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Lawmakers and gambling regulators in New York are pushing ahead with efforts to launch regulated sports betting, with Senator John Bonacic amending his previously introduced sports betting bill this week, while the state gaming commission confirmed that draft sports betting regulations will soon be available for review.

The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the state lotteries’ monitoring system to combat sports-related corruption, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU).

The UK government has confirmed that the maximum stakes on fixed odds betting stakes (FOBTs) are to be cut from £100 to £2, with this to be accompanied by an increase in taxes paid by iGaming operators.

Match-fixing looms large over the sports betting industry and solutions to tackle betting-related corruption are more important than ever, particularly in light of this week's US Supreme Court decision against the country's general sports betting prohibition.

GIQ Magazine