With the bulk of its September 1st licence applications now processed and for the most part approved, the Gambling Commission looks to have cleared a major regulatory hurdle without too much...
In mid-October, the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) published its report on the state of Macau’s money laundering regime, saying that although progress has been made, there is still...
Renowned gaming lawyer Anthony Cabot provides a primer on Nevada gaming licensing, with emphasis on the investigative process that underpins the granting of non-restricted licenses.
The joint venture partnerships of William Hill and Betfred were two of the three companies selected for sports betting licences by the autonomous Basque Government, but Ladbrokes, Stan James and...
Proposals that would require Gibraltar regulators to force their betting operators to consent to information sharing agreements with sports governing bodies have attracted concerns from industry...
As the first of Germany’s sixteen Lander formally adopts the Interstate Treaty, failure to notify the European Commission of key provisions lead some observers to doubt how enforceable the...
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...
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...
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...

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