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The Bulgarian State prosecutor’s office has called off its corruption investigations against a member of the State Gambling Commission because of a lack of evidence.
Austrian online bookmaker, bwin Interactive Entertainment, has been forced to withdraw its online gaming products from Turkey because of regulatory uncertainty and operational difficulties in the...
The West Virginia Family Foundation has challenged the constitutionality of the law approved in March by Governor Manchin in the state’s Supreme Court.
In the months since the publication of the 2007 Finance Act which brought about the new betting licence regime in Italy, many in the business had been wondering what the next move would be for...
Labour unions and thousands of Brazilian bingo hall workers will march on the capital Brasilia later this week to demand that the government regulates, rather than outlaws, the industry.
Under the provisions of the Gambling Act, Licensing Authorities will be no longer be able to consider “demand” as a criteria when reviewing premise license applications. Tough luck on the Dusk to...
The Chinese government has banned a television advert for the new Crown Macau casino, owned by James Packer and Lawrence Ho, which is set to open this weekend.
Portugal’s restrictive advertising codes are set to be scrutinised by the European Court of Justice.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is planning to ask the California Legislature to hand over control of the California Lottery to the highest bidder, earning billions of dollars to fund...
Observers have noted that the newly elected Sarkozy government is moving quickly on gambling regulation in France.
As Nicolas Sarkozy prepares to become French President, domestic and European pressures mean that gambling will be high up on his agenda for reform.
When Las Vegas Strip heavyweight MGM Mirage told Nevada gaming regulators the casino operator planned to change the composition of its compliance committee, eliminating MGM Mirage executives from...
The Administrative Court in the German city of Gießen has referred a sports betting case directly to the European Court of Justice. The Court is asking direct questions on the compatibility of...
IGT and Scientific games have joined the ranks of top gambling industry suppliers seeking a foothold in the Chinese lottery market, but as the recent problems at Betex have shown, severe regulatory...
Finland’s Supreme Administrative Court (KHO) has backed the government’s decision to reject the application by UK bookmaker company Ladbrokes for a licence to conduct its betting and gaming...
SkyBet, the betting and gaming arm of Rupert Murdoch’s British Sky Broadcasting Group this week trumpeted 26 percent revenue growth over the past nine months. Their managing director, Richard Flint...

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