The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is stepping up its fight against unlicensed online gambling websites by blocking access to Australian consumers.
The chief executives of ten leading gambling operators in the UK have joined forces to deliver a package of safer gambling commitments to address the harm that can be caused to customers and young people.
Gibraltar’s newly signed tax treaty with Spain could have significant implications for gaming operators based in the jurisdiction, with one company already informing employees that they can no longer work from home if they live across the border in Spain.
Britain’s Gambling Related Harm All-Party Parliamentary Group called on the government Monday to introduce a £2 maximum stake limit for online slot games, similar to the maximum stake limit introduced for fixed-odds betting terminals.
The UK Gambling Commission has advised Malta-based operators and the Malta Gaming Authority of the need to raise standards in the regulation and operation of online gaming.
Michigan’s House of Representatives approved a package of gambling-related bills Wednesday, including legislation to regulate sports betting and online gaming.
Finland’s Competition and Consumer Authority has concluded that the Finnish gambling monopoly does not provide effective industry supervision or protection to problem gamblers, although it stopped short of recommending a liberalised gambling market.
Lawmakers in Greece voted Thursday in favour of new online gambling regulations that will see operators fully licensed and regulated for the first time.
Gambling operators in Sweden will be required to report suspicious financial transactions through a new anti-money laundering (AML) system which goes live in January.
The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) has appointed Paul Newson, trustee of the New South Wales Responsible Gambling Fund, as its new president.
Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has pledged his support to proposed legislation which would impose a 5 per cent franchise tax on revenue generated by Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) and their service providers.
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.