A royal baby is due at any moment – and gamblers are betting on the name. There are also heavy bets on the next manager of Arsenal – but are these sensible bets for bookmakers to take?
GambleAware – an independent UK charity tasked to “fund research, education and treatment services” to help minimize gambling-related harm in Great Britain – has pronounced itself “pleased” with the record level of donations it received in the year ending March 31, 2018.
GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation – comes into force on May 25th. Gambling operators will have a hard job squaring their regulatory requirements with “the right to be forgotten.” But could there be a silver lining?
Delaware official approves interstate online poker play with the two other live, US-regulated states, Nevada and New Jersey. Caesars Interactive plans to launch its WSOP.com and 888Poker brands in those states, on an interstate basis, on May 1.
Daily fantasy sports provider DraftKings is poised to move outside the US and Europe for the first time, with plans to offer DFS contests in Australia. With the Big Bash and Aussie Rules football, it looks like the ideal place.
The US Supreme Court is considering an appeal by the state of New Jersey which could pave the way for legalised sports betting in the States. British bookmaker Paddy Power is poised to take advantage of the move with plans for a dedicated TV channel.
Could artificial intelligence help gamblers to beat the sports betting companies? The virtual Grand National correctly predicted the winner of this year’s race. Is this a sign of things to come?
European success story Italy has announced a new self-exclusion policy to help vulnerable gamers, allowing customers to give themselves a fixed ban from all gaming providers.
UK Gambling Commission announces its new CEO appointment, following on from their mandate to ensure gambling can be enjoyed responsibly by even the most vulnerable.
Tabcorp, trading as Sun Bets, has been fined £84,000 ($114,000) by the UK Gambling Commission for failing to manage the risks associated with novelty bets and allowing more than 100 customers who had self-excluded to open new accounts and start gambling again.