BETFRED BIDS FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S PHUMELELA $54.8M

BETFRED BIDS FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S PHUMELELA $54.8M

UK bookmaker Betfred has confirmed rumors that it is interested in acquiring troubled South African race and sports betting operator Phumelela. The deal is worth up to ZAR925m ($54.8m) that would see Betfred acquires all of the South African horseracing operator’s...
RETURN TO GROWTH FOR UK ONLINE SPORTS BETTING IN JUNE

RETURN TO GROWTH FOR UK ONLINE SPORTS BETTING IN JUNE

The latest figures from the UK Gambling Commission show a return to growth for sports betting in June, with all other products recording a fall in gross gambling yield. The UK Gambling Commission has published further data showing how the easing of Covid-19 lockdown...
ENGLISH CASINOS TO REOPEN FROM 15 AUGUST

ENGLISH CASINOS TO REOPEN FROM 15 AUGUST

Casinos in England to reopen from 15 August, two weeks later than was initially planned by the UK Government. Casinos have remained shut in England since late-March as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they were expected to open on 1 August. In a sudden U-turn...