Sites for East Windsor Casino
The expansion of off-track betting sites was voted by the state House of Representatives for an East Windsor Casino on Wednesday morning. The house granted final legislative approval that the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes can build a satellite casino that would be visible from Interstate 91, north of Hartford.…
2017-06-06 14:22
Regulatory Board further shuts down 30 illegal Sports Betting Centres in Kampala Wakiso
Government betting regulatory body, Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB), closed 30 illegal sports betting centres in areas of Kampala city and Wakiso district, making the total of 78. Last month about 48 centres were shut down in the city suburbs and Mukono district.…
2017-06-06 11:04
ESIC Partners With Gambling Commission to Prevent Malpractice in eSports
The non-profit Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC), in UK, has signed a memorandum of understanding, which will have a partnership with the Gambling Commission to prevent and better detect malpractice in eSports.…
2017-06-05 14:47
Sportsbet Pulls off the Controversial Advertisements Featuring Disgraced Sprinter Ben Johnson
The latest internet sensation currently drawing slack over its controversial issue is online bookmaker Sportsbet for reportedly featuring Olympic drug cheat Ben Johnson. The sprinter —lost his gold medal at the Seoul Olympics after testing positive for anabolic steroids.…
2017-06-05 08:15
Fantasy Sports Likely to Stay Fantasy For Texas
Fantasy sports sites in Texas still hold in a dark place, a year and a half later after the Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion bringing it at par with illegal gambling and its likely to remain the similar way.…
2017-06-03 13:52
Eurobet Rolls it With Super Live Soccer Solution
Eurobet which is one of the leaders in the sports betting industry, in a successful attempt to change the Italian regulated market’s current in play picture launched the Super Live Soccer content of Metric Gaming. This makes Eurobet the first company in the country that is related to the real-time markets offering in-play football betting.…
2017-06-01 12:54
eSports Betting Legalises in Nevada
Senate Bill 240, passed earlier this month by both the Houses was signed into a law by the Governor of Nevada.…
2017-05-31 14:51
Regulate Fantasy Sports Legalised in Illinois
Legislation on Tuesday was passed allowing people to participate in regulated fantasy sports betting by the Illinois Senate gaming committee.…
2017-05-30 13:32
Gambia Eases Up On Gambling Market Ban
The executive order has been issued by the Gambia President Adam Barrow which will end the ban on Gambian gambling services for lotteries, casino and sports betting activities.…
2017-05-29 14:19
Attempt To legalise Sports Fantasy in Texas Goes in Vain
Looks like, all the efforts to legalise for-profit sports leagues in Texas have all gone in vain. As the proposed legislation by the State Rep. Richard Peña Raymond that would legalise fantasy sport, skill based games which was in contrast to the opinions of Attorney General Ken Paxton, who deemed fantasy sports illegal gambling last year.…
2017-05-29 14:19
Attempt To legalise Sports Fantasy in Texas Goes in Vain
Looks like, all the efforts to legalise for-profit sports leagues in Texas have all gone in vain. As the proposed legislation by the State Rep. Richard Peña Raymond that would legalise fantasy sport, skill based games which was in contrast to the opinions of Attorney General Ken Paxton, who deemed fantasy sports illegal gambling last year.…
2017-05-29 12:17
Kenya Welcomes New Sports Gaming Firm Cheza Gaming Ltd.
Cheza Gaming Ltd has started with a flagship product called ‘Hela 5’ – a unique product that will allow sports enthusiasts to place bets during a live match.…
2017-05-26 15:01
In an attempt to reform the sports betting law PASPA likely to be banned
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has put forward a draft called the Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement Act (GAME Act) and if enacted it would abolish the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) to allow sports betting both online and in the brick-and-mortar casino setting.…
2017-05-26 12:37
French Online Sports Betting setting all those fancy records
The online sports betting in France increased by a significant 23% from approx. €516m to €633m for the first quarter of 2017 as compared to the previous year first quarter, setting a new record, revealed the French Gaming Regulator ARJEL. Thereby generating a rise in revenue, from 16% i.e. €82m for the first quarter of 2016 to €94m for the same duration in 2017.…

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