News & Analysis

Gibraltar and the UK should be treated as a single entity for the purposes of freedom to provide services, the advocate general of the Court of Justice of the European Union said today, a step...
UK gambling firms could face a devastating legal backlash from their wayward marketing activities as the political mood darkens, according to experts.
Kenya’s betting operators have claimed that planned changes to gambling legislation are unconstitutional, incoherent and will cause some firms to close.
Chinese lottery technology and services provider AGTech Holdings has won a tender for joint operation and development of cash-prize tournaments for poker variants in China. 
The chair of a Washington state Senate committee said Wednesday that a bill to exempt fantasy sports contests from state gambling laws is unlikely to advance out of that committee during the first...
A gambling expansion bill, which would authorize a mega-casino in Chicago, has been resurrected in Illinois as part of a legislative package intended to settle an 18-month budget impasse between...
Ladbrokes Coral Group met analyst full-year profit forecasts, unlike rival William Hill, despite suffering a similar hit to earnings from year-end customer-friendly football results.
Unikrn’s investment in a new e-sports team has been given the all-clear by the UK Gambling Commission, but legal experts point out such deals raise more questions than is the case with traditional...
Loan shark violence related to gambling in Macau accelerated in the second half of 2016, lifting the average daily number of abductions to 1.4 for the full year, the Macau Judiciary Police said in...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed a ruling on whether it will take up New Jersey’s legal challenge to a federal ban on sports gambling, a decision that was greeted with a mixed reaction...
Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, told members of a Louisiana gaming task force Tuesday that the policies that guided gaming’s introduction are not the same...
EU parliamentarians could block European Commission plans to amend a list of countries deemed high risk in terms of financial crime, part of the incoming 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th...
The Legal Commission of the lower house of the Swiss parliament has recommended that controversial website blocking plans be dropped from draft gambling legislation, but wants to retain a linkage...
A planned reform of the UK racing levy may not end friction between racing and bookmakers, according to several analysts.
Macau’s VIP baccarat segment has lodged year-on-year growth for the first time in three years, largely thanks to migrating premium mass customers, but analysts are divided over the extent to which...
In an effort to keep its gaming industry competitive as gamblers are potentially lured away by new or more established regional casinos, Massachusetts will consider legalizing online lottery ticket...

Pages