The Swedish government has proposed to extend the temporary gambling restrictions introduced in the country in response to COVID-19 until next June.
The temporary restrictions came into force in July in response to the perceived risk of increased problem gambling as a result of unemployment, financial uncertainty or mental health issues [...]
Frankfurt-listed iGaming operator bet-at-home.com expects a €20m fall in gross betting and gaming revenue next year as a result of the new regulations in Germany.
bet-at-home.com secured German licence approval last week, allowing the company to offer online slots, poker and sports betting to players in Germany.
The authorisation is subject to [...]
Spain has adopted strict new gambling marketing regulations to limit broadcast advertising and prevent operators from offering sign-up bonuses to consumers, among a host of other restrictions.
The regulations were adopted Wednesday with their publication in the official state gazette, with the restrictions on broadcast advertising and bonusing coming into force [...]
Britain's Gambling Commission has launched a new consultation on ways to strengthen rules for identifying and tackling gambling harm.
The British regulator is calling for views from the industry, consumers and other stakeholders on stronger regulations to identify consumers who may be at risk of gambling harm online, and the interaction [...]
Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) chief executive Heathcliff Farrugia is stepping down as head of the regulator according to local media reports.
The Times of Malta reported Thursday that Farrugia and Karl Brincat Peplow, the MGA’s chief regulatory, both resigned on Tuesday, with the MGA expected to announce their successors in the [...]
The Chinese government has made changes to lottery rules that will ban all virtual sports lottery games in the country.
In a joint notice, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the General Administration of Sport have proposed a ban on the sale of quick-draw Welfare Lottery games [...]
The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) and the International Gaming Standards Association (IGSA) have announced a collaboration to maximise opportunities for effective and efficient gaming regulations.
In a first for both organisations, the initiative will focus on two key priorities over the coming year; discussion and information exchange concerning known [...]
The National Hockey League (NHL) has become the second major US sports league to promote the American Gaming Association's responsible sports betting campaign.
As part of the AGA’s “Have A Game Plan. Bet Responsibly” responsible gaming campaign, the NHL will use in-arena and digital marketing channels for co-branded videoboard images, public [...]
Online casino operators and games studios operating in the UK could face revenue declines of between 5 and 20 per cent if new stake limits are introduced, according to new research by game data science experts Future Anthem.
If an online casino stake limit of £2 is introduced in the UK [...]
The United Kingdom’s Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has launched a public consultation into new restrictions on gambling and lottery advertising that would ban the use of celebrity endorsements, as well as behaviour, language and fashion that is likely to appeal strongly to people under the age of 18 and [...]
Stockholm-listed betting and gaming operator Betsson has further consolidated its UK business with the closure of eight UK-facing brands.
Betsson has been reducing its business in the UK for the past few years, including closing its UK office at the end of 2018.
To date, the company has operated with nine brands [...]
Isle of Man-based gaming supplier Microgaming is launching a new solution this week for operators targeting Germany’s soon to be regulated iGaming market.
The new solution conforms to the German Transitional Regime and allows operators to be technically ready to go live in the German market at the flick of a [...]