THU, 27TH APR 2017

In-Depth Analysis for the gaming industry

Sports Betting News

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26th April
Tennis heads suspicious betting for ninth consecutive quarter
The sports betting integrity body, ESSA, recorded 27 cases of suspicious betting during the first quarter of 2017, with tennis accounting...
26th April
Totolotek to become first regulated bookmaker in Poland to introduce virtual sports betting
Intralot’s Polish bookmaker Totolotek has partnered with Betradar to introduce virtual sports betting to Poland for the first time, after recent...
25th April
Horseracing Levy reform becomes law
The UK government has confirmed that proposed reforms of Horserace Betting Levy regulations have been successfully passed into law following European...
24th April
European Commission endorses horseracing betting reform
Representatives of the European Commission have today endorsed the UK government’s plans to reform the UK Horserace Betting Levy. Under...
24th April
William Hill Director leaves after 45 years
UK- based bookmaker William Hill has confirmed in an interview with the Racing Post that its Media Relations Director, Graham Sharpe,...
24th April
Betting on Football 2017 – “The year’s premier sports betting trade event”
Gambling Insider chats to SBC’s Andy McCarron, who explains why this year’s Betting on Football Conference line up is the most...
20th April
Australia set to ban live sports betting ads
The Australian federal government is poised to introduce new laws as early as next week to ban gambling advertising during live...
18th April
NBA snubs US DFS providers to sign deal with PlayOn
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has agreed a deal with UK based DFS service PlayOn, snubbing US based providers FanDuel and...
13th April
Ukraine to lift gambling ban
The Prime Minister of Ukraine has accepted a Ministry of Finance letter promising to re-legalise gambling by 2018, almost eight years...
11th April
2017 Grand National was officially the busiest day of the year for NYX
NYX Gaming Group, end-to-end supplier and technology provider to sports betting and gaming operators, announced today that it handled a total...
11th April
Bet365 wins big at media awards
Bet365 has won the coveted Technology and Telecoms Award for their ‘In-Play Betting’ advertising innovation, presented at the World Media Awards...
11th April
Illinois considers move to legalise DFS
Online Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) betting could become a reality for the state of Illinois following the introduction of a new...
10th April
Grand National winner costs the Bookies £5m
Bookmakers are expecting a £5m payout to Scottish punters after One For Arthur won the Grand National. The outsider was the...
10th April
888 re-assessing Gibraltar operations because of potential Brexit impact
888 Holdings is currently considering alternatives to Gibraltar for its operational centre, should ‘The Rock’ be negatively affected by Brexit. ...
7th April
Sky Betting & Gaming prepares to enter German market
Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has announced that it is preparing to enter the next phase of its international expansion entitled...
6th April
Bookmaker’s anti-fraud software under scrutiny
UK bookmakers will be investigated by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it was revealed that their websites may be downloading...
6th April
Florida House tears down the Senate’s gambling bill as negotiations begin
Although it seems like Florida is finally reaching the point when it will make a decision on gambling, the Florida House...
6th April
Betting on Russia?
As SBC’s Betting on Football conference enters its fourth year, it promises to offer a revealing insight into the Eastern European...
5th April
Bwin signs with BBH Sport whilst seeking out Polish license
GVC Holding’s European online betting subsidiary Bwin has chosen sports marketing agency BBH Sport as its lead creative agency. ...
3rd April
EnergyBet leaps into Virtual Sports
EnergyBet is to offer virtual sports betting having entered an agreement with Leap Gaming. This will mark EnergyBet’s debut into the...
28th March
Ladbrokes Coral posts first full-year results as a merged company
British bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral has posted its first full-year figures for 2016 as a merged company. Last year’s $3.4bn...
23rd March
Dubai World Cup to be broadcast on planes and at sea
The Dubai World Cup horse racing fixture will make history this weekend as it becomes the first horse race to be...
23rd March
Cheltenham Festival proved to be a record breaking week for PBS and Smarkets
Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) reported record-breaking shop SSBT performance during the Cheltenham Festival. It was the first Cheltenham Festival...
21st March
Australia outlaws online poker and live sports betting
Australia’s federal government has passed the Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 in order to close a number of regulatory loopholes, in turn...
21st March
EnergyBet bows out of the Polish Market
EnergyBet has announced it will be withdrawing from the Polish market and will cease to offer services to customer as...
21st March
888 revenues send it straight to the top of UK market
Online gaming and solutions provider, 888 Holdings has declared a special dividend for the fifth straight year as full-year pre-tax profit...
20th March
i-pools partners with the Telegraph to launch real-money social betting games
Industry operator and B2B platform provider i-pools has announced the launch of Telegraph Predictor. Launched in partnership with Telegraph Media...
20th March
Dafabet continues global expansion plans to Kenya
Sports betting platform, Dafabet has announced that it will now be available in the Kenyan market, joining other industry players such...
16th March
$10.4bn will be illegally wagered on March Madness
According to the American Gaming Association, Americans will bet $10.4bn on the NCAA basketball’s March Madness, with only $295m wagered legally...
15th March
Norway threatens to crackdown on skin betting
The Norwegian Gaming Authority (NGA) has pledged to start controlling and sanctioning operators who offer skin betting services. Skin betting is...
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