Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has announced plans to significantly expand Kentucky’s legal gambling market by legalizing commercial casinos, sports betting and online gaming if elected.
Rob Howley, backs coach for the Wales national rugby union team, has been sent home from the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan amid suspected betting rule breaches, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has announced.
Licensed operators generated $2.2m in revenue from the first sixteen days of legal wagering in Iowa, with the William Hill-powered offering at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino leading the market over the period.
Czech lottery and gaming giant Sazka Group has reported a 6% year-on-year increase in gross gaming revenue to €908.5m for the first half of 2019, while profit for the period was boosted by the sale of its Croatian business to Emma Capital.
Scientific Games' online division SG Digital has agreed a wide-ranging deal with IMG Arena, the sports betting subsidiary of media giant IMG, that will see it add new datafeeds and virtual sports content to its OpenSports product suite.
Problem gambling funding body GambleAware and the UK’s Football Supporters’ Association have called on professional football clubs to be more proactive in educating fans about the risks associated with gambling.
Brazilian professional tennis player Diego Matos has been handed a lifetime ban from the sport after being convicted of multiple match-fixing offences. Matos has also been fined $125,000 and ordered to repay illicit winnings of $12,000.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, which operates the Four Winds chain of casinos in Indiana and Michigan, has begun negotiations to introduce Class III games, including sports betting, in its South Bend, Indiana venue.
Multimedia content provider PA Media has agreed a strategic partnership with esports statistics and odds specialist PandaScore, in a move the two parties say will allow operators to offer customers a wider range of betting options on esports competitions.