Friday, April 26, 2019

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.

Russian bookies took US$18 billion in bets in 2018

Russian bookmakers recorded approximately RUB1.2 trillion (US$18 billion) in bets in 2018, according to local media. The figure is understood to apply to not only...

Essa reports 267 suspicious betting cases in 2018

International betting integrity body ESSA reported 267 cases of suspicious bets in 2018 to relevant authorities, led by tennis and football.

Australia steps up fight against match fixing

Australia has launched sweeping new measures to stamp out match fixing, illegal betting and doping in sport, including the establishment of new regulatory body to oversee its efforts.

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