Thursday, June 20, 2019

Ukrainian pro-gambling legislator to speak at Ukrainian Gaming Congress

Gennadiy Krivosheya, a member of the Ukrainian parliament and co-author of a draft law that will legalize gambling in the country, will speak at...

Australia to review laws to protect against offshore gambling services

Australia’s Federal Minister for Social Services, Scott Morrison, announced that the government will conduct a review of its laws to protect gamblers from illegal...

Betfair suspected of being used to launder gangster’s money

Online gambling agency Betfair is being used by an Australian underworld figure as an online bank and suspected vehicle for laundering millions of dollars...

Australian gamblers are biggest losers

Australians lose more money per adult on gambling than any other developed country, according to data from a London-based research firm. Data from H2 Gambling...

Philadelphia Court upholds federal sports betting ban

A federal ban on sports betting in all but four U.S. states was upheld by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. However,...

Will operators score with Premier League partnerships?

The first full season of Premier League football since the United Kingdom’s point of consumption (PoC) taxation regime was introduced in November kicked off this month, and fears that PoC would drive many Asia-facing operators away from the British market appear to be unfounded.Asia-facing operators will adorn the shirts of a quarter of Premier League teams for this upcoming season. Mansion (Crystal Palace and Bournemouth), Dafabet (Sunderland), 138.com (Watford) and TLCBET (West Bromwich Albion) all have primary shirt sponsorship deals with clubs, while a further two operators, Bet365 (Stoke City) and Betway (West Ham), do business in several Asian countries. A number of other operators have secondary sponsorship deals with teams, such as Bodog’s official Asian betting partnership with Arsenal.

Contagious Gaming confirms takeover talks with Sportech

Canadian firm Contagious Gaming confirmed that it has entered into talks with Sportech over a potential merger to create a “combined, technology-focused, sports wagering...

Oz sports betting faces crackdown calls amidst problem gambling horror stories

Australia’s sports betting industry may face calls for a crackdown after a report from Financial Counsellors Australia revealed horror stories about problem gambling, local...

Fonbet gains Russian football second division title sponsorship

Russian sports betting operator Fonbet has agreed terms with the National Football League  to become the title sponsor of the Russian second division for...

Tabcorp and Racing Victoria agree broadcast terms

Australian betting operator Tabcorp has announced that it has ended its broadcast stand-off with race track operator Racing Victoria, following months of deadlock negotiations...

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Spintec eyes Asia expansion, launches in Australia

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Konami launches casino management system in New Mexico

Konami Gaming announced that its Synkros casino management system has been successfully launched at two facilities in the US state of New Mexico—Black Mesa Casino and Black Mesa Travel Center on San Felipe Pueblo.

SMBC to launch Yumeshima development team

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