Tag Archives: Rio Olympics
- France sets new online sports betting turnover, revenue records
September 7, 2016
French online sports betting operators took in over three-quarters more wagers on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games than the London 2012 event. Figures released by gaming regulator ARJEL show total Olympic wagers at the 12 French-licensed operators topping €33.9m during the Rio games, up from €19.2m four years ago. Online...
- Bitcoin sportsbook Sportsbet.io enjoys Olympics betting boom
August 26, 2016
26th August, 2016 – Rio 2016 was the most gambled on Olympics ever, according to figures from Sportsbet.io. The Bitcoin sportsbook enjoyed a bumper Games, with 40 per cent of bets taken during the 16-day event coming on Olympic markets, with tennis and football proving the most popular sports. Nearly a...
- 2016 Rio Olympics: When Davids stun Olympic Goliaths
August 16, 2016
There is no shortage of stories of Davids in the 2016 Rio Olympics taking on their toughest and fearsome Goliaths. Who will ever forget the stunning defeat of multi-decorated U.S. Olympian Michael Phelps to a 21-year-old Singaporean Joseph Schooling in the 100m butterfly? Schooling lived his dream of becoming an...
- Vegas finds gamblers reluctant to bet on 2016 Rio Olympics
August 10, 2016
Nevada’s casinos push to re-open betting on the Olympics may have been for naught because as it turns out, gamblers in the United States don’t really want to punt on the Rio games. For the first time since the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, it’s now legal for Americans to...
- Gold Rush: The Real Numbers behind Olympics Betting
August 4, 2016
This is a guest contribution by Julie Anderson a writer for VegasMaster Magazine. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you. The 2016 summer Olympics are just around the corner. Four long years have passed since the last summer Olympic Games, and now athletes...
- IOC taps Genius Sports to track 2016 Rio Olympics betting
July 29, 2016
With only a week before the 2016 Rio Olympics kicks off, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has tapped a gambling watchdog that will monitor any forms cheating in the games. In a statement, London-based sports data technology Genius Sports announced that the IOC has tapped the firm to monitor the...
France sets new online sports betting turnover, revenue records
September 7, 2016
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September 26, 2016
Philippines bans govt officials, employees in casinos
July 18, 2016
DJI Holdings rebrands as BNN Technology
September 22, 2016