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Updates on the effects of Coronavirus on the gambling industry

Coronavirus is having a ripple effect on the gambling industry. Professional sports have been postponed, land casinos are closed, and social distancing has ...

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The Effects of Coronavirus on the Sports Betting Industry

The effects of Coronavirus on sports betting have taken a big hit with cancellations of national leagues and major sporting events around the world. The Japan ...

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Developments in the Colombian Online iGaming Market

The gaming market in Colombia is the first jurisdiction in Latin America to set up a regulated online gambling environment. The eGaming Act was approved in ...

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Developments related to gambling activities in Kenya published in Casino-Magazine.ro

Developments related to gambling activities in Kenya published in both Romanian and English in Casino-Magazine.ro ...

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The Future of Gaming in Brazil

Brazil has the fifth largest population, and the ninth largest economy in the world, the country could easily be a significant market for sports betting. With ...

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Developments relating to the control of gambling and gaming activities in Kenya

When it comes to the gambling and gaming industry, Africa should be the next big area to focus on. This is due to its huge population (over 1.2 billion ...

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Gambling in Africa

Huge opportunities in Africa The African continent has over 1.2 billion people living in it and accounts for 16.3% of the world’s population, making it the ...

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The Technicalities of the Malta Gaming Authority’s DLT Sandbox Framework

The nation of Malta has led the way with its blockchain regulations and has encouraged its other major authorities to embrace the technology. The Malta Gaming ...

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Bulgaria chapter in ICLG Gaming 2019 edition – contribution of DD Consultus

A valid licence issued by the State Commission on Gambling Bulgaria explicitly stating the type of game that will be organised, and an evaluation report by an ...

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The Evolving World of Distributed Ledger Technology Regulations

The global need for Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Regulations There are two primary reasons behind the governments around the world being rather coy ...

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The Difference between Digital Coins and Tokens?

The world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain continues to expand from its humble beginnings to becoming buzzwords by the conclusion of 2017, to now, when more ...

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Malta Becomes World’s First Blockchain Island Following New Regulation

On 4 July 2018, Malta officially passed three bills into law which establishes it as one of the first countries to enact a regulatory framework for blockchain ...

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The Legality of USA Sports Betting Following PASPA’s Repeal

On May 14, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). This action was taken after the ...

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Sweden’s Liberalised Gaming Regime to Return Power to the State

Sweden has been a grey market in the modern age of online gambling, and yet the nation has spawned some of the biggest names in the industry. As of 1 January ...

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Ireland’s Betting (Amendment) Bill – long overdue piece of legislation

The Minister of Finance of Ireland, Michael Noonan, had made attempts to enact the Ireland’s Betting (Amendment) Bill to introduce a new tax rate for online ...

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Romania – next from ex Eastern Bloc to legalise online gaming

A new gambling legislation, the Government Emergency Ordinance (GEO 92/2014), is to enter into force in Romania on 13th February 2015, after the government ...

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Romania revamps its gambling legislation by publishing detailed regulations

On Wednesday, February 24th, Romania’s Government has finalised and adopted detailed technical and operational regulations for the gambling industry ...

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Bulgaria in a hunt for unlicenced gambling websites

The latest round of additions to Bulgaria’s blacklist of unlicensed gambling sites has added a total of ten domains in the latest update, taking the total ...

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The Maltese Jurisdiction

Malta has become the European hub of i-Gaming, licensing hundreds of gaming companies and service providers, including some of the largest and most profitable ...

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Malta: Place Of Supply Rules For I-Gaming Operators As From 1 January 2015

As from 1 January 2015, new VAT place of supply rules will come into effect for EU cross-border business of electronically supplied services to non-taxable ...

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For the second year in a row, ACT Consultus has won a Mondaq Top Communicator Award!

During the Month of March 2016. Your Firm, ACT Consultus Limited (Malta) generated the most usage from our users for this category. At the end of every month, ...

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Lithuania starts blocking unlicenced operators

After several countries, such as Latvia, Bulgaria and Romania, started blocking unlicenced websites, Lithuania followed in their footsteps. The Gaming Control ...

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