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US Sports-Betting Investment Schemer Charged With Investment Fraud

US Sports-Betting Investment Schemer Charged With Investment Fraud Go back to Blog It’s time for another one of those strange sports-betting tales from the United States, this one involving a 47-year-old Idaho casino dealer, Matthew C. Stuart, who thought he…

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Council of Europe Confirms International Treaty on Match Fixing

Council of Europe Confirms International Treaty on Match Fixing Go back to Blog The Council of Europe, the pan-European organisation that serves as the continent’s leading human-rights organization, has announced that an international treaty dealing with how match-fixing in sport…

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DraftKings Facing Class Action Lawsuit Over Botched Sports Betting National Championship

DraftKings Facing Class Action Lawsuit Over Botched Sports Betting National Championship Go back to Blog 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…

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Sports Bettor “Vegas Dave” Accepts Plea Deal in Munged-Identities Case

Sports Bettor “Vegas Dave” Accepts Plea Deal in Munged-Identities Case Go back to Blog 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…

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FanDuel’s Unusual $82K Goodwill Payout Unlikely in UK or Euro Market

FanDuel’s Unusual $82K Goodwill Payout Unlikely in UK or Euro Market Go back to Blog An unusual sports-betting tale emanating from the US in recent days shows the difference between a newly emerging market and one that’s been around for…

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US Senator Chuck Schumer Proposes Federal Sports Betting Legislation

US Senator Chuck Schumer Proposes Federal Sports Betting Legislation Go back to Blog US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has joined in the call for federal-level regulation of sports betting in the wake of this spring’s US Supreme Court ruling…

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Interpol Announces Scope of Asian Illegal-Gambling Efforts Related to FIFA World Cup

Interpol Announces Scope of Asian Illegal-Gambling Efforts Related to FIFA World Cup Go back to Blog If you’ve been watching legal-news reports connected to this summer’s FIFA World Cup and to sports betting in general, you might have notices quite…

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US Supreme Court Upholds New Jersey Appeal, Voids PASPA Sports-Betting Ban

US Supreme Court Upholds New Jersey Appeal, Voids PASPA Sports-Betting Ban Go back to Blog The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on Monday reversed a lower-court decision in a case involving the US’s federal PASPA (Professional and Amateur…

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Sky Bet Sale to The Stars Group Reshapes Corporate Side of UK Sports Betting Scene

Sky Bet Sale to The Stars Group Reshapes Corporate Side of UK Sports Betting Scene Go back to Blog The mergers-and-acquisitions wave that’s marked the global gambling and sports betting scene notched another important development this week with the sale…

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Gambling Commission Recommends Multi-Level FOBT Stakes Cut, Other Industry Changes

Gambling Commission Recommends Multi-Level FOBT Stakes Cut, Other Industry Changes Go back to Blog The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) today announced a recommended slashing in the maximum stakes allowed to be wagered on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) found in…

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