On 12th August, Calvin Ayre reported that the website had closed after the newspaper report triggered a regulatory investigation. 1xBet had operated in the UK under a white-label deal with platform provider FSB Tech. The newspaper had alleged that some of 1xBet’s operations in other jurisdictions offered betting markets on cockfights and under-19 athletic competitions, and that it advertised on video-sharing sites (which is prohibited by the UK regulator).
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