A report on the consequences of legal sports betting in Indiana shows the state could eventually stand to make over $87m in tax revenue each year from it.
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Two of the largest bookmakers in Europe, Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill, are being sued for £1.5m by victims of gambling addicts.
Australian sports betting and online casino operator Unibet has signed a deal with Evolution Gaming, a live dealer casino specialist, that will see it use Evolution’s US studios as it makes its first foray into the New Jersey market.
An Irish company claims to be the rightful owner of the intellectual property rights for the popular option of sports bets called “cash out.”
The popular video streaming company is currently in discussions with the UK regulator as a growing number of users stream themselves playing on unlicensed casino sites.
Kansas is the latest state to consider legalizing sports betting and is holding private discussions on the issue. According to reports, an agreement on the issue could come by January 2019.
The UK Gambling Commission and gambling operators have come to an agreement that means no gambling ads will be shown during live sports events, following extensive criticism of the amount of gambling advertising during sporting events.
In an interesting twist, a number of the leading major sports leagues and sports betting operators are joining forces to lobby for their joint interests.
Draft legislation from Senator Orrin Hatch would require states to gain the approval of the US Attorney General before they can bring in new sports betting regulations or laws.
Michigan has a number of major gambling bills awaiting a decision from the Senate, including one that will make online gambling legal. There is also a possibility that integrity fees for sports betting could become a reality.