In Uruguay, legislators have reportedly passed proposed legislation that would ban most online gambling including poker, roulette and video slots while giving the South American nation’s executive branch control over all types of sportsbetting. According to a report from G3 Newswire, the proposal from the governing Broad Front political party was approved by the 99-member Chamber of Deputies and is...
In Australia, a special government taskforce has reportedly recommended a crackdown on illegal gambling after its investigations revealed that criminal sportsbetting exchanges were taking in approximately $805 million every year. According to a report from The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper, the Black Economy Taskforce found that there were at least ten large illegal sportsbetting exchanges operating in the country with...
In the United Kingdom, four online sportsbetting firms could soon reportedly face stiff fines from the Gambling Commission regulator after being found guilty by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) watchdog of running advertisements on their websites that “targeted vulnerable people”. According to a report from The Guardian newspaper, the ASA ruled that operators 888 UK Limited, Bonne Terre Limited, Casumo...
After supporting the ESL One Cologne eSports event earlier in the year, online sportsbook operator Betway Limited has announced that it has now signed a deal to serve as a major sponsor of the ESL Pro League 2017. The world’s longest-running professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament, the sixth edition of the ESL Pro League began on Tuesday and features 28...
The 2017/18 season will see English Football League Championship (EFL Championship) Queens Park Rangers (QPR) with its very first “Official Fantasy Sports Partner,” after signing a partnership agreement with Sportito Fantasy Sports. The pairing is seen as an opportunity for the club’s fans to take advantage of the fantasy sports platform during the season and for QPR fans to connect...
In Spain, the Andalusia Gambling Regulations have reportedly been approved by the Governing Council. The Regional Government expects the new gaming rules to raise about €1.65m a year in additional revenue, G3Newswire reports. The Andalusia Gambling Regulations will reportedly apply to gaming activities that are conducted within the territorial scope of what is the most populated and the second largest...
There’s been a surge of mergers and acquisitions in the internet gaming and affiliate sphere over the last two years, and one company that has made news recently is Better Collective of Denmark. The company announced yesterday that they have acquired the Pull Media network, dramatically expanding their presence in the tightly regulated French market. The company stated that they...
In the United Kingdom, live race broadcaster The Racing Partnership has announced that its greyhound schedule for next year will encompass a minimum of 1,619 fixtures from twelve tracks located across the country. A joint venture between racetrack owner Arena Racing Corporation Limited and seven British tracks, The Racing Partnership revealed that its 2018 fixtures list was compiled in cooperation with...
A little over two months after agreeing a deal to buy British online casino games developer Red7Mobile Limited for an undisclosed amount and Scientific Games Corporation is set to further expand its digital gaming empire with the acquisition of NYX Gaming Group Limited. Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corporation revealed that it has provisionally agreed to spend approximately $631 million in...
British pools betting innovator Sportech has announced that it will be launching a wide-ranging review of its business and capital structures following news that two of its top executives are to step aside. The London-listed firm revealed that Ian Penrose is to resign as its Chief Executive Officer from December 31 while Mickey Kalifa will be leaving his Chief Financial...

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