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Dutch Regulator Says Changes to Country’s Gambling Law Are Needed

- April 3, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

The Dutch gaming authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has been focused on creating a safe and fair gambling market since it was established in 2012.  Recently, the KSA has been trying hard to get the country’s Senate to pass a new gambling bill since it feels the existing one is out of date and cannot regulate the […] Continue Reading

Legalisation of Online Gambling in New York Faces Another Setback

- April 2, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Legalisation of online gambling in the New York state has faced another setback as the lawmakers trying to include Internet gaming into the state budget have failed in their attempts. This means that now those that want to see online gambling legalised in New York would have to rely on passing a stand-alone solution, something […] Continue Reading

New Slovenian Bill Will Liberalize Online Sports Betting

- March 29, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

Last week, Slovenia’s National Assembly effectively ended the sports betting monopoly of the state-owned Športna Loterija. A somewhat surprising outcome of the vote on a new bill (35-26 in favor) that would enable all operators based in the European Union, whose member Slovenia has been since 2004, to apply for online sports betting licenses. No […] Continue Reading

Japan Introduces Casino Visit Limitations for Residents

- March 28, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Back in February there were talks that the Japan government plans to increase gaming revenue taxes as well as to limit casino visits for residents. However, the latter measure was not taken so seriously until yesterday, when the authorities have presented their plan on the proposed casino visit limitations. Namely, the two ruling parties in […] Continue Reading

UK Gambling Commission Announces Fresh Measures for Safer Online Gambling

- March 26, 2018 By Oliver Young -

UK Gambling Commission has been, so far, very active in 2018 with lots of changes implemented and advice offered in order to provide safe gambling environment to UK consumers. At the very start of this week, the UK gambling authority has announced a fresh package of measures that are believed to further improve the safety […] Continue Reading

Malta Set To Introduce A Brand-New Gaming Legislation

- March 21, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

The Maltese parliamentary secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy, and Innovation Silvio Schembri has introduced a new Gambling Bill, set to replace the country’s current legislation. The new and improved proposal will be presented to the parliament, and the voting should take place in the coming period. A Major Step Forward Schembri stated the Bill […] Continue Reading

UK Gambling Commission Releases Formal Advice on Measures for Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility

- March 19, 2018 By Oliver Young -

UK Gambling Commission remains dedicated to ensuring a safe gambling environment to consumers as well as making sure all UK players are appropriately protected. The latest move towards that goal seems to be the release of formal advice regarding the gaming machines and social responsibility measures. As it was put in the publication this morning, […] Continue Reading

Delaware Prepares Cuts to Casino Taxes, Florida Pulls Plug on Gambling Bill

- March 14, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Half of the week hasn’t passed yet and the gambling sector in the United States have witnessed a few important changes. Namely, it has been reported that Delaware legislators have been working on a bill that could cut the casino taxes operators have to pay. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is, reportedly, drafting temporary online […] Continue Reading

Yucatan Won’t Issue New Licenses, Say the Authorities

- March 13, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

The Mexican Secretariat of the Interior (SEGOB) has announced that the authorities have ceased issuing licenses in the State of Yucatan. Rubén Valdez Ceh, delegate of SEGOB said no additional licenses would be granted for the time being, although a number of casinos had expressed interest in opening their facilities in the state. No New […] Continue Reading

UK Gambling Commission Launches Investigation into Withdrawal Restrictions

- March 7, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Busier than ever, the UK Gambling Commission seems determined to create a safe and fair gambling environment for UK consumers. Latest action towards that goal, after issuing a £6.2 million fine to William Hill, is the investigation regarding restrictions placed on players cashing out funds from their online gambling accounts. According to the authorities, the […] Continue Reading

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