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BHA announces plans to strengthen regulations of syndicates and racing clubs

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has published plans to strengthen the regulation of shared racehorse ownership.  Following an industry-wide consultation, the authority examined the risks of shared ownership and how it can enhance regulation and improve administration. The BHA aims to...

BGC chief condemns Nicola Sturgeon’s decision on casinos

Betting and Gaming Council CEO Michael Dugher has outlined his frustrations in a letter to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The Scottish Government has declared that casinos will only be allowed to re-open in level one areas, while other hospitality venues...

Five arrested for illegal gambling in Kuala Lumpur

The police in Kuala Lumpur have arrested five men in a raid of a Seputeh condominium in connection with illegal online gambling activities. The raid was conducted by the Brickfields and City police CID. According to Brickfields district police chief...

Imperial Pacific International threatened with casino licence suspension

Imperial Pacific International (IPI) is facing a suspension of its casino licence after it was found violating multiple regulatory rules. Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) executive director Andrew Yeom stated the company admitted to five cases of wrongdoing.  These violations include failure to...

Oxford research looks into gambling harm — but flawed methodology falls short

Research from Oxford's Department of Social Policy and Intervention has found that high levels of gambling are associated with a 37% increase in mortality. According to the research, the top 1% of gamblers surveyed spent 58% of their income on...

William Hill launches Mr Green in Latvia

William Hill has launched mrgreen.lv in the Latvian market. The announcement came after the group obtained a license from the Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection of the Republic of Latvia. William Hill also operates the 11.lv brand. The Mr Green brand primarily...

Sazka Group revenue up 66% for Q3

Sazka Group revenue was up 66% year-on-year for the third quarter of 2020, to a total of €769m ($934.9m). Consolidated operating EBITDA also increased by 37%, to a total of €197m, while adjusted EBITDA was up 32% to €207m. Profit after...

Bernstein estimates Macau’s January revenue will drop 60%

Based on the first 10 days of January, analysts from brokerage Sanford C. Bernstein Ltd estimated Macau casino gross gaming revenue is likely to drop 60% year-on-year. According to GGRAsia, the analysts said: "Our currently-published estimates for 2021 GGR ...

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...

BGC hails “huge contribution” of gambling industry to UK economy

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has highlighted the “huge contribution” the gambling industry makes to the UK economy. A report published by Ernst & Young and commissioned by the BGC claims that betting shops, casinos and the online gaming...