Tag Archives: lebanon
- US Embassy warns staff to steer clear of Beirut’s Casino du Liban
September 14, 2017
The US Embassy in Lebanon has warned staff not to patronize Beirut’s Casino du Liban due to unspecified threats. On Thursday, the US Embassy in Beirut issued a statement saying that it has “barred any movement of US government staff” to the Casino du Liban in Jounieh “due to ongoing...
- GBI Racing seeks $57m from Israel gov’t after race betting ban
July 3, 2017
UK-based horse racing broadcaster GBI Racing is seeking up to $57m in compensation from Israel after the government banned race betting in the country. Last year, an Israeli government commission proposed a ban on race betting run by the Israel Sports Betting Board’s Toto brand. The ban was part of...
- Lebanon’s Casino du Liban seeks online gambling partner
January 14, 2017
Lebanon’s lone casino is looking for technical help in launching its online gambling operations. On Friday, Business News Lebanon reported that Casino du Liban had launched a public tender inviting international technology firms to partner on an online gaming platform that will offer “all forms of gaming and sports betting”...
- Beirut’s Casino du Liban the target of failed car-bombing plot
January 27, 2015
Beirut’s Casino du Liban was the planned target of Islamic suicide bombers, according to local media reports. The casino, Lebanon's only legal gaming venue, was to be bombed on New Year's Eve. Last week, the Lebanese army arrested three individuals said to be acting on behalf of the al-Nusra Front,...
- Lebanon blocks online gambling sites, but exceptions can be made
July 20, 2013
Last month, US lottery and gaming tech outfit Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) announced it had inked a two-year extension of its deal with the Israeli Sports Betting Board (ISBB). The partnership, which has been in place since 2006, has now been extended to Feb. 2016. SGC provides the ISBB with...
- Match-fixing bug finds its way to Lebanon and Vietnam
February 27, 2013
Match-fixing is a global problem and something that, unfortunately, is becoming harder and harder to get rid of. The endemic reared its ugly head again after two separate incidences resulted in the sanctioning of over 20 football players allegedly involved in match-fixing. One case is currently being investigated by the...
US Embassy warns staff to steer clear of Beirut’s Casino du Liban
September 14, 2017
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