Monday, August 19, 2019
Tabcorp

Tabcorp FY revenue up 8.7 percent on lottery/keno

Tabcorp posted an 8.7 percent increase in revenue in the first full year after combining with Tatts Group, with a strong contribution from its lottery and keno division.

Fantasy cricket start-up receives $4 mln in funding

Delhi-based online fantasy gaming platform BalleBaazi has successfully raised $4 million in Series A funding round from two private equity funds based out of...

Sportradar and Riot Games ink integrity partnership

Sportradar, the global leader in analyzing and leveraging the power of sports data has announced an integrity services partnership with video game developer and...

Gamblers bear brunt of POCT: JP Morgan

Higher costs associated with Australia’s Point of Consumption Tax (POCT) has ultimately been passed over to gamblers, according to a note from JP Morgan...

Asian online market evolves but slowly

The conditions prevalent in the markets of East Asia mean the evolution of a more recreational online player base is following a different path to how it occurred in Europe and suppliers need to be aware of changing patterns of behaviour.

Bookmakers satisfied with changes to player identification requirements

Russian bookmakers have welcomed a recently passed law simplifying the player identification process required to place online bets.  The document eliminates provisions that require double...

Asia-facing U.K. football sponsorships face scrutiny

The future of high-profile sponsorships of British football teams by largely Asian-facing sports-betting and online casino brands could be in doubt if proposals put forward by the UK’s main opposition party come into force.

China investors eye online gaming startups

India’s booming online gaming market is attracting a flood of investment from mainland China as Beijing steps up efforts to regulate video games at home.

Bombay High Court backs Dream 11

The Bombay High Court has backed Dream 11 in arguing that fantasy sports are a game of skill and therefore not gambling, dismissing a public interest litigation attempt brought by an anti gambling activist.

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.

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