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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Melco sells Crown stake, senior executives to depart

By Tim Poole Melco Resorts & Entertainment has sold its 9.99% stake in Crown Resorts to The Blackstone Group. The casino operator only acquired shares in its Australian counterpart last June, with an announcement coming in late May. However, a public...

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...

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,...


Entain appoints Jette Nygaard-Andersen as new CEO

Jette Nygaard-Andersen has been appointed as the new CEO of Entain with immediate effect. Nygaard-Andersen, currently an independent non-executive director of Entain, takes over from...