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Martin Lycka: Supreme Court’s (sports betting) punt return and beyond

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In the second of a series of columns on international gambling legislation, GVC’s Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka takes a look at the current activity around sports betting in the US and tracks how the industry has arrived there and where it should go next. It is 14 May 14 2018, which may be the US football offseason, yet …

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Winning Post – The implications of Italian regulations

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Italy: commercial gambling – ad ban demonstrates failure to communicate Further to last week’s reports, Italy’s council of Ministers approved the so called ‘Dignity Decree’on Monday which introduced a blanket ban on …

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Chris Murphy: Americas Outlook – Frantic first steps for those early US betting adopters

Chris Murphy Editor of SBC Americas details a chaotic first two months of US legislative activity post-SCOTUS’ repeal of PASPA’s federal mandate. What sense if any can the industry make of early US state adoption of sports betting laws… _________________________________ More than two months have elapsed since the landmark ruling that saw the Supreme Court of the US (SCOTUS) overturn …

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New Jersey to accept first sports bet this week

New Jersey is all set to begin its sports wagering business this week, following a years long battle, after Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 4111, following Delaware’s lead on Tuesday of last week (June 5). Allowing sports betting at the state’s casinos and racetracks for certain professional and collegiate sports or athletic events, local media is stating that Monmouth …

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GVC gains first mover advantage in Delaware through Stadium Technology

FTSE-listed gambling group GVC Holdings has announced that its proprietary US sports betting platform operated by Stadium Technology Group (“Stadium”) will power the first single-game wagers accepted within the state of Delaware. Delaware is set to become the first US state to launch single-game sports betting provisions, which will be permitted within the state’s three licensed casinos – Delaware Park, …

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DFS shut down in Delaware

After its success in New York last week DFS operators suffered a blow it has been announced that they will no longer be allowed to offer real money DFS games in the state of Delaware.  The Delaware Department of Justice has issued formal releases to companies operating in the state such as DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo stating that Delaware residents should …

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Wynn backs out of New Jersey online gambling

It appears that casino mogul Steve Wynn will pass on a return to New Jersey as US new sources report that Wynn Resorts Ltd has withdrawn its application for a state online gambling licence. Its digital gaming subsidiary Wynn Interactive is said to have withdrawn its application a month ago with New Jersey’s Gaming Enforcement Division having examined the opportunities …

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GeoComply fights for US Poker Player rights at RAWA hearing

Geo-location services provider GeoComply continued its fight for American online poker players, with CEO Anna Sainsbury testifying at a presentation in Washington DC yesterday morning. The company was instrumental in the genesis of pooled poker liquidity across Nevada and Delaware, with its technology enabling both launches and GeoComply supplying both states’ iGaming markets GeoComply was represented by Sainsbury in a presentation entitled “How Does …

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US Treasury Department warns casino operators on taking illegal bets

The US Treasury Department has warned licensed casino operators that they must actively combat illegal sports betting. The Treasury submitted a letter to multiple gambling operator’s just weeks before the NFL Super Bowl, US sports most wagered event. “Increases in sports betting conducted on behalf of third parties are facilitating criminal activity and posing a money laundering risk to the …

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Optimal Payments gets involved with GiGse

Online payment solutions provider Optimal Payments has announced its VIP sponsorship and attendance at the 14th annual Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GiGse) from July 14 to 16, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. GiGse brings together over 700 of the top executives and decision-makers in the regulated iGaming market to discuss the latest trends and emerging developments …

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