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Restrictions on opening spread betting accounts will become stricter with the introduction of the European Union’s MiFID regulation changes, which come into force today, industry bosses have warned.
The Italian government’s reply to the EU regarding the recent case of the 329 Italian betting shop owners who were allowed to extend their concessions rather than partake in the country’s 1999 bid...
A World Trade Organisation arbitration panel is set to decide on November 30 precisely how much compensation Antigua should be entitled to over US restrictions applied to remote betting. However,...
UK Advertising regulators are to launch their own monitoring project to assess whether TV gambling commercials are meeting statutory regulations after receiving only 30 complaints since the law was...
The Italian gaming regulator, AAMS (Agenzia Autonoma Monopolio di Stato) is heading for a change of name, a change of personnel and a total restructuring according to information announced by the...
Following intense press speculation that a second casino licence could soon be granted to James Packer’s PBL, the New South Wales Government yesterday announced that Tabcorp’s Star City would...
The Cypriot government has said it now has firm plans to cut its betting tax to 10 percent from the present 25 percent in a bid to choke off illegal betting activities and enhance tax revenues.
In a move that further highlights the National Football League’s vehement and influential opposition to gambling, organisers of Sunday evening’s game between the Miami Dolphins and the New York...
Some of poker’s biggest stars took their case to Washington, D.C. last week in a bid to lift a controversial federal law that bans online cash tournaments and other forms of internet betting....
Unibet CEO Petter Nylander is set to travel to France on Wednesday, following his decision to consent to extradition, but the debate over the position of foreign gambling operators in France has...
Moderate Party members voted at their congress last weekend in favour of a proposal to liberalise the country’s gambling market but the Swedish Government still advocates taking a more cautious...
At the IAGA/IAGRA conference held in Chicago earlier this month, industry lawyers, regulators and advisors spent much time discussing the likely industry impact of the series of pending...
The US Gaming Standards Association (GSA) has announced the formation of a new committee to bridge the gap between gaming equipment manufacturers and the operators who will use the manufacturers'...
Despite signs that restrictions on gambling are unlikely to be lifted across most Indian states in the near future, Macau-licensed gaming giant Melco has announced it will be launching into the...
A bill obliging local governments to shut down casinos throughout the Central American country should be presented to the El Salvadorian President by the end of the month but debate surrounding the...
As with any complex piece of legislation, operators are looking for ways to make the 2005 Gambling Act work in their favour by applying for multiple premises licences for a single building, thereby...

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