An Australian Senate committee has offered lukewarm support for online poker regulation, concluding that on balance it appears to be a low-risk form of gambling with less of a social impact than other verticals, but that more research into the product needed to be done.

The Netherlands' gambling regulator has set out its priorities for the next two years, including initial target dates for the introduction of the country's new gambling legislation and the opening of the licensing process, with stakeholders invited to submit comments on the plans.

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has pledged new approaches to regulating gambling products, in response to newspaper reports alleging operators use child-friendly characters to target underage players.