Monday, December 6, 2021

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Scientific Games to sell sports betting and lottery businesses

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Scientific Games has confirmed it is divesting its sports betting and lottery businesses. The decision comes following a strategic review which launched in September 2020.

Ladbrokes Coral Group to pay £5.9m for failings in anti-money laundering and social responsibility

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The Ladbrokes Coral Group has been ordered by the Gambling Commission to pay £5.9m for failings in anti-money laundering and social responsibility practices. An investigation by the Gambling Commission found that between November 2014 and October 2017 Ladbrokes and Coral failed to put in place effective safeguards to prevent consumers suffering gambling harm and against money laundering, with this failing...

William Hill loses £915 million to FOBTs

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After more than a decade of boosting profits with the £100 maximum stake on FOBTs, bookmaker William Hill has reined in it’s UK high-street ambition to the tune of £915 million. While implementation of the new £2 maximum stake is lagging, bookmakers are beginning to account for the predicted loss of value to their high-street retail estate, revealing exactly how... powers 1xBet with Convergent Acquiring

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Irish government promise legislative movement

Ireland’s junior justice minister David Stanton has promised that a report on reforms for gambling will be completed by the autumn. The industry is still waiting for one of two Gambling Control Bills to be pushed forward by the government, while in the meantime operators must continue to make-do with legislation from 1956. “It is something we are determined to tackle...

BT Sport adds 20 Premier League football matches to its line up from 2019/20 season

BT Sport has won the rights to a further 20 Premier League football matches in the UK, taking the total to 52, for three years from the start of the 2019/20 season. These games add to the 32 Saturday matches which BT Sport won earlier this year. For the first time, the company will show multiple mid-week Premier League matches...

Grosvenor Casinos named main partner for Fulham FC

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Fulham Football Club has confirmed its new main team partner will be the fully UK licensed online casino and sports betting provider, Grosvenor Casinos.   The two-year deal will see Grosvenor Casinos’ logo displayed on the playing shirts worn by the Club’s First Team and PL2 side as well as designation as the Club’s official betting and casino partner for the...

Pokerstars named as headline sponsors of Brazil Gaming Congress

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Brazil Gaming Congress announces headlines sponsor ahead of November opening. Pokerstars have been confirmed as the headline sponsors of the forthcoming Brazil Gaming Congress (BgC) which opens on November 21. BgC will address a wide range of issues including: taxation for online gaming in Brazil and how to set the right models to generate revenue to the state and to...