Sunday, July 25, 2021
Euro 2020

HK police break up HK$120 million bookmaking syndicate

Police in Hong Kong have broken up a suspected triad-controlled bookmaking syndicate that could have taken in more that HK$120 million in illegal football bets.
india, racing, sports, betting

Horse racing in India to have online-only audience in July

Off-season horse racing in India is set to go online, as the Hyderabad Race Club (HRC) announced spectators can only tune in for the event online during the last week of July.
China Super League

Regulated betting the final piece needed to elevate Asian football

This year’s UEFA Euro 2020 has once again proven the power that European football has in drawing global eyes. Amongst all the publicity surrounding Euro 2020, one question must be asked: Where are all the significant Asian football tournaments?

Size of illegal market highlighted at Euro 2020 [Infographic]

The UEFA European Championship (Euro 2020) has re-highlighted the plight of governments and authorities in fighting against illegal online gambling.
india, racing, sports, betting

India bottom of the list in betting regulation, U.K. takes top spot: Study

In a major new study, the U.K. tops the league table when it comes to regulated betting markets, with India coming in last in the 20 jurisdictions under the spotlight.
Tabcorp, betmakers

Betmakers trumps offers for Tabcorp media assets

Australia’s Betmakers has trumped two other offers for Tabcorp’s wagering and media business with an A$4 billion ($3 billion) bid, which it claims will be transformational for both parties.

HKJC launches football betting app “GoalX” 

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is pleased to announce the launch of its new “GoalX” mobile app, providing information on football matches, live statistics, betting, live game watching, and a personalized journey in a single application.

Will Japan score a home goal with sports betting regulation?

The prospect of legal sports betting in Japan has created a buzz in the global community, though industry insiders warn that Tokyo will need to do a better job on regulation than it has with casinos if the market is to reach its full multi-billion dollar potential.
FanDuel ex CEO Matt King

FanDuel’s Matt King to step down from CEO role

FanDuel chief executive officer Matt King has announced he will be stepping down from the company, a move which may impact the proposed listing of the company in the U.S.
Michael Maerz, Sportradar

Michael Maerz on virtual sports and going big in Japan [podcast]

Michael Maerz, deputy CEO for Asia Pacific at Sportradar, speaks about the potential for regulated sports betting in Asia and the mounting excitement that Japan could be prepared to legalize, in what may lead to a chain reaction of a lifting of regulatory hurdles.

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