CS:GO developer Valve has issued cease-and-desist letters to sites which have blurred the line between virtual and real money by offering skins betting, but this market is not about to go down without a fight, says Christina Thakor-Rankin.
The influx of Asia-facing gambling brands as Premier League shirt sponsors and clubs’ official betting partners shows little sign of slowing down. But what exactly is the appeal and how do operators benefit from these deals? Julian Rogers reports
Sports betting gets a very bad press in Australia and opponents link it with problem gambling. But amounts lost by betting punters pale in comparison to those lost on the gaming machines (pokies) found in many Australian pubs, why the different coverage? Joanne Christie reports.
FanDuel has launched a UK-centric DFS offering to coincide with the start of the 2016-17 football season. Julian Rogers looks at whether it can replicate the success it has had had stateside in what is a much more mature and competitive market.