The Swedish gambling operator association, Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS), has highlighted an apparent conflict of interest over the decision to renew horse racing operator AB Trav och Galopp’s (ATG) permit for 2016.
The European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) long-awaited ruling on the compatibility of Germany’s State Treaty on Gambling with European Union law has seen the body condemn the legislation as contravening key principles of European Union (EU) law.
Germany’s Lotto und Totoblock (DLTB) has claimed that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling on the country’s gambling laws confirms the legality of the State Treaty on Gambling, contradicting the prevailing opinion that the ruling will necessitate a total overhaul of the law.
Swedish gaming operator Betsson has revealed that it is to submit returns for historic tax on its sports betting activities in the German market as it looks to ensure a smooth licensing process in future, citing the “considerable opportunities” the market would offer.
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has has issued an opinion stating that daily fantasy sports contests are permissible under state law, bucking the trend set by other state Attorneys General.
Legislation to regulate fantasy sports contests in the US state of Virginia has been unanimously approved by a House Subcommittee on General Laws and now moves to the Committee on Appropriations for further approval.
Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has ordered a payment provider to end its services to unlicensed online gaming operators targeting Dutch consumers or face a fine of up to €1,500 a day.