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AGA Boss Describes US Sports Betting Ads Blitz as ‘Unsustainable Arms Race’


Friday, December 3, 2021

Battle of attrition As US sportsbooks continue their battle of attrition for market share, American Gaming Association (AGA) president Bill Miller has called the escalation of sports betting ads “an unsustainable arms race.” Miller’s comments came on Wednesday during the SBC Summit North America sports betting conference. On Twitter, sports betting industry analyst Alfonso Straffon shared news ...

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UK Gambling Watchdog Fines iGaming Firm Greentube £685,000, Cites Anti-Money Laundering Failures


Friday, December 3, 2021

Multiple compliance failures The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has ordered Novamatic subsidiary Greentube Alderney Limited to pay a £685,000 ($912,180) penalty, citing social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures.  The UK gambling watchdog took to Twitter December 2 to share news of its regulatory action against the Vienna-headquartered global iGaming service provider: An online gambling business must pay ...

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Colossus Bets Sues DraftKings Over Alleged Patent Infringements


Thursday, December 2, 2021

A long-running issue Colossus Bets has filed a lawsuit against DraftKings, accusing the sportsbook operator of patent infringement. The London-based Colossus Bets filed the lawsuit on Wednesday with the US District Court of Delaware through the DLA Piper law firm. full or partial buy-out offer made at any time prior to completion of a wagering event” DraftKings ...

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Oakland A’s Choose Tropicana Casino in Las Vegas as Site for New Stadium


Thursday, December 2, 2021

A central location Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Oakland A’s reportedly want the Tropicana Casino on the Las Vegas Strip to be the site for their new stadium, should the team move to Vegas. A CNBC report on Wednesday revealed that the team is looking to build the stadium on this 34-acre site; Bally’s Corporation is ...

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New Study Finds Soccer Friendlies Are at Greater Risk of Match-Fixing


Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Worrying findings A recent study has found that soccer friendly games are at a greater risk of match-fixing than competitive matches. The report, published on Wednesday, looked at games that took place between 2016 and 2020. Over the course of the study, investigators found suspicious activity in over 250 friendlies in which European teams were ...

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North Dakota Prepares for Imminent Sports Betting Launch


Wednesday, December 1, 2021

A major milestone North Dakota will become the 28th state to offer legal sports betting if its retail sportsbook opening goes ahead as planned on Wednesday. According to local media, a retail sportsbook is about to open at the Dakota Magic Casino in Hankinson, about an hour away from Fargo. That said, the opening might ...

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