Tag Archives: Sports betting regulation

Joey Barton has FA ban for breaching betting rules reduced

Upon appeal, the ban of former England international and Premier League footballer, Joey Barton has been reduced by five months.  Barton was punished by The FA for breaching betting and player conduct rules on 1,260 bets on matches between 26 March 2006 and 13 May 2016.   The former Burnley midfielder appealed against the length of the ban, describing it …

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DSWV welcomes sports betting regulatory reform in Germany

With the German state currently investigating regulatory procedures around sports betting, and with a potential overhaul on the cards, the German Sports Betting Association (DSWV) President Mathias Dahms has welcomed the discussions. Back in October 2015 the state of Hesse presented five guidelines focused on reform and gambling regulation. Government officials will meet this week to discuss what must be done, in terms …

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