Match-fixing probe at French Open after ‘hundreds of thousands of euros were gambled on Russian player’s serve being broken’ before she double faulted. The French Open has become embroiled in a match-fixing scandal after police began investigating a women’s doubles match which was flagged by bookmakers for unusual betting activity.
Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) announces a multi-year extension with 11.lv, MRG’s (Mr Green) newly acquired iGaming company in Latvia. In addition to the multi-year extension of the existing contract, GiG will supply 11.lv with the new GiG Sports Betting Services: GiG Goal, GiG Trader and GiG Sports Connect.
A Polish trade association has criticised the government severely for making the registration process with Polish-licensed online sports betting operators too difficult.
Gambling bosses preparing to appear at next week’s Betting on Football show have promised ‘controversy’ when they take to the stage for the headline CEO panel.
The Ministry of Finance of Russia presented a bill limiting the range of activities legal for betting. According to Interfax, the document notes that bookmakers can accept bets on the outcome of voting and elections, except for those held in Russia, reports NSN
The Moscow City Duma supported the bill, which changes article 1 of the Moscow City Law On the rates of gambling tax: the tax on gambling in the Russian capital will double.