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Ticketek Pays $500,000 Penalty for Repeat Spam Breaches

October 19, 2023 | Legal

(October 19, 2023) — Australian ticketing company Ticketek Pty Ltd has paid a $515,040 infringement notice for sending around 98,000 texts and emails across 2022 that were in breach of Austra...

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Gaming Control Board Reports 6.2% Revenue Increase in September – Record Revenue for iGaming Achieved

October 19, 2023 | iGaming

Record revenue for iGaming achieved HARRISBURG, PA (October 18, 2023) — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) reported today that the combined total revenue generated from all forms of...

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NSW Government Invests Record $100 Million into Gambling Harm Minimisation Ahead of GambleAware Week

October 18, 2023 | Government

NSW (October 16, 2023) — The first GambleAware Week under the Minns Labor government will focus on the true cost of gambling on the community and the record $100 million investment in harm mi...

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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking – North Carolina State Lottery Commission, Sports Betting Committee

October 18, 2023 | Government

Sports Betting is coming to North Carolina. Information on how to participate can be found here. RALEIGH (October 17, 2023) — The North Carolina State Lottery Commission is moving forward wit...

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Lotteries Council – Ian Angus, Director of Policy at the Gambling Commission, speech

October 15, 2023 | Government

UK (October 12,  2023) — Speech by Ian Angus (Director of Policy at the Gambling Commission). This speech was delivered by director of policy Ian Angus at the Lotteries Council on 11 Octobe...

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Record-Setting Powerball Jackpot Delivers $66.1 Million for New York Schools

October 15, 2023 | Government

New York’s Lottery sales again skyrocketed as jackpot grew, generating millions of dollars in aid to education and commissions for New York Lottery retailers The second highest Powerball jackpot ...

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Maryland’s Sportsbooks Generate $3.2 Million in Contributions to the State During September

October 13, 2023 | Government

Baltimore, Maryland October 10, 2023) — Maryland’s 13 retail and 12 mobile sportsbooks that operated during September 2023 combined to generate $3,231,427 in contributions to the state. Each sp...

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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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IGT Secures 10-Year Contract Extension to Deploy High-Performing Aurora Central Lottery System in Malaysia

October 12, 2023 | Government

LONDON, Oct. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE:IGT) today announced that its subsidiaries, IGT Global Services Limited and IGT Global Soluti...

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Nigerian State Regulators Challenge Ruling Empowering Federal Authority

October 11, 2023 | Government

NIGERIA (October 6, 2023) — According to local media reports the Nigerian Association of State Gambling Regulators (ASGR) is appealing a High Court ruling that had hoped to end a long-standin...

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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 | Compliance

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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Gambling Reform Proposed by the Ministry of Finance, Approved by Executive

October 8, 2023 | Government

ROMANIA (October 6, 2023) — The Government approved on Thursday 5, the Emergency Ordinance which ensures the consolidation of the legal and fiscal framework in the field of gambling, in order...

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The Wisconsin Lottery is Seeking a Detail-Oriented and Motivated Game Development Coordinator

October 7, 2023 | Government

The Wisconsin Lottery is seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Game Development Coordinator, who will be responsible for the development and enhancement of Lottery games in this unique and challe...

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Prime Minister Urges Cabinet to adopt the Emergency Ordinance that Regulates the Betting Industry

October 6, 2023 | Government

ROMANIA (October 5, 2023) — Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu said at the beginning of the Cabinet meeting that today we also adopt the emergency ordinance that regulates the betting industry, in...

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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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Scientific Games Wins Two 2023 Communitas Awards

October 6, 2023 | Government

Global Awards Recognize Scientific Games’ Commitment to Ethical, Environmental and Social Responsibility ATLANTA – October 5, 2023 – Scientific Games won two 2023 Communitas Awards for excell...

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Newsagents and Lottery Ticket Offices in Belgium Will Soon Have to Equip Their Slot Machines with a Card Reader for the Electronic ID Cards, the eID Cards 

October 5, 2023 | Government

This is to prevent minors or registered gambling addicts from gambling there. You can now only play in Belgian casinos after presenting your ID. BELGIUM (October 4, 2023) — According to a loc...

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Growth of the Gaming Market Continues at a Slower Pace: de Kansspelautoriteit (Ksa) Report

October 5, 2023 | Online Gambling

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (October 5, 2023) The increase in the number of accounts is stagnating The legal market for online gambling has grown again in the past six months. The gross gaming result (...

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Coljuegos Raised $564 Billion Pesos from January to August 2023

October 5, 2023 | Government

Transfers to health grew by 22.15% compared to the same period of the previous year. Increase in collection was 16.8% compared to the same period of the previous year. 519 procedures have been reso...

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Macau Mass Gross Gaming Revenue Recovers to 94 Percent of 2019 Levels – J.P. Morgan

October 5, 2023 | Government

MACAU, SAR (October 4, 2023) — Macau’s mass gross gaming revenue (GGR) has been a primary earnings driver in the third quarter of 2023, experiencing a 9 per cent quarter-on-quarter growth a...

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The Lottery Corporation Urge the Senate to uphold Recommendations to Exempt Lotteries from the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill

October 5, 2023 | Government

AUSTRALIA (October 4, 2023) — The Lottery Corporation has urged the Senate in a submission lodged on Tuesday to uphold recommendations to exempt lotteries from the Interactive Gambling Amendm...

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Gambling Regulation Amendment Bill 2023 introduced to Parliament

October 4, 2023 | Responsible gaming

First Major Step In Preventing Gambling Harm In Victoria Bill will enforce mandatory closure periods for all gaming machine areas in venues except the casino between 4am and 10am every day. VICTORI...

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Normalising Responsible, Sustainable Gaming

October 4, 2023 | Responsible gaming

Oslo, 27-29 September 2023 – For this year’s sustainability and responsible gaming seminar, members from over 40 countries joined EL and WLA in Norway. The programme was packed with experts...

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Global Gaming Women Announces Event Line-up at Global Gaming Expo 2023 Including the 13th Annual Kick Up Your Heels Fundraiser

October 3, 2023 | Government

The annual event, Kick Up Your Heels, supports scholarships for professional women in the gaming industry and celebrates honorees of the Patty Becker Pay It Forward award   LAS VEGAS (October ...

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