A decision upholding the validity of Bwin’s old East German sports betting licence to offer internet betting could shelter the company from the worst effects of the impending ban on all internet...
Swedish gambling monopoly Svenska Spel has been prolific in its announcements of overseas expansion in 2007 but as the year draws to a close it is becoming clear that many of the deals were never...
Panamanian casinos have reported healthy growth for the year 2007 but observers warn that casinos are proving more popular with locals than the tourists they are supposed to attract to the Central...
The Norwegian Government maintains that remote gambling presents a greater threat to levels of gambling addiction in Norwegian society than the slot machine sector it brought under state control in...
Anti-poker machine lobbyist Nick Xenophon looks poised to hold the balance of power in an Australian Senate in which no political party has a clear majority following last weekend’s elections....
Victoria’s new lottery licence allows the holder to offer lottery ticket sales by mobile phone and vending machines, even though the technology is not yet in place to do so. Opponents of gambling...
The Federal Court of Justice has clarified an earlier court ruling which established that casinos have a contractual obligation to take ‘reasonable efforts’ to ensure that slot machine players are...
Wary of how doubling taxes on casino games could be interpreted by the European Commission in Brussels, the Dutch Government has promised to enhance player protection standards by introducing...
Senior executives at this week’s BISL conference warned that a statutory levy would be imposed upon UK gambling operators unless contributions to the Responsibility in Gambling Trust (RIGT) are...
The turbulence over lottery retailer fraud in Canada shows no signs of abating. Last week officials of the Nova Scotia lottery were roasted over the latest of a sequence of reports critical of...
Despite moves by the government this year to restrict the operation of VLTs outside of licensed casinos, machines in the Czech Republic are still subject to less stringent regulation than elsewhere...
In outlining his Government’s policies for the next year, Macau Chief Executive Edmund Ho spoke earlier this week of the need for improved regulation of the territory’s casino industry, including...
New Brunswick, one of only two Canadian provinces without licensed casino gambling, plans to introduce a casino by 2010 whilst cutting the number of VLTs located elsewhere in the province by 25...
Following news of rising levels of gambling addiction amongst Swedish online poker players, Svenska Spel’s expansion plans for their own internet poker product have been rebuffed by the Swedish...
With the bulk of its September 1st licence applications now processed and for the most part approved, the Gambling Commission looks to have cleared a major regulatory hurdle without too much...
Restrictions on opening spread betting accounts will become stricter with the introduction of the European Union’s MiFID regulation changes, which come into force today, industry bosses have warned.

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