A new survey conducted by Thailand's Centre for Gambling Studies and Centre for Social and Business Development has revealed that as much as 57% of the country's citizens have gambled during the past year.
Betting technology supplier Newgioco is to enter the Washington, D.C. sports betting market through a new partnership with Handle19, a sports bar chain planned by entrepreneur Shane August’s August Holding Corp.
Industry stakeholders have suggested policies such as a pre-registration process, a 270-day "grace period" to comply with regulations and licensing reciprocity between jurisdictions as part of Illinois' public consultation period on legal sports wagering.
The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has called upon the New Zealand government to adopt a regulatory regime that allows foreign and domestic operators to secure licences for a diverse range of products.
SportPesa has announced that it has made its 453 Kenyan employees redundant after closing its operations in the country, as it urged the country’s authorities to repeal the 20% excise tax rate on all stakes that caused it to withdraw from the market.
Central and Eastern European betting operator Fortuna Entertainment Group has migrated its Slovakia-facing sportsbook onto the Playtech IMS platform, with its sportsbooks in the Czech Republic, Poland and Croatia to follow.
The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has again urged more countries to ratify the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions to help strengthen its impact on tackling match-fixing in sport.