Downing Street to Take Lead on Gambling Reform

Reports in the UK media suggest that the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his close advisors will take the lead on the upcoming review into the gambling industry. The news is apparently in response to a growing mood for reform of the gambling sector among the upper echelons of the government. The Department of Digital, […]

Google Hit by Italian Gambling Probe

Internet giant Google is set to come under investigation from the Italian Federal Communications and Advertising Authority (AGCOM) according to reports from Italy this week. The investigation will seek to determine whether Google has been in breach of the country’s online gambling ad ban. The company’s subsidiary operators Google Ireland Limited, Google Inc and Google Italy are all set to come […]

Online Gambling Thriving in Portugal

The online Portuguese gambling sector appears to be thriving, despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to figures released this week. Gaming revenue for the first half of 2020 is up 44.2% year-on-year according to figures released by Servico de Regulacao e Inspecao de Jogos (SRIJ), the Portuguese regulator. Online gambling brought in record of €138.9 million […]

Betting Companies Strike Football Sponsorship Deals

Betting Companies Strike Football Sponsorship Deals Two leading European betting companies have continued to strengthen their links with high profile football clubs, despite the generally hostile sponsorship climate in many European countries. Betway has lined up a sponsorship extension with Spanish club CD Leganes which will see the gambling firm continue as the club’s main sponsor for the […]