Tag Archives: golf
- Sportech emerges victorious in long-running £97M VAT case
May 6, 2016
Football pools betting and racing operator Sportech has won this round in its drawn-out value added tax (VAT) repayment battle against Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HRMC). In 2009, the Liverpool-based betting company reclaimed some £40 million in VAT it claimed that its subsidiary, a company called Littlewoods, had mistakenly...
- Danny Willett Wins The Masters and Betting Emporium Calls it at 66 to 1
April 12, 2016
Danny Willett comes from nowhere to win The 2016 Masters and the team at the Betting Emporium gave him away as a free tip when he was 66/1. 66/1. You don’t see odds like that too often. Unless you are a member of the Betting Emporium, the sports tipping site...
- PGA Tour exploring deals to provide live tournament data to betting operators
April 7, 2016
Pro golf’s top association appears to be adopting an “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” approach regarding the online sports betting industry. On Thursday, Bloomberg News reported that the PGA Tour had issued a request for proposals (RFP) for sports data companies to submit bids on providing real-time tournament...
- ESLGaming to Create an eSports Hall of Fame; Tiger Woods Will Have to Wait Another Decade to Get Into Golf’s Version
March 31, 2016
ESLGaming has announced plans to preserve the rich history of one of the world’s fastest growing sports by announcing their intention to create an eSports Hall of Fame, and Tiger Woods will have to wait another decade to find a place in golfing’s version after a change in rules. It’s...
- Metric Gaming Announces Agreement with Amaya for Golf Pricing Feeds
February 1, 2016
Las Vegas, NV – January 2016 – Sportsbook platform provider and sports betting services specialist Metric Gaming today announced a commercial agreement with Amaya, the world’s largest publicly listed online gambling company, for the provision of Metric’s pre-game, live and SuperLive® golf pricing feeds for Amaya’s Betstars Sportsbook brand. Metric’s...
- Golf body sees no signs of fixing; Lefty schools young ‘un on betting talk
January 28, 2016
The UK golfing world’s governing body says it has no evidence that the sport faces the same claims of of match fixing currently embroiling the tennis world but it’s taking the matter seriously all the same. R&A CEO Martin Slumbers told the BBC that his group had “not been made...
DraftKings applies for UK gambling license
June 17, 2015
FIFA adds more to banned list; French football in the clear
February 28, 2013
Media match fixing fixation turns spotlight on Cambodian sports bettors
February 16, 2013