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 […]

Changes to Massachusetts Gambling Proposals

The Massachusetts state legislature has amended the sports wagering bill that was forward last week, adding new provisions that would legalize online lotteries. At the same time, however, they have effectively doubled the tax rate for online betting. Last week, a fresh economic development package bill was brought forward to the state’s legislature, which included […]

Russia Move to Modify Gambling Rules

Politicians in Russia have moved towards reform of the Russian sports betting system, through accepting the second and third readings of Bill 647044-7, which proposes big changes to the sports betting rules. Originally presented to the state Duma on 30 April, the bill will amend existing federal rules for the regulation of gambling in Russia. The bill […]

Gambling Commission Consults on Slots Design

A leading gambling industry regulator is set to take a closer look at the design of your favourite online slots titles, following an announcement this week. The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has launched a public consultation on the subject of the design of online slots games. The aim of the consultation will be to gather public views […]

EFL Reacts to Gambling Sponsorship Proposals

The English Football League (EFL) has reacted to proposals that would ban sponsorship deals with gambling bans, by expressing their opposition. The UK government is considering the findings of a report by a House of Lords committee, recently published, which had been set up to examine the impact, both social and economic, of the gambling […]

Switzerland Acting on Overseas Gambling Operators

The Swiss Lottery and Betting Board (Comlot) officially blocked 88 domains run by foreign online gaming operators during 2019, according to its annual report, published on Monday. Last year was the first in which blocks on foreign operators had been implemented following a change in the law. In June 2018 a majority of Swiss voters […]