Britain's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has opened a consultation on proposed changes to gaming machines and social responsibility measures, which could see the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals reduced to between £50 and £2.

US Solicitor General Noel Francisco has filed an amicus brief in support of US sports leagues, arguing that federal law prohibiting New Jersey and other states from authorising sports betting does not violate the Tenth Amendment.

The Federal Administrative Court of Leipzig has ruled that Germany's prohibition of online casino, scratchcard and poker games is constitutional, despite the ongoing impasse in the awarding of sports betting licences.