Вторник, 11 мая, 2021
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Flutter to «vigorously defend» against Fox’s FanDuel lawsuit

Fox Corp has filed an arbitration claim over the value of its stake in FanDuel, which is owned by Flutter Entertainment. Flutter now owns around 95% of FanDuel after it bought a 37.2% stake from Fastball Holdings last year. It...

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...

Malta Poker Festival founder: Live poker will need to incorporate online post-COVID

By Owain Flanders According to Ivonne Montealegre, founder and event director of the Malta Poker Festival, live poker will regain its popularity after the current crisis but will see some changes. Speaking on a panel during the SBC Digital Summit,...

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,...

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...

Gov. Sisolak details timeline for lifting of Nevada restrictions

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued a timeline for the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions throughout the state. Sisolak confirmed that decision-making can shift from state to local governments on 1 May, should counties be able to demonstrate a decrease in...

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...

Google announces new gambling ad block feature

Google is soon to add a new feature to its advertisement settings which will allow users to choose to see less gambling marketing while using its services. The company said it is including the feature after receiving feedback from users...

Ulrik Bengtsson named new chairman of the board at Raketech

Raketech has announced Ulrik Bengtsson as its new chairman of the board of directors, after Christian Lundberg declined to re-elect for the position. Bengtsson is currently CEO at William Hill, joining the operator in 2018 as chief digital officer and...

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...