Online sports betting operator 1xBet has set out plans to further enhance its presence in the Latin American market after it secured a full licence from the Dirección General de Juegos y Sorteos (DGJS) of the Mexico's Ministry of the Interior.
All British greyhound racing has been suspended after Prime Minister Boris Johnson banned all non-essential travel and gatherings of more than two people in order to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
British industry body The Betting and Gaming Council has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer after the gambling industry was excluded from all forms of business rate relief intended to ease the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
William Hill has announced that it expects a material impact on revenue and earnings from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, and has therefore suspended its 2019 dividend to retain financial resources within the business.
The outbreak of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to cause disruption to gambling markets around the world, while a host of sporting events have also been suspended in an effort to slow the spread of the disease.
The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has warned that plans to restrict betting on rule violations in Sweden, runs the risk of pushing players to offshore operators and in turn actually increasing the threat posed by match-fixers.
Sweden’s AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) posted the highest full-year revenue in the company’s history in 2019, though a decline in its core racing vertical and Sweden’s new gaming taxes hit operating profit for the year.