Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec has reported a 3.1% year-on-year increase in revenue to CAD$2.83bn (£1.68bn/€1.89bn/US$2.12bn) for its 2018-19 financial year, with the contribution from its igaming offering growing to $105.4m.
Australian online sports betting operator PointsBet has raised AUS$75m (£40.9m/€45.9m/US$51.6m) after listing its shares on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The operator said the move forms part of its growth plans, which include expansion in the US market.
A memo from the US Deputy Attorney General has informed law enforcement staff working under the Department of Justice (DoJ) that there will be no attempt to enforce the revised interpretation of the Wire Act until 2020.
Online betting operator CasadeApostas.com has secured deals to sponsor four leading football teams in Brazil. The agreement covers top-tier Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs Bahia, Botafogo, Cruzeiro and Santos.
A trio of international gaming operators have entered the race to secure online gambling licences in Argentina’s capital province of Buenos Aires. There are now 10 companies competing to secure one of seven operating licences.
Some of New York’s sporting arenas could be able to offer betting to patrons, after legislation to legalise land-based and mobile betting was amended by authors, Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assemblymember Gary Pretlow.
The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the platform through which state lottery operators track suspicious betting activity, revealed that 198 alerts were generated in the first quarter of 2019, of which 33 were flagged to its partners.