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Maryland sports handle up almost 50% in April.

Maryland’s sports betting market enjoyed another huge double-digit rise in revenue during April, with more than $480m (€445.3m/£383.4m) generated. Maryland saw sports betting revenue rise by 48.1% year-on-year to $486.3m during the month. Retail accounted for $11.3m of handle, with around 98% coming from mobile. The US state recorded hold of 10.4%, with $435.9m paid

Brazil bettors situation to face 15% tax on winnings.

A new normative ordinance in Brazil has confirmed a 15% tax on player winnings above BRL2,824 (£437.77/€508.05/$547.25). The Special Secretariat of Federal Revenue of the ministry of finance published Normative Ordinance No 2,191 in the Official Diary of the Union on Tuesday. The ordinance outlined the tax framework for betting in Brazil after the Federal

Mizuhara arraignment postponed to 14 May well also.

On Wednesday (8 May) the US District Court for the Central District of California granted a request to posptone Ippei Mizuhara’s arraignment to 14 May, according to court documents. The arraignment was originally scheduled for Thursday (9 May). US Attorney E Martin Estrada submitted the request. Mizuhara’s attorney, Michael Freedman, agreed to the postponement, and

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