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An Interpol-led operation has seen thousands of illegal gambling raids conducted across Asia, taking down gambling dens and online operations which are estimated to have handled around US$1.6bn in bets during the FIFA World Cup.

Slovakia's ministry of finance has hailed the success of its blacklisting efforts against unlicensed online gaming sites, with more than half of all targeted operators withdrawing their services from the country.

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has called on the Norwegian government to reject plans to strengthen the country’s payment blocking measures against unlicensed sites and instead introduce iGaming regulations that open the market to competition.

Poland's gambling regulator appears to have had a busy summer blocking access to unlicensed sites, with over 500 domains added to its blacklist in the past six weeks.

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