British Sport Slowly Resuming

The first race meeting of the week will take place at Newcastle today, as British horse racing attempts to get back in the saddle under new social distancing guidelines. This will be welcome news for betting enthusiasts who have been traversing a pretty barren landscape for the last few months, and they will soon be…

Virtual Betting up by 40% Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

The coronavirus outbreak has been bad news for the majority of businesses, with many hit so hard that they will likely be forced to close; pubs, restaurants, and airlines in particular are struggling. In the gambling industry sports betting has taken a huge hit since 90% of sports are not currently being played. But as…

FSB Technology Fine: A £600k Slapped Wrist

The UKGC have slammed down the gavel once again, this time on FSB Tech who have been found responsible of multiple failings when it comes to social responsibility, anti money laundering measures, and advertising. The blame actually lies with some of the brands operating under FSB’s license as opposed to FSB themselves, but the UKGC…

Bookies Pledge Grand National Profits to NHS Charity

The biggest and most famous event on the horse racing calendar cannot go ahead this year due to the outbreak of Coronavirus that has brought the country, and most of the rest of the world, to a standstill. However, in an attempt to give punters something to enjoy the decision has been taken to run…

Coronavirus Puts Sports Betting World on Hold

By now the COVID-19 outbreak has affected everyone in one way or another, whether it has closed your place of work, left you stranded on holiday, resulted in the cancellation of an event you were looking forward to, or just forced you to be a little more frugal with the loo roll. The world of…

Betway Hit With Record Breaking Fine

It seems like this is all I ever write about at the moment, but the conduct of yet another big bookie has bee called into question today after Betway landed a fine of £11.6 million. That’s going to leave a mark. The UKGC had been investigating the online bookie for failures in anti-money laundering and…