With the football World Cup finally at a close, Russian bookies are finding their profits are lower than expected, despite a surge in volume. Russi
The Chinese government has been working hard to clamp down on illegal World Cup betting groups organized on WeChat, Taobao and QQ, Global Times report
In just four days since the start of the World Cup, Thai police have arrested around 3,000 gamblers and bookies nationwide, working with financial ins
Elephants took to a football pitch in Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya this week in an effort to raise awareness among young people about ill
With only a few days to the FIFA World Cup, bookmaking syndicates in Malaysia have been busy securing bank accounts from individuals to be used to acc
The upcoming World Cup could result in weaker than expected GGR growth in the summer, while Union Pay POS terminal concerns are overblown, say Morgan
At least $1 billion a year has been estimated to go to illegal offshore gambling websites from Russian punters, according to reports. The figure is a
Online magazine Login casino is launching a new online conference in November, focused on opportunities for bookmakers during the FIFA World Cup 2018.
The ‘Sport in Focus’ track at Betting on Sports (September 12-15) will culminate in a session dedicated to next year’s FIFA World Cup, as more t
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...
Taiwanese authorities are investigating the head of the Taiwan Football Association for allegedly betting on his side to lose a World Cup qualifier ag
A federal judge is now deciding the fate of Paul Phua, a gambling mogul who was arrested in July after FBI agents posed as Internet repairmen to enter
As the World Cup approaches in New Zealand, the Cricket Players Association (CPA) and Racing Board have warned that the country’s cricket stars are
China lottery sales jumped 52.7 percent in July to RMB37.2 billion ($6.05 billion) fuelled by a gain in the mainland’s Sports Lottery sales, helped
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