Costa Rica-based betting operator 5Dimes has agreed to pay a $46.8m settlement to the Department of Justice following an investigation into the operator illegally targeting US customers and announced it plans to enter the US regulated market.
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has cancelled the gaming authorisation awarded to Playbay Malta Limited, which operates HDbets.com, due to systemic deficiencies identified in the operator’s adherence to its AML/CFT obligations.
Football’s global governing body Fifa has handed a lifetime ban to Marco Antonio Trovato Villalba, the current president of the Paraguayan side Club Olimpia, after finding him guilty of match manipulation.
The Tennessee Education Lottery’s Sports Wagering Committee has conditionally approved sports betting licences for a trio of high-profile operators, as the state moves closer to the November 1 launch date for the vertical.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has warned that the racing industry in Great Britain faces a “severe threat” after the return of spectators to events was delayed due to an increase in novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases.
Fifa, football’s global governing body, has designated a new smartphone app developed by the International Federation of Professional Footballers (FIFPro) to anonymously report match-fixing as a valid reporting tool for potential corruption in the sport.
France’s gambling market is going through big shifts in terms of both operators and regulators as it nears the end of its first decade. These should leave the igaming industry in a stronger position, says Jake Pollard.
Bettors in Illinois will be able to sign up for an online sports betting account without travelling to a physical location after Governor J.B. Pritzker reinstated an executive order suspending in-person registration.