Lawmakers in Greece voted Thursday in favour of new online gambling regulations that will see operators fully licensed and regulated for the first time.
The Children’s Commissioner for England has urged the government to amend the country’s Gambling Act and classify loot boxes in games as gambling.
The Ukrainian government has introduced draft legislation to regulate gambling across the country.
The Canadian province of British Columbia has introduced the Gaming Control Amendment Act, a bill that seeks to direct 7 per cent of British Columbia Lottery Corporation’s (BCLC) net income to BC First Nations for the next 23 years.
The Montana Lottery released draft rules to govern sports betting Friday, with the draft now subject to a 30-day public consultation period.
The Scottish Football Association has launched an inquiry into alleged gambling breaches involving Championship club Greenock Morton.
The French government has introduced new gambling regulations ahead of the planned privatisation next month of state-owned gaming and lottery operator FDJ.
Kenya-based international sports betting provider Sportpesa has shut down operations in its home market and lashed out at the government for its hostile attitude towards the industry.
The government of South Australia has introduced new gaming legislation aimed at supporting the state’s hotel and hospitality sector while strengthening consumer protections.
Norway’s pari-mutuel betting operator Norsk Rikstoto will impose a blanket spending limit on players as of next year in a bid to reduce the risk of problem gambling.
Lottery and gaming operator OPAP has vowed to challenge a decision by the Greek Council of State to annul its online sports betting license.
The government of the Netherlands has concluded its public consultation into draft regulations for remote gambling, with the subject of permissible types of sports bets and advertising restrictions taking centre stage.