Facebook has removed 36 pages belonging to online gaming operators who are accused of targeting Norwegian consumers without a local license.
The company removed the pages after being notified by Norwegian gambling regulator Lotteritilsynet that the pages promoted unlicensed gambling, in breach of Norwegian law and Facebook’s own regulations, which require [...]
Swedish betting and gaming operator ATG has escaped with a warning and suspended financial penalty after marketing to consumers who had requested to be excluded from gambling and opted out of receiving marketing communications.
The former horserace betting monopoly operator was found to have sent marketing communications to gamblers who had [...]
Malta-based casino games aggregator United Remote has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Serafino Vaccino as head of legal and data protection officer (DPO).
Vaccino has a wealth of iGaming experience and joins United Remote from investment firm IBID Group, owner of gaming businesses such as Pragmatic Play, [...]
Stockholm-listed gaming operator Betsson has vowed to challenge the penalty imposed on its Nordic subsidiary by Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen.
The penalty of SEK20m (€1.9m) was announced Wednesday by the regulator and relates to Betsson Nordic’s branded pre-paid Mastercard, as well as its agreement with two convenience store chains to sell [...]
Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has issued a warning and SEK20m (€1.9m) penalty to licensed operator Betsson Nordic for selling games through an unregistered agent and offering unauthorized bonuses.
The regulator said that Betsson sold vouchers through convenience stores Pressbyrån and 7-Eleven, which could be used on the operator’s website as payment [...]
Playtech has said that it will donate £3.5m to charities combating gambling related harm following Wednesday’s statement by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) regarding social responsibility failures at a former Playtech subsidiary.
The UKGC public statement highlighted social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures at PT Entertainment Services (PTES), which were identified [...]
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) will soon launch a consultation to make permanent changes to the way betting and gaming operators recruit and incentivise high value customers, after publishing the findings of its investigation into PT Entertainment Services (PTES).
In March 2019, the regulator began an investigation after being contacted by [...]
Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has released data showing an overall decline in online betting and gaming during the COVID-19 pandemic, although operator performances vary.
The data shows that the licensed online gambling market in Sweden grew by 21 per cent in January 2020 compared to January 2019, when the regulated market [...]
The Swiss Lottery and Betting Board has expanded its blacklist of unlicensed online gambling operators.
The latest update from Commission des loteries et paris (Comlot) has seen 15 domains added to the blacklist of unauthorized sites, which are now subject to blocking by Swiss internet service providers.
The latest additions to the [...]
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has asked the country’s internet service providers (ISPs) to block a number of additional unlicensed online offshore gambling websites.
Continuing its fight against unlicensed iGaming sites targeting Australian players, the ACMA requested earlier this month that ISPs block ten more domains, with customers urged [...]
Stockholm-listed Kindred Group has lost its appeal against the Norwegian Gaming Authority’s decision to force the operator’s four brands from the market.
The regulator issued the withdrawal order last year against Kindred subsidiary Trannel International, which operates the Unibet, Maria Casino, Storspiller and Bingo sites, for targeting Norwegian consumers from Malta [...]
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has signed a data sharing agreement with the Swedish Football Association (Svenska Fotbollförbundet).
The deal is the latest in a series of other high-profile agreements which have been signed by the MGA over the past few months, including the Malta Football Association, the Tennis Integrity Unit, [...]