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Belarus Approves Online Gambling

- August 14, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

The latest news coming from Belarus is saying this country is finally ready to allow online gambling. According to available information, President Alexander Lukashenko signed the new gambling legislation last week. A Much-Needed Piece of Legislation The Decree №305 introduces a completely new licensing and taxation system and also defines the requirements and conditions to […] Continue Reading

More and More Companies Apply for Swedish Gambling License

- August 9, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

Submitting applications for new gambling licenses in Sweden has begun and so far 22 interested companies applied. The list of applicants includes such names as SvenskaSpel, Global Gaming, and Betsson. The country’s gambling regulator Lotteriinspektionen has up until this point received over 1,500 application documents sent by companies eager to get their share of the […] Continue Reading

UK Gambling Commission Publishes Fairness Rule Changes for Operators

- August 6, 2018 By Oliver Young -

UK gambling operators will have to update their operating policies as new rules are coming into force from 31st of October 2018. Namely, last week, the UK Gambling Commission published changes as a consultation response; these changes are related to the conditions and codes of practice linked to the fair and open licensing objective. Moreover, […] Continue Reading

The War Against Illegal Online Gambling Continues in Australia

- July 25, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

With the decline of illegal forms of gambling in the land Down Under, it seems to be a question of days when horse owners and trainers are to be inspected and even have their electronic devices (those that can be used for gambling) seized. After the illegal online wagering has supposedly hit the roof, the […] Continue Reading

Japan Finally Passes Gambling Legislation

- July 23, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Japan has finally passed the gambling legislation that allows three land-based casinos to be licensed. The process has been very long and tiresome, but the parliament did manage to see it through on Friday. With the law being given green light, resorts that have hotels, shopping malls and conference rooms would be able to also […] Continue Reading

Australian Authority Investigating Illegal Offshore Gambling Sites

- July 18, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Golden days for offshore gaming sites targeting Australian players may be over. Namely, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has reported that the legality of several offshore gaming sites based on the Cocos Islands. Those unfamiliar with the Islands should know that they are considered Aussie territory and are located in the Indian Ocean, […] Continue Reading

Italian Gambling Advertising Ban Could Cause Problems for Local Football

- July 12, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

According to the news coming from Italy, the country’s new coalition government is determined to follow through with the ban on all gambling advertising. Namely, Italy’s Council of Ministers approved the newest draft of Dignity Decree that prohibits all gambling advertising starting from January 1, 2019. The Decree text must get the necessary support from […] Continue Reading

Australia Bans Lottery Betting

- July 5, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

According to the latest news, the Parliament of Australia has recently made a decision to ban lottery websites. This decision will come into effect on January 1, 2019. The ban will be applied to all websites that take wagers on the outcome of lottery draws. Protecting the Consumers News agents, pubs, and clubs led a […] Continue Reading

UK Gambling Commission Publishes Enforcement Report and Call to Action to Operators

- July 2, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Working towards a safer and fairer online gambling environment for UK consumers, the UK Gambling Commission has sent a “call to action” to operators. More precisely, the UK online gambling authority a few days ago has published the Enforcement Report for 2017-2018; this report is related to the aim of raising standards for consumers. This […] Continue Reading

UK Gambling Commission Announces Plans to Protect Children

- June 27, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Possibly the world’s most renowned gambling authority, the UK Gambling Commission seems determined to maintain its great reputation by showing a strong sense of responsibility. Namely, the authority that regulates online gambling in the United Kingdom has been very busy lately and constantly introducing new strategies meant to make this sector safer and fairer. After […] Continue Reading

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