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Bulgarian Oddity: Private Company Operates as the National Lottery, But No One Seems to Care

Bulgarian Oddity: Private Company Operates as the National Lottery, But No One Seems to Care

Bulgaria is one of the poorest countries in the European Union, but recent figures show that its gambling industry has been thriving, particularly over the past several years. And while that industry has been hopping from strength to strength, it is also understood that it has been contributing relatively small […]

by · June 22, 2018 · Events & Reports
Swedish Gambling Authority to Publish License Application Forms for Interested Operators on July 10

Swedish Gambling Authority to Publish License Application Forms for Interested Operators on July 10

The Swedish Gambling Authority, Lotteriinspektionen, announced Wednesday that application forms for interested gambling companies will be available on its website from July 10. The regulator has previously confirmed that the application process for online gambling licenses would start from August 1, 2018. Yesterday’s announcement marked another preparatory stage ahead of […]

by · June 21, 2018 · Events & Reports
Bill Restricting Gambling Advertising Stalls in Bulgarian National Assembly, Needs EC Green Light

Bill Restricting Gambling Advertising Stalls in Bulgarian National Assembly, Needs EC Green Light

Proposed amendments to Bulgaria’s gambling law will have to be reviewed by the European Commission before coming into effect, members of the country legislature’s Committee on Budget and Finance announced Wednesday. They said that the move was obligatory as the country’s gambling law was previously ratified by the EC which […]

by · June 21, 2018 · Events & Reports
Dutch Gambling Regulator Calls for Innovation, Government Reveals Market Liberalization Progress

Dutch Gambling Regulator Calls for Innovation, Government Reveals Market Liberalization Progress

Marja Appelman, CEO of the Netherlands Gaming Authority, Kansspelautoriteit, invited gambling companies to undertake innovative approaches in the country but within the boundaries of what is legal. The gambling official was invited to deliver a keynote speech during this year’s Gaming in Holland Conference, which started yesterday June 19 and […]

by · June 20, 2018 · Events & Reports
Latest Developments in Europe’s Online Gambling Industry, Comments from iGaming Legal Experts Tal Ron and Stephanie Attias

Latest Developments in Europe’s Online Gambling Industry, Comments from iGaming Legal Experts Tal Ron and Stephanie Attias

Europe’s online gambling market has been jumping from strength to strength over the past several years and it is only poised to grow larger as technology servicing the sector becomes more sophisticated and the general demand for online services, including betting and gaming ones, keeps growing. Although providing correct data […]

by · June 19, 2018 · Events & Reports
Stockholm’s Stock Exchange Home to the Largest Number of European Online Gambling Companies

Stockholm’s Stock Exchange Home to the Largest Number of European Online Gambling Companies

Stockholm has become a favorite stock exchange among Europe’s online gambling companies, with 19 such companies now being listed on it, following a wave of IPOs since the beginning of 2017, Bloomberg reports. News about Sweden’s capital having the largest number of online gaming and betting companies in Europe come […]

by · June 18, 2018 · Events & Reports
Malta’s New Gambling Law Takes Effect July 1 as EC Standstill Ends

Malta’s New Gambling Law Takes Effect July 1 as EC Standstill Ends

Malta’s new Gaming Act has survived a three-month standstill period in the European Commission and is now on schedule to take effect on July 1, 2018. Tabled in the Maltese Parliament this spring and introduced to the EC for an obligatory review, the new law aims to scrap the country’s […]

by · June 18, 2018 · Events & Reports
National Assembly of Vietnam Approves New Sports Betting Legislation

National Assembly of Vietnam Approves New Sports Betting Legislation

Yesterday, the National Assembly of Vietnam thumbed up a new piece of legislation which would allow local citizens to wager on football matches held overseas. The Assembly’s decision coincided with the official start of the World Cup 2018 held in Russia. The new law, however, is set to come into […]

by · June 15, 2018 · Events & Reports
Italy’s Anti-Gambling Government Brews Trouble for Gambling Advertising

Italy’s Anti-Gambling Government Brews Trouble for Gambling Advertising

Italy’s brand new and apparently very anti-gambling coalition government could soon move to ban all forms of gambling advertising, as Deputy Premier and leader of the populist Five Star Movement party Luigi Di Maio reiterated earlier this week their commitment to bar the proliferation of gambling. Mr. Di Maio also […]

by · June 15, 2018 · Events & Reports
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
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