Compliance

Judgment in the Court of Appeal: Warning and Penalty Charge for Mr. Green Limited

June 1, 2024 | Compliance

SWEDEN (May 30, 2024) — On 27 May 2024, the Court of Appeal issued a judgment in the case against Mr Green Limited regarding shortcomings in the duty of care. The Court of Appeal agrees with ...

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Minors Betting Prompts New Electronic Betting Terminals Rules

May 31, 2024 | Compliance

Victoria, Australia (May 30, 2024) — Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC) inspectors are closely monitoring compliance with new electronic betting terminals (EBTs) require...

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The Danish Gambling Authority Has Updated the Requirements for Reporting Game Data

May 26, 2024 | Compliance

DENMARK (May 24, 2024) — The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) has updated the requirements for reporting game data. Interested parties are welcome to comment on the update before the final ver...

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Regulatory Update | Gambling and Sports Integrity

May 22, 2024 | Compliance

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia (May 177, 2024) — The New South Wales Police Force have today arrested three A-League football players from Macarthur FC over an alleged betting scandal. Summary It was...

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Licensees Must Notify Changes in the Ownership Group, Board, Management or Representative

March 29, 2024 | Compliance

Strängnäs, Sweden (March 27, 2024) — All licensees must report it to the Spelinspektionen (Gaming Authority) no later than 14 days after a change has taken place in the ownership group, the...

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Auditors, Officials Differ on Management of State Lottery

February 26, 2024 | Compliance Subscriber Only

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Government Introduces New Requirements for Loyalty Scheme Providers

January 31, 2024 | Compliance

MELBOURNE, Victoria (January 26, 2024) — The Victorian Government has made changes to the Gambling Regulation (Pre-commitment and Loyalty Scheme) Regulations 2014. These changes place new obl...

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eCOGRA Continues U.S Expansion with New Colorado Office

January 30, 2024 | Compliance

United Kingdom (January 29, 2024) — eCOGRA, the globally renowned Independent Testing Laboratory specialising in the testing, inspection and certification of online gambling software and sy...

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PA Gaming Control Board Levies $27,500 In Fines

January 25, 2024 | Compliance

Board also took action on five adults for gambling at casinos while leaving minors unattended HARRISBURG, PA: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (“Board”) approved two consent agreements to...

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Licensee of CBD Venue Prosecuted for ATM in Same Part of Hotel as Gaming Machines

January 23, 2024 | Compliance

SYDNEY, Australia (January 23, 2024) — Licensed venues are being warned to comply with important gaming harm minimisation measures or face enforcement action, after the licensee of an inner S...

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Organización Nacional de Ciegos Espanoles (O.N.C.E) Christmas Extra Distributes More Than 35 Million Euros in Major Prizes

January 7, 2024 | Compliance

In points of Catalonia, Andalusia, the Canary Islands, the Valencian Community, Madrid, Castilla-La Mancha or Aragon.     MADRID, Spain (January 1, 2024) — The ONCE Christmas Extra has di...

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Wagering Companies Breach In-Play Betting Rules

December 16, 2023 | illegal gambling

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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Minors In NSW Casinos Out of Luck

December 10, 2023 | Compliance

SYDNEY, NSW (December 9, 2023) — Liquor & Gaming NSW (L&GNSW) has launched a compliance campaign in the lead-up to Christmas and New Years Eve celebrations, targeting under 18s who ar...

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Australian State Decides Poker is Illegal Outside of Casinos

November 30, 2023 | Compliance

HOBART, Tasmania (November 29, 2023) — According to local media reports the Australian Poker League (APL) has faced temporary suspension of its operations in venues across Tasmania by the Tas...

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Dutch Gaming Authority (Ksa) Shuts Down an Illegal Bingo Operation in Dordrecht

November 20, 2023 | illegal gambling

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (November 16, 2023) —  De Kansspelautoriteit (Ksa) (The Gaming Authority) has busted an illegal bingo in Dordrecht. The bingo was organized by an organization that the...

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Cancellation of Authorisation for SFJL Holding Limited

November 15, 2023 | Compliance

MALTA (November 13, 2023) — The Malta Gaming Authority (the ‘Authority’) has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to SFJL Holding Ltd (the ‘Authorised Person’), bearing referen...

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PA Gaming Control Board Levies $73,075 In Fines

October 19, 2023 | Legal

HARRISBURG, PA: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (“Board”) approved four consent agreements today presented by the Board’s Office of Enforcement Counsel (“OEC”) during its public me...

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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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Hotel Operator Facing Additional Charges for Alleged Responsible Gambling Failures

October 6, 2023 | Responsible gaming

VICTORIA, Australia (October 5, 2023) — The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC) has issued three new charges against Rumotel Pty Ltd, the operator of the Tower Hotel in H...

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National Rapporteur: Hold Providers Liable for Gambling Addiction

October 3, 2023 | Online Gambling

In his first report as the Addiction Report, Arnt Schellekens provides advice to prevent “unnecessarily many people” keep getting into trouble. NETHERLANDS (September 28, 2023) — ...

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Denmark: Player ID Requirements for Gambling at Physical Retailers

September 27, 2023 | Compliance

Odense C, Denmark (September 25, 2023) — From 1 October 2023, it will be mandatory for players to identify themselves with a so-called Player ID when buying bets at a physical retailer, such ...

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The Norwegian Lottery Authority has Informed Banks that it Will be Monitoring Compliance with the Payment Intermediary Ban

September 27, 2023 | illegal gambling

Førde, Norway (September 25, 2023) — The Norwegian Lottery Authority has now informed nine banks that there will be supervision of compliance with the payment intermediary ban. According to ...

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The National Lotteries Commission Briefed Parliament on the Steps it is Taking to Review Procurement Procedures and Grant Funding

September 25, 2023 | Compliance

SOUTH AFRICA (September 25, 2023) — According to local media reports the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) has told Parliament it is taking extensive measures to stamp out illregularities a...

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PA Gaming Control Board Levies $45,000 Fine to a Video Gaming Terminal Establishment

September 21, 2023 | Compliance

Board also placed four adults on its involuntary exclusion list for gambling at casinos while leaving minors unattended HARRISBURG, PA (September 20, 2023) — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control B...

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