Regulatory pressure on slot machines throughout the world has rarely been more intense, with numerous national and regional governments taking recent action to cut stakes, pull machines from the market or impose other regulatory restrictions on slot operators.

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The Swedish Government has authorised a revision of the current legislation on gambling with a view to opening up its sports betting market to private companies and appeasing EU concerns but many...
A controversial report published on South Australia’s gambling industry places the social cost of poker machine problem gamblers at AU$960 million a year in South Australia, and notes other sectors...
The publication of a critical report by the Swedish Gaming Board has prompted Svenska Spel to announce mandatory identification on gaming machines from 2008 in order to restrict minors’ access to...
Racinos in the state could face temporary closure if the Legislature fails to agree to a budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
The Virgin Island (VI) Lottery has promised to take firmer control of video lottery terminals on the islands after an audit conducted by the US Department of the Interior questioned the legality of...
The Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice require that all licensees must make information readily available to their customers on how to gamble responsibly and how to access information about...
Empire Racing, a group vying for New York State’s lucrative thoroughbred racing franchise, has accused two of its competitors of the violating anti-collusion provisions of the review process.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has ordered a tighter management of electronic gaming centres and casinos to be orchestrated by the country’s Ministry of Planning and Investment.
An opinion delivered yesterday by the EFTA Court in Luxembourg on the ongoing case between Ladbrokes and the Norwegian government further suggests that national approaches to problem gambling will...
In the latest move to bring the country’s gambling industry under greater regulatory control, the Venezuelan government has announced a three year moratorium on the import of slot machines.
Slot machines in US military bases raise over US$100m per year for the Armed Forces but a report by one US professor argues that elevated levels of problem gambling among military personnel...
In a report on the health of the nation’s gaming sector Switzerland’s gambling regulator has proposed a moratorium on new casino licenses for the next three years, a study into an increase in...
The State Attorney General plans to hire an independent contractor to clarify the ambiguous legal status of many of Ohio’s gaming machines.
Consultations have begun regarding the treatment of multi-player machines, the establishment of minimum stakes and limits on deposits, and the prohibition of machines allowing payment by credit card.
Legislators in Maine have largely exhausted their attempts to push through new gambling legislation this year but a referendum may reignite the issue in November.
A vote this week by the Vintners' Federation of Ireland will bring about a lobbying campaign in Ireland to introduce slot machines in the nation’s pubs.

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