Problem gambling funding body GambleAware and the UK’s Football Supporters’ Association have called on professional football clubs to be more proactive in educating fans about the risks associated with gambling.
Strong growth in revenue from OPAP's video lottery terminal division has helped the Greek lottery and gaming operator report a year-on-year increase in revenue for the first half of the year, as well as offsetting a decline in sports betting revenue.
Brazilian professional tennis player Diego Matos has been handed a lifetime ban from the sport after being convicted of multiple match-fixing offences. Matos has also been fined $125,000 and ordered to repay illicit winnings of $12,000.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, which operates the Four Winds chain of casinos in Indiana and Michigan, has begun negotiations to introduce Class III games, including sports betting, in its South Bend, Indiana venue.
Multimedia content provider PA Media has agreed a strategic partnership with esports statistics and odds specialist PandaScore, in a move the two parties say will allow operators to offer customers a wider range of betting options on esports competitions.
888 Holdings has put a significant year-on-year decline in profit before tax in the first half down to higher spending, although the online gambling operator was able to post an increase in revenue for the period.
Betsson has agreed to extend its partnership with the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), becoming the exclusive betting partner of the ice hockey competition. It previously served as the SHL's main sponsor over the 2018-19 season.
Betclic Everest Group’s bet-at-home has revealed that it expects to receive an €11.9m (£10.7m/$13.1m) bill from the Austrian tax authorities, relating to the activities of its Linz-based subsidiary. This has prompted it to make changes to its intercompany invoicing practices, which will then see its annual tax burden increase by €5.0m.
Gaming technology provider Inspired Entertainment has entered an exclusive, global virtual sports licensing agreement with NFL Alumni (NFLA), the official organisation for former players and coaches of the NFL American football league.