Will Man City star be fit to face Manchester United?

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LeoVegas responds to claims of marketing miscompliance

by Luke Andrews, 19 April 2019 LeoVegas has responded to the findings of a recent investigation by the Guardian, that accused the operator of multiple marketing and self-exclusion failures….

Kick-off time, TV channel, team news, expected line-ups and odds

Peter O’Mahony will captain a Munster side travelling to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry hoping to defeat Saracens, and in doing so end a run of six European Cup semi-finals…

Gambling Commission issues new guidelines for settling bets

by Luke Andrews, 18 April 2019 The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has issued guidelines to help operators comply with the regulations surrounding the settling of bets. The UKGC has…

Was VAR correct to give Sergio Aguero offside vs Tottenham?

In brief Aguero was in offside position as ball touched Silva Guardiola questions decision and earlier Llorente’s goal While Silva only deflected ball, laws show decision was correct…

Ireland could withdraw Paschal Donohoe’s 2% tax plans

by Luke Andrews, 17 April 2019 The Irish government could be set to drop its new policy of a 2% turnover tax on the industry. The government is reportedly…

Lionel Messi toys with Manchester United as Barcelona walk to glory

CAMP NOU, BARCELONA — There was a video doing the rounds on the internet recently of Lionel Messi performing kick-ups toying with his pet dog Hulk, sending the enthusiastic Mastiff…

Five operators join the responsible gambling Senet Group

by Luke Andrews, 15 April 2019 Five casino operators have joined the Senet Group as part of an industry-wide collaboration against problem gambling. Aspers, Ceasars, Genting, Playtech and the…

Women’s rugby is on the cusp of radical change and can learn from men’s mistakes

The 500 or so spectators who attended Saturday’s semi-final of the Tyrrells Premier 15s between Saracens Women and Wasps Ladies at Allianz Park may one day regard themselves as pioneers….

Player ratings as Paul Pogba scores a brace off penalties

West Ham United fans will feel aggrieved by the manner of their side’s 1-2 loss at Old Trafford. Two penalties scored by Manchester United‘s Paul Pogba made the difference in the…

Billy Vunipola reprimanded over controversial Australian

In brief Israel Folau set to be sacked by Australian Rugby Football Union RFU and Saracens could take action against Billy Vunipola Billy Vunipola has been rebuked by…

Mansion issued second fine from Dutch Gambling Authority

by Luke Andrews, 11 April 2019 Mansion have been issued a second fine by the Dutch Gambling Authority (KSA). The KSA has fined Mansion’s owner, Gibraltar-based Onisac Limited, €450,000…

Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia for homophobic Instagram post saying ‘hell awaits’ gay people

Rugby Australia has announced its intention to sack Israel Folau for social media posts that said hell “awaits” gay people if they do not “repent”. The 30-year-old Waratahs full-back is…

RedKings sports betting and poker platforms to close

by Luke Andrews, 9 April 2019 RedKings, part of the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN), has announced that it is to close its sports betting and poker platforms on 28…

Jurgen Klopp makes major pledge as Reds host Porto

Jürgen Klopp claims Liverpool could be a major force in the “future” of football, at home and abroad, as they prepare for a Champions League quarter-final meeting with Porto at…

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