Gambling

French Gaming Regulator Publishes the List of Sites That Have Been the Subject of a Blocking and Delisting Order

March 16, 2023 | illegal gambling

PARIS, France (March 15, 2023) — The fight against the illegal offer of gambling is a priority and constant concern of the National Gaming Authority. For the past year, the ANJ has had a new ...

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More Illegal Offshore Gambling and Affiliate-Marketing Websites Blocked

March 16, 2023 | illegal gambling

Commonwealth of Australia (March 15, 2023) — The ACMA has requested that Australian internet service providers (ISPs) block more illegal offshore gambling websites and affiliate-marketing we...

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Gambling Companies with a Swedish License Had a Turnover of SEK 27.4 Billion in 2022

March 14, 2023 | Gambling

Strängnäs, Sweden (March 13, 2023) — Gaming companies with a Swedish license had a total turnover of SEK 27.4 billion (players’ stakes minus paid winnings) in the Swedish gaming mark...

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Dutch Gaming Authority Impose an Order Subject to Periodic Penalty Payments on Gammix Limited

March 14, 2023 | illegal gambling

The Hague, Netherlands ((March 9, 2023) — On 22 June 2022, the Gaming Authority (Ksa) imposed an order subject to periodic penalty payments on Gammix Limited of EUR 1,470,000 per week with a ...

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Tamil Nadu Governor Returns Online Gambling Ban Bill, Claims It Lacks Legislative Competence

March 14, 2023 | Gambling

Over the last few months, there have been several flashpoints between Governor RN Ravi and the MK Stalin-led state government. Chennai, Tamil Nadu (March 13, 2023) — Tamil Nadu Governor RN ...

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Austrian Court Qualifies Loot Boxes as Gambling

March 13, 2023 | Gambling

By: Armin Redl ITALY (March 10, 2023) — A recent decision of an Austrian court on the qualification of loot boxes as gambling might lead to dangerous consequences for the video gaming sector....

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Safer Gambling Week Sparks Huge Increase in Safer Gambling Tools Use

March 10, 2023 | Gambling

LONDON, U.K. (March 8, 2023) — The number of punters using safer gambling tools rocketed thanks to Safer Gambling Week, new figures released today show. Analysis of last year’s successful c...

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Territory’s Illegal Lotteries Are Not Enforceable, Minister Says

March 10, 2023 | illegal gambling

Nunavut, Canada (March 6, 2023) — The government of the Canadian Territory of Nunavut says it doesn’t have the means to clamp down on illegal lotteries in the territory. CBC News repor...

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World Wrestling Entertainment in Talks with State Gambling Regulators to Legalize Betting on Scripted Match Results

March 10, 2023 | Gambling Subscriber Only

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During 1H FY2022/23 Kansspelautoriteit Imposed Fines Totalling More Than 26 Million Euros for Illegally Offering Online Games of Chance

March 7, 2023 | illegal gambling

The HAGUE, Netherlands (March 3, 2023) — At the end of December 2022, the Gaming Authority (Ksa) imposed fines totalling more than 26 million euros on 5 parties that illegally (without the re...

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Gambling Regulation Bill 2022: Investigation and Enforcement

March 7, 2023 | Gambling Subscriber Only

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Czech Republic Expected to Hike Gambling Tax

March 6, 2023 | Gambling

PRAGUE, Czech Republic (March 2, 2023) — The Ministry of Finance has signalled that it intends to bring in more revenue from gambling. The Ministry of Finance seems intent on seeking more rev...

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Police Cut Electricity Supply to 14 Premises in Perak Selling Illegal Lottery Tickets

March 6, 2023 | illegal gambling

MANJUNG, Malaysia (March 4, 2023) — The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) has revealed that it had cut the electricity supply to a total of 14 premises in Perak caught selling illegal lottery tick...

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Market Impact Data on Gambling Behaviour – Operator Data to December 2022

March 2, 2023 | Gambling

BIRMINGHAM, U.K. (February 23, 2023) –The Gambling Commission has published further data showing how gambling behaviour is reacting to current environmental factors in Great Britain. This dat...

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Texas Lottery to Recognize March As Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March 2, 2023 | Gambling

AUSTIN, Texas (March 1, 2023) – According to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), it is estimated that only 10 per cent of people with gambling problems seek help. To address these co...

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In Review: Licensing and Taxation of Gambling Activities in Denmark

March 1, 2023 | Gambling Subscriber Only

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Government Wants to Levy Higher Tax on Gambling

February 28, 2023 | Gambling

PRAGUE, Czech Republic (February 27, 2023) — The government is planning to levy a higher tax on gambling, Finance Minister Zbyněk Stanjura told Czech Television. The government is looking t...

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Charitable Fundraising & the Gambling Regulation Bill 2022

February 25, 2023 | Gambling

IRELAND (February 21, 2023) — We saw the publication of the Gambling Regulation Bill in December 2022. This is a landmark piece of legislation intended to reform and modernise the law on lice...

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Government to Strengthen Regulations in March to Combat Illegal Betting Sites that do Not Pay Taxes

February 23, 2023 | illegal gambling

CHILE (February 20, 2023) — Games of chance in Chile are illegal, except for those that are expressly authorized by law, such as those administered by La Polla, the Concepción Lottery, racet...

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Most Gambling Obsessed States

February 23, 2023 | Gambling

USA (February 22, 2023) — New data reveals the states that are the most obsessed about gambling, and the ones least interested. The study by Wetten.com uncovered that the people of Nevada s...

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Illegal Betting Market Among Bars Facing Horse R3acing, Asian Conference Told

February 21, 2023 | illegal gambling

Collaboration is also needed to brand the code as a sport of the highest integrity, and not only wagering says chair Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges Melbourne, Australia (February 19, 2023) — In...

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State Government Tipped to Hike Point of Consumption Tax Paid by Betting Companies That Have a Turnover of More Than $1m

February 21, 2023 | Gambling Subscriber Only

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Minnesotan Politician Working on Bills to Keeping Charitable Gambling Dollars in Local Communities

February 21, 2023 | Gambling

Brooklyn Park, MN (February 19, 2023) — Rep. Kristin Robbins is working on three different bills that would allow charitable gambling operations to keep more of their profits locally. She has...

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GamCare Calling for Stronger Partnerships to Tackle Gambling Related Debt

February 20, 2023 | Gambling

U.K. (February 16, 2023) –We have published the latest recommendations for addressing gambling-related debt, calling for better referral pathways between sectors to support those experiencing...

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