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Influential Australian anti-gambling lawmaker Nick Xenophon has warned that he will try to classify certain first-person shooter games as gambling as part of a bill amending online gaming...
France’s wide-ranging Digital Republic Bill, which will allow international poker liquidity for the first time while also lifting the threat of prosecution from e-sports tournaments, will enter...
Valve Corp’s crackdown on websites offering so-called skins betting on e-sports could help spur growth of licensed betting in the industry by removing a potential source of scandal, industry...
Irregular betting on tennis matches continue to dwarf concerns around any other sport, according to a report published on Tuesday by the European Sports Security Association.
The exploding growth of e-sports, along with its growing popularity as a betting vehicle, means ensuring the integrity of matches is vital, according to a sports lawyer seeking to set up ESIC, or...
A Connecticut video game player has filed a lawsuit against Valve, accusing the games developer and distributor of allowing illegal betting to occur on the first-person shooter game Counter-Strike:...
Nevada’s casinos, although they currently do not, could begin taking bets on e-sports competitions right now, a casino executive said at a major gambling academic conference in Las Vegas.
E-sports is hitting the gambling mainstream, from Las Vegas to Italy and the UK, but the growth of unlicensed “skins” betting risks torpedoing the nascent trend, industry experts say.
Nevada is likely to permit betting on e-sports, but not until regulators are satisfied by the integrity of contests and policymakers weigh in on how e-sports should be classified, according to the...
Lawyers and consultants urged the e-sports industry to turn quickly towards self regulation before it ends up in crisis like daily fantasy sports in the US.
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval believes existing state gaming regulations may allow wagering on the outcome of professional electronic or e-sports games such as Counter-Strike, StarCraft,...
South Korean prosecutors have indicted ten people for fixing e-sports games in a second wave of arrests that has inflicted new damage on the credibility of the console-based gaming contests.
UK regulators have yet to zero in on concerns over the rise of e-sports as a gambling vehicle, but technology lawyers say one worry is that, so far, game developers themselves are the principal...
E-sports officials are seeking to embrace self-regulation, integrity monitoring and even talks with the gambling industry as part of a strategy to avoid regulatory turbulence similar to that being...
In a rare public appearance, Calvin Ayre, the Bodog founder wanted by US authorities, said he believed the online gambling industry could have been more innovative over the last 20 years but...
The e-sports industry, lauded as the next big growth area in gambling, is so far not meeting expectations as a betting vehicle, according to one index.

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