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Dutch gambling bill opens market to international operators
Dutch Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has outlined his online gambling liberalisation plan to the Lower House of the legislature,...
Mississippi and West Virginia fast-track sports betting
Mississippi and West Virginia have approved sports betting regulations, with both states expected to accept bets before the start of the...
Italy approves Playtech's £741 million takeover of Snaitech
Italy’s financial markets regulator has paved the way for gambling software firm Playtech to buy the remaining 19% stake of rival...
Unibet replace PMU as PSG’s betting partner in $3.5m deal
Unibet has signed a two-year deal to become the official betting partners of French football champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), replacing PMU...
New York fails to pass sports betting law
New York state legislators failed to pass a controversial sports betting law before closing their legislative session on Wednesday. Similar bills in...
US Congress Postpone Sports Betting Hearing
The National Foodball League and other sports giants have been invited to testify before a US congressional committee on sports betting...
Cyprus Football Club Fights Bill To Take Stake In Betting Revenue
The Cyprus Football Association is fighting government plans to take the club's share of state betting revenues to pay off its...
Rhode Island on the cusp of legalising sports betting
Rhode Island’s Senate Finance Committee is the latest US state to gear up for legalised sport betting, hoping to follow Deleware...
Clock ticks down on New York Sports Betting Bill
With one day to go before lawmakers adjourn, New York's sports betting bill is looking more and more unlikely to pass. Changes...
UK to wager up to £500m in World Cup/Royal Ascot betting bonanza
The UK could bet £500 million within in a week with two World Cup games for England and five days of...
Australia's increase in mobile betting drives online wagering
Australians are increasingly using mobile phones to place bets - but fewer are taking a punt, according to a study by Australian...
New York pushes last-minute changes to sports betting bill before lawmakers adjourn
New York senators have amended gambling bill S7900 in a last-ditch effort to legalise sports betting before the session ends on June 20. The...
William Hill partners with Las Vegas Lights
The Las Vegas Lights soccer club has teamed up with UK bookmaker William Hill – the first US sports team to...
Vietnam opens up sports betting as World Cup kicks off
Vietnam will allow residents to bet on overseas’ football matches starting in 2019 in a bid to stop international websites from siphoning...
Michigan moves towards legalising online gambling
Michigan's House of Representatives has voted 68-40 in favour of online gambling bill HB 4926, which paves the way for the Lawful...
William Hill ready to accept first sports bet in New Jersey
William Hill has announced it’s ready to accept the first sports bet in the state of New Jersey on Thursday, following...
New Jersey legalise full-scale sports betting
New Jersey are all set to begin full-scale sports betting after Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday which allows for...
Asia cracks down on the rise in illegal gambling ahead of the World Cup
With the World Cup only four days away, law enforcement and regulatory forces are preparing to fight the rise of illegal...
Switzerland set to ban foreign online gambling operators
Switzerland is set to ban foreign betting sites following a referendum vote on the country’s new Gambling Act. On the flip side...
Betfair US secures two new sports betting agreements
Paddy Power Betfair has announced the signing of two long-term sports betting agreements in New Jersey and New York with Meadowlands...
New Jersey's full-scale sports betting bill awaits Governor’s approval
The State of New Jersey’s legislatures has approved a bill that would legalise sports betting wagers to be accepted by the...
partypoker launch Spain-France shared liquidity platform
A new shared liquidity poker market has been established between players in France and Spain by partypoker. GVC Holdings’ owned online poker...
Delaware launches full-scale sports betting operations
Delaware is set to be the first state to implement full-scale sports betting operations later today. Three casinos will be launching their...
DraftKings launches in Australia as territories introduce new taxes
Boston-based daily fantasy sports platform DraftKings has announced that it has now officially launched in Australia, despite more territories introducing high...
Scientific Games to help Delaware Lottery’s sports betting expansion
Scientific Games has announced that it will be responsible for implementing the state of Delaware’s expansion into full-scale sports betting. A deal...
DraftKings makes its first sports betting deal
US daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings, has announced the agreement of a licensing partnership with Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, a...
Hard Rock Casino Tampa to undergo $700m expansion
Construction work has begun on a $700m expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Florida. The expansion plans...
Intralot reveals latest figures amid US expansion plans
Worldwide online gaming and sports betting supplier Intralot has released its first set of financial results for 2018, revealing growth in...
UKGC releases update to gambling industry statistics
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has released its six-month update of the country’s gambling statistics, providing an insight into the latest...
Pennsylvania takes first steps in sports betting regulation
Representatives from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board have passed the first set of temporary regulations concerning sports betting, in a meeting...
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