The Council of Europe’s (CoE) Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, also known as the Macolin Convention, is finally set to enter into force from September 1, though concerns remain over its definition of illegal sports betting.
As the number of states legalising sports betting gathers pace, the American Gaming Association has issued a code of conduct its members have pledged to follow in relation to the marketing of sports betting
Genius Sports Group has finalised a major betting data partnership with Football DataCo, giving the supplier exclusive rights to collect, license and distribute live data from the UK’s leading football competitions, including the Premier League.
A sports betting bill introduced earlier in April has been voted through the Colorado’s House of Representatives and transferred to the Senate, but only has until May 3 to progress through the state legislature. The bill has already been passed by the Finance and Appropriations Committees in the upper chamber.
Betclic Everest Group subsidiary bet-at-home has reported an 18.8% year-on-year increase in net gaming revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with the operator crediting strategic marketing efforts for the growth.
Swedish gaming operator Svenska Spel has reported a 5.9% decline in net gaming revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with growth in the new Sport & Casino igaming division offset by struggles in its lottery and land-based gaming units.
The Iowa House of Representatives has approved an amended version of a bill that would legalise sports betting in the state, with Governor Kim Reynolds’ signature now all that is required for it to come into law.
US casino operator Delaware North has filed a lawsuit against its sports betting joint venture partner Miomni Gaming, accusing the supplier and its CEO Michael Venner of engaging in “an ongoing pattern of misrepresentation and bad faith” throughout the partnership.