Lotteriinspektionen, the Swedish Gaming Regulatory Body, Receives 55 Gambling License Applications

55 companies await Swedish online gambling license by the Lotteriinspektionen

- October 10, 2018 By Oliver Young -

The Swedish gaming regulatory body Lotteriinspektionen recently announced to have received more than 55 applications for an online gambling license. Lotteriinspektionen has started preparing for the new gambling legislation since January 2018 and has published the information regarding the dates for submitting applications and the launch of the new regime. The new gambling rules will […] Continue Reading

Ireland Set to Increase Gambling Tax

- October 9, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

According to numerous reports by media outlets in the Republic of Ireland, the Department of Finance is seriously considering an increase in the current gambling tax. The country’s finance minister Paschal Donohoe has already announced the current gambling tax, which is set at 1%, will be doubled. Doubling the Current Tax The long-awaited announcement will […] Continue Reading

The UK Gambling Commission’s Updates for Alternative Dispute Resolution Will Take Effect This Month

UK Gambling Commission’s new standards for ADR come into effect from October, 31st.

- October 3, 2018 By Oliver Young -

The UK Gambling Commission, the most renowned gambling regulator in the online gambling industry, has updated the rules and guidelines for Alternative Dispute Resolution. These new rules, as well as some additional changes, will come into effect from October, 31st. The Commission explains that the update was absolutely essential since the old one showed no […] Continue Reading

NetEnt Applies for License in Pennsylvania, Launches Its Own Affiliate Business

- September 27, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

Swedish online games developer NetEnt is getting ready to expand its operations to the regulated market of Pennsylvania in the near future. In order to do so, the Swedes have applied for a gaming license, submitting an application to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. If the company receives the license, it will be able to […] Continue Reading

A New Casino in Galicia Gets the Green Light

- September 26, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

The government of the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia has approved the opening of a new casino in Vigo. The soon to be opened venue will be located in the A Laxe Shopping Centre, one of the newest shopping centres in this city. Commenting on their decision to give the green light, the government said […] Continue Reading

Greece Ready for New Regulations

- September 18, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

For the last seven years, online gambling operators in Greece have been doing business under transitional permits. The country has finally announced the introduction of a permanent licensing system after new regulations came into effect last week. Pricing, Duration and Taxation Under the provisions of the new regulatory act, published by the Greek Ministry of […] Continue Reading

UK Players Invited to Give Proposals to Improve Online Gambling

- September 5, 2018 By Oliver Young -

This week the UK Gambling Commission has been quite busy trying to improve online gambling in the United Kingdom. Namely, two days ago the authority has led a workshop in Manchester focused on making gambling safer and free from crime. Additionally, today the Commission has published a call to consumers, gambling operators and members of […] Continue Reading

UK Gambling Commission Demands Gambling Operators to Remove Unfair Withdrawal Restrictions

- September 3, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Unfair withdrawal restrictions have been an issue for online gamblers worldwide for years. However, UK players may not have to bother with them anymore as the UK Gambling Commission is dedicated to force gambling operators to remove such unfair restrictions entirely. Namely, the Commission has warned gambling businesses to update their withdrawal policies in order […] Continue Reading

Belarus Announces Online Gambling Launch

- August 30, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

After the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko approved the online gaming in this Eastern European country by signing the decree into law earlier this month, the tax ministry has now confirmed the regulation of the market will commence in April next year. The proposal to legalise online gambling was introduced back in July by Sergei […] Continue Reading

LeoVegas Wants to Enter Swedish Market, Applies for Licence

- August 28, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

The Swedish mobile gaming company and provider of online casino and sports betting services LeoVegas has announced it has applied for a licence in its home market. If the company gets the licence, it will be able to offer casino and sports service to customers in Sweden. Part of a Larger Strategy Commenting on its […] Continue Reading

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