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Back in August, the UK Gambling Commission announced that any website that provides a service to facilitate the making or accepting of wagers between others required a betting license. Because of this new requirement, two individuals now face charges of promoting a lottery and advertising unlawful gambling. Late last...
UK online bookmaker William Hill recently announced that the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee had reviewed its application to offer eSports betting in the state and had given the company approval to accept bets starting from the IEM Oakland eSports event which took place over the weekend and featured the...
One of the industry’s most reputable gambling authorities, the UK Gambling Commission, has published a discussion paper in which it shines light on virtual currencies, eSports, social gaming and more. Moreover, the authority is seeking views on emerging issues that may pose a future risk to both player protection...
This Friday, Millennial Esports will be opening a new esports arena in the downtown area of Las Vegas. The Esport Studio and Arena is slated to be a permanent fixture in Las Vegas, providing a state-of-the-art facility seating as many as 200 people comfortably. The venue can offer 24/7...
Sportradar and the European Sport Security Association (ESSA) recently announced that they have decided to join forces in order to address the issues of match-fixing in tennis and clean up the sport. Sportradar is a company that specializes in collecting and analyzing sports data and ESSA was founded by...
Last weekend, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a bill into law that legalizes eSports betting events. Senate Bill 240 extends state laws currently in effect on sports wagering to eSports events. The newly-signed bill will modify current Nevada statutes having to do with pari-mutuel betting systems to now include competitive...
The world’s largest democracy has embarked on a course to relax draconian gambling legislation by signaling a willingness to consider and clarify betting laws for India’s population of over a billion people. The most fundamental driver of market growth is the relaxation of government regulation and when it may...
The Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort will be taken over by poker players this week as the PokerStars Championship action begins. The poker festival is taking the place of the European Poker Tour Grand Final, a major event of the European Poker Tour. Rebranding by PokerStars cut this...
After supporting the ESL One Cologne eSports event earlier in the year, online sportsbook operator Betway Limited has announced that it has now signed a deal to serve as a major sponsor of the ESL Pro League 2017. The world’s longest-running professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament, the sixth edition of...
Beijing based Ourgame International Holdings Ltd. bought the World Poker Tour from Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment Plc in an all cash deal for $35 million last summer. Now they have their eye set on placing as many as a dozen e-sports arenas, like the one they have opened in Beijing, across the...
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