In a recent interview, Giorgio Tino, director general of gaming authority AAMS, said the gaming sector in Italy is making an increasingly important contribution to country’s economy, with Italy’s...
China’s plans to increase revenues and squeeze illegal gambling operations by improving the attractiveness of their state-run lottery products have energized Western companies looking to get...
Speaking at the GamblingCompliance Executive Briefing held earlier this week in London, UK industry observers agreed that the Government's decision to officially shelve plans for a super-casino...
As political obstacles delay the plans of leading Asian land-based casino centres to license online gambling operators, an alternative may be taking shape in the form of split jurisdictional...
Demand for online gambling in Asia is already being stimulated by player’s familiarity with their favourite casino brands developed over the mobile phone and the internet. But according to the...
Online gambling operators saw their losses to cardholder not present (CNP) transactions grow by more than any other UK retail sector last year according to data released by the UK payments...
Hundreds of gambling regulators and executives from around the world gathered recently in Las Vegas to grapple with the sweeping changes technology is making in the casino industry. While the new...
Two years have now passed since the historic decision by the Italian government to begin blocking websites controlled by “unauthorised operators.” The Italian regulator AAMS believes results have...
California state Assemblyman Lloyd Levine, has introduced a study bill that would clear the way for intrastate online poker in America’s most populous state. It is a development which, while it may...
The Scottish Parliament has called for a mandatory levy on the gambling industry to be introduced in a bid to help problem gamblers....
Under the 2005 Gambling Act, certain gambling industry executives are now required to obtain personal licences on top of their company’s operating licence. Whilst the terms of the Act establish...
A new Harvard University study finds that gambling addiction may not be as intractable a problem as long thought, with recovery easier than previously believed. The study could bolster casino...
A High Court case brought by a problem gambler against bookmaker William Hill is set to draw widespread media attention to self exclusion agreements, as well as compelling gambling operators to...
Loto-Québec has revealed that there were 8 actual or attempted suicides at the three casinos it operates in the Canadian province between 1999 and 2004. The corporation was forced to release...
The Australasian Gaming Machine Manufacturers Association (AGMMA) has defended existing regulations applied to poker machines in Australia, as anti-gambling politicians plan to introduce...
Confirmation that German state lotteries have renewed plans to introduce a competitor to the EuroMillions game alongside other national lottery companies has been met with surprise from observers...

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