Collaborating with the industry to produce proposals for safer gambling is not "self-regulation" or the industry "marking its own homework", but more like invoking the principle of "polluter pays",...
The UK gambling industry must forge a realistic response to the incoming review of the 2005 Gambling Act or face draconian measures from politicians who want to eradicate it, the former deputy...
Svenska Spel led the Swedish online gambling market in the first nine months of 2019, with Kindred Group and horseracing monopoly ATG almost tied for second, according to VIXIO GamblingCompliance...
Seven UK racecourse bookmakers are fuming at reports they face fines of up to 2.5 percent of their gross annual profit for allowing a 16-year-old to place bets at Royal Ascot.
The third amendment of the Interstate Treaty on Gambling entered into force at the beginning of 2020 in Germany. New amendments to the treaty, which have yet to be formally approved by state prime...
Ireland’s major political parties have promised to create a new gambling regulator, tackle gambling-related harm and introduce restrictions ahead of the country’s upcoming general election.
Bulgaria’s government has released controversial plans to create a state-run lottery monopoly, in response to reports that existing private operators have been underpaying tax.
The UK parliamentary group instrumental in limiting the stakes for fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) has promised to vigorously campaign for a new Gambling Act that will deliver tougher...
The provisions regulating online gambling in the Gambling Act came into effect in January 2010. With the exception of lotteries, all types of games that are regulated in the market can be offered...
UK gambling trade associations must work together to influence the incoming review of the 2005 Gambling Act, according to the chair of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC).
If anyone in the gambling industry believes UK problem gambling rates cannot be reduced from their current stable level, "they need to get a new job", Gambling Commission chief executive Neil...
A deal announced in December between DraftKings and SBTech is the latest piece of gambling M&A to highlight the extent to which regulatory considerations are now intrinsic to all potential...
The UK government and its data watchdog on Sunday launched probes after reports linking betting companies to an educational database featuring the details of millions of children.
A member of the UK’s House of Lords has introduced a bill that would allow coroners to record gambling addiction as a factor behind suicide, in a bid to influence future policymaking decisions.
Spain's minister of consumer affairs has said he is considering following in the UK’s footstep by banning the use of credit cards in both online and land-based venues.
A senior Gambling Commission official obliquely responded to attacks on the UK industry's responsible gambling credentials by pointing out that evidence does not suggest gambling participation or...

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