B2B fantasy sports supplier Scout Gaming announced it will launch a follow-on from last year’s Premier League season-long fantasy contest, The Quarter Million, by offering a guaranteed prize pool of €1m for the 2020-21 season.
The Austrian Financial Police have shut down a number of illegal gambling operations in the state of Upper Austria, following a series of raids that saw 38 gaming machines and two poker tables confiscated.
US House representatives and congressional Gaming Caucus co-chairs Dina Titus and Guy Reschenthaler have introduced a federal bill – HR7790 – to repeal the US’s 0.25% excise tax on sports wagering handle.
A bill to abolish Bulgaria’s existing regulator and hand its duties to the National Revenue Agency, as well as to introduce new capital requirements for licensees, has been adopted by Bulgaria’s legislature after passing its second reading.
The Société des bains de mer de Monaco, which operates Casino de Monte-Carlo, reported revenue of €45.1m (£41.0m/$52.3m) for the three months ending on 30 June, the first quarter of its 2020-21 fiscal year, a 60.5% year-on-year decline.
Dutch regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has revealed that it issued 14 warnings to igaming operators over the use of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in adverts to promote their gambling products.
Australian operator Star Entertainment Group is to introduce a number of new restrictions at its Star Sydney casino, in response to the New South Wales government’s efforts to halt a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the country.