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Massachusetts lawmakers halt sports betting, Puerto Rico legalises sports and esports betting, Germany begins issuing sports betting licences, and more

This week in gambling news, after length debate, Massachusetts lawmakers decide to remove their sports betting plan from a new economic development bill. Stocks in major gaming companies rise after New York Gov. Cuomo seriously considers the legalisation of sports betting. iSoftBet has reached an agreement with start-up platform provider The Mill Adventure to integrate […] Read More
Posted on: January 8, 2021 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
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Tennessee sportsbooks make $131.4m in November, William Hill makes Colombian acquisition and more

This week in gambling news, the debut sportsbook handle in Tennessee generated $131.4m in November according to a report from The Tennessee Education Lottery. GVC has launched their new exclusion and detection technology in North America, the first state will be Pennsylvania. William Hill have entered the Latin American market after their acquisition of Colombia […] Read More
Posted on: December 30, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
Gambling Industry News Spotlight

Gambling revenue to drop in Europe, Credit card gambling at risk in Australia, Verizon Media and Entain new partnership, and more

This week in gambling news, recent data published by the European Gaming and Betting Association suggest that in 2020 the total gambling revenue in Europe will drop 23%. A new report from the Australian Banking Association has advocated for the prohibition of the use of credit cards when gambling. Verizon Media and Entain have partnered […] Read More
Posted on: December 23, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
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Esports-Only sportsbook in Colorado, Stricter rules for iGaming in Sweden, MP calls for the end of the UKGC, and more

This week in sports betting news a report from the Swedish Gambling Market Commission has called for stricter controls on iGaming. According to their CEO, DraftKings expects 40% growth in the new year despite not expanding to any new states. A senior UK MP has yet again called for the end of the UK Gambling […] Read More
Posted on: December 18, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
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Online Gambling News & Spotlight: Job losses at NetEnt, CS:GO corruption, More betting in NY, and Daily Fantasy for BetConstruct

This week in online gambling and betting news hundreds of jobs are being axed at Malta-based NetEnt after their acquisition by Evolution Gaming. The local esports scene in Australia is struggling to deal with the rapidly growing problems of match-fixing and corruption, especially in CS:GO. New York State has approved two new betting options, a […] Read More
Posted on: December 4, 2020 | Virtual Sports News | Andrew Boggs
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