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    The Oregon Lottery has revealed that it expects to generate $141.2m in revenue over the first three years following the launch of its SBTech-powered retail and mobile sportsbook. 

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    Betfair co-founder Andrew Black and former Attorney General Lord Goldsmith are among the members of a new commission to advise government on the links between crime and problem gambling in the UK.

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    The Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Bill 2019, Ireland’s placeholder legislation for the country’s betting and gaming sector, has progressed to the committee stage in the Dáil Éireann. Meanwhile Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has confirmed that work on an alternative tax system for independent bookmakers to replace the 2% turnover tax is ongoing.

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    DraftKings will pay out civil penalties totalling $7,000 to New Jersey’s gaming regulator and return $3,277 to customers after failing to adhere to self-exclusion rules.

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    A Swedish Administrative Court has rejected a request from Ninja Casino operator Global Gaming to have the decision to revoke its operating licence suspended while it appeals the decision taken by the country’s gambling regulator.

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    More than nine out of 10 adults in Spain see gambling as a socially acceptable pastime according to a new report published by the country’s leading industry trade group.

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    Maine has become the third state in New England to regulate sports betting after its legislature pushed a bill through the House and Senate in the last two days of the state's regular session.

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    North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) have joined forces with Highlight Games to develop the first virtual sports betting game based on the US league.

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    A trio of high-profile industry bodies will offer a second scholarship for a female executive to participate in one of the industry’s leading executive training programmes.

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    The English Football Association (FA) has fined former England and Manchester United footballer Paul Scholes £8,000 (€8,995/$10,079) after finding him guilty of breaching its rules regarding betting on football.

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    Five of the UK’s leading sports betting operators have voluntarily agreed to increase funding for problem gambling treatment and safer gambling.

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    Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has expanded its range of igaming content through a new partnership with Swedish casino games developer NetEnt.

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    An amendment to a federal bill that determines funding granted to the Department of Justice seeks to block the money from being used to enforce its revised stance on the 1961 Wire Act. 

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    William Hill has named Jane Hanson as an independent non-executive director, with effect from July 1.

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    Mississippi’s regulated sports betting market has posted another month-on-month decline, with total revenue down 42.1% to $1.2m in May.

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    The Australian Football League (AFL) has banned Collingwood player Jaidyn Stephenson for 10 matches after it was revealed that he placed bets in three games involving his own team.

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    The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has warned William Hill and Flutter Entertainment to refine how their advertising targeting strategies, after promotions for each operator appeared in an app seen as being of particular appeal to minors.

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    Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has issued United Lottery Solutions with an official warning and financial penalty of SEK700,000 (£52,423/€65,492/$73,304) after ruling the Lottoland operator breached national laws on lottery betting.

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    The Pennsylvania sports betting market has reported a second consecutive month of decline, with revenue falling to 32.2% to $2.9m in May.

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    Sportradar has signed a multi-year extension to its media partnership with North American stock-car racing series Nascar.

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