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Betting ads cut from UK sports broadcasts, still in stadiums

Dec. 13, 2018 1:31 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Television advertisements for bookmakers will largely disappear from British broadcasts of live sporting events, although not completely. The restrictions bookmakers have accepted don't prevent them from sponsoring teams or continuing to flash betting odds on electronic hoardings at stadiums,...

States eye sports betting, wrestle with regulatory details

Nov. 27, 2018 4:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it. How much to tax it, and how to regulate mobile betting on phones are emerging as thorny issues for states. So far, seven states offer legal sports...

New Jersey racetrack continues sports betting lawsuit

Nov. 26, 2018 10:38 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey racetrack that led the successful push to overturn a federal sports betting ban isn't giving up in its attempt to get monetary damages from the sports leagues that opposed the effort. A state horse racing association has claimed in legal filings that Monmouth Park was...

Nevada regulators approve deal with sports books operator

Nov. 16, 2018 6:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators have approved a $2 million offer to settle a complaint with a troubled sports books operator that acknowledged taking unlawful bets and making inaccurate payouts. The Nevada Gaming Commission agreed on Thursday to let CG Technology pay a $1.75 million fine to the...

Albania bans casinos, betting shops from residential areas

Oct. 25, 2018 10:18 AM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's parliament has voted to relocate all casinos and betting shops out of residential areas to curb their spread. The parliament on Thursday voted 75-0 to close casinos by Dec. 31, including shops taking bets on sports, animal races and also online bets pages abroad, and move...