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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Gambling venues across half of Italy will reopen today, ending almost 100 days of mandatory closures costing the sector more than €2bn.
UK slots arcades were in crisis this weekend after being told they cannot reopen alongside betting shops, which emerge from mandatory lockdown closures today.
Sweden's virus gambling limits given final approval, Brazilian sports betting takes key step forward and Massachusetts casinos announce reopening timeline. 
Greek betting and lottery giant OPAP has said retail revenues from its reopened shops are now 22 percent lower than before COVID-19 "shattered" the economy and it remains cautious on the extent and...
The long-awaited National Consumer Protection Framework (National Framework) for online wagering in Australia introduced ten consumer protection measures. The Australian Communications and Media...
Wisconsin’s current gaming market consists of charitable gaming, a state lottery and tribal gaming. Pari-mutuel wagering for horse and dog races is allowed; however, after years of declining...
A self-exclusion register launched on January 1, 2020; meanwhile, Latvia's Ministry of Health is recommending stricter requirements for gambling arcades and casinos following the final report as...
The latest draft of Ukraine’s highly prized gambling bill is drawing close to the finish line, but has just a few weeks to navigate the country’s tumultuous political landscape to avoid facing...
Romania is currently in the process of regulating gambling advertising and introducing additional player protection measures.
Latest quarterly Gambling Expenditure Report data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data released for the country contains the following information: Gambling expenditure by state...
After the Gaming Act came into force in August 2018, the Malta Gaming Authority focused on enforcement and updated its advertising guidelines, setting up an oversight committee to enforce them...
A S$9bn (US$6.4bn) investment programme approved in April 2019 raised hopes that Singapore’s two integrated resorts would be able to rebound out of a period of flat-to-negative growth between 2016...
Latest quarterly data from Danske Spil of Denmark. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Statement of income by business segment and key performance indicators....
The UK's Betting and Gaming Council has published new guidelines for the reopening of the country's 148 casinos, a change they hope can happen at the beginning of next month.
The UK horseracing and greyhound industries have returned, as countries across Europe continue to ease lockdown restrictions, paving the way for sports to restart and gambling venues to reopen.
In just a few short months, Virginia transformed from a state with only a state lottery in its gaming portfolio into one with legalized sports betting, online lottery gaming, and up to five new...

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