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Stricter Gambling Legislation Drives Risk Players to Illegal Gambling Sites

May 29, 2024 | Legislature

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (May 28, 2024) — Nearly half of risk gamblers are unwilling to show proof of income to gamble online. These players indicate that they are switching to an illegal gamb...

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AGA Statement on Gov. Youngkin Vetoing Virginia “Skill Game” Legislation

May 23, 2024 | Legislature

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2024) — AGA President and CEO Bill Miller issued the following statement in support of Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin vetoing legislation to legalize and lightly r...

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PSD Party Senator Expresses Frustration with the Delays in Implementing the Law Regulating Sports Betting in Brazil

May 6, 2024 | Legislature

BRAZIL (May 3, 2024) — Senator Angelo Coronel, from the PSD party in Bahia, seems frustrated with the delays in implementing the law regulating sports betting in Brazil. He criticizes the Min...

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Overview of Brazil’s New Sports Betting Regulation

April 16, 2024 | Legislature

BRAZIL (April 15, 2024) — Comprehensive overview of Brazil’s sports betting regulation under Law No. 14,790 offering insights into the legal, operational, and consumer protection aspe...

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Presidential Adviser Has Defended in the Cortes the Bill to Modify the Law Regulating Gaming and Betting of Castilla y León

March 17, 2024 | Legislature

SPAIN (March 15, 2024) — The advisor to the Presidency, Luis Miguel González Gago, has appeared before the Plenary Session of the Cortes (Congress of Deputies and the Senate) to explain the ...

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Senate Versions of Lottery, Gaming Bills Pass, Head Back to House

March 8, 2024 | Legislature Subscriber Only

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House of Representatives Has Passed a Resolution to Curb Sports Betting in the Country

February 19, 2024 | Legislature Subscriber Only

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House Passes Plan to Approve a Lottery, Casinos, and Legal Sports Betting Now Moves to Senate

February 16, 2024 | Legislature

ALABAMA (February 15, 2024) — The legislative effort in Alabama to allow voters to decide on a constitutional amendment for a lottery, casinos, and legal sports betting has progressed positiv...

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Push to Roll Back Perceived Harmful Changes to Electronic Pull-Tabs Appearance Ahead of Legislative Session

February 11, 2024 | eInstant

Minnesota (February 9, 2024) — According to local media reports it appears that there is a contentious issue in Minnesota related to electronic pull tabs, with a push to roll back perceived h...

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Hawaii House’s Economic Development Committee is Currently Reviewing House Bill 2765, Which Aims to Legalize Online Sports Betting in the state

February 7, 2024 | Legislature

HONOLULU, Hawaii (February 2, 2024) — The Hawaii House’s Economic Development Committee is currently reviewing House Bill 2765, which aims to legalize online sports betting in the state...

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South Dakota House Passes Bill Allowing Lottery Winners to Limit Personal Information

February 4, 2024 | Legislature

PIERRE, S.D. (February 3, 2024) — South Dakota lottery winners could restrict the information the Lottery Commission releases about their winnings with a bill that unanimously passed by the House...

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Georgia Senate Passes Bill 386 – A Step Toward Legalizing Sports Gambling in the State

February 3, 2024 | Legislature

But with a state constitutional amendment added  ATLANTA, Georgia (February 1, 2024) — The passage of Senate Bill 386 by Georgia senators represents a step toward legalizing sports gambling...

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Bill Aims to Establish a New Independent Regulatory Body, the Gambling Regulatory Authority of Ireland (GRAI), to Oversee Both in-Person and Online Gambling

January 29, 2024 | Legislature

DUBLIN, Ireland (January 29, 2024) — The following summary outlines the current situation regarding gambling in Ireland and the efforts being made by the government to address the issue throu...

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Gambling: Age Limit Raises to 21 and No More Advertising Under New Law

January 29, 2024 | Legislature

Belgium’s new gambling legislation will get even more strict, with the age limit being raised from 18 to 21 and a near total ban on advertising – even in football stadiums. BELGIUM (January 27,...

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Legislators Call for PCSO Chief’s Resignation for Implementing e-Lotto Betting Scheme

January 24, 2024 | Legislature Subscriber Only

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New York Senator Sponsors Senate Bill S8185 Authorizes Interactive Gaming and Interactive Lottery Gaming in the State of New York

January 15, 2024 | iGaming

BILL NUMBER: S8185 SPONSOR: Joseph Addabbo   TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to interactive gaming; and to amend the tax law, in relat...

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Utah Lawmaker is Proposing Legalization that Would Create a State Lottery

January 2, 2024 | Legislature

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 30, 2023) — Rep. Kera Birkeland of Utah is proposing the legalization of the lottery in the state as a means to alleviate the burden of rising property taxes o...

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Betting Firms Receive Relief as MPs Cut Two Levies in the Gambling Control Bill

December 8, 2023 | Legislature

KENYA (December 8, 2023) — According to local media reports betting firms have been handed a reprieve after a Parliamentary committee cut taxation rates of two new levies proposed in the Gamb...

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Legislation to Ban Online Wagering with Credit Passes Federal Parliament

December 7, 2023 | Legislature

Melbourne, Vic. (December 6, 2023) — Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) and its members are pleased that the Federal Parliament has today passed legislation to ban the use of credit cards a...

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Alabama Lawmakers are Reportedly Intending Revisiting the Idea of Legalized Gambling During the 2024 Legislative Session

November 13, 2023 | Legislature

Alabama (November 12, 2023) — It seems that Alabama lawmakers are intending revisiting the idea of legalized gambling during the 2024 legislative session, focusing on establishing a regulator...

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New York State Gaming Commission Bans Fantasy Sports Contests Based on Proposition Betting

October 13, 2023 | Legislature Subscriber Only

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Brazil’s Lower House Passes Sports Betting Bill, Estimated to Raise $335 Million in 2024

September 14, 2023 | Legislature

BRASILIA (September 14, 2023) — Reuters news service report Brazil’s lower house approved on Wednesday a bill that aims to regulate sports betting in a move that could boost its 2024 bu...

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Legislation to Ban Credit Cards for Online Gambling

September 14, 2023 | Legislature

CANBERRA, ACT, September 13, 2023 — Australians at risk of online gambling harm will be better protected through a ban on credit card payments and fines of up to $234,750 for companies who do...

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Camelot Wins High Court Case Challenging Its Gaming Terms

August 31, 2023 | Legislature Subscriber Only

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