Malta-based sports betting supplier, Betby, has been granted its supplier licence by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), a key milestone for the company as it continues its expansion into new jurisdictions.
Italian operator and supplier Newgioco Group expects to see revenue for the second quarter of 2020 to fall by up to 52.7%, following the disruption caused to the business by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Europol, the law enforcement agency of the European Union (EU), has called for greater cooperation between the public and private sectors in order to clamp down on betting-related match-fixing in sport.
Super League Greece, the country’s highest level professional football league, has announced Malta-headquartered sports betting operator Interwetten as its gold sponsor for the next three years, starting with the 2020-2021 season.
Online gambling platform provider i3 Interactive announced the launch of its new online sports betting and gaming brand, Blitzbet. The dot.eu brand is currently available in a limited number of jurisdictions.
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.
Integrity body the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) warned sports clubs of the “damage to sports integrity” that may result from sponsorship deals with Asian-facing betting companies who operate primarily in unregulated jurisdictions.
The extent to which the monopoly operators around the world are clearly maximising margins on their sports-betting products is highlighted for the first time by data from new sports-betting information portal BookiesMatrix.com.
Betting services supplier Sports Information Services (SIS) has expanded its horse racing portfolio through agreements with Czech racetrack operator LAB, and Kincsem Park, the home of Hungarian racing. The deals see SIS become the exclusive distributor of live pictures and data of horse racing in the two countries.
The first empirical study examining player behaviour before and after countries locked down to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) has found casino activity among sports bettors has declined since 7 March