Events & Reports

Casino Expansion Bill Appears in West Virginia Legislature

Casino Expansion Bill Appears in West Virginia Legislature

A bill calling for the expansion of West Virginia’s casino industry found its way to the state’s House of Delegates floor earlier this week If it navigates its way through the West Virginia Legislature successfully, the legislation would pave the way for the state’s four racetracks that also feature slot […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Events & Reports
Indiana Betting, Casino Expansion Bill Sweeps Through First Committee

Indiana Betting, Casino Expansion Bill Sweeps Through First Committee

A bill that calls for the legalization of sports betting in Indiana and allows the relocation of two casino licenses survived yesterday its first legislative hurdle The Indiana Senate Public Policy Committee approved unanimously Senate Bill 552 that allows for the biggest gambling expansion in the state since the legalization […]

by · February 7, 2019 · Events & Reports
Rhode Island Senate Committee to Review Mobile Betting Bill

Rhode Island Senate Committee to Review Mobile Betting Bill

Rhode Island Senate lawmakers are set to discuss today a piece of legislation that calls for the authorization of mobile sports betting within state limits Authored by Senate President Dominick Ruggerio, Senate Bill 0037 would allow Rhode Island’s Twin River Lincoln and Twin River Tiverton casinos to operate a mobile […]

by · February 6, 2019 · Events & Reports
Online Gambling Regulation Discussion Begins in Dutch Senate

Online Gambling Regulation Discussion Begins in Dutch Senate

After years of delays, the Dutch Senate finally commenced its review of the so-called Remote Gambling Bill. The Senate’s debate on the proposed re-regulation and opening of the local online gambling market to interested international operators began yesterday. While a vote on the bill, previously approved in the Dutch House […]

by · February 6, 2019 · Events & Reports
Massachusetts Lawmakers Praise First Casino’s Impact on Economy

Massachusetts Lawmakers Praise First Casino’s Impact on Economy

Massachusetts Senators impressed by economic impact of the state’s first full-scale commercial casino Massachusetts Senators toured MGM Springfield on Monday and praised the property’s impact on the local and state economy, local news outlet MassLive reports. The $960-million resort, which is home to the state’s first full-scale commercial casino, was […]

by · February 5, 2019 · Events & Reports
EGBA: Dutch Online Gambling Situation “No Longer Tenable”, Bill Finally Heads to Senate

EGBA: Dutch Online Gambling Situation “No Longer Tenable”, Bill Finally Heads to Senate

EGBA urges Netherlands to re-organize online gambling market as millions of Dutch gamblers are at risk, forced to gamble on unregulated websites The Dutch Senate is set to finally consider the so-called Remote Gambling Bill that has been stuck in the parliament for the past two and a half years […]

by · February 5, 2019 · Events & Reports
Genting’s Singapore Resort Gets Three-Year Casino License Extension

Genting’s Singapore Resort Gets Three-Year Casino License Extension

Genting Singapore’s Resorts World Sentosa gets three-year casino license extension as parent company prepares for Japan bidding process Genting Singapore, a subsidiary of major Malaysian gaming and hospitality operator Genting Group, said last week that the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore has renewed its casino license for the operation of […]

by · February 4, 2019 · Events & Reports
More Than 20,000 Swedes Opt For Gambling Self-Exclusion

More Than 20,000 Swedes Opt For Gambling Self-Exclusion

More than 20,000 Swedes have opted for gambling self-exclusion since the reorganization of the local gambling market More than 20,000 Swedish gamblers opted to self-exclude from gambling via the national Spelpaus.se system in the period between January 1 and February 1, the country’s gambling regulator said on Friday. According to […]

by · February 4, 2019 · Events & Reports
Japan’s Casino Resorts to Feature Nation’s Largest Hotels, MICE Venues

Japan’s Casino Resorts to Feature Nation’s Largest Hotels, MICE Venues

Japan’s first casino resorts will feature some of the nation’s largest hotels and conference centers, if a recently announced set of standards gets the necessary approval from the Diet, local news outlet The Japan Times reports Japanese lawmakers introduced on Friday a number of requirements of what the nation’s first […]

by · February 2, 2019 · Events & Reports
Italian Gambling Market Has Exploded in the Past 15 Years, Report Finds

Italian Gambling Market Has Exploded in the Past 15 Years, Report Finds

The Italian gambling market has literally exploded over the past fifteen years, according to a report by independent research agency Eurispes Gambling turnover more than doubled in Italy in the period between 2008 and 2017, according to the recently released report. It amounted to €101.8 billion in 2017, up from […]

by · February 1, 2019 · Events & Reports
Florida Senate President Wants to Act on Sports Betting, Seminole Tribe Compact

Florida Senate President Wants to Act on Sports Betting, Seminole Tribe Compact

Uncertainty surrounding gambling revenue in Florida is growing as a multi-million deal between the state and the Seminole Tribe expires in a few months and the Legislature cannot act on any gambling-related issued without voters’ approval Florida Senate President Bill Galvano said earlier this week that he wants to take […]

by · February 1, 2019 · Events & Reports
Oregon Lottery to Roll Out Sports Betting App Ahead of 2019 NFL Season

Oregon Lottery to Roll Out Sports Betting App Ahead of 2019 NFL Season

The Oregon Lottery has decided to bring legal sports betting to the state ahead of the 2019 NFL season, it emerged earlier this week At first, residents of the state will be able to place bets via a mobile app. The Lottery has also explained that bettors will only be […]

by · January 31, 2019 · Events & Reports
Slovak Lawmakers Vote to Move On with Online Gambling Market Re-Organization

Slovak Lawmakers Vote to Move On with Online Gambling Market Re-Organization

Slovakia’s National Council voted on Tuesday to override a presidential veto on the re-regulation of the local gambling market Slovakia is on track to adopt changes to its gambling law that will re-organize its market and will allow online gaming and betting companies to operate in the central European country, […]

by · January 30, 2019 · Events & Reports
888 Ventures Into Portugal with Casino, Poker License

888 Ventures Into Portugal with Casino, Poker License

888 becomes only the second operator to be given the green light to operate online poker in Portugal Portugal’s gambling regulator Serviço Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos do Turismo de Portugal (SRIJ) has finally issued a second license authorizing the provision of online poker to local players, it became known. […]

by · January 30, 2019 · Events & Reports
More and More Dutch People Gamble on Unregulated Websites, Survey Shows

More and More Dutch People Gamble on Unregulated Websites, Survey Shows

New report shows more Dutch gamblers have opted for unregulated online gambling in the past few years The number of Dutch gamblers opting for unregulated online gambling services has increased 20% over the past two years, according to a survey conducted by market research agency Motivaction and commissioned by Holland […]

by · January 29, 2019 · Events & Reports
Tweet about this on Twitter
Twitter
Share on Facebook
Facebook
Share on LinkedIn
Linkedin
Share on Reddit
Reddit