July news roundup

Sky Bet senior IT executive Jailed for fraud. Matt Richmond (pictured above) was the former head of enterprise IT at Sky Betting & Gaming. Richmond joined Sky Bet in 2015 and was sentenced to two years imprisonment at Leeds Crown Court after admitting a charge of fraud. Richmond’s scheme was to order Apple MacBooks and sell them on his eBay account. Records showed £243,000 being transferred from his Paypal account to his own personal account. Mr Richmond wanted to keep the ordering of these devices quiet by getting suppliers to deal with just him, but was found out by colleagues querying the large quantity of new devices.  

Gambling Geek is pleased to confirm top offers being advertised on our site by the following brands:

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Casinos in Macau are continuing to suffer severely with only $168 million gross gaming revenue in July. This is approximately a 95% drop for the same period last year.

Betfred has extended their sponsorship of the PDC’s world matchplay Darts to 2022.  Barry Hearn, chairman of PDC said; “The support of our partners and sponsors during these unprecedented times is more valued than ever, and it’s fantastic that Betfred has extended its association with the World Matchplay”.

And finally this year sees the WSOP going online, you dont need to visit Vegas to be part of the action!  Players from around the world will be able to play online at GG poker.

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