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Ireland’s Gambling Regulation Bill to Reform Country’s Gambling Landscape

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The Gaming Regulation Bill was just released in Ireland, and it contains wording that is rather broad and may, among other things, prohibit all kinds of gambling promotion. The passage of this Act will, most importantly, result in the establishment of a regulated online gambling sector in Ireland. As a result of the prominence of […]

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Spanish Gambling Sector to Undergo Massive Changes Thanks to New Law

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The Health and Consumer Affairs Committee of the Spanish Senate approved a measure on October 26 that would make several reforms to Spain’s gaming sector. As a result of the committee’s recommendation, the Senate quickly passed the legislation and it is currently being signed into law. In May, proposals to update the Gambling Law of […]

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Alabama Cracks Down on Three Casino Operations

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Due to a judgment handed down by the Alabama Supreme Court on Friday morning, gaming at three casinos in the state may soon be forced to cease. According to a recent majority decision by the Alabama Supreme Court, VictoryLand Casino, White Hall Entertainment, and Southern Star Entertainment are all in violation of state law by […]

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UKGC Postpones Implementation of Some of Its New Operator Requirements

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A recent update to the UK Gambling Commission’s customer interaction requirements and guidance instructions revealed that the organization will be postponing the implementation of its new requirements for operators. The regulations mandated by the body urged the numerous casino operators operating within its purview to respond to signs of vulnerability and to bar advertising and […]

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North Carolina Sports Betting Plans Rejected

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Plans to bring sports betting to North Carolina have recently hit an obstacle that effectively puts the state back on the waiting list. A vital piece of sports betting legislation that, if passed, would have authorized the activity across the state was shot down in the House of Representatives by a razor-thin margin. The vote […]

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Star Entertainment on The Spotlight Over Violations

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Star Entertainment, a major gaming and hotel company, has come under fire for several transgressions. Recent allegations indicate that it may have violated criminal, business, and gaming laws. By putting up its controversial China UnionPay program, Star Entertainment has been accused of infringing both gambling and criminal legislation in NSW, as well as the Corporations […]

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Northern Ireland Welcome New Gambling Law

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Northern Ireland’s gambling regulations have been overhauled for the first time in over four decades. The approval of the laws came in March and recently, the initiative has received royal assent effectively making it law. The Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements Bill alters various sections of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements Order 1985, which […]

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Soccer Clubs Call for Blanket Betting Sponsor Ban in the UK

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The United Kingdom is still on track to introduce some gambling reforms sometime this year. However, there is still a lot of pressure as more stakeholders are stepping in to push for more measures to control the influence of gambling. Recently, a group consisting of 20 English Football League (EFL) and some non-league clubs have […]

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Macau Casino Operators’ Licenses Extended for Six Months

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The government of Macau through the Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai-nong, has recently issued a reminder regarding license renewal to the territory’s casino operators. Licenses for the existing casino operations were set to expire on June 26 but this is, thankfully, not going to be the case. The Macau gambling regulator’s announcement on […]