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Overregulation Will Harm Japan’s Casino Industry, Analysts Warn

Overregulation Will Harm Japan’s Casino Industry, Analysts Warn

Analysts warn that too strict regulations may produce the exact opposite of what the gambling industry expects from Japan’s recently legalized casino market. Japanese lawmakers are in the middle of a process of crafting a second casino bill that would regulate the country’s industry. The legislative piece is expected to […]

by · July 18, 2017 · Events & Reports
Connecticut Passes Sports Betting Bill While Mississippi Backs Off from Previous Legalization Push

Connecticut Passes Sports Betting Bill While Mississippi Backs Off from Previous Legalization Push

After the Supreme Court of the United States decided to hear New Jersey’s sports betting legalization case, the topic began making its way in the Legislatures of several other states. Generally speaking, New Jersey, a major casino hub with its Atlantic City-based venues, calls for the removal of a 25-year […]

by · July 17, 2017 · Events & Reports
Belgium Seeks to Raise Minimum Online Gambling Age

Belgium Seeks to Raise Minimum Online Gambling Age

A month after it became known that Belgian politicians were planning to introduce a bill that would aim to curb gambling advertising on local television, news about a separate legislative piece have emerged, that one targeting another aspect of the country’s existing gambling regulations. Belgium’s Christian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V) […]

by · July 14, 2017 · Events & Reports
What Lured Gambling Boss Teddy Sagi Into Buying London’s Camden Market?

What Lured Gambling Boss Teddy Sagi Into Buying London’s Camden Market?

Londoners woke up Monday morning to the news that a massive fire hit Camden Market. A building located next to the market hall area of the popular marketplace was reported to have been engulfed in blaze shortly before midnight on Sunday. A total of 70 firefighters fought well into the […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Events & Reports
Pennsylvania Legislature Adjourns Without Any Significant Online Gambling Talks Progress

Pennsylvania Legislature Adjourns Without Any Significant Online Gambling Talks Progress

Online gambling legalization talks once again reached a stalemate in the Pennsylvania Legislature after lawmakers adjourned before coming to an agreement on an omnibus gambling bill. Legislators approved late last month the state’s $32-billion spending plan for the 2017-2018 financial year. They are now in search for adequate revenue sources […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Events & Reports
US Senator Urges Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Ban Online Gambling

US Senator Urges Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Ban Online Gambling

Another US lawmaker has joined the company of politicians to be openly and vocally opposing a 2011 memo of the Department of Justice that practically gave the green light to each individual state to legalize and regulate online gambling within its borders. Political journalism website The Hill reported on Tuesday […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Events & Reports
Amended Online Gambling Bill Emerges in Michigan

Amended Online Gambling Bill Emerges in Michigan

Earlier this year, Michigan emerged as one of the states that were considering the legalization of online gambling. S 203, sponsored by Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall, appeared on the Senate floor in March and was quickly approved by the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee. The iGaming legislative process then […]

by · July 11, 2017 · Events & Reports
Residents of Sydney Area Gamble A$8 Billion on Poker Machines

Residents of Sydney Area Gamble A$8 Billion on Poker Machines

Sydney’s Fairfield Council has requested a freeze on slot machines, or poker machines as they are known in Australia, after news emerged that the amount of A$8 billion was spent on these in the 2015/16 financial year by residents of the south-west Sydney local government area. Local media reported that […]

by · July 11, 2017 · Events & Reports
Vietnam’s New Casino Rules to Benefit the Country’s Gambling Industry

Vietnam’s New Casino Rules to Benefit the Country’s Gambling Industry

American real estate specialist Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) said in a recent report on the future of the Vietnamese gambling industry that major international casino operators have been eyeing the local market. According to the real estate firm, the recent lifting of a ban that prohibited locals from playing at […]

by · July 10, 2017 · Events & Reports
Anti-Online Gambling Legislation May Get Sneaked Into Appropriations for FY 2018

Anti-Online Gambling Legislation May Get Sneaked Into Appropriations for FY 2018

Over the past several years, online gambling in the United States has been a topic of contention between one group of very powerful people and another group of very powerful people. The war about the legalization or federal criminalization of this type of activity has even drawn massive business corporations […]

by · July 9, 2017 · Events & Reports
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