Dutch Regulator Announces 28 Applications Filed for New Online Gambling Market

Dutch Regulator Announces 28 Applications Filed for New Online Gambling Market

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the gambling regulator in the Netherlands, has announced that potential operators have submitted a total of 28 license applications. The Netherlands will launch a newly regulated market later this year, and several companies hope to be approved to offer iGaming products.

Canadian Single-Event Sports Betting Approved

Canadian Single-Event Sports Betting Approved

Proponents of single-event sports betting want to see legal single games sports betting available in Canada. After a recent approval by a House of Commons committee, the possibility is slowly becoming a reality. This week, the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights voted unanimously to approve C-218. The measure now moves forward to a…

Swedish Gambling Revenue Up in First Months of Regulated Industry

Swedish Gambling Revenue Up in First Months of Regulated Industry

Recent numbers coming out of Sweden’s newly regulated gambling industry show revenue in Q1 of 2019 was higher than the same period last year. This indicates the country is succeeding in channeling players to legal gambling platforms. That is not to say that the regulated market, which went live on 1 January 2019, is not…

Showdown: Online Bookmakers vs. Betting Exchanges

Showdown: Online Bookmakers vs. Betting Exchanges

Betting exchanges are all too often touted as better than online bookmakers in every way. While it is true that betting exchanges do offer some advantages in certain situations, it is a gross oversimplification to just call one or the other “better” without stipulating better at what. Betting exchanges and bookmakers both have their strong…

Lottery Betting: Western Australia Plans to Fine Customers

Lottery Betting: Western Australia Plans to Fine Customers

Western Australia is preparing to go scorched earth in the war against lottery betting sites. The state government has introduced legislation that calls for not only jailing the operators of lottery betting sites, but also fining their customers A$2,500 for betting on “unapproved domestic and international events and contingencies.”

Premier League Footballer Banned from Betting After Staggering Expenditures

A Premier League star has been banned by a bookmaker after depositing and betting more than £5.5 million in just a matter of just months. According to recent reports, the unnamed footballer earns more than £100,000 per month but was flagged for review after employees of the betting site saw depositing staggering amounts of money…

Liverpool Man Wins Nearly £38,000 Off a £1 4-Fold Accumulator

A punter named only as “Joe from Liverpool” made a killing off Sky Bet last night with a unique accumulator that paid nearly £38,000 off a single £1 bet. What’s particularly noteworthy is this was just a 4-fold accumulator. If you know accumulators, that’s quite an accomplishment considering the punter only had to get 4…