90 speakers across 28 topics finalised for the Betting on Sports Conference 15 & 16 September

90 speakers across 28 topics finalised for the Betting on Sports Conference 15 & 16 September

London, September 12th, 2016: This week’s Betting on Sports Conference will offer the most comprehensive look at the betting industry ever seen, according to organisers SBC Events. From Brexit to Esports, marketing to integrity, money laundering to DFS, and US...
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Former NBA Commissioner David Stern now in favor of legal sports betting

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern now in favor of legal sports betting

David Stern – the former NBA Commissioner was one of those individuals who was opposed to legalizing the sports betting industry in the United States and in 2012 stated that if sports betting was legalized it would ‘irreparably injure the...
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Ladbrokes Coral Group launches following $2.81 billion merger

Ladbrokes Coral Group launches following $2.81 billion merger

After 18 months of negotiations, British sportsbetting operators Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Group Limited have completed their $2.81 billion merger to create the biggest retail bookmaker in the United Kingdom with some 3,500 shops. In a filing with the London...
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Merging British sportsbetting operators to sell 359 shops

Merging British sportsbetting operators to sell 359 shops

As part of their previously announced planned merger, British sportsbetting operators Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Group Limited have revealed that they will be offloading 359 licensed betting shops to rivals Betfred and Stan James. Via a joint statement released ...
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U.S. Supreme Court delays decision in New Jersey sports betting case

U.S. Supreme Court delays decision in New Jersey sports betting case

On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court decided to delay a ruling on whether or not they will take up a challenge by the state of New Jersey in regards to a federal ban on sports betting. The court has...
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January 13 marks turning point or possible end of New Jersey sportsbetting fight

January 13 marks turning point or possible end of New Jersey sportsbetting fight

The United States Supreme Court is scheduled to hold conference on New Jersey‘s fight to have their sports betting case heard on January 13. If at least four of the current eight justices decide to hear the case, parties and...
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Sports betting world to gather in London next week for Betting on Sports 2016

Sports betting world to gather in London next week for Betting on Sports 2016

In past years, the Betting on Sports conference has attracted sportsbook operators from the UK, Central and Eastern Europe, US, Canada, Africa, Asia, and Australia. This year’s event is shaping up to be no different in that respect as SBC Events...
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New Jersey once again asks the United States Supreme Court to hear sports betting case

New Jersey once again asks the United States Supreme Court to hear sports betting case

In an attempt to legalize sports betting at the state’s casinos and racetracks, the New Jersey Thoroughbred Racing Association has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, which declined to hear the case after being petitioned two years ago, according to...
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Gambling bill approved by Brazil Senate committee

Gambling bill approved by Brazil Senate committee

After postponing the vote on a new draft of its gambling bill last month, another step has been taken by Brazil towards launching a regulated online gambling market, with the approval of SB 186/2014. The Special Committee on National Development (CEDN)...
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Numbers down slightly for Hambletonian at Meadowlands Racetrack; push for casino referendum felt

Numbers down slightly for Hambletonian at Meadowlands Racetrack; push for casino referendum felt

About 20,000 braved the heat and the long betting lines on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack to be a part of harness racing’s greatest day. The Hambletonian, which featured the Hambletonian Heats & Final and Hambletonian Oaks Final, was held...
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Kahnawake gambling sites will no longer serve US customers

Kahnawake gambling sites will no longer serve US customers

Customers in the U.S. will no longer be permitted by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) to be served by its online gambling licensees after it was determined that Continent 8, LLC, an Internet technologies firm, may have violated its New...
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