Russian bookmakers are hoping for a bonanza from the FIFA World Cup, which will be held in the country less than two months from now, but many fear regulatory hurdles and slow-moving legislation will mean that legal operators will lose out. A complex...
GVC is in detailed talks for a GBP3.9 billion ($5.23 billion) acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral, the two companies said in an announcement to the London
Russia’s bookmakers see their future as being online, with some major players closing down traditional betting shops to focus on the interactive sector. This year’s Russia Gaming Week reflected that trend with some bookies saying they had eschewed...
Russia’s bookmakers are looking forward to a bonanza from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but would like to see regulations eased, in particular with regard to online bets from foreign visitors, to enable them to take full advantage. Sports betting has seen...
Regulators, operators and sports bodies need to improve international cooperation if they are effectively to tackle match fixing, which experts say is
Australia’s betting culture, which changed with the entry of foreign bookmakers, is gradually returning as punters fight back against practices such as cutting big bets and closing winning accounts. But lobby groups say more needs to be done. While...
A hold of more than US$40 million on a single horse race might seem substantial in most racing jurisdictions — the stuff of dreams, in fact —but for Japan it is a drop in the ocean, and now overseas races are finally getting a taste of the action. It...
Betway says Leicester’s win of the U.K. Premier League, coming from a rank outsider position of 2,500/1, is likely to trigger the firm’s biggest e
Russian bookmakers continue to struggle with a tangled web of regulations aimed at controlling the online market, with a new centralized online payments hub coming under fire for being overly complicated.
Horse racing officials, looking to revitalize the pari-mutuel betting model, are turning to the financial world for technology to enable the development of new and complex bets.Pari-mutuel wagering has long formed the financial backbone of horse racing...
Bookmakers were cheering after the Melbourne Cup was won by 100/1 shot Prince Of Penzance, the longest winner in Australia’s most famous race since
Convicted criminals in Australia will be banned from working for bookmakers after the state government closed a loophole that allowed them to bypass t
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