Much has been said of the potential returns for the bookmaker that brings esports betting into the mainstream. However despite numerous attempts, no company appears to be close to doing so. Those looking to crack the market discuss the challenges they face.
The Norwegian Gaming and Foundation Authority (Lotteri- og stiftelsestilsynet) has stepped up enforcement action against offshore operators. The regulator’s deputy director general for gambling and lotteries Henrik Nordal explains how effective these efforts have been.
French gambling giant La Française des Jeux (FDJ) has struck a deal to acquire Sporting Group, the parent company of spread betting operator Sporting Index and sports betting technology and trading service provider Sporting Solutions.
In the second part of iGaming Business' rundown of the year to date's most popular news stories, we see that viewers were particularly interested in US developments, while regulatory progress in Germany also attracted a lot of hits.
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.