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LOUISIANA GAMING CONTROL BOARD GETS NEW LEADERSHIP

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has appointed Lieutenant Colonel Mike Noel of the state police as the new chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control ...

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SWITZERLAND ADDS 15 DOMAINS TO IGAMING BLACKLIST

The Swiss Lottery and Betting Board has expanded its blacklist of unlicensed online gambling operators. The latest update from Commission des loteries et ...

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SWEDEN RECORDS OVERALL GAMBLING DECLINE BUT MOST ONLINE OPERATORS GROWING

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has released data showing an overall decline in online betting and gaming during the COVID-19 pandemic, although ...

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NORWAY APPROVES NEW LAWS TO PREVENT UNLICENSED GAMBLING ADVERTISING

The government of Norway has taken further steps to try and protect the nation's gambling monopoly with new restrictions on gambling advertising by offshore ...

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IGT SLIPS TO Q1 LOSS AS COVID-19 WRITE-DOWNS IMPACT RESULTS

New York-listed supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has reported an 18 per cent fall in revenue to $940.2m for the first quarter of 2020, as results ...

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UK GAMBLING COMMISSION IMPOSES NEW RESTRICTIONS ON INDUSTRY

With the United Kingdom beginning to relax its lockdown restrictions and new research showing an overall fall in gambling participation during the lockdown, ...

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NEW JERSEY BILLS AIM TO HELP CASINOS RECOVER FROM SHUTDOWN

Lawmakers in New Jersey have introduced legislation that would provide significant tax breaks to help Atlantic City casinos recover the COVID-19 ...

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GERMANY TAKES FURTHER ACTION AGAINST ONLINE GAMBLING PAYMENT PROCESSORS

The ministry of interior and sport of the German state of Lower Saxony has issued a prohibition order against an international payment processor which it ...

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SPELINSPEKTIONEN AIMS TO RESTRICT BETTING TO TOP SWEDISH FOOTBALL LEAGUES

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has proposed restricting betting on football to the country’s top four football leagues due to the risk of ...

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US CASINOS CLOSE AS COVID-19 FEARS ESCALATE

A number of US states temporarily suspended land-based casino operations over the weekend as a precautionary measure against the ongoing spread of ...

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Argentina’s La Rioja Province Eyes online gambling regulations

La Rioja is looking to become the second province in Argentina to regulate online gambling. The state gambling regulator Administración Provincial de ...

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US gaming associations join forces to stamp out illegal gaming machines

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has partnered with the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) to launch a new campaign to combat the ...

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New Spanish Gambling Regulations Released for Public Comment

Spain’s gambling regulator has launched a public consultation into new marketing and responsible gambling regulations. Gambling regulator La Dirección ...

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Governor urges lawmakers to pass sports betting bill in Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has called on state lawmakers to pass sports betting legislation to stop revenue from flowing to neighboring states. The ...

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Proposed German Gambling Treaty Draws Praise and Scorn

The new draft of the German State Treaty on Gambling, which was provisionally approved by the country’s 16 states over the weekend, has been met with ...

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Washington State looks to progress sports betting legislation

LAWMAKERS IN WASHINGTON STATE HAVE INTRODUCED TWO DIFFERENT BILLS TO AUTHORIZE SPORTS BETTING IN THE STATE. The first bill HB2478 (companion bill S6277) was ...

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New York mobile sports betting bill passes first committee

Senator Joseph Addabbo’s bill to authorise online sports betting in New York gained unanimous support from the Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee ...

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Australia’s ACMA moves to block nine more illegal iGaming sites

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is continuing its fight against unlicensed online offshore gambling websites with moves to block nine ...

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Yggdrasil secures B2B licence approval in Isle of Man

Casino games developer Yggdrasil has been granted a B2B software licence by the Isle of Man Supervision Commission. The approval allows Yggdrasil to offer its ...

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Greek iGaming regulations exclude blacklisted operators

Recently blacklisted online gaming operators in Greece will be excluded from the initial licensing process under proposed regulations. The rules to govern the ...

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Michigan legalises online gaming and sports betting

Michigan’s sports betting and online gaming legislation was signed into law by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Friday. The package of bills relating to fantasy ...

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Illinois begins sports betting licensing process

The Illinois Gaming Board is accepting sports betting license applications under emergency rules released Thursday. The initial rules govern licensing, ...

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Sweden sets out new criteria to combat illegal gambling

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has called on industry suppliers to avoid serving unlicensed online gaming operators, while warning licensed ...

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Paraguay set to re-regulate gambling market

The government of Paraguay has announced plans to re-regulate the country's gambling market and clampdown on illegal operators who are depriving the state of ...

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Florida sports betting bills secure committee referral

Florida’s sports betting bills are set for committee hearings in the new year following referral by the Senate on Friday. The Senate considered three bills ...

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Michigan sports betting and iGaming bills head to Governor’s desk

Lawmakers in the US state of Michigan have approved a package of bills that would regulate sports betting and online gaming. The last session day of the state ...

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