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17th October
American sports leagues rally to defend PASPA
Representatives from the National Collegiate Athletes Association, the NBA, NHL and NFL have today rallied to the defence of the Professional...
16th October
The Senet Group launches responsible gambling campaign
Gambling industry watchdog The Senet Group has launched a major responsible gambling campaign to coincide with the launch of a national...
16th October
Belgium gambling advertising restrictions given go-ahead
The Belgian Minister of Justice, Koen Geens has received the approval of the countries Council of Ministers to introduce restrictions on...
16th October
Loot boxes definition under fire in the UK
Questions are being put to the UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley, regarding the use...
16th October
New Jersey enters shared poker liquidity agreement with Nevada and Delaware
Representatives from the state government of New Jersey have announced that it has entered into a shared liquidity arrangement for online...
13th October
Online gambling backlash against "fake news"
The Sunday Times has claimed that gambling operators are using a loophole to target minors, creating games that appeal to children...
13th October
New Jersey online casino revenue up 26% in September
New Jersey’s online casinos have reported a 26% year-on-year increase in revenue for the month of September but this total is...
12th October
Tasmania looks to ban lottery betting
The Tasmanian Government will rapidly write new legislation in order to ban lottery betting on the island. The Australian territory...
12th October
IGT first to receive responsible gaming accreditation
Global gaming supplier IGT has announced that it has been awarded a responsible gaming accreditation for its land-based casino and lottery...
12th October
Kenya plans to curb slot machines with new bill
The government of Kenya has announced further changes into the undergoing gambling regulation with its latest plans to curb slot machines....
11th October
World Lottery Club rapped by ASA over Facebook advertising
Annexio Limited, operators of the World Lottery Club betting site have been censured by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over...
11th October
Maryland casino owners betting on New Jersey appeal success
Casino operators and lawmakers in the state of Maryland have urged the state legislature to push through legislation allowing for the...
10th October
Isle of Man appoints new Head of e-Gaming
The Isle of Man Government has announced the appointment of gaming industry veteran Tony Ure to the position of Head of...
10th October
Massachusetts mulls legalising online lottery sales
Massachusetts is now considering the legalisation of online lottery to prevent the migration of sales to the neighbouring state of New...
10th October
Switzerland gaming reform passes final vote
Legislation designed to bring Switzerland’s gambling laws into the 21st Century has passed a final vote in the country's parliament. ...
9th October
Krida Sports petition against rummy ban in India dismissed
A Supreme Court in India has dismissed a petition filed by the online sportsbook Krida Sports and Games Pvt Ltd which...
9th October
US Supreme Court confirms PASPA review date
The US Supreme Court has revealed that it will hear the appeal of New Jersey officials against the validity of the...
9th October
New Chairman of Caesars announced as bankruptcy ends
Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) announced the completion of their merger and restructuring as they reveal their new Board of Directors. ...
6th October
Florida to discuss DFS legalisation
Florida is seeing new attempts to legalise daily fantasy sports (DFS) betting from both their House Representatives and Senators. ...
6th October
Crimea gambling zone takes a step closer to reality
After receiving approval in July from Russian President Vladimir Putin, the territory of Crimea has completed all preliminary work and is...
5th October
Alabama goes to war over illegal gambling
The Alabama Attorney General’s office has announced it has filed lawsuits against five different casinos across the state over their operation...
5th October
Pennsylvania regulators fine three casinos $77,500
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) have fined three casinos in the state a total of $77,500 for violations of its...
4th October
First international operator receives casino and sportsbook licence in Colombia
Online sportsbook and gaming operator GAMING1 has become the first international company to obtain a casino and sportsbook licence under Colombia’s...
4th October
Wilton Rancheria casino gets the greenlight
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into that allows the Wilton Rancheria Miwok Tribe to build a $500m casino in...
3rd October
Industry Group for Responsible Gambling targets affiliates with new codes
Gambling industry watchdog organisation, the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (ICRG) has published its latest enhanced socially responsible advertising codes, in...
3rd October
Authentic Gaming nets Romania licence
Live casino gaming company Authentic Gaming has been awarded a license by the Romanian National Gambling Office, allowing it to offer...
3rd October
DraftKings and Fanduel win college football lawsuit
US daily fantasy sports heavyweights DraftKings and Fanduel have won a $5m class action lawsuit against three college football players over...
28th September
Macau clamps down on cryptocurrencies
The Monetary Authority of Macau (AMCM) has issued guidance prohibiting financial institutions operating in the region from providing financial services to...
28th September
Gibraltar hires William Hill director as regulatory head
The government of Gibraltar has announced the appointment of Andrew Lyman, former director of regulatory affairs at William Hill as the...
28th September
Switzerland paves way for new Money Gaming Act
Members of Parliament in Switzerland have paved the way for new gambling taxation laws by voting to abolish its old gambling...
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