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TonyBet.co.uk fined for unfair terms and AML failings

Estonian online betting and gaming operator TonyBet has been fined more than £400,000 by Britain’s Gambling Commission.

TonyBet will pay a £442,750 penalty and receive a warning for failing to have fair and transparent terms for players at its .co.uk website, as well as for anti-money laundering (AML) and social responsibility [...]

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Vbet in six-figure settlement for AML and Safer Gambling failures

Britain’s Gambling Commission has announced a £337,631 regulatory settlement with Vivaro Limited, operator of the Vbet online betting and gaming brand.

The operator has agreed to pay the regulatory settlement following a series of failings in its anti-money laundering and safer gambling processes.

An investigation by the Gambling Commission found that Vivaro failed [...]

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BtoBet expands North America footprint with Ontario sportsbook approval

NeoGames-owned sportsbook technology provider BtoBet is set to enter Ontario’s regulated market after securing regulatory approval from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).

The approval paves the way for BtoBet’s entry in the market, where it will be able to provide its sportsbook technology and services to locally licensed [...]

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Relax Gaming extends European footprint with Greece approval

iGaming aggregator and casino content provider Relax Gaming has been granted approval to launch its content in Greece.

The approval by the Hellenic Gaming Commission will enable licensed operators in the country to roll out Relax Gaming’s top-performing proprietary content, including Temple Tumble 2 Dream Drop, Net Gains and the highly [...]

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Ohio regulator to fine BetMGM, Caesars and DraftKings over ad violations

The Ohio Casino Control Commission is seeking a $150,000 fine from three licensed sportsbook operators for violating the state’s sports betting advertising rules.

The state gambling regulator intends to take administrative action after issuing Notices of Violation against BetMGM, American Wagering (Caesars) and Crown OH Gaming (DraftKings) for violations of Ohio [...]

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Barstool Sports approved for Massachusetts online sportsbook license

Penn Sports Interactive’s Barstool Sports brand has become the latest operator to be preliminarily approved for an online sports betting licence in Massachusetts.

Following multiple public meetings, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) voted unanimously to find Penn Sports Interactive preliminarily suitable for a temporary Category 3 sports betting operator license on [...]

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Greece adds more than 1,000 domains to iGaming blacklist

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has significantly expanded its blacklist of illegal online gambling sites with the addition of more than 1,000 new domains.

The 36th update to the country’s iGaming blacklist brings the total number of blocked domains to 4,418.

As with the previous update back in September, the blacklist includes a [...]

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DraftKings facing $350,000 fine as Ohio sports betting market opens

The Ohio Casino Control Commission is taking administrative action against DraftKings for violating advertising rules ahead of the opening of the state’s regulated sports betting market on 1 January 2023.

DraftKings (trading as Crown OH Gaming) has been issued a Notice of Violation by the Commission after being found to have [...]

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Caesars Sportsbook and Plainridge Park Casino approved in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) continues to review applications from sports betting operators, with Plainridge Park Casino and Caesars Sportsbook the latest to be preliminarily approved.

At its latest public meeting Tuesday, the state’s Commissioners voted unanimously to find Caesars Sportsbook preliminarily suitable for a temporary Category 3 sports betting operator [...]

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Play’n GO set to enter third US state with West Virginia license

Swedish online casino games provider Play’n GO has secured its third license in the United States after gaining approval in West Virginia.

The license expands the supplier’s presence in North America following approvals earlier this year in New Jersey and Michigan, in addition to Ontario in Canada, where titles such as [...]

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MGM Springfield and BetMGM set for Massachusetts sports betting licenses

BetMGM looks set to become the second operator to be granted a mobile sports betting license in Massachusetts after the state regulator voted in favour of licensure.

In a public meeting Monday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) voted to find BetMGM suitable for a temporary Category 3 sports betting operator license.

The [...]

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Intralot agrees five-year sports betting contract with Ohio Lottery

Athens-listed gaming supplier and operator Intralot has announced that its US subsidiary has signed a new sports betting deal with the Ohio Lottery.

Intralot Inc has secured a five-year contract with the lottery to implement its Orion Sportsbook solution, with the state slated to open its online and retail sports betting [...]

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