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Gambling Bonus Terms Are Unfair, Claims the CMA

The CMA wants to impose stricter rules on bonus terms and conditions.

- November 22, 2017 By Oliver Young -

The UK Gambling Commission has been pretty active in the past year and its representatives expressed the aim of being even more active in the upcoming period. The UKGC released numerous public statements over the course of the last several months, and its representatives have spoken to members of the press on more than few […] Continue Reading

The UK Gambling Commission with a New Three-Year Strategy

The strategy is also designed to tackle problem gambling.

- November 15, 2017 By Oliver Young -

2017 has been a very active year for the UK Gambling Commission. With its actions and public announcements, the Commission made it clear that it intends to tighten its grip and ensure that all operators work in accordance with the laws and adopted procedures. The UKGC also announced certain changes. At the beginning of the […] Continue Reading

Greece Prepares For the New Gaming Legislation

- November 14, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

Greek lawmakers will soon vote on the country’s new online gaming legislation, while the new proposal pays special attention to preventing illegal operators from targeting players in the Greek market. The voting will take place this week, and if the draft receives support in the Parliament, it should result in an increase in revenue, and […] Continue Reading

New York Looking Forward to Sports Betting Legalisation

The Supreme Court is yet to reach its decision.

- November 13, 2017 By Oliver Young -

There has been a lot of debate in New York, both in legislative circles and the general public, on how liberal the state laws regarding gambling should be. It has to be said that gambling liberalisation in New York has a fair share of supporters. In terms of legal solutions, New York is far ahead […] Continue Reading

Irish Republican Party to Propose a New Gambling Bill

They suggest tougher controls on money-laundering claims.

- November 8, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Ireland passed its Gambling Act in 2015, replacing the previous law that was the country’s legislative frame for more than 80 years. It was obvious that changes were necessary as gambling today sure differs from gambling in the period before the WWII. According to the law, online casino operators are supposed to pay a 1% […] Continue Reading

Colombia to Issue New Licenses by the End of 2017

- November 7, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

The president of Coljuegos, the Columbian gaming authority, Juan B. Perez Hidalgo, has stated the regulator expects to award new licenses by the end of the year. According to him, at least two new licenses will be given to interested operators – further expanding the regulated market of Colombia, the first one in the South […] Continue Reading

Maine Tribes against a Third Casino

The tribes get funded by the revenues of Oxford Casino.

- November 6, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Maine is not a state that usually makes the gambling news. However, its citizens are supposed to vote in a referendum on the possibility of establishing a third casino within state territory. The state laws in Maine require citizens’ support before a new casino can be established. While we are yet to see what will […] Continue Reading

Passing Responsible Gambling Bill is Matter of Time, Say Japanese Experts

- November 2, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

Japan’s gaming industry is undergoing some serious changes, as the country’s lawmakers prepare to submit the Integrated Resort Implementation Bill. According to experts from Global Market Advisors, there’s another piece of legislation that could get adopted by the end of the year. Responsible Gaming Bill could prove a key part of the effort to get […] Continue Reading

Gambling Bill Signed by Pennsylvanian Governor

The law also regulates peer-to-peer poker.

- November 1, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Pennsylvania is one of the states where online gambling legalisation proponents have been very active in the past few years, especially in the past 12 months or so. A new legal solution on gambling that contained provisions on online casinos was put forward earlier this year by State Senator Costa who is one of the […] Continue Reading

The UK Government to Reach a Decision on FOBTs

The Government might offer 3 different solutions.

- October 30, 2017 By Oliver Young -

A lot is going on in the UK lately, regarding gambling and gambling legislations, and this country has featured in the gambling news a lot more than most other developed nations. Fixed-odds betting terminals have been on the agenda for many years now. In almost every report or public criticism of the gambling laws, FOBTs […] Continue Reading

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