Cyprus' National Betting Authority has said it is determined to strengthen its supervisory role and the country's regulatory framework, as it looks to develop and modernise the local gambling...
The UK parliament’s Treasury Select Committee has praised challenger bank Monzo’s voluntary gambling payment blocking scheme and urged other financial service providers to follow its example.
The Competition and Markets Authority has released a joint letter with the Gambling Commission insisting online operators must continue to put consumer law compliance at the heart of their business...
The Swedish government has taken its next steps towards implementing tougher gambling advertising regulations, as it prepares to investigate how advertising can be limited and potentially even...
The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679), also known as the GDPR, significantly increases the responsibilities and obligations for gambling businesses in how they collect and...
Problem gambling and the Irish government's urgency to establish a regulator came under fire at an Irish Joint Committee on Justice and Equality hearing on Wednesday.
On April 15, 2019, HM Treasury released a consultation paper on the transposition of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5th AMLD), by means of which it seeks feedback from all stakeholders in...
On April 12, 2019, the Federal Ministry of Finance (Bundesministerim Finanzen - BMF) introduced a draft law titled “Federal Law amending the Financial Markets Money Laundering Act, the Beneficial...
Swedish state-owned operator Svenska Spel has promised to halt all online casino marketing in response to growing concerns in the country about the amount and impact of gambling ads.
Kenya is preparing a major overhaul of its betting regime, with licence holders warned to pay their taxes or see their licences suspended.
The UK’s Grand National Festival will see unaware gamblers spend £16m on credit card fees, according to research undertaken by TotallyMoney, a UK credit eligibility and comparison firm.
The UK’s “biggest investment con” has come to an end after the financial watchdog moved to confirm a permanent and comprehensive ban on the sale, marketing or distribution of binary options.
The Irish Cabinet has approved the creation of an independent gambling regulator and the publication of interim modernisations via the Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Bill 2019.
UK politicians have urged their government to introduce a statutory levy on gambling firms, tighten advertising regulations and address loot boxes to reduce gambling-related harm.
Sweden has clarified its regulators’ roles in overseeing the hot-button issue of advertising, while Norway seeks to halt incoming foreign gambling advertisements once and for all.
The UK government is considering a mandatory levy on gambling firms to help fund research and problem gambling prevention if the industry is unable to meet its £10m GambleAware donation target by...

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