Tag Archives: Wales
- Wales fail in their bid to wrest control over FOBTs from UK government
January 26, 2017
Welsh Assembly Ministers have failed in their attempts to wrest control of the Fixed Odds Betting Terminals that are earning over £1.6 billion per year in the country, despite the Wales Bill moving forward for Royal Assent. I live in Wales, so the passing of the new Wales Bill should...
- Wales Seek to wrest control of their FOBT ‘problem’ from UK government
November 18, 2016
The Welsh Government are seeking responsibility to govern the regulations surrounding Fixed Odds Betting Terminals, taking control from Westminster, after issuing an amendment to the Wales Bill. I live in a country called Wales. It's not a part of London, as many Las Vegas poker dealers seem to think. It's...
- Euro 2016 Review: Wales Out With a Whimper
July 7, 2016
The magical Welsh journey through the valleys and vales of Euro 2016 has ended at the hands of Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo's side will now play Germany or France in Sunday's final. For Portugal, is was business as usual. For Wales, it was akin to a child falling to sleep in...
- Worldpay Reveals 85% Boost for Bookmakers as Punters Bet Big on Wales
July 6, 2016
London – July 2016 – Belgium may have been handed a lesson in football by Wales on Friday night, but according to the latest transaction data from Worldpay, it was the fans that put in a real match-winning performance, with the total value of bets up by 85% compared to...
- Euro 2016 Review: Wales Achieve Mission Impossible
July 4, 2016
Wales make the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after beating Belgium 3-1 making them the first tournament debutants to do so since Sweden in 1992. 27 November 2011. The Welsh football manager, Gary Speed, is found hanged in his garage at his home in Cheshire leaving behind a devastated wife, two...
- Dafabet boost Welsh football presence; Nesine sponsor Euroleague Basketball
November 3, 2015
Asian-facing online gambling operator Dafabet has added another Welsh football scalp to its sponsorship pole. Late last week, Dafabet announced it had inked a pact to become the new Official Betting Partner of the Football Association of Wales. The three-year deal, which will run through August 2018, will also cover...
Dafabet launch Kenyan site as springboard to rest of Africa
March 16, 2017
Turkish police bust major international online betting ring
September 14, 2016