Month: November 2020

Violators face jail, fine of 5,000 rupees

The government of Tamil Nadu has passed an ordinance banning online gambling involving betting. The state government took this step after the number of suicides of gamblers in the state increased who allegedly lost money betting. The government also said any violation would result in both jail time and a fine. The ordinance was implemented […]

American meat bosses accused of betting money on number of workers who would contract Covid-19

A wrongful death trial linked to Covid-19 Infections at Tyson Foods’ largest pork processing plant accuse U.S. meat packaging giant of ordering employees to come to work while supervisors bet money in private on how many would be infected with the deadly coronavirus. Isidro Fernandez’s family filed a complaint in August saying Fernandez was exposed […]

Mysore Race Club to Start Online Horse Racing Betting Thanks to COVID Restrictions

The move comes after the state government allowed club management to run online betting. Highlights The MRC president said the club suffered losses of around Rs 3.5 cr after the lockdown was imposed. Last year the club paid Rs 52 lakh in taxes. Mysore: Abandoning the manual betting system due to coronavirus restrictions, the Mysore […]

German heads of state ratify new legislation on online betting, casinos and poker

At the end of last month, the heads of Germany’s 16 states ratified the Glücksspielstaatsvertrag 2021, the country’s new gambling law that is expected to come into force in July 2021. The heads of the 16 states participated in a remote meeting held from October 28 to 30 and chaired by Berlin. The ratification of […]

Melbourne Cup online betting behavior is changing like never before

Circumstances surrounding the Melbourne Cup 2020 have accelerated the shift to online betting according to preliminary race turnover figures. TAB has been negatively affected in Victoria, the state hardest hit by COVID-19. For starters, the Cup took place in empty stands at Flemington, which normally has 100,000 customers with TAB the bookmaker on the course. […]

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