Federal Govt. Expected to Support Measures on Gambling Advertising

June 5, 2023 | Advertising Subscriber Only

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The Gambling Review White Paper: Financial Risk Checks (AKA Affordability Checks) for Online Operators

June 5, 2023 | Financial

United Kingdom (May 30, 2023) — One of the issues which prompted the most debate in the lead up to the White Paper has been the notion of ‘affordability checks’ for online operators i.e. ...

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Government Reviewing Gambling Laws

June 1, 2023 | Gambling

MANILA, Philippines (May 29, 2023) — In a written reply to a question raised during the ongoing meeting of the Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives) of the Malaysian Parliament, the Prime M...

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Large European Cooperation to Protect Players from Illegal Gambling Companies

May 31, 2023 | illegal gambling

Førde, Norway (May 26, 2023) — 36 countries have agreed on a joint declaration to work actively to combat illegal gambling. GREF (Gaming Regulators European Forum) aims, among other things,...

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DILG Urges Local Government Units to Intensify Campaign Against Illegal Gambling

May 30, 2023 | illegal gambling Subscriber Only

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Blocking Order Under Gambling Law for Providers of Telecommunications Services is Illegal

May 30, 2023 | Internet

Press release from the Administrative Court of Koblenz from May 24th, 2023 Koblenz, Germany (May 25, 2023) — There is no legal basis for the blocking order issued to a provider of telecommun...

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Gambling Companies with a Swedish License Had a Turnover of SEK 6.6 Billion During the First Quarter

May 30, 2023 | Reveue

Strängnäs, Sweden (May 29, 2023) — Gaming companies with a Swedish license had a total turnover of SEK 6.6 billion (players’ stakes minus paid winnings) during the first quarter of 2...

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A Primer on Gambling Advertising Laws

May 29, 2023 | Advertising

USA (May 24, 2023) — Currently, six states of the Union have sanctioned online casino gaming within their borders. Twenty-four states and the District of Columbia now allow online sports bett...

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Ksa Has Informed License Holders of the Upcoming Changes for Untargeted Advertising Regulations

May 29, 2023 | Online Gambling

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (May 26, 2023) — The ban on untargeted advertising for online games of chance will come into effect on 1 July. The ban should better protect vulnerable groups, includin...

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The Impact of Gambling in Spain and Mexico: Challenges and Shared Passion

May 26, 2023 | Gambling

SPAIN (May 24, 2023) — Sports betting is experiencing a boom in Spain and Mexico, countries renowned for their passion for sports. In this article, its growth, regulatory challenges, and so...

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UK Government Sets Out Plans to Reform the Gambling Act

May 26, 2023 | Government

United Kingdom (May 24, 2023) What’s the issue? The UK’s Gambling Act regulates real-world and online gambling but, dating back to 2005, it has long been felt to be out of date, particu...

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PA Gaming Control Board Levies $100,350 in Fines

May 26, 2023 | Gambling

Board also places five adults on the exclusion list for gambling at casinos while leaving children unattended HARRISBURG, PA (May 24, 2023) – The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (“Board...

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Britain’s Entain Receives Green Light to Take Over TAB’s Betting Operations

May 25, 2023 | Government

NEW ZEALAND (May 23, 2023) — The TAB has got the green light from Minister for Racing Kieran McAnulty to outsource its operations to British gambling giant Entain, in spite of concerns voiced...

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North Star Network to Provide in-Depth Coverage of Leading Brazilian Football Clubs with a String of Partnerships

May 25, 2023 | Internet

São Paulo (May 24, 2023) – North Star Network, the sports and gaming media group, has added to its growing stable of brands by partnering with seven fan websites dedicated to the biggest foo...

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Cryptoassets Should be Regulated as Gambling, Say MPs

May 24, 2023 | Financial

(May 23, 2023) —  Ether and other “unbacked” cryptoassets should be subject to gambling, not financial services, regulation, a prominent committee of UK MPs has said. In a new report on...

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Unibet Operator Fined $60,000 for Illegal Advertising

May 24, 2023 | illegal gambling

SYDNEY, Australia (May 23, 2023) — Wagering company Betchoice, trading as Unibet, has been convicted and ordered to pay fines of $60,000 plus costs for offering illegal gambling inducements t...

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DCMS Has Launched Its Long-Awaited White Paper on “Gambling Reform for the Digital Age”

May 24, 2023 | Government

United Kingdom (May 19, 2023) — The Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has launched its long-awaited White Paper on “Gambling Reform for the Digital Age”. Its premise is th...

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Online Gambling Barometer: Legalisation of Online Gambling Works

May 23, 2023 | Online Gambling

The Hague, 22 May 2023 – Since its legalisation in 2021, the Dutch online gambling market has been showing more and more signs of maturity. This is according to the latest edition of the annu...

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Gambling-Related Signage to Go in NSW by September

May 21, 2023 | Advertising

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia (May 19, 2023) — The NSW Government is taking action to deliver on a key election commitment to reduce problem gambling, by moving to ban external signage (e.g. VIP Lou...

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Betting Giant Tabcorp Emerges as Key Player in Melbourne Cup Broadcast Rights Negotiations

May 21, 2023 | Financial

AUSTRALIA (May 19, 2023) — Tabcorp is vying to secure the broadcast rights to the renowned Melbourne Cup Carnival, in a deal that could be valued at around $100 million over a span of five ye...

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Updating Gambling Regulation in Great Britain

May 19, 2023 | Gambling

United Kingdom (May 19, 2023) Introduction Following the manifesto pledges made by each of the mainstream political parties in the run-up to the 2019 general election, the Department of Digital, Cu...

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ACMA Takes Action Against Illegal ‘Skins’ Gambling Site

May 19, 2023 | illegal gambling

AUSTRALIA (May 17, 2023) — Online gaming company Feral Holdings Limited has been given a formal warning and its CS:GO Roll website has been withdrawn from Australia after the company was fou...

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Malta Plans to Change the Law to Protect the Domestic Gaming Industry from Lawsuits from Abroad

May 19, 2023 | Government Subscriber Only

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Consumer Cryptocurrency Trading Should be Regulated as Gambling, Treasury Committee Says in New Report

May 18, 2023 | Government

LONDON, U.K. (May 17, 2023) — The Treasury Committee today calls for consumer trading in unbacked crypto to be regulated as gambling. In a new report, the cross-party Committee of MPs highlig...

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