Articles by: Anthony Huber

More Australian Teenagers Get Involved in Gambling without Parents’ Knowledge

More Australian Teenagers Get Involved in Gambling without Parents’ Knowledge

Australian organizations reported some surprising new figures revealing that up to 80% of children aged from 13 to 17 are involved in gambling activities, often without their parents knowing of the problem. Local welfare agencies have reported a worrying trend of increased levels of teenage gambling, saying the problem is […]

by · June 14, 2018 · Events & Reports
Hong Kong Police Pledges to Investigate Digital Illegal Betting during World Cup 2018

Hong Kong Police Pledges to Investigate Digital Illegal Betting during World Cup 2018

Hong Kong authorities have revealed that local police would remain focused on carrying out operations against digital illegal betting at the time of the World Cup 2018, as the number of bookmakers which choose to go online to avoid being affected by certain regulatory requirements has surged over the past […]

by · June 12, 2018 · News
Regional Court of Bratislava Lifts 2017 Gambling Ban

Regional Court of Bratislava Lifts 2017 Gambling Ban

Yesterday, the Regional Court in Bratislava reversed the ban imposed on gambling in the city. Under the Court’s ruling which said that the ban was not in line with the law, gambling will once again be legal in the capital of Slovakia. As a result, gambling venues in Bratislava would […]

by · June 8, 2018 · News
Swedish Parliamentary Committee Approves Proposed Gambling Bill

Swedish Parliamentary Committee Approves Proposed Gambling Bill

Sweden’s Committee on Cultural Affairs has backed the proposed gambling bill. The approval of the Swedish parliamentary committee was the latest hurdle to be overcome by the draft gambling legislation before the bill becomes a law. The final vote on the Swedish gambling bill is now expected to take place […]

by · June 5, 2018 · News
UK Gambling Industry GGY Increases According to UKGC Report

UK Gambling Industry GGY Increases According to UKGC Report

Today, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) published its latest six-month update to the local gambling industry statistics. The main regulatory body in the UK revealed some details about the market changes and latest trends in the sector, as well as about players’ activity in the period from October 2016 to […]

by · May 31, 2018 · Events & Reports
Japan Could Extend Current Diet Session to Vote on Integrated Casino Resorts Bill

Japan Could Extend Current Diet Session to Vote on Integrated Casino Resorts Bill

The Japanese Government and ruling coalition are considering the possible extension of the ongoing Diet session to the end of June or the beginning of July in order to make sure the casino gaming expansion bill is to be passed, along with the piece of legislation focused on labor reform. […]

by · May 29, 2018 · News
Nigerian Lawmakers Scold Local Lottery Commission for Regulatory Failures

Nigerian Lawmakers Scold Local Lottery Commission for Regulatory Failures

The Nigerian Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) has faced the criticism of the local House of Representatives, with the latter blaming it for its failure to impose effective regulation of the sector. According to local lawmakers, it was the Commission that was responsible for the failures in implementing the sector’s regulation […]

by · May 22, 2018 · News
Civil Service of Northern Ireland Has No Power to Restrict FOBTs

Civil Service of Northern Ireland Has No Power to Restrict FOBTs

Members of the civil service of Northern Ireland have claimed they have no power to impose any restrictions on controversial fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). Under the new regulatory crackdown which has already become a fact in England and Wales, the maximum betting stake of FOBTs was reduced from £100 to […]

by · May 18, 2018 · News
US Millennial Customers Prefer Gambling Online than in Landbased Casinos

US Millennial Customers Prefer Gambling Online than in Landbased Casinos

With the US Supreme Court ruling in favor of the state of New Jersey in the latter’s sports betting case and by thus clearing the way for legalizing sports betting nation-wide, it is now up to each of the states to make a decision whether to add this form of […]

by · May 18, 2018 · Events & Reports
Australian iGaming Operator Suffers Liquor & Gaming NSW Backlash for Illegal Advertising

Australian iGaming Operator Suffers Liquor & Gaming NSW Backlash for Illegal Advertising

The New South Wales (NSW) Government’s agency Liquor & Gaming NSW revealed that a local online gambling operator has faced Australian regulatory backlash for violations of gambling advertising rules. Neds.com.au, a web-based betting company, has come under conviction for illegally publishing advertising materials and suffered an AU$18,000 monetary penalty for […]

by · May 17, 2018 · Events & Reports
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