In the United Kingdom, online gambling firm GVC Holdings has reportedly failed in a second attempt to take over giant bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Group despite having upped its initial bid by approximately $500 million. According to a report from the Financial Times newspaper, Isle of Man-headquartered GVC Holdings first tried to purchase Ladbrokes Coral Group in December for about $4.1...
About a month after gamblers in Australia learned that ‘legal’ online casinos and poker rooms were to become a thing of the past, the sports betting industry is facing its own tough odds in recruiting new players. State and Federal ministers have reportedly reached agreement on banning some incentives used to attract new punters. Players can no longer get free...
After inking a deal last month to serve as a major backer of the ongoing ESL Pro League 2017, online sportsbook operator Betway Limited has now signed an agreement to act as the title sponsor of the upcoming 2017 British Basketball All-Stars Championship. Betway Limited stated that the 2017 British Basketball All-Stars Championship is set to take place on September...
Online lottery services provider MultiLotto.com has announced that it has improved its offering following the integration of the Quickfire platform from Isle Of Man-based software development firm Microgaming. Licensed by authorities in Malta and Ireland, MultiLotto.com allows lottery fans to play for some of the world’s largest international jackpots including those offered by the Powerball and Mega Millions games in...
The next budget for the Australian state of South Australia is set to include a provision that will look to harvest up to $6.85 million a year by instituting a new 15% tax on all wagers. According to a report from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, this is the first time an Australian jurisdiction has targeted betting companies using where wagers...