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Slovakia's Ministry of Finance has announced plans to overhaul the country's gambling legislation, including the creation of a new national regulator and licensing for online casino operators.

Lawmakers and gambling regulators in New York are pushing ahead with efforts to launch regulated sports betting, with Senator John Bonacic amending his previously introduced sports betting bill this week, while the state gaming commission confirmed that draft sports betting regulations will soon be available for review.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has responded to widespread calls, most recently from New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney, to oppose any attempts to include integrity fees in sports betting legislation.

Anders Holmgren, chief executive of Swedish betting and gaming operator Cherry, has been remanded in custody by a Stockholm court as he prepares to face charges of insider trading.

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