Cyprus moves forward on protecting problem gamblers

Gambling regulators in Cyprus are on a mission to protect problem gamblers and young people from getting in over their heads in online and land-based gambling. To that end, the country is shopping around for a developer to aid them in creating a state-of-the-art self-exclusion platform that offers both one-click sign ups, along with robust…

Spanish media report potential match-fixing scandal in Cyprus

Spanish media outlets are uncovering what appears to be a match-fixing ring of some magnitude that worked, or is working, out of Cyprus. According to reports, the bubbling scandal involved matches played at the Cyprus Cup, as well as a number of other matches from 2017 and 2018. The potential match-fixing could, according to published…

Cyprus Readies Regulated Online Sports Betting

Thousands of Cypriots will have access to regulated sports betting as soon as October 3 as their country preps for its first legal online sports books. It's a massive leap forward for a country that once shunned regulated gambling of all kinds. The idea of regulated online sports betting isn't exactly new to Cyprus as…

Cyprus Readies Casino Bill for Vote

The tiny country of Cyprus, and its notoriously discrete bankers, have held onto the land and web-based casino industry's fortunes for years. Oddly enough, Cyprus has never hosted any actual casinos. That situation could change dramatically by the end of the month. According to published reports on Cyprus media outlets including in-Cyprus.com, Cypriot lawmakers could…