Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tabcorp continue to face pressure from online bookies, despite taxes

Australian wagering giant Tabcorp will continue to face “resilient” pressure from online bookmaking rivals this year, despite the rollout of new betting taxes designed...

BOSA to debate federal oversight of US sports betting

PASPA may have fallen, but its long-awaited demise hasn’t quite signaled the end of federal intervention into sports betting, say organizers of Betting on...

Concessions, online crackdowns and technology seen as 2019 themes

The new year is getting underway against a backdrop of political and economic uncertainty across the globe. The U.S. government shutdown due to a...

NZRB launches sportsbook powered by SG

The New Zealand TAB has launched a new sportsbook on mobile and digital platforms, powered by SG Digital’s OpenBet sports betting technology. The new...

SBTech appoints Isaacs as non-exec chairman

SBTech, a sports betting and gaming technology supplier, said it has appointed former Scientific Games CEO Gavin Isaacs as its new non-executive chairman.

India MP calls for sports integrity bill, legal online sports betting

A senior Indian politician has introduced a Private Member’s Bill in the Lower House of Parliament aimed at improving integrity in sports and calling for regulation of online sports betting.

2018 in review – Sportsbetting, IndoChina and Japan

There’s never a dull moment when it comes to gaming in Asia and 2018 produced its fair share of surprises, many of them provided by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is keeping the gaming industry on its toes.

AIGF demands probe on illegal foreign betting websites

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding action be taken against offshore betting websites that have been...

Naruto city wins legal case over boat race payments

Naruto municipal authorities have won a legal case that had been brought against them by local residents who were upset at payments made regarding boat race facilities to the nearby fishing cooperative.

Time to move the regulatory goalposts

There is no question that the global sports betting market is massive and growing fast. According to figures from respected statistics company, Statista, the global gross gaming yield now stands at about $400 billion, with the majority of that generated in Asia.

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