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Breaking: Remote Gambling Bill Passes Dutch Senate

Breaking: Remote Gambling Bill Passes Dutch Senate

Dutch Senate passes Remote Gambling Bill, online gambling licensing process expected to begin in mid-2020 Three and a half years after the lower house of the Dutch Parliament passed the Remote Gambling Bill, the piece of legislation survived through a Senate vote that took place minutes ago. The Netherlands will […]

by · February 19, 2019 · Events & Reports
EGBA Slams Norway’s Latest Gambling Payment Blocking Actions

EGBA Slams Norway’s Latest Gambling Payment Blocking Actions

The European Gaming and Betting Association today issued a statement in response to recent media reports that Norway has blocked payments to and from bank accounts discovered to be used for processing gambling reactions The association, which represents a number of online gambling companies servicing gaming and betting customers across […]

by · February 19, 2019 · Events & Reports
MGA Cracks Down on Four Online Gambling Operators

MGA Cracks Down on Four Online Gambling Operators

MGA has suspended/terminated the licenses of four online gambling companies and has directed them to cancel operations The Malta Gaming Authority is getting tougher on erring licensees as it moved to suspend the licenses of two online gambling companies and to terminate the licenses of another two companies over the […]

by · February 19, 2019 · Events & Reports
Hundreds of Gambling Companies Eye Entry into Dutch Market

Hundreds of Gambling Companies Eye Entry into Dutch Market

Hundreds of gaming and betting companies look forward to the re-organization of the Dutch gambling market, Senate to vote on Remote Gaming Bill tomorrow More than 300 international gambling companies are believed to be interested in entering a re-organized Dutch gambling market, local news outlet Dutch News reports ahead of […]

by · February 18, 2019 · Events & Reports
Philippine Taxman to Track Undocumented Gambling Workers with New Registration Requirements

Philippine Taxman to Track Undocumented Gambling Workers with New Registration Requirements

Philippine-licensed online gaming operators now need to register with local taxman as a prerequisite for their license renewal The Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has required all foreign and Philippines-based online gambling operators licensed by the local regulator, PAGCOR, to register with the tax bureau amid concerns that the […]

by · February 18, 2019 · Events & Reports
Lawsuit Alleges Boston Casino License Process Was Marred By Fraud and Cronyism

Lawsuit Alleges Boston Casino License Process Was Marred By Fraud and Cronyism

One of the losing Boston casino bidders seeks $3 billion from Wynn Resorts, claims licensing process was compromised Amended complaints in an ongoing lawsuit filed by Sterling Suffolk Racecourse against Las Vegas casino giant Wynn Resorts claim that the license application process for a full-scale casino resort in the Greater […]

by · February 17, 2019 · Events & Reports
Norway Pens Warning Letters to Six Malta-Licensed Gambling Operators, Blocks Transactions

Norway Pens Warning Letters to Six Malta-Licensed Gambling Operators, Blocks Transactions

Norway has blocked transactions with six Malta-licensed online gambling operators, accusing those of illegally targeting Norwegian players, the Times of Malta reports Under Norway’s current law, gambling services can only be provided by two state-run entities – Norsk Tipping, which operates sports betting and casino games, and Norsk Rikstoto, which […]

by · February 17, 2019 · Events & Reports
European Casino Association Presents New Strategy, Welcomes Newest Member

European Casino Association Presents New Strategy, Welcomes Newest Member

The General Assembly of the European Casino Association (ECA) approved the organization’s strategy for the next three years and welcomed its newest member during this year’s edition of ICE London earlier this month Providing more details about its new strategy, ECA said in a press release issued Thursday that it […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Events & Reports
Kentucky Makes Cautious Steps Toward Sports Betting Legalization

Kentucky Makes Cautious Steps Toward Sports Betting Legalization

A sweeping gambling overhaul bill is currently under consideration in Kentucky as lawmakers are struggling to find revenue generators for the state’s $43 billion pension crisis The House Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations Committee reviewed House Bill 175 during a Wednesday hearing but did not vote on it. The piece […]

by · February 14, 2019 · Events & Reports
Majority of Swedes Support Gambling Ads Restrictions

Majority of Swedes Support Gambling Ads Restrictions

The majority of Swedes support the introduction of restrictions on the way gambling products are advertised across Swedish media, a recent survey shows Sweden’s new gambling law took effect on January 1, 2019, opening the local gambling market to international online gambling operators. Internationally licensed companies have long targeted Swedish […]

by · February 13, 2019 · Events & Reports
Gambling, Porn Apps Elude Apple Policing through Its Enterprise Certificate Program

Gambling, Porn Apps Elude Apple Policing through Its Enterprise Certificate Program

Another scandal involving Apple’s Enterprise Certificate program is brewing just a week after news broke that Google and Facebook had misused said program to avoid App Store rules and collect user data TechCrunch reported yesterday that it has uncovered that the developers of two dozens of gambling and adult content […]

by · February 13, 2019 · Events & Reports
Italy Awards Online Gambling Concessions… Finally

Italy Awards Online Gambling Concessions… Finally

Italy has finally granted the concessions for the provision of online gambling services in the county after a lengthy process marred by multiple delays The Italian gambling authority, Agenzia delle dogane e dei monopoli (ADM), released yesterday the list of the approved candidates that will be allowed to operate in […]

by · February 12, 2019 · Events & Reports
Washington Lawmakers Bring Sports Betting to the Discussion Table

Washington Lawmakers Bring Sports Betting to the Discussion Table

Washington’s antipathy toward gambling seems to be thinning as it has just joined the flurry of states to be considering the legalization of sports betting A bill calling for the legalization of sports gambling at the state’s tribal casinos appeared in the Legislature late last week and is set to […]

by · February 12, 2019 · Events & Reports
Florida Senate President to Introduce Comprehensive Gambling, Sports Betting Bill

Florida Senate President to Introduce Comprehensive Gambling, Sports Betting Bill

Florida Senate President Bill Galvano reiterated this past Friday his plan to introduce a sports betting bill during this year’s legislative session However, the Senate’s top official pointed out during an interview with Florida Politics reporters that his legislation would not be limited to sports wagering, but would also concern […]

by · February 11, 2019 · Events & Reports
South Dakota’s Governor Among Main Sports Betting Opponents

South Dakota’s Governor Among Main Sports Betting Opponents

The legalization of sports betting is part of South Dakota’s legislative agenda for this year, but lawmakers, including the state’s newly sworn-in Governor, seem to have clashing views on whether the practice should be authorized Senate Joint Resolution 2 passed on Wednesday the Senate State Affairs Committee with a narrow […]

by · February 9, 2019 · Events & Reports
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