Online gambling operator MansionBet has agreed to become the new main shirt sponsor of English Championship football club Bristol City, while sports trading platform Football Index signed a similar deal with Queens Park Rangers (QPR).
The European Commission has extended the standstill period in place for Germany’s revamped gambling legislation, while a number of stakeholders have flagged a range of concerns with the proposed regulatory framework.
Scientific Games has launched its sports betting product in Michigan through a partnership with the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP)’s Firekeepers Casino, the first tribal casino in Michigan to offer sports betting.
Online gaming operator and supplier Newgioco Group has reported an 18.5% year-on-year decline in revenue for the first half of 2020, though reduced operating costs saw the business halve its net loss for the period.
South African racing operator Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Group has published its business rescue plan, which could see it sell its horse racing business as it struggles with debts of up to ZAR1.17bn.
Australian gambling trade association Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) has called upon operators in the jurisdiction to remove any players engaging in the online abuse and harassment of athletes from their platforms.
Affiliate group Catena Media’s revenue came to €54.5m for the first half of 2020, up 9.3%, thanks to a stellar second quarter performance in which organic search revenue grew strongly as casino mitigated the suspension of sporting events.
Australia’s Tabcorp has seen revenue fall 4.8% in its fiscal year ended 30 June, amid disruption caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, with a hefty impairment charge resulting in the operator swinging to a loss for the year.
Denmark's Consumer Ombudsman (Forbrugerombudsmanden) has rejected criticism of new marketing laws that prohibit the display of gambling brands alongside the logos of banks, despite concerns the regulations will harm football clubs across the country.
Free-to-play games provider SportCaller announced it will integrate its full portfolio of free-to-play games into Scientific Games’ OpenMarket content aggregation platform, with a view to expanding its reach globally.
The Darts Regulation Authority (DRA), the global regulatory body for the sport, has suspended two players after suspicious betting on matches they played in was flagged by the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA).
The latest figures from the Mississippi Gaming Commission show the state’s sports betting market recovered from June’s losses in July, growing revenue year-on-year despite a decline in amounts wagered.