Gambling

Swedish Gaming Authority’s Industry Seminar Will be Held on 5 March at the Vasateatern in Stockholm

January 16, 2024 | Government

Stockholm, Sweden (January 15, 2024) — The Swedish Gaming Authority’s industry seminar on March 5 will be a full day of interesting discussions and lectures. The reregulation of the ga...

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Three Out of Four Swedes Have Gambled for Money in the Past 12 Months: Spelinspektionen

January 12, 2024 | Gambling

Strängnäs, Sweden (January 11, 2024) — The general public about gambling is the name of the annual survey that the Gambling Inspectorate conducts to find out about Swedes’ gambling h...

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Chinese Punters Placed RMB300 bln in Bets Linked to Suncity Online Gambling – Report

January 10, 2024 | Online Gambling Subscriber Only

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ANJ – Examination of the Promotional Strategies of Gambling Operators

January 10, 2024 | Gambling

A rich 2024 sports calendar which involves risks of significant stimulation of players FRANCE (January 9, 2024) — The college of the National Gaming Authority examined the 2024 promotional st...

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President of the Republic of Ecuador Seeks to Get Casinos and Other Gambling Businesses Back to Work

January 8, 2024 | Online Gambling

Ecuador (January 7, 2024) — Since 2011, casinos and all types of games of chance have been prohibited in Ecuador. That is due to another popular consultation. Ecuadorian  digital newspaper ...

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Kerala Governor Gives His Assent to an Ordinance Amending the State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Law with Regard to Gambling

January 8, 2024 | Tax

KERALA, India (January 6, 2024) — According to local media reports Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Friday gave his assent to an ordinance amending the state Goods and Services Tax (GST...

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Italy Will Undertake Significant Changes to Its Online Gambling Laws in 2024 through the ‘Reorganisation Decree’.

January 8, 2024 | Online Gambling

ROMA, Italy (January 5, 2024) — According to local media reports Italy will undertake significant changes to its online gambling laws in 2024 through the Reorganisation Decree. Summary of the...

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MGA and Alderney Gambling Control Commission Renew MoU

January 7, 2024 | Gambling

MALTA (January 4, 2024) — The Malta Gaming Authority and the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) have recently renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Initially entered into ...

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Lithuania Gambling: Legal Versus Thriving Illegal Market

January 7, 2024 | Gambling

KAUNAS, Lithuania (January 1, 2024) — A little more than twenty years ago, gambling was legalized in Lithuania, but the illegal market is thriving. Organizers of legal gambling accuse the Gam...

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A Proposal to Increase the Age for Gambling Participants to 21 Will Reach the Seima

January 6, 2024 | Gambling

KAUNAS,  Lithuania (December 28, 2023) — Seimas member Justas Džiugelis intends to submit amendments to the Law on Gambling to parliament, proposing to increase the age limit for gambling ...

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The Swedish Gaming Authority Receives New Assignments to Fight Criminal Activity and Strengthen Consumer Protection

December 29, 2023 | illegal gambling

The government gives Spelinspektionen new tasks in the regulation letter for 2024 to combat unlicensed gambling activities and match-fixing and to strengthen consumer protection in the gambling mar...

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Antigua and Barbuda Look to the US to Resolve Gambling Dispute

December 29, 2023 | Gambling

St. John’s Antigua (December 26, 2023) — Antigua and Barbuda has told the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the United States must address the gambling dispute with St Johns immediate...

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Lawmaker Proposing a Bill to Introduce Internet Gambling in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

December 18, 2023 | Internet

SAIPAN, CNMI (December 18, 2023) — According to local media reports Representative Ralph N. Yumul is proposing a bill to introduce internet gambling in the Commonwealth of the Northern Maria...

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Lack of Government Funding Forces Closure of Problem Gambling Service

December 18, 2023 | Gambling

NEW ZEALAND (December 18, 2023) — According to local media reports funding is ending for the Nelson Problem Gambling Service on December 31. The Services director Mathew McMillan is now not s...

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Internet Gambling and Sports Betting Set New Records in New Jersey

December 16, 2023 | illegal gambling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (December 16, 2023) — Internet gambling and sports betting set new records in New Jersey in November as the Atlantic City gambling market continues to evolve and become less d...

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Gambling Commission Has Launched a New Set of Consultations on Financial Penalties and Ownership Reporting

December 16, 2023 | Gambling

BIRMINGHAM, U.K. (December 15, 2023) — The Gambling Commission has launched a new set of consultations as part of its ongoing work to ensure effective regulation. The consultations, which wil...

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Wagering Companies Breach In-Play Betting Rules

December 16, 2023 | Compliance

SYDNEY, Australia (December 15, 2023) — The ACMA found the operators of Ladbrokes, Neds, bet365 and Sportsbet, breached interactive gambling rules through their use of ‘Fast/Quick Codes’...

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Mahadev Betting App Case Scam Worth More Than Rs 6,000 Crore

December 14, 2023 | illegal gambling

Authorities in Dubai have detained one of the masterminds behind the scam, Ravi Uppal and will be deported to India soon New Delhi, India (December 13, 2023) — Ravi Uppal was detained in Duba...

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ACMA Blocks More Illegal Offshore Gambling and Affiliate Marketing Websites

December 14, 2023 | illegal gambling

(December 13, 2023) — The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has requested that Australian internet service providers (ISPs) block more illegal offshore gambling and affilia...

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The Swedish Gambling Authority in Dialogue with the Industry About Illegal Gambling

December 13, 2023 | illegal gambling

Strängnäs, Sweden (December 12, 2023) — The day before Lucia, the Gambling Inspectorate invited the industry organizations SPER and BOS for a discussion on how all parties can work togethe...

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Macau to Introduce Stricter Penalties for Illicit Gaming Practices

December 12, 2023 | illegal gambling

MACAU, SAR (December 12, 2023) — The draft of the ‘Law on Combating Illegal Gambling Crimes’, which is set to replace the current Illegal Gambling Law (Law 8/96/m), will reach the Legisla...

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Dutch Gaming Authority Publishes New Enforcement Policy on Physical Illegal Games of Chance

December 12, 2023 | illegal gambling

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (December 11, 2023) — De Kansspelautoriteit (Ksa), (Dutch Gaming Authority) has drawn up a new enforcement policy for physical illegal games of chance. With the new pol...

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GGL: Diverging Approaches to Collecting Data on the Size of the Illegal Gambling Market

December 12, 2023 | illegal gambling

Halle (Saale) Germany (December 4, 2023) — In the gambling industry, studies to determine the market size of the illegal online gambling market are currently causing a stir, which come to di...

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GambleAware Publishes New Report on the Lived Experience of gambling and Gambling Harms Among Minority Communities in Great Britain

December 10, 2023 | Gambling

New report demonstrates link between racism, discrimination, and gambling harm Report from GambleAware finds that adults from Minority communities who have any gambling issue are 50% more likely to...

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