Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Punters flood the sports betting zone 

Kung Volleyball, ping pong and Tajikistan football leagues are just some of the exotic sports that saw wagering action during the pandemic shutdowns, though now regular events are opening up, operators are noting a big swing back to old favourites.
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Is it time to rethink the industry or is it business as usual?

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has pretty much decimated the brick and mortar casino and betting shops worldwide, is there light at the end of the very long tunnel?

IPL to mark bounce back for India’s online fantasy games

While the legality of sports betting in India remains a question of debate, betting on online fantasy sports (OFS) has been the biggest growth area of the country’s online skill-based gaming industry.

SBC Barcelona – Digital signs partnership with Asia Gaming Brief

SBC Summit Barcelona - Digital has signed a strategic media partnership with Asia Gaming Brief, the region’s leading intelligence and connections provider, to promote and develop a session for the upcoming virtual events, which takes place 8-11 September 2020. 

Table tennis, niche betting products gain ground during Covid

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Russia overhauls sports betting legislation

Russia has approved legislation that will significantly overhaul its sports betting industry, imposing tax on bets placed on overseas events and extending financial obligations to all market participants. 

MGM online unit raises $250m

Roar Digital, a U.S. sports betting and online gaming company, said its shareholders, MGM Resorts and GVC have committed to a second round of investment, bringing the total to $450 million. 

Start-time errors lead to biggest sports book loss in Vegas

Incorrectly entered start times on Korean and Chinese baseball matches lead to a quarter of a million in winning wagers at MGM Resorts over the weekend, in what may be the biggest loss ever in Las Vegas on games that have already started, according to local media reports.

APE to start sports business in Macau

Asia Pioneer Entertainment, an electronic gaming equipment company, said it plans to begin a sports and sports-related entertainment business in Macau to diversify its income stream.

Are we really a nation of gamblers?

The shutdown of gambling venues due to Covid-19 may drive people at-risk of addiction to increased online gambling and harm. For others it might create a relief from the constant access to problematic pokies.

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