Gambling News 25th June, 2015

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SPANISH FOOTBALL SPONSORSHIP FOR PLUS500

25th June, 2015 at 16:15:54
Atletico Madrid agrees to extended shirt sponsorship deal.

Plus500, the troubled financial CFD trader that Playtech recently agreed to acquire in a 459.6 million offer (see previous report), has pushed ahead with its marketing programme, agreeing this week to a two-year extension of its football shirt sponsorship association with Atletico Madrid.

Full Story: Spanish Football Sponsorship For Plus500 »

SENATE VERSION OF ONLINE GAMBLING BANNING BILL REINTRODUCED

25th June, 2015 at 09:38:48
Adelson-inspired senators Graham and Rubio retrigger the Restoration of America's Wire Act debate.

Republican presidential hopefuls Sens. Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio re-introduced the Sheldon Adelson-inspired Restoration of America's Wire Act in the Senate Wednesday, a federal measure designed to ban most forms of online gambling without regard for states' rights.

Full Story: Senate Version Of Online Gambling Banning Bill Reintroduced »

MAJOR GAMBLING GROUPS REPORTED TO FEDERAL POLICE OVER IN-PLAY BETTING

25th June, 2015 at 09:38:48
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has asked police to establish whether Ladbrokes and William Hill are acting legally in their in-play betting conduct.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has acted on complaints it has received that William Hill and Ladbrokes have crossed the legality line in their new in-play betting drive Downunder.

Full Story: Major Gambling Groups Reported To Federal Police Over In-play Betting »

DISNEY DEAL WITH DAILY FANTASY SPORTS PROVIDER IF OFF (Update)

25th June, 2015 at 09:38:48
But DraftKings has salvaged exclusive advertising deal with subsidiary ESPN.

Daily fantasy sports provider DraftKings has confirmed that the $250 million Walt Disney investment in the company (see previous reports) is off the table, although it has salvaged an exclusive three-year advertising deal with Disney subsidiary ESPN.

Full Story: Disney Deal With Daily Fantasy Sports Provider If Off (update) »