News & Analysis

UK Football Sponsor Row Erupts As TV Doc Calls For Radical Rethink

British football’s complex relationship with betting advertising and sponsorship was in the spotlight again yesterday after fans of Norwich City hit out at the club’s deal with gambling firm BK8.

The move to sign up the Asian-facing firm as its main shirt sponsor, which will significantly bolster the newly-promoted club’s finances, comes amid the UK government review of the 2005 Gambling Act, including assessing regulations around sports sponsorship and advertising at live events.  

News In Brief: January 18-January 22, 2021

A Finnish gambling operator has said it increasingly relies on artificial intelligence for odds predictions. Meanwhile, in Japan, Yokohama and Nagasaki announce a tender process for integrated resorts.

Research & Reports

Q&A: Gambling Regulation in Thailand

Gambling regulation in Thailand remains quite restrictive. Despite plans to update the Government Lottery Office Act 1974, no changes have yet been made.

Data & Forecasts

Market Monitor: World Lottery Association Compendium

This report contains around 40,000 data points across over 150 lotteries and 85 countries, as collated annually by the World Lottery Association. The dataset displays total sales, GGR, digital sales & digital GGR by product category in horizontal time series and filterable table views.

IFHA Global Horseracing Report - 2008 to 2019

Latest annual data from the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA). The data released contains the following information: Number of flat and jump races by country and horserace betting turnover, amount returned to bettors and deductions by country. There are approximately 6,130 data points in this document.

Asia-Pacific - Visitor Arrivals Report - Jan, 2010 to Jun, 2019

Latest monthly Visitor Arrivals Report data for a selection of Asian countries. The data released contains the following information: Visitor arrivals by region and country of residence to Cambodia, Japan, South Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. There are approximately 84,100 data points in this document.
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