The speaker line-up for the SBC Digital India conference and exhibition is set to feature the founders of some of the market leaders in the country’s fast-growing real-money gaming industry.
TAB New Zealand has launched a marketing campaign featuring sports celebrities in an attempt to discourage New Zealanders from gambling on offshore web sites.
Sportech shareholders have approved the sale of its digital assets to Australia's BetMakers for GBP30.9 million ($41.7 million).
BetMakers Technology Group has reported that the board of directors of Sportech PLC has agreed to the proposed sale of racing and digital assets to their company, and is recommending the move to shareholders.
Online betting firms have made major inroads into Indian football, with seven out of eleven football clubs competing in the Indian Super League (ISL) having sponsors based in the industry.
In early July, the Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan made amendments to the current gambling law. The new legislation was signed by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev.
Gambling via “e-sabong” (online cockfighting) is estimated to produce PHP1.5 billion (US$32 million) in revenues on a daily basis. Calls are rising to legalize and effectively tax these activities.