Belgium might increase age limit for gambling fans

As Belgium mass media report, the authorities of Belgium plan on increasing minimal age for participating in Belgium to 21 years.

The initiator of this offer was Christian Democratic and Flemish party which is one of the biggest in the Belgian parliament.

The representatives of this part offer increasing age of all the gambling service consumers, including the lottery and sports betting from 18 to 21 years old.

According to Christian Democratic and Flemish part deputies, gambling laws in Belgium has to be overseen after sufficient growth of number of international gambling companies that offer gambling service to Belgian players.

Let us remind you that law about gambling operators’ ad prohibition was discussed in Belgium recently.

Google will allow mobile betting apps sales in August 2017.

The company Google confirmed that in August 2017 prohibition for selling real money betting apps in Google Play will be taken of. It was acting since 2013 and online games advertising was prohibited. May be even an app of renowned operator 888.com will appear there and even more player would be able to claim $88 free bonus upon sign up.

The biggest search system in the world have already sent the corresponding notifications to the leading sports betting operators of Great Britain, Ireland and France that their mobile betting apps will soon be available for sales.

Google press service announces that restrictions for adding betting mobile apps to Google Play for betting from other operators from countries of Europe will also be taken off.

The experts think that allowance to sell betting apps in Google Play will sufficiently increase sportsbook’s profit as share of smartphone on Android takes over 50% of total world market.

SportPesa won’t leave Kenyan gambling market

Press service of the biggest African bookmaker SportPesa refuted information about leaving Kenya.

The management of the biggest sportsbook SportPesa assured Kenyan betting fans that they won’t leave the local market and deprive local employers of their work places.

Let us remind that information about SportPesa leaving Kenya appeared after SportPesa Global CEO Gerasim Nikolov claimed on the briefing that the company plans on re-dislocation to Great Britain or Tanzania as the taxes for Kenyan mobile operators increased to 35%.

Several days later Gerasim Nikolov announced that the words were take out of context by the press and SportPesa will continue its operating in Kenya.

Press service of the bookie announced that Gerasim Nikolov was only trying to emphasize the difficulty of SportPesa’s work under new Kenyan gambling laws.