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Wynn is given the go-ahead to dispose of shares
A regulatory filing posted late last week detailed that Steve Wynn is now free to sell all, or a portion of...
The UKGC weighs in on FOBT outcome
The UK Gambling Commission has given the UK Government its blessing to cut stakes on the “crack cocaine of gambling”, fixed...
Google to ban cryptocurrency advertising
In a move which is sure to provoke controversy, web giant Google has announced that advertising of cryptocurrencies will be banned...
Malta announces gambling consolidation legislation
Maltese parliamentary secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy & Innovation Silvio Schembri has announced a motion to be presented in the...
97% of the bets placed on March Madness set to be illegally wagered
The US Supreme Court is only but a few weeks away from ruling on New Jersey’s challenge to a law overturn...
West Virginia becomes latest to legalise sports betting
West Virginia has become the latest US state to legalise gambling within its borders, following the passage of the ‘West Virginia...
Aristocrat files lawsuit against AGS LLC and PlayAGS
Aristocrat has filed a lawsuit against AGS LLC and PlayAGS, Inc. the United States District Court in Nevada, alleging infringement of its...
Brazilian gambling reform in tatters after shock defeat in the Senate
Proposals to bring Brazil’s gambling legislation into the 21st Century went up in smoke yesterday when the Brazilian Senate Committee on...
Louisiana steps up DFS legalisation efforts
Representatives in the US State of Louisiana have introduced a new piece of legislation that would legalise daily fantasy sports contests...
GGA Las Vegas announces latest award sponsors
Gambling Insider is proud to announce the latest Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas sponsors for the 2018 ceremony. Ahead of G2E...
Bank of England weighs in on cryptocurrency debate
The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney has called for cryptocurrencies to be brought onto the same “level regulatory...
NBA and MLB head to Connecticut in sports betting battle
Fresh from defeat in West Virginia and discord in Missouri, representatives from the NBA and Major League Basketball (MLB) have moved...
William Hill falls foul of ASA over promotion
William Hill has been hit with its second regulatory issue in two weeks following a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority...
Gambling Commission releases 2017 report
The Gambling Commission has published its annual gambling participation and perception report, highlighting the latest consumer trends in the UK gambling...
DraftKings readying itself for Sports Betting?
US daily fantasy sports heavyweight, DraftKings has begun the first preparations for any potential legalisation of sports betting in the US,...
GAA institutes gambling sponsorship ban
Delegates at the Gaelic Athletic Association’s (GAA) Annual Congress have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a blanket ban on sponsorship agreements...
South Dakota says no to casino industry expansion
Senators in the US state of South Dakota have voted against a resolution that would have allowed for the inclusion of...
Las Vegas Sands fails with Pennsylvania mini-casino bid
A winning bid submitted by worldwide casino developer Las Vegas Sands Corporation to build a fourth mini-casino in Pennsylvania has been...
Mixed results for Playtech due to concerns surrounding Asia
Playtech has announced its full-year results for 2017, in addition to a trading update for the period ending 20 February 2018. The...
Tal Itzhak Ron confirmed to speak at AffiliateCon Sofia
Tal Itzhak Ron from Tal Ron, Drihem & Co. Law Firm has confirmed his attendance to speak at AffiliateCon Sofia. ...
NBA Commissioner states case for 1% integrity fee
NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver has called for the introduction of a 1% integrity fee payable by sportsbook operators to protect the...
£6.2m fine for William Hill following Gambling Commission investigation
UK bookmaker William Hill has been ordered to pay a £6.2m penalty package by the Gambling Commission (UKGC) following “systemic senior...
Portugal posts record figures for 2017
Portugal posted record-high revenue results in the final quarter of the year, with 2017 marking the country’s first full calendar year...
Yggdrasil enters the Spanish market following successful 2017
In a deal with GVC, Yggdrasil will now be able to enter the Spanish online gaming market later this year in...
Japanese Government may limit casino visits to ten times a month
In a bid to combat problem gambling, the Japanese Government have announced plans to potentially limit casino visits to ten times...
Sporting associations target Missouri following West Virginia defeat
Hot on the heels of its defeat in West Virginia, Major League Baseball (MLB) has targeted Missouri, drafting a sports betting...
GSA selects a new Board of Directors for 2018
Marking the organisations 20th year, the Gaming Standards Association has elected a new Board of Directors for the 2018 year. ...
ElectraWorks fined £350,000 by UKGC over bonus advertisements
Online gambling business ElectraWorks, which runs online casinos for big brands like bwin, Casino Las Vegas and Casino Swiss has been...
MGA begins first phase of investigation into Italian licensee holders
The Malta Gaming Authority has launched an investigation into all of its current Italian licensees that may be potentially linked to...
Major League Baseball opposes West Virginia sports betting bill
Major League Baseball has become the latest US sporting association to weigh in on prospective sports betting in the US, publically...
Gambling.Com CEO Charles Gillespie Q&A: getting on board with sports betting
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