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Rhode Island

Rhode Island Governor signs iGaming legislation into law

Rhode Island has become the seventh US state to legalise online casino gambling after Governor Daniel McKee signed legislation into law.

Legislation introduced by Senate President Dominick Ruggerio and Representative Gregory Costantino to provide a new means of accessing existing table game offerings at Bally’s Twin River Casino in Lincoln.

The law [...]

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North Carolina sports betting bill signed into law

North Carolina is joining Vermont in becoming the latest US state to regulate sports betting after Governor Roy Cooper signed legislation into law on Wednesday.

Governor Cooper signed HB347 into law at a ceremony at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte yesterday, with legalised sports betting expected to begin early next year.

“This [...]

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Vermont, Burlington

Vermont legalises online sports betting

Vermont Governor Phil Scott has signed legislation into law to regulate online-only sports betting in the Green Mountain State.

Bill H.127 was approved by lawmakers last month and signed into law by the Governor on Wednesday.

Under the regulations, up to six online sports betting operators will be able to serve players [...]

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North Carolina online betting bill approved

North Carolina is joining the list of regulated online sports betting markets after lawmakers voted Wednesday in favour of legalisation.

The state’s online sports betting bill passed the House by a vote of 69-44 and now heads to Governor Roy Cooper for signing.

The final version of the bill sees the tax [...]

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ANJ releases latest data as online casino regulation proposed in France

France’s gambling regulator l’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) has reported a marginal increase in online gross gaming revenue in 2022, as a new bill is introduced in parliament to regulate online casino games.

The figures released on Thursday by ANJ show that the number of active online gaming accounts in France [...]

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Vermont, Burlington

Vermont sports betting bill heads to Governor

Vermont looks set to launch its regulated sports betting market in early 2024 after lawmakers voted Tuesday in favour of a bill to legalise online betting.

The bill now heads to Governor Phil Scott for approval and will come into force with immediate effect.

It will allow up to six online sports [...]

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UK Gambling White Paper assessment

Following last week's publication of the UK Gambling Act white paper, Gaming Intelligence assesses its impact on the industry.


In September 2007 the current UK Gambling Act came into force. It marked a milestone in the modernisation of the UK’s gambling legislation that had begun with the formation of the Gambling [...]

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Victoria to push ahead with online betting tax increase

The Australian state of Victoria will increase its online betting point of consumption tax by 50 per cent next year.

The Point of Consumption Tax (POCT) will increase from 10 per cent of net wagering revenue to 15 per cent from 1 July 2024, with half of the proceeds earmarked for [...]

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Australia to ban credit cards for online sports betting

The Australian government has confirmed plans to ban the use of credit cards for online sports betting.

Stepping up its commitment to protect vulnerable consumers from gambling harms, the legislated ban will be applied to licensed betting services in Australia, bring online betting into line with land‑based gambling where credit cards [...]

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British Government publishes review of gambling legislation

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released its long-awaited review of gambling legislation in Great Britain.

The key findings of the review have been well publicised prior to today’s publication and contain few surprises.

Operators licenced to provide online gambling to consumers in Britain will be required to pay [...]

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Netherlands enacts untargeted gambling advertising ban

The Netherlands' ban on untargeted online gambling advertising will come into force in July following publication in the Official Gazette.

The decree was published in the Official Gazette yesterday (19 April) and comes into force on 1 July.

It will ban untargeted advertising on billboards, radio, print and television, and introduce restrictions [...]

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Norway to block access to foreign gambling websites

People in Norway will be unable to access offshore online gambling websites from next year when DNS blocking is introduced.

Norwegian internet service providers are expected to begin blocking access to iGaming sites in January 2024, one year later than originally planned.

The Norwegian government first notified its DNS blocking plans to [...]

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