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Uzbekistan Legalizes Online Betting and Lotteries

April 28, 2024 | Online Gaming Subscriber Only

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Court Rejects Petition Questioning Pagcor’s Rules Governing Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators

March 11, 2024 | Online Gaming

MANILA, Philippines (March 8, 2024) — The Supreme Court has rejected a petition challenging the validity of the Philippine government’s rules on Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogos)...

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Portugal Online Gaming Activity in Q4 2023 Increased By 16.4%

March 6, 2024 | Online Gaming Subscriber Only

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Curacao Issues First Licenses Under New Structure

February 15, 2024 | Online Gaming Subscriber Only

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Uttar Pradesh Passes Bill Implementing 28% GST for Online Gaming, Casinos and Horse Racing

December 5, 2023 | Tax

 Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (December 1, 2023) — Uttar Pradesh (UP) state assembly on Wednesday, November 29 passed the bill imposing 28% GST on full face value for online gaming (real money),...

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The Collaboration Between the Association of Nigerian Bookmakers (ANB) and Gamble Alert is a Positive Initiative Aimed at Promoting Responsible Gambling Practices

December 4, 2023 | Responsible gaming

NIGERIA (December 2023) — It’s encouraging to learn from local media reports that gaming operators in Ibadan, Oyo State, are taking proactive steps to address the issue of gambling addi...

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Inter-Ministerial Panel Has Been Established to Review and Strengthen Regulations Related to the Online Gaming Sector

November 26, 2023 | Online Gaming

It is learnt that the fresh attempt is being led by the Union Home Ministry, with an inter-ministerial panel being formed to formulate tighter rules. New Delhi, India (November 25, 2023) — Ac...

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Bihar State Government Tables Bill in Assembly to Replace Ordinance on 28% GST on e-Gaming

November 10, 2023 | Tax

INDIA (November 8, 2023) — The Government of Bihar, on Monday tabled an amendment bill in the assembly to replace an ordinance to facilitate the imposition of 28 per cent GST on online gaming...

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DILG Secretary Vows Strict Action on Illegal Online Lottery Operators

October 26, 2023 | Legal

MANILA, Philippines (October 25, 2023) –According to local media reports the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin ‘Benhur’ Abalos Jr. has committed su...

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PNP, PCSO Join Forces vs. Illegal Online Lotteries

October 25, 2023 | iLottery

MANILA (October 25, 2023) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) will assist the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) in the campaign against illegal online lotteries, as ordered by Depa...

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Ministry Urges Meta to Expedite Removal of Online Gambling Content

October 16, 2023 | Online Gaming

Ministry urges Meta to expedite removal of online gambling content BADUNG, Bali (October 15, 2023) – The Ministry of Communication and Informatics urged the management of Meta in Indonesia to...

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ASA Upholds Complaints Against Mobile App Game Operator Hutch Games or Failing to Disclose Presence of Loot Boxes

October 9, 2023 | Legal

UNITED KINGDOM (October 5, 2023) — The UK Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against Hutch Games Ltd, a mobile app game operator, for misleading app store listings tha...

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Hommerson Online Awarded Dutch Licence with Finnplay Platform

October 5, 2023 | Online Gaming

(October 4, 2023) – Hommerson Online has received the Dutch licence for its upcoming online business.  The 125 year old brand has a well-respected reputation and long history in the entertainm...

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Consultation on Proposals for a Maximum Stake Limit for Online Slots Games: Impact Assessment Extended by 2 Weeks

September 29, 2023 | Online Gaming

UK (September 26, 2023) — The following correction has been made: In Chapter 5 of the original consultation document, it was mistakenly reported that according to the Public Health England Ga...

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Evolving Legal Framework of Online Skill-Based and Chance-Based Games

September 20, 2023 | Online Gaming Subscriber Only

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Cabinet Sanctions Amendments For Introducing 28% GST On Online Gaming

September 8, 2023 | Financial

INDIA (August 25, 2023) Background Pursuant to the recommendation of the 50th GST Council Meeting held on July 11, 2023 concerning the imposition of consistent 28% GST rate on all actionable claims...

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An Online Gambling Business Has Had Its Licences to Operate in Great Britain Suspended

September 2, 2023 | Government

Suspension of licence – In Touch Games Limited BIRMINGHAM, U.K. (September 1, 2023) — The Gambling Commission has suspended the operating licences of In Touch Games Limited (operating licen...

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July 2023 Unveils Unprecedented Revenue Surge in New Jersey’s Thriving Online Gaming Scene

September 1, 2023 | Reveue

TLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — In a heartening homage to the Garden State’s unwavering devotion to online casino gaming, Oddsseeker.com reports that July 2023 ha...

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NJGCA Expresses Concern with the New Jersey Lottery’s Decision to Sell Tickets Online

August 21, 2023 | Online Gaming

New Jersey (August 18, 2023) — The New Jersey Lottery’s decision to sell lottery tickets online directly to customers through its website and mobile app has sparked concerns from the Ne...

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State AGs Tackle New Challenges In Face Of Unprecedented Gaming Growth

August 11, 2023 | Online Gaming

USA (August 9, 2023) — In conjunction with the Eastern Region of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), the Attorney General Alliance (AGA) hosted two panels on August 1, 2023 ...

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Cabinet Okays Bill to Bring Clarity on 28% GST Rate for Online Gaming, Casinos, Horse Racing

August 10, 2023 | Tax

Path cleared for introduction of bill in current session of Parliament New Delhi, India (August 9, 2023) — According to a local media outlet the Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a bill to a...

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Gaming Companies Will Need to Put in Place Interim Measures Until the Courts Reach a Decision on the Tax Rates and Value

August 7, 2023 | Tax

INDIA (July 25, 2023) — It appears that the online gaming sector will certainly go through a disruption and the gaming platforms will have to modify their business models and look at avenues ...

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GST Council may Propose Block on Gaming Services that Flout Tax Laws

August 1, 2023 | Tax

New Delhi, India (July 31, 20023) — On Wednesday, the Council will consider necessary changes in laws to enforce its July 11 decisions, The HindustanTimes reported the second official said. T...

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Glitnor Group to Acquire a 37.5% Share in PlayStar

July 24, 2023 | Online Gaming

Rapidly-expanding iGaming business group joins forces with up-and-coming New Jersey-licensed online casino brand in a major step towards realising its lofty U.S. ambitions Malta, 24th July 2023: Gl...

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