Amid a turbulent stretch including the reporting of an overall down year in 2018 for profits and upcoming back-tax battles elsewhere in Europe, British Isles stalwart Paddy Power Betfair has announced its plans to take on a new corporate name, Flutter Entertainment, in May. According to Paddy Power Betfair CEO Peter Jackson, the purpose behind […]
Speaking of strange sports-betting tales emanating from the United States, there’s the matter of the Sports Betting National Championship, a betting contest with a twist that DraftKings, the global market leader in daily fantasy sports (DFS), served up to its newly-opened market of sports bettors in the US state of New Jersey. This Sports Betting […]
The United States continues to serve up unusual stories connected to sports betting, and in a legal case from Nevada dating from early 2017, one of the country’s most well-known sports bettors has accepted a plea deal to settle a raft of charges levied against him in connection to place bets at Las Vegas casinos. […]
The definition of something sad: A “news” story that intentionally omits as much relevant information as it claims to reveal. An example of interest to sports bettors occurred this week, courtesy of that venerable Brit outfit The Guardian, in a feature about London legal firm Mackrell Turner Garrett preparing “compensation claims” against prominent UK-facing sportsbooks William […]
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