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Gambling regulation bill introduced in Armenia

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Armenian Vice Speaker of Parliament Alen Simonyan has proposed a bill in the parliament to add further regulation to gambling industry. The bill seeks to amend the existing gambling law.

“These will limit the activities of bookmaking offices in the territory of Armenia, and gambling through the well-known devices at filling stations and different public locations will be banned,” said Simonyan on social media in regards to the slot-machine type bookmaking equipment that are mainly located at CNG stations across Armenia, Armenpress reported.

The territory has walked around other gambling proposals, which include a total ban on sports betting. The Ministry of Finance also expressed the intention of changing how gambling operators are taxed in the country in order to get taxes directly from revenue.


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Sportradar And SportsGrid Announce Exclusive Partnership To Launch The First Free, 24-hour Sports Betting Network

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Sportradar, the global leader in analyzing and leveraging the power of sports data, and SportsGrid, the leader in original programming for both daily fantasy and sports betting, today announced an exclusive partnership to launch the first free, 24-hour network dedicated to the sports betting audience. The partnership marries Sportradar’s ad tech, OTT technology and data with SportsGrid’s engaging original programming providing fans with accurate coverage and analysis of stats and odds across professional sports.

“Sportradar is always looking to enhance the fan experience through the use of data and technology,” said Jason Sukhraj, SVP US Advertising and OTT, Sportradar. “Collaborating with the SportsGrid executive team provides us with the platform to mesh our core competencies around betting with their programming talent and address the increasing demand for information and content geared around sports gaming  ”

The partnership incorporates Sportradar’s release of ad:s, a service that provides bookmakers with a host of marketing solutions aimed at eliminating waste and streamlining their marketing spend. This new offering will allow bookmakers and brands looking to reach the betting community, a native opportunity to do so through sponsorship of programming as well as targeted ad spends across video & audio inventory.

SportsGrid President Louis M. Maione stated, “The integration of Sportradar data and technology into our content is game changing for our free twenty-four hour audio and video gambling network. This partnership showcases our combined vision of delivering the true convergence of content, data, and gaming to the millions of sports fans craving this informative and entertaining programming. Joining forces with Sportradar instantly affords SportsGrid with the ability to provide unquestionable best of breed sports wagering programming. Additionally, Sportradar’s delivery of a robust video solution ensures our content is placed where fans want to consume it, stamping our foothold as a market leader in the space.”

 

 


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Gambling Revenue of New Orleans Increases in March

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The New Orleans gambling market has posted a positive performance in March. The casino winnings in the city were up 5.6%.

Gambling revenue in New Orleans is up from US$56.7 million to US$59.9 million. The casino with the biggest gain in March is Harrah’s, achieving almost US$29 million in winnings. These results represent an 8% increase from the US$26.8 million that the facility registered last year.

The three riverboats posted a 3.7% gain in revenue to US$26.3 million from March 2018’s US$25.4 million. Boomtown New Orleans registered a 5% increase to US$11.7 million, while the Amelia Belle had a 4.5% gain to US$4.4 million. Treasure Chest posted a 2% increase to US$10.3 million.

Casino winnings in Baton Rouge decreased 13.8% year-over-year in March and continued a losing streak. The three riverboats decreased winnings once again and registered US$23.6 million in March.


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Psyonix Disables Loot Boxes of Rocket League in the Netherlands and Belgium

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Psyonix, an American video game developer based in San Diego, has disabled loot boxes in its arena soccer racing game Rocket League for players in the Netherlands and Belgium due to government regulations.

The Dutch Games of Chance authority, or Kansspelautoriteit, has investigated several popular games containing loot boxes in 2018 and considered many of these to be illegal. The titles investigated include PUBG, CSGO, FIFA 18, Dota 2, and Rocket League.

When random loot box content is tradable, there is almost always a certain monetary value associated with that content. This is why these countries consider paid loot boxes with random content gambling.

Aside from Rocket League and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, loot boxes were also disabled in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 within the same regions in 2018.


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