Michigan’s Senate is expected to pass bills to legalise sports wagering and online gaming later today (11 December), after the Regulatory Reform Committee gave its approval to a number of amendments to each piece of legislation.
New Zealand’s Minister for Racing, Winston Peters, has introduced the Racing Industry Bill, a piece of racing reform legislation that has already received support from the Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA).
The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) has announced that the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has become the latest member of the international association dedicated to protecting the integrity of sports wagering worldwide.
WatchandWager has agreed an extension of its agreement with the board of directors of the California Exposition & State Fair in Sacramento, allowing it to continue its Cal Expo harness racing operations through to May 1, 2025.
The Stars Group (TSG) is set to take full control of BetEasy after agreeing a deal to acquire the remaining 20% interest in the Australian sports betting operator for AU$151m (£79.5m/€93.3m/US$103.3m). Current BetEasy chief executive Matthew Tripp will shift to the role of non-executive president of the business from January 2020, with director of strategy and regulatory affairs promoted to serve as his replacement.