Consumers in West Virginia are to remain without mobile sports betting services for the foreseeable further after the state’s Lottery announced that it is to delay the launch of DraftKings' sports betting app.
Sports betting integrity monitoring body ESSA has rebranded as the International Betting Integrity Association. It has also revealed a sharp decline in suspicious betting alerts generated by tennis over the first quarter of 2019, with the total number of alerts across all sports down 26% year-on-year.
A New Hampshire District Court Judge has ruled in favour of the state in its legal challenge against the US Department of Justice’s (DoJ) revised Wire Act opinion, stating that the 1961 act only applies to sports betting.
The Kenyan National Assembly is considering a bill that would revamp the country’s regulatory framework for gambling, imposing significantly higher costs on licensed operators and establishing the country’s first national lottery.
SugarHouse Casino has moved a step closer to becoming the first gambling operator to roll out an online and mobile sportsbook service in the regulated state of Pennsylvania after beginning a series of test launches. Should this soft launch be completed without any issues, it could officially launch its offering later this week.
Stockholm-listed Better Collective will significantly expand its presence in the US market through the acquisition of daily fantasy and sports betting affiliate Rical LLC, operator of the RotoGrinders and SportsHandle portals.
New Hampshire has taken a step closer to legalising sports wagering after a bill was passed back to the Senate for a final chamber reading. HB480 sets out plans to legalise sports betting in-person, online and via mobile.
Denmark’s regulated online gaming market has reported a 4.5% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with growth in the online casino and sports betting verticals offsetting land-based declines.
The Danish delegation to the Council of Europe has called upon European Union member states to address contentious elements of the Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions to ensure it can be implemented across the bloc.
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