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RG Collaborative charts new course for responsible gambling in the US

The Responsible Gambling Collaborative has introduced new effectiveness principles to promote responsible gaming and prevent problem gambling across the United States.

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Indiana sportsbooks hit record high in December

Indiana’s regulated sports betting market rose to a record monthly high in December as total wagers reached $161.8m during the month.

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Maine Governor rejects regulated sports betting

Maine Governor Janet Mills has decided to veto a bill to regulate sports betting so that she can monitor the development of the industry in other states.

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William Hill predicts better than expected operating profit for 2019

London-listed betting and gaming operator William Hill said Monday that it will report a better than expected adjusted operating profit for 2019.

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Britain’s online gambling harm parliamentary group discovers football streaming

Carolyn Harris, chair of the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on gambling related harm (APGG), posed an urgent question in parliament Thursday regarding the “shameful” availability of live football match streams on online gambling websites.

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Online continues to drive Iowa sports betting market in December

Iowa’s 18 licensed sportsbooks collected total sports betting wagers of $59.3m during the month of December, of which $33.5m was generated online.

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Vermont senators aim to regulate sports betting

Vermont Senators Richard Sears and Michael Sirotkin have introduced legislation to license and regulate mobile sports betting operations.

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Virginia lawmakers introduce competing sports betting bills

Lawmakers in the US state of Virginia have introduced legislation to authorise sports betting under the authority of the Virginia Lottery and to repeal the current ban on lottery sales via the internet.

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West Virginia sportsbooks collect $30.3m in stakes in December

West Virginia’s three operational sportsbooks took in total stakes of $30.3m in the four-week period ended 28 December.

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ASA bans Betway ad featuring 20 year-old Premier League footballer

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a YouTube ad by gaming operator Betway for prominently featuring a Premier League footballer under the age of 25.

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Lottoland launches Altenar-powered sportsbook

Gibraltar-based gaming operator Lottoland has launched its first sportsbook in partnership with Malta-based supplier Altenar.

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DraftKings reveals finances; confirms move from Kambi platform

Sports betting and fantasy contests operator DraftKings has offered a glimpse into its finances as it prepares to combine with technology supplier SBTech.

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