Tuesday, June 18, 2019

ESSA rebrands as International Betting Integrity Association

ESSA, a Brussels-based organisation focused on sports betting integrity, has rebranded as the International Betting Integrity Association with immediate effect.

Consumer protection measures come into effect across Australia

Certain gambling inducements have now been banned across Australia, after a number of measures from the National Consumer Protection Framework (NCPF) came into effect...

Genius Sports Group secures landmark betting data agreement with Football DataCo

Genius Sports Group has been appointed by Football DataCo, the data rights holder of all competitions organized by the Premier League, English Football League...

PointsBet fined for illegal gambling ad in NSW

Betting operator PointsBet has been convicted and fined $20,000 for posting an illegal gambling advertisement in New South Wales, the second case to be publicised this week.

Sportschamps convicted of posting illegal gambling ad

Wagering company Sportschamps has been convicted of posting an illegal gambling advertisement online following an investigation by Liquor & Gaming New South Wales. The company...

Regulation seen cutting illegal gambling, boosting state revenue

Popular Indian politician, Shashi Tharoor, a member of the main opposition Congress Party, stirred the political pot earlier this year by introducing a private...

Paddy Power Betfair proposes name change to Flutter Entertainment

Irish-headquartered Paddy Power Betfair is planning to rename itself as Flutter Entertainment, reflecting its growing number of brands across Europe, US, and Australia, local...

Private member’s bill sparks online gambling debate

A private member’s bill recently introduced in parliament is expected to give fresh impetus to the debate on legalizing online gaming and sports betting...

Sportsbet fined for offering ‘refer a friend’ bonus

Australian online bookmaker Sportsbet has been convicted for offering unlawful inducements to punters to entice their friends to open gambling accounts, local media reports....

Australia takes on sporting cheats, but global action needed

Australia is stepping up its game in seeking to stamp out match fixing, though the illegal gambling that underpins the problem is estimated to generate profits of at least $4.2 billion in just six jurisdictions and is growing much faster than legal wagering.

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