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Betting shops in Scotland reopen after easing of restrictions announced

Hundreds of betting shops in Scotland have reopened following an easing of restrictions by the country’s government. The Scottish government announced all 11 areas living under the country’s strictest tier four levels of coronavirus restrictions were to be downgraded to...

Paddy Power launches Spotlight content across retail estate

Paddy Power has partnered with Spotlight Sports Group, with the bookmaker launching Spotlight’s sport content across its retail estate. The sports data and analysis is the first of its kind to be launched in retail stores from Spotlight, and will...

MGA signs data-sharing partnership with Slovak Football Association

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has signed a data-sharing agreement with the Slovak Football Association. The deal aims to safeguard football in Slovakia from threats of match-fixing. Slovakia’s football governing body is one of the largest organisations in the country, encompassing...

FIFA partners with United Nations to combat match-fixing

FIFA and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have together launched a campaign to encourage football to speak out against match-fixing. The two parties have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in a bid to tackle the...

Macau’s gaming tax drops to $3.69bn for 2020 due to lack of visitors

Macau government expects to collect MOP29.46bn ($3.69bn) in taxes from the country’s casinos for 2020. The sum was updated and dropped by 42% from the previous prediction of MOP45.5bn reported in April. MOP26.29bn will come from direct tax based on casino...

Boyd Gaming reaches agreement for Eldorado Casino sale

Boyd Gaming is set to sell the Eldorado Casino in Henderson, Southern Nevada, according to a spokesman for the company. As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the land-based casino operator has reached an agreement to sell the Eldorado Casino...

BCLC receives Level 4 certification for excellence in responsible gambling

British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has received Level 4 certification from the World Lottery Association (WLA) for excellence in responsible gambling. Level 4 is the highest level of certification granted by the WLA’s Independent Assessment Panel (IAP) under the Responsible...

Virginia could earn $412m in annual sports betting revenue

Virginia state aims to launch its sportsbooks by 2021 and its casinos announced that sports betting could earn $412m in annual revenue once the industry reaches full maturity. Estimations suggest it would also bring $61.8 million in annual tax revenue,...

Football Index appoints Mike Bohan as its new CEO

Football Index has announced the appointment of Mike Bohan as its new CEO, with previous CEO Adam Cole becoming chairman. Bohan will run the daily operations of the company alongside COO Ciaran Rowan. Moving into its sixth year, Football Index announced the...

AUSTRAC urges casino industry to be more vigilant with junket operators

Australia’s anti-money laundering authority AUSTRAC has warned that junket gambling operators have been infiltrated and exploited by "serious and transnational criminal entities," reported the Sydney Morning Herald.  A junket is an arrangement between a casino and a tour operator to...