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Sri Lanka tightens bans on sports betting and match fixing

In unanimously passing the bill Prevention of Offences Related to Sports on Monday, the government of Sri Lanka has not only confirmed its ban on sports betting within the country, but also prohibited its citizens from engaging in sports betting overseas as well.

Sri Lanka to double casino fees

Sri Lanka will raise an annual licence fee for casinos from 200 million to 400 million rupees, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera was cited as...

BetConstruct creates live casino solution for Bally’s, Sri Lanka

BetConstruct said it has developed a tailored live casino solution for Bally’s casino in Sri Lanka, as part of a project to help land-based casinos target the online gaming sector.

One dead, five police injured, in Sri Lanka gambling raid

One person died and five police officers were injured after a raid on a gambling den erupted into a fight, local media reports.The officers...

John Keells Holdings

John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH) is Sri Lanka’s largest listed company in the Colombo Stock Exchange. From managing the largest number of hotel rooms...

Sri Lankan lottery protest ends

Lottery ticket sales in Sri Lanka had a shaky start to the new year, after protests from lottery agents and salesmen opposing the increase...

Sri Lanka rules out casinos

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ruled out allowing casinos in the country, citing that such investors will have no place in the...

SAFF Suzuki Cup announces Sportradar as integrity partner

The 2015 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Suzuki Cup will kick off on the 23rd December in India under the watchful eye of Sportradar’s...

Sri Lanka budget plan is bad news for casinos

Finance minister Ravi Karunanayake has proposed a 25 percent tax surcharge on profits of casinos and gaming companies, and doubled the annual levy to...

Sri Lanka removes casino entrance fee, increases taxes

Sri Lanka plans to increase taxes imposed on gaming businesses, with the exception of rujino, to Rs.400 million (US$6 million), whilst removing the casino entrance...

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