The top official of one of the most important governing bodies in world sport favours the creation of international standards to apply to sports betting as an initial step toward the long-term goal...
Gaming jurisdictions in Canada, Australia and Scandinavia will all soon install mandatory smartcard systems on gaming machines in order to tighten player protection standards. and the measures are...
Recent research into Sweden’s internet poker market vindicates Svenska Spel’s player protection standards, according to the company’s international business development manager. Svenska Spel now...
Ongoing infringement cases across EU member states will add political momentum to much needed academic research being carried out on different aspects of gambling policy, researchers and European...
A report which charts a precipitous decline in interest in online and terrestrial poker among young Americans has delivered a double whammy to the online poker industry, as opponents wield the...
Changes to sex discrimination legislation could leave gaming businesses more vulnerable to claims from employees, according to one of Britain’s leading legal firms.
The Gambling Commission has reminded traditional seaside amusement arcade operators of their obligations to comply with the 2005 Gambling Act’s licence conditions and codes of practice, and warned...
A wave of age and identity checks focused around the recent Cheltenham and Grand National horse-racing festivals is going some way to proving the model of the data authentification, integrity and...
US casinos face liabilities across a range of litigations from self-exclusion gone awry to jackpots won in error, but few areas hold such uncertainty as sexual harassment in the workplace. In cases...
Betting shop operators looking to expand on the streets of north London have a new enemy: councillor Nilgun Canver, Haringey’s cabinet member for enforcement and safer communities. Canver has...
The UK betting industry and the Gambling Commission continue to debate issues such as the standardisation of betting rules and the dangers of in-play betting. Cooperation between bookmakers and the...
After a legislative hold-up which has seen the abandonment of Government plans to authorise a regional casino to be built in Great Britain, and a delay of nearly a year in approving an additional 8...
Ladbrokes are showing remarkable confidence that the “facts will speak for themselves” when it comes to the two inquiries underway in the UK examining the effect of FOBTs on problem gambling.
As the exodus of Russia's casino operators begins in earnest ahead of the federal crackdown next summer, the former Soviet republics in central asia have been among the first to attract attention...
The UK’s Gambling Regulator has moved one step closer to the recommendation of a statutory levy for the UK industry.
A new report suggests public support for expanded gambling in Massachusetts remains high and may even be gaining ground, despite the landslide State House defeat of Gov. Deval Patrick's recent...

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