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KSA fines 18bet.com for operating in the Netherlands without a licence

Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has imposed a €900,000 fine on Malta-licensed operator Shark77 for offering online gambling in the country without a licence.

Following an investigation by the regulator, which began in December 2021, the KSA found that Shark77’s 18bet.com site offered online casino games and sports betting to players [...]

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Ontario gambling regulator reinstates betting on UFC events

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has confirmed that licensed sports betting operators in the province can resume offering bets on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events.

The AGCO ordered all operators in Ontario to stop offering and accepting wagers on UFC events in December following a number of alleged [...]

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Entain accelerates exit from unregulated iGaming markets

London-listed betting and gaming operator Entain has reaffirmed plans to exit a number of unregulated markets where there is no clear path to market liberalisation.

It follows the operator’s previous commitment in November 2020 that 100 per cent of the group’s revenue would come from markets that are nationally regulated by [...]

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Kirk Hendrick appointed chair of Nevada Gaming Control Board

Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo has appointed Kirk Hendrick as the next chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

Hendrick previously worked in the Attorney General's Gaming Division, providing legal counsel to the Nevada Gaming Control Board and Nevada Gaming Commission. He went on to serve as the senior deputy attorney general [...]

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France to introduce new mandatory safer gambling messaging

The Government of France has unveiled new safer gambling messaging that all operators will be required to display in future advertising.

The proposed order relating to the warning message against excessive or pathological gambling was notified to the European Commission on 6 January and is subject to a three-month standstill period.

The [...]

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Kentucky introduces sports betting and online poker bill

Lawmakers in Kentucky have introduced a new bill to legalise sports betting, fantasy sports and online poker in the state.

The bill will enable the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to introduce sports betting in the state at racetracks, as well as via online and mobile channels.

A licensed track will be allowed [...]

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India proposes amendments to Digital Media Ethics Code

India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has launched a public consultation on proposed amendments relating to online gaming.

The proposed amendments to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 aim to establish basic rules for online games which involve a deposit with the expectation of earning [...]

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DCMS Select Committee to investigate UK gambling regulations

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched an investigation into UK gambling policy and the Government’s progress towards addressing concerns about problem gambling.

The DCMS committee inquiry will investigate existing gambling regulations and examine whether these can keep up with innovations in online gambling, as well as [...]

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Northern Ireland APG to gather evidence on gambling related harm

Northern Ireland’s All Party Group on Reducing Harm Related to Gambling has launched a call for evidence to help shape future policy.

Stakeholders are invited to submit written evidence by the deadline of 3 February, 2023, after which the APG will hold a series of oral evidence sessions with a variety [...]

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Bulgarian Gaming Association to introduce code of conduct for advertising

Members of the Bulgarian Gaming Association have committed to rein in advertising amid a growing outcry over the volume of gambling ads throughout the day.

A meeting organised by the Council for Electronic Media and the National Revenue Agency Tuesday (Dec. 13) heard that gambling advertising in Bulgaria has surged in [...]

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German states celebrate launch of new national gambling regulator

Germany’s state gambling regulators have concluded their final meeting ahead of the transfer of powers to the new national gambling regulator on 1 January.

Members of the gaming college met for the final time in Halle Tuesday (13 December) to symbolically hand over their gambling files to the new joint gaming [...]

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ASIC launches proceedings against Star Entertainment executives

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against 11 current and former directors and officers of Star Entertainment Group.

Australia’s national corporate regulator has launched proceedings against the 11 executives for alleged breaches of their duties under section 180 of the Corporations [...]

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