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Loss-making William Hill writes down £338m in regulation costs and taxes, the Saudi gambling ban is tested with a Baloot card tournament, Alabama weighs fantasy sports regulation and poker is...
Regulation and taxes may squeeze profit at consumer-facing online gambling operators, but B2B providers like Playtech thrive when markets become newly regulated, the company’s chief executive has...
Ahead of a licensing process that will begin on July 1, online operators have urged the Swedish government to split Svenska Spel into three clearly separate companies to ensure a level playing...
Ireland’s opposition party has accused the government of deliberately delaying gambling reform and has tabled its own legislation to reform the country’s antiquated gaming laws.
Goa’s government has changed tack again on the fate of its casino industry, with the public works minister hinting at the removal of floating and land-based casinos to an entertainment district...
Investigators with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission continue to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct by Wynn Resorts founder and CEO Steve Wynn but declined to update their probe on...
A draft of a sports-betting bill that includes a lower “integrity fee” for sports leagues is circulating among lawmakers in Albany, but a key Republican state senator insists language is not...
Playtech’s full-year profit rose 14 percent last year but revenue growth slowed over the previous year as the company said it is "actively looking at material" and smaller acquisitions.
In the aftermath of a new law banning the transfer of funds to non-compliant gambling operators, which came into effect at the beginning of this year, Russia will be introducing tougher payment...
Immigration officials in Guangdong Province’s Zhuhai City, which borders Macau, have raised the price of Macau transit visas by a factor of almost seven to 340 yuan ($54) in likely response to a...
The mystery surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear New Jersey’s appeal of a federal sports-betting ban is almost as intriguing as how the court will rule on the case later this year.
Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment has won the right to build a mini-casino in Cumberland County, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) announced on Thursday, after a $9.9m bid offered by...
A £6.2m penalty against William Hill for failings in anti-money laundering and social responsibility policies may not end the online gambling case, as the UK Gambling Commission would consider any...
Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International Holdings has announced that it will sue the Bloomberg news organisation over an article containing allegations of company misconduct in the...
Europe’s top court, the Court of Justice of the European Union, has rejected a Belgian bid to overturn the European Commission’s consumer protection guidelines for gambling.
In an effort to attract a casino-resort to Chicago, an Illinois lawmaker has filed a bill that would allow a gaming company to build a commercial casino in the Windy City, but getting the votes in...

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