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US Player Associations Insist on Joining Sports Betting Legalization Discussions

US Player Associations Insist on Joining Sports Betting Legalization Discussions

The major player associations in the US – the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), Major League of Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) – have broken their silence while waiting for the US Supreme Court’s ruling on the New […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Events & Reports
National Congress of Brazil Puts Gambling Legalization Hopes to End

National Congress of Brazil Puts Gambling Legalization Hopes to End

Plans for land-based casino gambling legalization have fallen apart in the Chamber of Deputies, and the Senate’s Committee on Consultation, Justice and Citizenship made an unexpected move on the gambling bill. The plans for the long-awaited gambling legalization seem to be slowing down, with the prospect of gaming becoming legal […]

by · April 12, 2018 · Events & Reports
More Operators Face Allegations in Offering Illegal Online Gambling under Washington State Law

More Operators Face Allegations in Offering Illegal Online Gambling under Washington State Law

A number of online gambling operators have been hit by a series of lawsuits over the last few days, with the companies facing allegations that their online casino offerings have violated Washington state law. Late last week and early this week, a total of four lawsuits were filed against four […]

by · April 11, 2018 · Events & Reports
More Individuals Face Prosecution for Vietnamese Online Gambling Case Involvement

More Individuals Face Prosecution for Vietnamese Online Gambling Case Involvement

The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) revealed that the Police’s Investigation Security Agency in the Phú Tho province has ordered legal proceedings to be initiated against several individuals who were allegedly involved in an illegal online gambling case. The actions come as part of the MoPS crackdown on online […]

by · April 10, 2018 · Events & Reports
Major Poker Tournaments Starting April 9-15

Major Poker Tournaments Starting April 9-15

Spring is in full bloom in the Northern Hemisphere and live tournament poker is in full bloom everywhere in the world. This week’s review of live events includes poker festivals in some of the world’s brightest spots. Amsterdam and Atlantic City are just two of the destinations where poker pros […]

by · April 9, 2018 · Events & Reports
Development of Poland’s Gambling Market a Year after Its Regulation

Development of Poland’s Gambling Market a Year after Its Regulation

Poland’s new gambling law took effect almost precisely a year ago. And while the legislative framework was touted as one that would liberalize the market and provide international operators with attractive opportunities to operate in a regulated environment, the country’s newly formed gambling landscape looked a bit different in reality. […]

by · April 8, 2018 · Events & Reports
Dutch Lawmakers Make Little Progress Toward iGaming Regulation as Pressure for Change Grows

Dutch Lawmakers Make Little Progress Toward iGaming Regulation as Pressure for Change Grows

It has been 12 years since the European Commission first urged the Netherlands to remodel its gambling regulatory framework in a manner that would allow foreign gambling companies to provide online gambling services in the country. And it has been more than three years since Dutch lawmakers commenced what has […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Events & Reports
UK National Lottery Profits Rise as Funds Handed to Good Causes Drop

UK National Lottery Profits Rise as Funds Handed to Good Causes Drop

A parliamentary committee has slammed UK’s National Lottery for failing to contribute more money to good causes, while recording a continued growth in profits. The Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recently presented a report on the general financial performance of National Lottery operator Camelot and the money it has contributed […]

by · April 5, 2018 · Events & Reports
Bulgaria’s Gambling Market Worth Nearly $2 Billion in 2017

Bulgaria’s Gambling Market Worth Nearly $2 Billion in 2017

Bulgaria-facing gambling operators generated the total amount of BGN3 billion (approximately $1.9 billion) in revenue in 2017, local media reports. The local gambling market more than doubled from a decade ago, following the introduction of revised gambling regulations in 2013. Scratchcards maintained their growth momentum and were once again the […]

by · April 4, 2018 · Events & Reports
Exclusive Interview with Hard Rock Japan CEO Ed Tracy on Japan IR/Casino Bid

Exclusive Interview with Hard Rock Japan CEO Ed Tracy on Japan IR/Casino Bid

Ed Tracy is the CEO of Hard Rock Japan, a subsidiary of hotel, casino, and café chain giant Hard Rock International created to support the company’s bid to operate an Integrated Resort in Japan. Mr. Tracy has years of experience in the gaming and hospitality industries in the Asia-Pacific region […]

by · April 4, 2018 · Events & Reports
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