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Rodrigo Duterte will shutter online gambling in the Phillipines

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Rodrigo Duterte, the outspoken and hardline President of the Phillipines, has seemingly backtracked on a softer approach to online gambling regulation and moved to close it down entirely in the country. In a speech which followed the announcement of the 2017 national budget Duterte stated that he would be “ordering the closure of all online gambling (firms)… All of them. …

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Rangers keeper banned for breach of betting rules

Rangers goalkeeper Steve Simonsen has been banned for two games, one suspended, after being found guilty of betting on 55 games following a hearing before an independent panel. Although none of the games involved the Glasgow Championship side, Simonsen’s actions breached Scottish Football Association gambling rules. The notice of complaint issued to Simonsen by the SFA detailed bets on 18 …

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