Illegal Bookmaking

Millions of Visits to Illegal Sports Betting Sites Deprive US Regulated Markets of Significant Revenues

Although sports betting has been legalized in 37 US states, illegal gambling operations still proliferate in the states that do not allow this type of gambling. As reported by Covers, more than 201 million visi...

Macau’s Syndicate Operated Illegal Cross-Border Gambling to Generate $2.4 Million Profit

The illegal gambling organization run by Alvin Chau, the founder of the Macau-based gambling operator Suncity Group, received more than $42 billion in bets from Chinese gamblers from 2015 to 2019, Asian Gaming ...

PGA Tour Suspends Two KFT Players Over Betting Allegations

The PGA Tour, the organizer of professional golf tours in the United States and North America, have announced the suspensions of Vince India and Jake Staiano for breaching the organization's rules on betting on...

NHL Suspends Shane Pinto for Involvement in Gambling Activities

Shane Pinto, the forward of Ottawa Senators, got a 41-game suspension from the NHL on 26 October 2023 over allegations for the involvement in sports gambling activities. The suspension of the 22-year-old Americ...

Indonesia Blocks 1,700 Bank Accounts Involved In Online Gambling Market With $12 Billion Handle

OJK, the Financial Services Authority of Indonesia, has reportedly blocked 1,700 bank accounts for their alleged involvement in online gambling activities. The authority worked with the Ministry of Communicatio...

Florida Gaming Commission Requests Three Fantasy Sports Betting Operators to Stop Operations

Florida Gaming Control Commission requested that three daily fantasy sports operators shut down their operations in the state. The Commission's cease-and-desist letter was reportedly sent to Underdog Sports, Pr...

Division of Gaming Enforcement Issues $80,000 Fine To FOX Bet For Taking Wagers On In-State’s College Sports Teams

Although FOX Bet, a mobile sports wagering platform, has halted accepting wagers in New Jersey officially starting on July 31 as its owner Flutter Entertainment wants to close the sportsbook due to low market s...

New Student-Athlete Charges For Breaching NCAA Gambling Rules By Iowa and Iowa State

Following last week's criminal charges against seven previous or current athletes for participating in illegal sports betting activities at Iowa State University and the University of Iowa, by Iowa and Iowa Sta...

NFL Turns to Congress To Seek For Help With Illegal Gambling Issues

Following the recent involvements of former and current athletes in illegal sports betting, the NFL sports league has reportedly turned to the U.S. Congress to help handle the illegal gambling issue pending to ...

Iowa and Iowa State Press Criminal Charges Against Seven Athletes for Illegal Wagers

Iowa and Iowa State pressed criminal charges against seven current or former athletes for the involvement in illegal gambling activities. The charges follow an investigation into sports betting conducted by the...

Entain Fined For Accepting In-Play Bets

The Australian Financial Review (AFR), reports that the sports wagering giant Entain has paid the $13,320 fine for accepting illegal bets during the LIV golf tournament. The fine for the violation of the Austra...

MGM Springfield and Encore Facing Regulator’s Illegal Sports Betting Allegations

MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor will be summoned by Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) for a virtual hearing next week to respond to illegal sports betting allegations. The regulator alleges that th...

BGC Study Shows 80% of UK Punters Think Wagering Restrictions Drive Black Gambling Market

According to the latest survey conducted for the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), 79 percent of British bettors think that wagering restrictions would make customers turn to black market gambling sites. The st...