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25th June
Rhode Island to take 51% of revenue from legalised sports betting
Rhode Island has followed Delaware and New Jersey to become the third US state to legalise sports betting. The state will take...
22nd June
Galaxy Entertainment Group accused of spying on staff
Galaxy Entertainment Group has been accused of snooping on their employees' social media accounts. The Macau casino operator reportedly entered into a...
22nd June
Dutch gambling bill opens market to international operators
Dutch Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has outlined his online gambling liberalisation plan to the Lower House of the legislature,...
21st June
Valve is the first casualty of Dutch loot box crackdown
Video game giants Valve are the first casualty of Dutch Gaming Authorities crackdown on controversial loot boxes which are deemed a...
21st June
Rhode Island Approves Sports Betting Bill
Rhode Island's Senate has approved Bill S7200A, paving the way for sports betting. All that's needed is the Governor’s approval before Rhode...
20th June
US Congress Postpone Sports Betting Hearing
The National Foodball League and other sports giants have been invited to testify before a US congressional committee on sports betting...
20th June
Cyprus Football Club Fights Bill To Take Stake In Betting Revenue
The Cyprus Football Association is fighting government plans to take the club's share of state betting revenues to pay off its...
20th June
France to privatise state-owned gambling operator FDJ
France plans to privatise state-owned lottery monopoly Francaise des Jeux (FDJ) amid calls to restructure the national gambling regulatory framework....
20th June
Stockholm steals London's crown as iGaming capital
Stockholm has been crowned Europe’s betting capital, with more listed iGaming companies than any other stock exchange in Europe. Stockholm’s stock exchange...
20th June
UK Gambling Commission Fines 32Red £2 million
The UK Gambling Commission has hit online gambling firm 32Red with a £2 million fine for failing to protect a consumer...
19th June
Kenya burns 105 illegal slot machines and threatens deportations
In a bold move to tackle crime, Kenya has burned at least 105 illegal gambling machines and threatened to deport any...
14th June
Michigan moves towards legalising online gambling
Michigan's House of Representatives has voted 68-40 in favour of online gambling bill HB 4926, which paves the way for the Lawful...
12th June
GambleAware and GamCare announce a new funding agreement
On Monday, it was announced that GambleAware and GamCare reached an agreement to fund the National Gambling Helpline and a network...
12th June
New Jersey legalise full-scale sports betting
New Jersey are all set to begin full-scale sports betting after Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday which allows for...
11th June
Gambling addiction concerns Japan ahead of casino vote
The Japanese lower house is set to vote on a bill that, if passed, will allow three integrated casino resorts to...
11th June
Casinos in India hit with tax evasion investigation
Ten of the biggest casinos in Goa have been placed under investigation by India’s tax agency under claims that they have...
11th June
Asia cracks down on the rise in illegal gambling ahead of the World Cup
With the World Cup only four days away, law enforcement and regulatory forces are preparing to fight the rise of illegal...
11th June
Switzerland set to ban foreign online gambling operators
Switzerland is set to ban foreign betting sites following a referendum vote on the country’s new Gambling Act. On the flip side...
8th June
New Jersey's full-scale sports betting bill awaits Governor’s approval
The State of New Jersey’s legislatures has approved a bill that would legalise sports betting wagers to be accepted by the...
7th June
Harris Interactive: A study on FOBTs
On the morning of the 17 May, the news broke that the UK Government will reduce the maximum stake a player can...
5th June
DraftKings launches in Australia as territories introduce new taxes
Boston-based daily fantasy sports platform DraftKings has announced that it has now officially launched in Australia, despite more territories introducing high...
1st June
Deadlock broken in Connecticut casino dispute?
There may be light at the end of the tunnel for the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes’ long standing efforts to...
31st May
Pennsylvania takes first steps in sports betting regulation
Representatives from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board have passed the first set of temporary regulations concerning sports betting, in a meeting...
30th May
American Gaming Association outlines US sports betting stance
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has set out its priorities for sports betting in the US, issuing an open letter to...
25th May
Cherry CEO detained for suspected insider trading
Cherry AB has terminated the employment of Anders Holmgren as the company's CEO and President, following his detention by authorities in...
25th May
New Jersey rubs salt into NCAA wounds with $150m lawsuit
Fresh from its victory in the Supreme Court last week, representatives from the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NJTHA) have filed...
24th May
Washington DC considers sports betting legalisation
Lawmakers from Washington D.C. have become the latest to discuss the issue of sports betting legalisation following the Supreme Court’s decision...
24th May
Louisiana riverboat relocation becomes law
The governor of the US state of Louisiana has signed a bill allowing the states existing riverboat casinos to move in...
23rd May
Vietnam changing course on casino development incentives
Politicians in Vietnam are reportedly set to discuss proposals today that would scrap previously agreed...
23rd May
Thirteen casinos targeted in Cyprus money laundering probe
Lawmakers from Turkey have launched an investigation into 13 casinos based in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as a part...
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