Atlantic Lottery reported a net profit of CAD$422.2m, up 0.7% year-on-year and ahead of the company’s target of CAD$419.4m for the fiscal year ending 31 March, 2019, thanks to a high level of rollover MaxMillions jackpots.
The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the sports betting integrity body for the lottery industry, reported 23 matches to its partners in the third quarter, with football again topping its list of suspicious betting alerts.
Problem gambling funding body GambleAware has appointed former England international goalkeeper David James as an ambassador for its Bet Regret campaign, the next round of which will focus on keeping fans from placing impulsive bets.
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.