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.
Ireland’s national lottery operator is currently in dispute with the country’s Department of Public Expenditure and Reform over the rights to access a €16m unclaimed prize fund.
A study of Norway's biggest gamblers has found that those contacted by telephone about their gambling habits drastically reduced their spending, but did not stop gambling.
Illegal gambling is still a key concern in Denmark seven years after the partial liberalisation of its online market, as the regulator looks to improve responsible marketing and problem gambling...
Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) is calling for restrictions on gambling advertisements and marketing similar to those on alcohol and tobacco.
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...
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.
In April 2019, the Harm Reduction Journal published a study which examines the impact of gambling advertisements shown during sports events on young people.
A gambling advertising ban and a gambling sponsorship ban have been introduced in the country. Tax rates, along with criminal sanctions, in the gambling sector have also been increased, with Decree...
The UK’s advertising watchdog has used a new form of tech-powered supervision to name five gambling companies caught advertising to children.
Singapore’s government has announced a milestone investment of S$9bn ($6.65bn) by the city’s two integrated resort (IR) operators that will dramatically expand gaming and non-gaming attractions in...
A draft law submitted to parliament in January 2019 proposes the expansion of the gaming zones in Kazakhstan and self-exclusion for players. The 2017 Tax Code has increased gambling taxation.
The Swedish minister in charge of gambling has said a voluntary industry code does not do enough to rein in advertising, but trade group officials say the code should get a better test run before...
Regulators are investigating the introduction of new virtual roulette-style games by bookmakers, days after warning the industry not to cheat new restrictions on betting machines.
Regulators in the Netherlands have fined online casino Casumo more than €300,000 after ruling it had acted in the country as an unauthorised gambling operator.
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.

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