The National Gambling Regulator of France (ANJ) has exercised powers for the first time to ban a TV and online commercial by online gambling operator Winamax.
The regulator has ordered Winamax to withdraw the commercial from all media within one month or face further action.
The commercial, “Tout pour la Daronne”, has [...]
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has announced new standards for iGaming marketing and advertising ahead of the opening of the regulated market on April 4.
Over the past year, AGCO has completed extensive consultations and established a regulatory framework to ensure Ontario’s iGaming market achieves high standards in [...]
Chile could become the next Latin American country to regulate online sports betting following the introduction of new legislation this week.
The bill introduced Monday would establish a competitive online betting market for both local and foreign operators, and would bring an end to the current situation where a number of [...]
Finland's state-owned gaming operator Veikkaus has reported a 13 per cent drop in gross gaming revenue to €1.10bn in 2021, with results impacted by Covid-19 related restrictions and the introduction of compulsory player identity authentication on land-based slot machines.
Revenue from slot machines fell by 52 per cent year-on-year to €143.0m [...]
The UK gambling sector is slowly turning around negative perceptions of the industry, according to new figures released by the Gambling Commission on Tuesday.
The proportion of gamblers who agree that gambling is conducted fairly and can be trusted has significantly increased from 32 per cent to 36 per cent, while [...]
Danish software developer Mindway AI has appointed iGaming consultant Willem van Oort to the board of directors.
Van Oort will serve on the board of Mindway AI, developer of automated solutions to detect at-risk and problem gambling behavior, alongside founder Professor Kim Mouridsen, Better Collective CFO Flemming Pedersen, and Birgitte Sand [...]
The size of the gambling black market in the UK has more than doubled in just two years, from 220,000 users of unlicensed sites to 460,000, according to new research from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Betting & Gaming Council (BGC).
The PwC report compares the size of the UK’s black market [...]
Entain has joined an alliance of gaming and technology companies calling for higher standards and safeguards to better protect people who enjoy gaming.
Entain has joined with Meta, gaming groups 89Trillion, Habby, and U.S. sports betting group DraftKings to form the Global Gaming Alliance (GGA) - a new forum seeking to address [...]
Britain’s Gambling Commission has commissioned the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) to measure the cost of gambling harm.
The research will be funded by penalties imposed on operators by the Gambling Commission and aims to uncover the cost of gambling-related harms for individuals, communities and the wider society, [...]
Britain's Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) will trial a new system that aims to prevent problem gamblers hopping from one site to another.
The ‘Single Customer View’ system will be operated by the independent not-for-profit national self-exclusion organisation GAMStop, in partnership with the Gambling Commission and the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The trial [...]
Lawmakers in New York have revived efforts to establish a Problem Gambling Advisory Council amid the ongoing expansion of the state’s gambling market.
Similar legislation has been introduced each year since 2015 without success, with the Senate now reviving last year’s bill with a 7-0 vote in favour of the proposed [...]
New data from Spain’s gambling regulator has revealed a 13.6 per cent increase in the number of people self-excluding themselves from online gambling during 2021.
The Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) said there were 7,640 new additions to Spain’s national self-exclusion register for iGaming during the year, bringing the [...]