Tag Archives: Catania

Betaland returns to business having been granted Galassia concession

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OIA Services LTD, the Malta-based holding company of Italian betting operators ‘Betaland’ and ‘Enjoybet’ has been allowed by magistrates to unfreeze its business verticals. Both Betaland and Enjoybet brands had been placed under investigation by the joint ‘Galassia’ taskforce formed by the Italian police and financial authorities’ investigating multiple charges of corruption, fraud and money-laundering. Since November 2018, the digital …

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AgiproNews Italian View: Gambling left red-faced by mafia investigations

Italian gambling has been rocked by the anti-Mafia taskforce investigation into illegal/fraudulent gambling activities conducted across Southern Italy. This November, the anti-corruption taskforce of the financial and federal police had conducted eighty search warrants arresting sixty-eight suspects on charges of corruption and fraud. The criminal investigations targeting the coastal cities of Catania, Reggio Calabria and Bari, are reported to have seized assets worth …

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Italy’s Serie B delays league start by 2 weeks following Catania match fixing scandal

The ongoing Catania match fixing scandal has seen the start of the Serie B football season pushed back two weeks from 21 August to 5 September. The push back follows last month’s admission by Calcio Catania Owner/President Antonino Pulvirenti to fixing 5 Serie B matches in an attempt to prevent the Sicilian club from being relegated. Pulvirenti further admitted to …

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