The entry into force of a new remote betting tax in Ireland and state opposition to a proposed federal ban on U.S. online gambling are among this week’s news events.
Finland’s RAY has urged the government to make a quick decision on a possible restructuring of the country’s gambling system after the Finnish Ministry of Interior put forward a proposal to merge...
The Finnish Ministry of Interior is putting the finishing touches to an investigation into strengthening gambling regulations, including a proposal to merge the country’s three monopoly operators. 
Finnish police have threatened to fine a professional ice hockey team €100,000 for violating the country’s marketing ban after a sponsorship deal with Betsson-owned NordicBet.
Finnish operator RAY has decided to pull the plug on its government-approved casino project near the Russian border and is now considering what to do with the country’s second casino licence.
Norwegian and Finnish government officials say their government gambling monopolies keep problem gambling to a minimum even though the two countries have among the highest per-capita gambling...
Loterija Slovenije of Slovenia this month became the latest European lottery to report a decline in sales of draw-based games for 2013, adding to mounting evidence that customers across Europe are...
Scandinavia’s largest betting operators expect in-play and mobile betting to drive more than 30 percent growth from the Brazil World Cup as early indications show this will be their most lucrative...
Growth in the online weighting of UK National Lottery sales showed signs of plateauing in fiscal 2014, while overall turnover fell 3.5 percent in spite of a return to growth for the re-launched...
Finnish operator RAY has blamed “degradation of citizens’ purchasing power” for a 1.7 percent year-to-date revenue decline which has called a halt to a sustained run of positive growth at the slot...

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