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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...
A sizable U.S. corporate tax break and 10 percent revenue increase in Macau helped boost MGM Resorts International’s fourth-quarter results on Tuesday, while the company continues to recover from...
Tax rates on casino profits at Japanese integrated resorts could run as high as 50 percent under a variable scheme proposed by the Japanese government.
William Hill will pay a £6.2m penalty after the UK Gambling Commission found a series of money laundering and social responsibility failures at the bookmaker, including allowing players to gamble...
Australia’s online gaming regulator has identified 19 breaches of interactive gaming legislation by website operators across ten probes in its first quarterly report and is warning that enforcement...
Poland’s Central Anti-Corruption Bureau has raided two government buildings as part of a slot machine investigation that threatens to ensnare seven public officials.
The tax burden of Portuguese online operators was almost 60 percent higher than previously reported due to back taxes paid in January 2018, with taxes as a percentage of gross gaming revenues...
A veteran observer of the negotiations between the state legislature and the Seminole Tribe of Florida does not expect a deal to be reached on a package of gaming reforms and then passed in...
Romanian operators and affiliates have been issued with guidelines on responsible advertising in what may provide the industry with a vital avenue to stave off more restrictive legislation.
Are lotteries “dusty and crusty and old and not even part of this century”? That was the contention of Susan Standiford, ZEAL Network’s chief operating officer, speaking on a panel entitled “State...
The Japanese government is proposing to limit casino visits by local residents to a maximum of three a week, or ten a month, in its latest attempt to curtail the domestic gambling market. 
U.S. gaming regulators are evolving how they look at grey markets, which should help American operators and suppliers explore more international opportunities, according to industry bosses.
Wynn Resorts said on Friday that Steve Wynn, the gaming company’s founder and former chief executive, was not entitled to severance payments or any other compensation and has given him until June 1...

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