Nov 11, 2020
New Jersey Eyes Legalization of Collegiate Sports Betting
In an effort to bring in more revenue for state coffers, the Senate Budget Committee in New Jersey has unanimously voted for the legalization of sports betting on all collegiate games in the state.Nov 09, 2020
South Dakota Jumps into the Bandwagon of Regulated Sports Betting
Sports betting fans in South Dakota could start betting on sports as soon as next year after over 58% of voters signed off on sports betting under Constitutional Amendment B in the just concluded November ballot.Nov 08, 2020
Voters in Nebraska Lift Long Time Ban on Casino Gambling
After decades of opposition by lawmakers and state residents themselves, three casino regulation initiatives were passed by over 64% of Nebraskans in Tuesday’s ballot. It may however take over one year before residents can officially enjoy casino gaming.
Nov 05, 2020
Voters in Maryland Approve Sports Betting: What’s Next?
Legal sports betting in Maryland has been okayed by voters in the state by a 2 to 1 margin in the November 2020 election ballot. The ball is now in the General Assembly’s court to work out the details of industry regulation.Nov 04, 2020
PAGCOR Allows Manila Casinos to Start Taking Online Bets
The government of the Philippines has extended a lifeline to land-based casino properties in its capital to allow them to start offering online betting services after taking big hits from COVID-19 closures since March.Nov 02, 2020
Michigan Relaxes Lifetime Self-Exclusion Law for Gamblers
Detroit casinos are now allowed to welcome back patrons who had excluded themselves from gambling permanently after Michigan amended its self-exclusion registry protocols. Residents can now apply for removal from the blacklist after a 5-year ban.
Nov 01, 2020
Spanish Football Teams to Cut Ties with Bookmakers by September 2021
The Consumer Affairs Minister in Spain has given football clubs a one-season grace period to end their gambling partnerships. This gambling sponsorship ban could cost the clubs a combined annual revenue of €90 million.Oct 27, 2020
South African Gamblers Can Look Forward to BetGames on Sunbet
Sunbet signed an agreement with live gambling provider BetGames which will see them offering 10 new games and a lottery product to players in South Africa. However, does this contravene the country’s strict “no online gambling” policy?Oct 26, 2020
UK to Ban the Use of Celebrities in Gambling Adverts
The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP), UK’s oversight body for responsible advertising is looking to prohibit the appearance of celebs and reality TV icons in gambling ads in a new crackdown on gambling marketing that appeals to youngsters.