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Venezuela’s controversial President Hugo Chávez has hinted that he may make moves against casinos and bingos as part of his plans to install “21st century socialism” in Venezuela.
Greece has one of the highest per capita expenditures on betting in the world, in a market controlled by OPAP, one of the world’s most overarching betting monopolies, but OPAP’s licence to operate...
A total of $109 billion 2005 was wagered on the sport of horseracing in 2005, up from $103 billion in 2004, according to statistics from the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities ...
Louis Romanet, chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities executive council, has called for harmonization between the sports governing bodies across Europe, on matters of...
Washington State’s Gambling Commission has opened the way for the expansion of tribal gambling across Washington after endorsing a casino compact with the Spokane Indian tribe.
The North Dakota state legislature has defeated a measure that would have expanded the definition of live horse racing
to include horse races run on a prior date.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has filed an enforcement action against the owner of the Philadelphia Park Casino and Racetrack, making it the first casino to be cited for violation of state...
In a surprising move PRD Senators have come out in favour of casino reform, despite previous objections from their party to the close relationship between the PAN government and members of the...
After unveiling half yearly profits up 45 per cent leading UK spread betting firm IG Group said that it expected Europe’s new regulatory structure for spread betting would deliver even further...
A new ruling has given the green light to the expansion of betting shops in Mexico, but the legalisation of casinos remains a distant prospect.
On 25 January 2007, the DCMS published the anticipated consultation, “Gaming in clubs and alcohol-licensed premises”.
The Guyanese government announced last week that it has approved the Gambling Prevention (Amendment) Bill that green lights the introduction of casinos to the South American country.
Portuguese national lottery and casino operators call for the government to up the ante in repelling online bookmakers from operating and advertising in Portugal.
A London jury took just two hours to dismiss arguments that would have redrawn the landscape of UK gaming. Alex Wade looks at the consequences of a case that many in the legal profession believe...
The Gambling Commission, which regulates the UK casino industry, is taking aim on unregulated card rooms around the UK following the victory of the Crown Prosecution Service in the landmark Gutshot...
Sports betting on mobile phones could be further away than ever across Europe as network operators and betting companies fail to establish a workable revenue sharing structure.

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