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Asian betting revenue could spike as high as World Cup Finals

LeTou CEO Paul Fox said he believes betting revenue in Asia could be “on a par” with the FIFA Football World Cup Final, should...

UltraPlay to offer live betting on FIFA Interactive World Cup

Advanced betting provider UltraPlay has announced that it will provide live betting for the Grand Final of FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017, starting from...

DFS to take off in Russia: Bollier

OulalaGames CEO Valery Bollier says he is optimistic about the future of DFS in Russia after the amended sports betting bill came into effect...

Bookies seek regulatory easing to reap World Cup rewards

Russia’s bookmakers are looking forward to a bonanza from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but would like to see regulations eased, in particular with regard to online bets from foreign visitors, to enable them to take full advantage. Sports betting has seen a surge in volumes during recent soccer tournaments and record numbers are expected this time around for the event, which will be held in Russia.

M-League to employ FIFA match-fixing detection system

The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) has received the approval to introduce a FIFA  system that monitors irregular betting patterns, The Star reports. The association...

Eight candidates apply for Fifa presidency

Eight candidates submitted applications to become outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s replacement, including the Uefa general secretary, Gianni Infantino. Michel Platini, the current president of...

Fifa bans Chuck Blazer

Fifa has banned former executive committee member Chuck Blazer for widespread corruption after he pleaded guilty to charges of bribery, money laundering and tax...

No legal grounds to strip Russia, Qatar of World Cup events

FIFA has responded to claims that Russia and Qatar could lose the right to host the World Cup events if evidence is presented showing...

Seven FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges

Seven serving FIFA officials including the current CONCACAF president were arrested in Switzerland on U.S. corruption charges and face extradition. Swiss police arrested the seven,...

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