The state’s anti-gambling stance means higher taxes on gaming machines, an advertising ban and stopping sports teams from accepting sponsorship from gambling companies. The police are focusing on breaking up illegal gambling rings.
US poker pro Gordon Vayo drops his action against PokerStars over withheld online tourney winnings after Stars offers evidence of likely forged documents.
South African authorities are going ahead with restrictive new gambling regulations despite massive protests against it for being unrealistic.
Some UK operators are already preparing to move their operations to Malta or Gibraltar. What else might happen once the UK leaves the EU next year, and might new gaming taxes push more gambling companies out of the UK?
Stride Gaming, a UK online bingo platform, had been warned to expect a major financial penalty after a review in the fall uncovered a string of compliance failures within the company.
The deal with the French Lottery operation, FDJ, is the NBA’s first foray into European sports betting, and a significant move as it looks to expand opportunities to exploit its league data.
Daniel Sturridge is facing charges from the FA that he bet on football games. The Liverpool and England striker denies the allegations.
France’s online sports betting revenues hit eight-year highs in 2018. A large reason is the popularity of the FIFA World Cup among punters.
People have been traveling in droves from New York and Pennsylvania to place their legal sports bets in New Jersey, which is a boon to state coffers.
The NT Racing Commission has ordered Betfair Australia to repay a problem gambler $150,000 after failing to detect red-flag signs.