Gambling News

UK Operators Required to Stop Ads that Can Appeal to Children

UK operators must not target minors with their ad campaigns.

- October 23, 2017 By Oliver Young -

There are certain changes in the way UK authorities deal with gambling issue and it is evident that the UKGC intensified its control over the industry. For example, recently the UKGC concluded that operators need to put greater efforts to suppress problem gambling. In addition, the pressure mounts on the Government to introduce new measures, […] Continue Reading

Vegas Nights Takes You Straight to the Strip

- October 19, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

Pragmatic Play has launched its latest video slot and the newest addition to the company’s portfolio of high-quality games, titled Vegas Nights. The game will take you straight to the entertainment capital of the world – Las Vegas, Nevada, and its world-famous Strip, a 4.2 miles long stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard, the home […] Continue Reading

Brazil Pro-Gambling Front Inaugurated

He is the founder of the Gambling Front.

- October 18, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Brazil is one of the few large countries that still has not passed legislative acts that will unequivocally set the conditions under which online and offline gambling operations can be established. Considering that Brazil is the largest country in South America, with over 207 million citizens it is easy to see why all major international […] Continue Reading

New Jersey’s iGaming Sector Continues Its Growth

- October 18, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

Good news arrives from the Garden State since the recently published report shows another successful month for USA online casinos in New Jersey. September was the seventh month in a row that regulated online casinos managed to gross more than $20 million. On top of that, the New Jersey online gaming industry hasn’t experienced a […] Continue Reading

New Study by Respublica Highlights the Dangers of FOBTs

Low-earns can spend their monthly salary in 3 minutes under current limits.

- October 16, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) have been a key point in all discussions regarding gambling and gambling-related themes in the UK in the past few years. In general, many feel that the wagering limits, i.e. the amounts that players can lose at a FOBT have to be reduced. Some have proposed very low wagering limits suggesting […] Continue Reading

New Swiss Gambling Bill Reaches Parliament

- October 12, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

It looks like Switzerland is on the verge of a much-needed reform of the country’s gambling sector after the Money Gaming Act has finally reached Parliament. It took it some time, though, since the bill has been in draft since 2014, and after all that time all eyes are on the Swiss legislators who will […] Continue Reading

Push for Sports Betting Legalisation in Maryland

The Supreme Court will reach a decision by the spring of 2018.

- October 11, 2017 By Oliver Young -

The struggle for legalisation of sports betting is active in many states throughout the US. And despite the fact that there is a separate initiative in each state, it appears that the struggle is national and should continue on a federal level, as sports betting is currently banned almost everywhere. A new attempt has just […] Continue Reading

Russia Planning a Tenfold Tax Increase

- October 11, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

The latest guidelines for the budget, tax and customs levies for the period from 2018 to 2020, recently revealed by the Russian Ministry of Finance, show the authorities plan to substantially raise gaming taxes during this period. According to available information, the Ministry plans to double the current taxes on January 1, 2018, while a […] Continue Reading

Georgian GOP against Casino Legalisation

The Georgian branch of the GOP firmly against gambling.

- October 9, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Georgia is one of the US states where there have been serious initiatives to legalise casino gambling. One of the State Senators put forward a legalisation proposal earlier this year. It seemed that the Senator’s attempt might just be successful, at one point it was even suggested that the Governor might support the idea. And […] Continue Reading

Svenska Spel Is Ready For the Future

- October 6, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

Swedish state-owned gambling company Svenska Spel will lose the monopoly in its domestic market once the new regulations come into effect on January 1, 2019. According to the company’s Chief Executive Officer Lennart Käll, the game monopoly still exists only on paper, since it’s already gone in practice. Ambitious Plans The new regulations will set […] Continue Reading

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