Andrew Boggs

Andrew is a Northern Ireland based journalist with a background in esports and VR reporting. He grew up in County Down, Northern Ireland, and graduated from Ulster University with a Masters's degree in Journalism.

Colombian Gambling, Coljuegos new president and match-fixing prevention efforts

Two major pieces of gambling news have come out of Colombia this week. Coljuegos President Juan Pérez Hidalgo, the man responsible for the legalising and regulation of online gambling has resigned his post. In related news, The Colombian National Committee for the Prevention of Manipulation of Sports Competitions is planning actions to prevent the issue […] Read More
Posted on: November 25, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
Esports considered a sport

Should esports be considered a sport?

The Olympic Committee ruled in July 2018 that esports would not be a part of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. What does that mean for the future of esports? Will it ever be considered a “real” sport? What is the difference? From the outside looking in, there seems to be a world of difference between […] Read More
Posted on: November 16, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
Uk Gambling Commission tough license conditions

UK Gambling Commission cracks down on online operators with tough licence conditions

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has investigated three online gambling operators for failures in social responsibility and money laundering. This is part of the Gambling Commissions continuing plan to raise the standards of online gambling through enforcement. With virtual betting sites being in their infancy, it looks like there may need to be some tough […] Read More
Posted on: November 2, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs

Inspired Entertainment expands to Greece and Turkey

Inspired Entertainment is a major supplier of technology, hardware, content, and services for the gaming industry. This month they have launched their virtual basketball game, V-Play Basketball, in Greece, and became the first Virtual product to be authorised in Turkey. A first for Inspired in Turkey Earlier this month, Inspired Entertainment issued a press release […] Read More
Posted on: October 28, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
Betsson group UK market

Betsson Group announces business consolidation as they focus on one UK brand.

The Betsson Group has been reducing their business across the UK region for the past few years, today marks the biggest reduction of their UK operations. The group had previously operated nine brands in the UK operating on three different platforms and under four different licenses. Today, however, they have consolidated their entire operation under […] Read More
Posted on: October 23, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
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