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River Rock Casino Report Once Again Draws Attention on British Columbia’s Money Laundering Problem

River Rock Casino Report Once Again Draws Attention on British Columbia’s Money Laundering Problem

Casino gambling has long been a profitable industry in British Columbia. Casinos located across Canada’s westernmost province have been particularly popular among high rollers from China, a trend that has turned into one of the main drivers behind its casino industry’s profitability. However, while casino gambling may be considered a […]

by · September 25, 2017 · Events & Reports
Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein State Votes Down Latest Interstate Treaty on Gambling

Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein State Votes Down Latest Interstate Treaty on Gambling

Germany’s Interstate Treaty on Gambling has hit another setback after the Schleswig-Holstein government officially voted down on Friday the amendments that were implemented to the legislative piece back in March. Germany’s northernmost state also revealed plans for the introduction of its own gambling regulation framework that would include expanded online […]

by · September 25, 2017 · Events & Reports
Growing Opposition Threatens Lottoland’s Lottery Betting Future in Australia

Growing Opposition Threatens Lottoland’s Lottery Betting Future in Australia

The past several days have brought news from different parts of Australia that Lottoland, the Gibraltar-based lottery betting operator, could face a ban in at least three states due to its business model that has been attacked for hurting locally-run traditional lottery operators. The company’s operations are currently banned in […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
Dutch Government Introduces Temporary Gambling Tax Hike

Dutch Government Introduces Temporary Gambling Tax Hike

The multiple delays in the introduction of the Netherlands’ new gambling regulatory framework have taken their toll, as the Dutch government announced earlier this week plans to implement a temporary rise in the current gambling tax rate. Regulated gambling operators currently pay a 29% tax. Under the recently emerged proposal, […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Events & Reports
Bookmakers Cluster Betting Shops and FOBTs in UK’s Most Deprived Areas, Multiple Studies Find

Bookmakers Cluster Betting Shops and FOBTs in UK’s Most Deprived Areas, Multiple Studies Find

The UK Government’s triennial review of the nation’s gambling industry is due to be published late next month, or precisely a year after it became known that measures to curb the highly controversial B2 gaming machines would finally be considered and would likely be introduced. The so-called fixed-odds betting terminals […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Events & Reports
Betway Head of PR Alan Alger Talks Responsible Gambling while His Company Acquires Players through Notorious Hacker

Betway Head of PR Alan Alger Talks Responsible Gambling while His Company Acquires Players through Notorious Hacker

The UK gambling industry has been under serious media fire over the past several weeks. And the heat from the growing media blaze has become more and more scorching ahead of the upcoming publication of the Government’s triennial review of the nation’s gambling market, both land-based and online. British MPs […]

by · September 19, 2017 · Events & Reports
Saxony-Anhalt Finance Minister Urges Speedy Implementation of Germany’s Interstate Treaty on Gambling

Saxony-Anhalt Finance Minister Urges Speedy Implementation of Germany’s Interstate Treaty on Gambling

Germany’s long-time online gambling legalization effort could eventually fail, if its 16 federal states do not implement the Interstate Treaty on Gambling hastily, André Schröder, Finance Minister Saxony-Anhalt has warned. His statement was also supported by the Deutscher Lotto- und Totoblock (DLTB). The Treaty has been in the works for […]

by · September 18, 2017 · Events & Reports
Sweden’s Unregulated Gambling Market Sees Double-Digit Growth in H1

Sweden’s Unregulated Gambling Market Sees Double-Digit Growth in H1

Sweden’s gambling market saw a 3% increase in revenue during the first half of the year, figures released by the country’s gambling regulator, Lotteriinspektionen, showed. An important highlight from the authority’s half-year report was the fact that Sweden’s unregulated online gambling market registered a double-digit growth during the reviewed period. […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Events & Reports
Gambling Operators Betway and 888 Work with Hackers for Years to Grow Their Playerbase

Gambling Operators Betway and 888 Work with Hackers for Years to Grow Their Playerbase

Online gambling, among other things, involves the daily movement of huge amounts of money and the fact that it has oftentimes been targeted by hackers probably does not strike as such a big surprise. However, it is rather surprising and even shocking that particular iGaming-related acts of cybercrime have remained […]

by · September 14, 2017 · Events & Reports
Italy to Launch Call for Online Gambling License Applications Next Week

Italy to Launch Call for Online Gambling License Applications Next Week

It was two years ago when it first became known that the Italian online gambling market would be expanded significantly. Back in 2015, the Southern European country’s government agreed to award 120 online gaming licenses to interested operators, but a tender for those same licenses has not been opened since […]

by · September 14, 2017 · Events & Reports
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