Retail

Ukraine MPs discuss draft gambling law with industry

Members of the Ukrainian Pariment have discussed details on the latest draft gambling law in the country with members of the industry at the Ukrainian Gaming Congress. Invited members of Verkhovna Rada (Supreme Council) of Ukraine, namely Viktor Romanyuk and Gennadiy Krivosheya presented their draft bill on the state regulation of gambling in the country, which is just one of …

Read More »

David Stern backs Silver & NBA stance on sports betting

Speaking at a public forum in New York City, former NBA Commissioner David Stern has backed the stance of current NBA boss Adam Silver with regards to legalising US sports betting. Stern who led as NBA Commissioner for over 20 years (1983 – 2014), stated that it was time for the US government to rethink its stance on sports betting, …

Read More »

UK Bookmakers – Coldplay favourites to headline Glastonbury 2016

As Glastonbury Festival 2016 ticket bookings open this Sunday 4 October, UK bookmakers have placed Coldplay as 4/1 favourites as the most likely act to headline the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm (main festival dates – 24-26 June 2016). The Glastonbury organising committee, does not reveal the festival’s full line ups until weeks before its opening. However Glastonbury founder Michael …

Read More »

Parimatch announces title sponsorship of Game ON Ukraine Conference

European sports betting operator Parimatch has been announced as title sponsor of the Game ON Ukraine gambling conference on 13-14 of October. The Kiev based two day conference aims to set out the context for new legislation to open up the Ukraine gambling market. Game ON has received the support of the Ukraine government, as national stakeholders gather to find …

Read More »

UKGC – Have your say on new controls to prevent crime in gambling

Operators and members of the public are being invited to take part in a consultation on proposed regulation changes aimed at preventing crime linked to gambling. The proposals focus on improving practices to keep gambling free from crime and being associated with crime. A spokesperson for the Gambling Commission said: “Advances in technology and changes in consumer preference are posing …

Read More »

RGT announces the appointment of Simmonds, Birch & Dale-Perera as new trustees.

The Chief Executive of the British Beer and Pub Association Brigid Simmonds and the Rank Group plc Chief Executive Henry Birch have joined the RGT Board replacing Chairman of Hook Norton Brewery Jonathan Paveley and Genting Chairman & COO Peter Brooks. Annette Dale-Perera, a former strategic director of addiction and offender care in the NHS and a member of the …

Read More »

Israel eyes potential casino opening in Eilat

Israeli news sources have reported that the city of Eilat bordering the Red Sea, has been chosen as the preferred site for the country’s first licensed casino. Israel’s Ministry of Tourism is said to have conducted a review authorised by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Israeli casino project has been attached to long time Netanyahu backer Sheldon Adelson Chairman of …

Read More »

Soccabet launches in Ghana with 50 Accra betting shops

Ghana welcomed new betting operator Soccabet, who announced its official launch this weekend at a special media event in Accra. Soccabet CEO Gungoreen Arslan outlined plans for the operator in Ghana, stating that the brand would cater the best sports betting experience for both betting shop and online customers, in the fast growing Ghanaian market. The launch of Soccabet will …

Read More »

Sportradar forms real time partnership with NHL

The NHL has announced a new multi-year agreement with Sportradar, provider of global sports data, to be its exclusive third-party provider of real-time game data, the partnership will commence with the start of the 2015/2015 NHL Sportradar will provide real-time play-by-play and game statistics via the League’s proprietary Hockey Information Tracking System (HITS) to media and technology companies worldwide. HITS provides critical in-game stats such as …

Read More »

Vermantia enters live betting channel distribution with SNAI

Vermantia, provider of gaming content for lotteries, gaming & betting operators worldwide, has extended its presence in the Italian betting market by  announcing it has reached an agreement with the Italian sports betting operator SNAI. The content provider will distribute two live sports betting channels which will allow SNAI to offer live sports videos combined with supporting data and statistics to its customers. …

Read More »