The Norwegian government has taken steps to comply with the Council of Europe's Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, appointing Sportradar to develop a national platform to combat sports-related corruption.
Grassroots poker advocacy group the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has urged its members to step up the fight against “crony capitalism” after ten Republican US Attorneys General called on vice president-elect Mike Pence and the Trump transition team to outlaw online gambling in the United States.
The Netherlands gambling regulator will adopt a much harder line against unlicensed online gambling operators from next month, as it drops its policy of notifying intended targets of enforcement action.
The UK’s HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed that it will amend current legislation that offers a more generous tax treatment for freeplays in online gaming, a move which will generate an additional £100m annually for the Exchequer by 2020.
Britain's Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has confirmed that the 2014 Horse Racing Betting Levy will be rolled over yet again after the Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) failed to reach agreement on a new scheme for 2017.
A court in Buenos Aires has taken steps to shut down one of Argentina’s most popular online gaming sites, seizing the company’s bank accounts and ordering internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to the site.
Sweden's centre-left social democratic party (Socialdemokratiska Arbetarpartiet - SAP) has been criticised for "murky" fundraising practices after a number of lotteries failed to publicise the fact that the party is a primary beneficiary of ticket sales.
The UK National Lottery operator Camelot has revealed that a "very small" number of its customer accounts have been accessed illegally, which may have allowed hackers to obtain users' personal information.