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US – Kentucky court rules in favor of Exacta Systems

A Kentucky Court has ruled that Exacta Systems' Historic Horse Racing system, games and wagers are pari-mutuel and comply with Kentucky statutes and regulations. The ruling came after several years of discovery and a trial earlier this year, in which the Family Foundation of Kentucky argued that Exacta's system was not pari-mutuel. After ...

Albania – Albanian government moves to ban sports betting

The Albanian government wants to ban sports betting on 1 January 2019 as it looks to control organised crime through gambling in the country. Prime Minister Edi Rama said that 'all betting offices that have spread in Albania like the plague' ...

US – NBA and MLB could see $1.7bn from legalised sports betting

Annual revenues for Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) may increase by $1.1bn and $585m, respectively, due to widely available, legal, regulated sports betting, according to a new Nielsen Sports study ...

UK – Mark Jarvis to pay penalty for customer interaction failures

British bookmaker MarkJarvisBet is to pay £94,000 and overhaul its social responsibility procedures after failing ...

Peru – Two separate proposals would allow for sports betting expansion in Peru

Two major proposals have been put forward that would make major changes to Peru’s sports betting laws. Last week a ...

Chile – Slots to be banned outside of Chile’s casinos

The Senate's advisory Commission for Decentralisation and Regional Development has decided, after listening to the ...

Colombia – Colombian football organisation to take legal action against gaming board

The Major Division of Colombian Professional Football (DIMAYOR) has announced that it will initiate legal action ...

US – States and sovereign tribal nations should decide on sports betting

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has emphasised that federal oversight of sports betting is unnecessary in ...

Puerto Rico – Opposition to sports betting bill grows in Puerto Rico

The Association of Hotels and Tourism of Puerto Rico (PRHTA) has expressed its strong opposition to a new bill that ...