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DoJ and NFL consider sports betting a ‘game of skill’

US sports network ESPN has disclosed that the Department of Justice and the NFL in legal documents have considered sports betting to be a...

Evander Holyfield’s RealDealBet to be a knockout sports betting platform

Evander “the Real Deal” Holyfield, 5-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion is very excited to be launching RealDealBet.com globally with the newest and most complete...

William Hill’s Australian arm incurs big decline in operating profit

UK bookmaker William Hill suffered a 19 percent decline in operating profit in the first quarter due to a new point of consumption tax...

Illegal betting drives $3 trillion market

The global sports betting market is worth up to $3 trillion, the vast majority of which is generated from illegal gambling, it was announced...

666Bet opens in Taiwan

Online sports betting company 666Bet has opened an office in Taipei to target the Asian market, according to media reports. The company plans to launch...

Unregulated market biggest threat to sports integrity, report finds

The unregulated sports betting market is a much larger threat to sports integrity than new types of bets being offered by regulated European betting...

New Jersey casinos and race tracks can offer sports betting: Governor

Casinos and racetracks in New Jersey can offer sports betting without fear of prosecution or civil liability, the state’s Governor Chris Christie has declared.Following...

Permira eyes 888 Holdings

A report that the Permira private equity group was in preliminary acquisition talks with online gambling group 888 Holdings plc has triggered a wave...

Queensland authorities investigate sports betting scam

The Crime and Corruption Commission in the Australian state of Queensland is allegedly probing a former senior police detective over claims he defrauded people...

Australia lotteries hit by sports betting, racing competition

Australia’s lotteries are likely to perform slightly better over the next five years given higher per capita spending on gambling activities, but sales are...

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