Integrity body the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) warned sports clubs of the “damage to sports integrity” that may result from sponsorship deals with Asian-facing betting companies who operate primarily in unregulated jurisdictions.
Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel has announced details of a new initiative, where it will distribute more than $80m in site credits to its customers to celebrate the return of professional sport in the US.
A total of 43.3% of Czechs aged 15 or older gambled in the past year, up from 39.8% the year before but below levels in 2017, according to the Czech Ministry of Finance's latest annual gambling report.
The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has published its response to the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA)’s consultation paper on suspicious betting reporting requirements. The response sets out IBIA’s views on the best ways operators can help maintain integrity in sports betting.
Both DraftKings and FanDuel have received temporary sports betting permits allowing them to operate in Illinois, allowing both to launch in the state when their land-based partners receive master licences.
Operator association Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) claims that consumer credit data does not give an accurate picture of public spending on gambling, amid what it called “alarmist” reports of a surge in activity across the country.
Racing New South Wales (NSW) stewards have found professional jockey Adam Hyeronimus, alongside stablehand Blake Paine, guilty of 30 out of 31 illegal betting charges, related to activity which took place between 2016 and 2019.
Affiliate giant Catena Media has said that it expects to achieve record revenue and profit in the second quarter of 2020, despite its business being affected by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Svenska Spel chief executive Patrik Hofbauer said the operator is showing signs of recovery following the disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19), which led to a 9.6% year-on-year revenue decline in the first half of the year.
The Swedish Gaming Inspectorate’s (Spelinspektionen) latest report on gambling amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic warns that the impact of the crisis on problem gambling figures will not be apparent until later in 2020 at the earliest.