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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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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
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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
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