Tag Archives: fonbet
- Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Russia’s telecom watchdog temporarily blocked access to Google’s search engine this week over links to a banned online gambling domain. On Thursday, many Russian internet users temporarily lost access to the Google.ru domain due to one of the search engine’s pages containing a redirect to an online gambling domain associated...
- Russia advances plans to block online gambling payments
April 12, 2017
A Russian legislative committee has recommended that the Duma approve measures to disrupt payment processing with unauthorized online gambling sites. Earlier this year, Russian legislators introduced legislation that would prohibit banks and payment processors from having any dealings with internationally licensed online gambling sites. On Monday, the State Duma Committee...
- MGM Resorts, Fonbet battle online cybersquatters
March 16, 2017
Casino operator MGM Resorts has asked a court to shut down a cybersquatter’s MGM-branded online gambling site. Last week, MGM filed a trademark infringement suit in a Nevada federal court against the unidentified operator behind Korean-language online casino Livemgm.com. The site makes liberal use of MGM’s iconic ‘lion head’ logo...
- Digital Sports Tech enters Russian market
January 10, 2017
Sportsbook operator Fonbet to integrate supplier’s Player Props product Tuesday 10th January, 2017 - Digital Sports Tech, a B2B provider of next generation sports betting solutions, has entered the Russian market for the first time via a deal with the country’s largest sportsbook operator, Fonbet. Under the deal, Fonbet will...
- Fonbet launch official Russian sports betting site
December 3, 2016
Russian bookmaker Fonbet has gone live with its new licensed online sports betting site. Fonbet’s new officially approved Russian-facing betting site bkfon.ru is the sixth to have received one of the new online sportsbook licenses since Liga Stavok’s Russian-approved site made its debut in February. Fonbet is a member of...
- Russia cuts bookmakers some slack on sports body funding
October 25, 2016
Russia has cut its bookmakers some slack by reducing their mandatory contribution towards Russian sporting bodies. In March, Russia’s Ministry of Finance confirmed plans to require all Russian-licensed sports betting operators to return 5% of their sports betting revenue to local sports bodies, with minimum contributions set at RUB 15m...
Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Marathon launch Russian-licensed sports betting site
July 21, 2017
Bitcoin touches $1,300 mark on Poloniex, Bitfinex
April 21, 2017