Gambling

Labour Urged to Follow Through on Tories’ Promised £100m Gambling Levy

July 22, 2024 | Gambling

U.K. (July 22, 2024) — Keir Starmer has been urged to follow through on the previous government’s plan for a £100m-a-year levy on gambling companies. In an open letter to the prime ministe...

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Update from Gambling Commission LA Bulletin

July 22, 2024 | Gambling

U.K. (July 21, 2024) — Updates from July 2024 Gambling Commission bulletin for licensing authorities. Pub lotteries The Commission has received an increase in the number of enquiries relatin...

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Gaming Control Board Reports Revenue in June 2024

July 19, 2024 | Reveue

HARRISBURG, PA:   The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) reported today that the combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming, along with fantasy contests, during June 2024 wa...

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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Reports Record Tax Revenue Achieved in 2023/2024 Fiscal Year from Legal Gambling

July 19, 2024 | Reveue

HARRISBURG, PA:  The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (“PGCB”) today reported that tax revenue generated during the combined Fiscal Year 2023/2024 reached a record level of $2.54 billion. Th...

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National Revenue Agency and the Customs Agency Launch Joint Campaign to Counter Gambling, Drug Addiction

July 16, 2024 | Gambling

SOFIA (July 15, 2024) — The National Revenue Agency (NRA) and the Customs Agency are joining forces to prevent and counter gambling and drug addiction, NRA said on its website on Monday. The...

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Consultation on Updated Certification Programme for Betting and Online Casino

July 16, 2024 | Online Gambling

DANMARK (July 15, 2024) —  (The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA)) has updated the certification programme for betting and online casino because of the introduction of supplier licences from 1...

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PAOCC: Gradual POGO Phaseout More Feasible Than Total Ban

July 8, 2024 | Online Gambling

MANILA, Philippines (July 6, 2024) – An official of the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) prefers the gradual phaseout of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) rather th...

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Small House BV Has Been Banned from Targeting Sweden

July 8, 2024 | illegal gambling

Strängnäs, Sweden (July 4, 2024) —  Spelinspektionen, the Swedish Gaming Authority, has banned Small House BV from providing games in Sweden without the necessary license. According to the...

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Parents First Line of Defence in Teenage Gambling Prevention

July 2, 2024 | Gambling

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia (July 1, 2024) — The NSW Government is enlisting parents in its efforts to protect children from gambling harm in light of statistics showing parental behaviour strongl...

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A.L.E.A. Launch Awareness Campaign Against Illegal Online Betting Sites

June 26, 2024 | illegal gambling

Lotteries across the country and legal betting sites launched a campaign and denounced more than 250 illegal sites that allow minors to play. June 25, 2024 — The Argentine State Lottery Assoc...

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New Strategic Alliance Announced Between Tabcorp, ARC, RMG and 1/ST CONTENT

June 25, 2024 | Gambling

June 24, 2024 – A new strategic alliance has been announced between Arena Racing Company (ARC), the British horse and greyhound group, Racecourse Media Group (RMG), the British-based media ri...

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Online Gambling Task Force Probes Fraudulent Bank Accounts, Payments at Mini-Marts

June 23, 2024 | Online Gambling

JAKARTA, Indonesia (June 20, 2024) – Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Hadi Tjahjanto, who leads the newly established anti-online gambling task force, said on Wedn...

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Government to Freeze Bank Accounts Linked to Online Gambling

June 20, 2024 | Online Gambling

Jakarta (June 19, 2024) – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Hadi Tjahjanto, announced on Wednesday that banking accounts linked to online gambling will be froz...

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Gambling Business and Lottery Committee Set to Appear in Kazakhstan

June 18, 2024 | Gambling

Kazinform (June 17, 2024) — Kazinform News Agency  seeks to restructure the Tourism Industry Committee of the Tourism and Sport Ministry of Kazakhstan, according to the corresponding decree...

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Two Men Have Been Arrested in Separate Operations Targeting Lottery Scamming Suspects

June 17, 2024 | Online Gambling

JAMAICA (June 17, 2024) — In the first operation conducted on June 12 by the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) in collaboration with the Specialised Operations Unit of t...

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Ministry of Communication and Informatics Blocks Almost 3 Million Online Gambling Content

June 17, 2024 | Online Gambling

JAKARTA,  Indonesia (June 17, 2024) – According to local media reports Minister of Communication and Informatics Budi Arie Setiadi has announced the significant progress made by his ministry...

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Philippines Cracks Down on Illegal Offshore Gambling Firms

June 14, 2024 | illegal gambling

MANILA, Philippines (June 13, 2024) – Philippine authorities have launched a crackdown on illegal offshore gambling operators, several run by Chinese firms, as calls to ban these activities m...

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The Swedish Gaming Authority is Appealing the Verdict Regarding Zimpler AB

June 14, 2024 | illegal gambling

Strängnäs, Sweden (June 12, 2024) — On May 22, 2024, the administrative court in Linköping announced a judgment in the case between Zimpler AB and the Spelinspektionen, regarding the prom...

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Expert Panel Set Up to Evaluate Study on Gambling Advertising on Television and the Internet

June 12, 2024 | Gambling

GERMANY (June 10, 2024) — In order to evaluate the advertising impact of gambling, Die Gemeinsame Glücksspielbehörde der Länder (GGL) commissioned the study Gambling advertising on televis...

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Gaming Authority (Ksa) Collects Penalty Payments from Illegal Providers

June 12, 2024 | illegal gambling

The HAGUE, Netherlands (June 11, 2024) — The Gaming Authority (Ksa) has collected penalty payments from two illegal providers. Both providers, LCS Limited and Blue High House SA, were previou...

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Use of Credit Cards for Wagering Banned As New Regulations Come Into Force Today

June 11, 2024 | Online Gambling

Credit cards now banned for online wagering CANBERRA, Australian (June 11, 2024) — The Albanese Government is delivering on its agenda to protect vulnerable Australians and their loved ones ...

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René Jansen Addresses Providers for the Last Time at Gaming in Holland

June 10, 2024 | Gambling

Published on June 6, 2024 At Gaming in Holland, chairman René Jansen gave his last speech to providers. What is the current state of the online gambling market? He reflects on the introduction of ...

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Lotteries Council Annual Conference – Sarah Gardner Speech

June 4, 2024 | Gambling

May 24, 2024 — Speech by Sarah Gardner This speech was delivered by deputy chief executive Sarah Gardner at the Lotteries Council Annual Conference on 23 May 2024. Please note: This is the sp...

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Coljuegos Summoned Online Betting Operators to Follow Up on User Complaints

June 3, 2024 | Online Gambling

Bogotá (May 31, 2024) — The 15 Internet gaming operators participated in a working group convened by Coljuegos, in order to verify the complaints made by users and define a roadmap that allo...

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