Wagering on competitive video gaming has firmly established itself as a mainstream betting activity, but concerns over match integrity and how esports intersects with gambling-like elements of modern video games have created a landscape of regulatory uncertainty.

GamblingCompliance decodes the major issues surrounding this bleeding edge technology to provide actionable intelligence on the latest in esports gambling regulation.
 

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The esports betting industry has experienced tremendous growth in the last four years as traditional bookmakers feel more comfortable accepting wagers, but integrity concerns remain, panelists said...
More than 150 members of the UK’s House of Lords have assembled to pile pressure on the government to get a "radical" overhaul of the country’s Gambling Act underway.
"Emergency content" like table tennis, the virtual Grand National and kung volleyball got sports betting companies through COVID-19's sports shutdown, and now bookmakers are grappling with what...
Esports betting in the U.S. has been growing in popularity as more states legalize wagers on video game competitions, but for that momentum to continue, Blaine Graboyes of GameCo believes all...
Gaming tribes should consider launching their own mobile sports-betting operations or partnering with online companies experienced in offering wagers on games, a leading Indian gaming executive...
UK online sports betting exploded in June as top-level European sports resumed, apparently due to pent-up demand and reluctance of some bettors to enter retail shops, the Gambling Commission has...
UK online gambling revenue across reporting operators grew by 15.5 percent sequentially in May, despite a decline in active players across key online gaming segments and reduced contributions from...
Latest Annual Gaming Report data from the Malta Gaming Authority. The data released for the country contains the following information: Number of licensed remote operators & licences in issue...
U.S. Justice Department reportedly probing Sheldon Adelson's Marina Bay Sands casino, a new attempt to lower impending Brazil sports-betting taxes fails and Botswana regulator looks for external...
Bets continue to roll in worldwide on obscure professional sports, esports, and virtual sports products, but experts from several different companies say that although some genres may disappear...
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has published health and safety requirements for the reopening of the state’s casino industry, with guidelines that include strict social distancing rules.
As esports and virtual sports help prop up online betting markets in Europe, restrictive regulatory regimes are limiting their ability to help fill the betting void in key U.S. states.
Malta’s regulator and Sweden’s state-owned operator have warned of integrity risks as desperate bookmakers increasingly offer bets on esports and amateur matches.
As uncertainty continues to surround the resumption of professional sports, some American leagues are turning to unorthodox solutions to keep fans, and potentially bettors, interested.
An influential UK parliamentary group has called for £2 stakes to be imposed during the coronavrius lockdown, Mexico shuts off all gambling for the duration of the crisis and Tasmanian horseracing...

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