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Brazil criticised for stalling Gambling Bill review

The Brazilian National Senate, has come under criticism for the exhaustive process facing the review of the Online Gambling Bill. Critics have pointed that the draft Bill faces too many committee appraisals and third party oversights which will stall the federal review of the proposed Bill. The draft proposal for a regulated online gambling market was introduced by Senator Ciro …

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750% increase in mobile World Cup bets


Research on the digital behaviour of football fans shows that 65 per cent of UK football followers use their mobile phones to keep tabs on World Cup happenings. The study, from mobile sports betting platform BETFUZE, reveals that nearly half will also watch games in pubs across the country, with England supporters backing their team financially. Betting operator Coral predicts …

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Jacek Wojdyla: helping FIFA spot suspicious matches

Jacek Wojdyla, Head of International Affairs at FIFA’s integrity subsidiary Early Warning System (EWS), explains how the organisation is approaching things during Brazil 2014. How will EWS be operating over the World Cup? How do you analyse a suspicious game? After the risk assessment pre-work, we will monitor the WC based on our 3-pillar strategy: 1. Technical monitoring of the …

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50,000 bettingexpert.com users predict quarter final exit for England

England will make it through the Group Stages during this World Cup, but are likely to come a cropper against Brazil in the quarter-finals, according to one of the world’s biggest network of betting experts. Using data from more than 50,000 betting predictions, bettingexpert.com estimates that Italy will win Group D, with England narrowly pipping Uruguay to second place. England …

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Fifa fixing concerns over dead rubber group games

FIFA’s Security Director has warned member associations that the World Cup group stages could be vulnerable to match manipulation and threats by organised crime gangs. With six days to go until the opening ceremony and Brazil’s much anticipated clash with Croatia, Ralf Mutschke answered questions about sports corruption in a FIFA.com video. Interpol’s former Director of Regional and National Police …

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Brazil Internet Constitution Policy set to restrict igaming operators

Brazilian Government drafted its ‘Internet Constitution Policy’, a set bills designed to implement policies and standards for governance and regulating internet and digital use in the region. Part of the drafted Bill has been geared towards implementing potential policy for the governance of igaming in Brazil. The Bill sets to implement restrictions on use of unlicensed online gambling and sports …

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