Can the NFL Balance Profit and Responsibility As It Embraces Gambling?

In recent years, the National Football League (NFL) has taken a positive stance toward the rapidly expanding gambling business. While the league has been able to capitalize on the rising appeal of gambling, it has also been forced to deal with the possible dangers that gambling may bring to players, staff, and fans. It all […]

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UK Government Rejects Plan to Regulate Crypto as Gambling, Prioritizes Financial Regulation to Foster Crypto Hub Ambitions

The UK is at a crucial point in its endeavor to become a prominent crypto center while protecting investors and managing risk. In a landmark move, the government of the United Kingdom has categorically rejected legislative measures to regulate cryptocurrencies as gambling. Instead, it is intent on treating crypto assets as financial instruments, arguing that […]

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

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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Alabama Cracks Down on Three Casino Operations

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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Star Entertainment on The Spotlight Over Violations

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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Soccer Clubs Call for Blanket Betting Sponsor Ban in the UK

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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ACMA Issues Blocking Order Against Several Gambling Affiliate Sites

Australia has been very aggressive in its pursuit of a safer gambling environment for its citizens. In addition to introducing some very robust regulations, the country is also looking into further mechanisms to make the process a success. Recently, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) issued blocking orders against some affiliate gambling sites. The […]

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Will the UK Finally Clean Up Its Gambling Industry in 2020?

In early December 2019, there were several notable calls for tighter regulation of the United Kingdom’s gambling industry. This mostly stemmed from the fact that a number of parties interested in the space noted that the existing legislation was not only outdated but did not also serve the intended purposes. The gambling sector has grown […]

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Sri Lanka Doubles Down on Efforts to Combat Cricket Graft

Cricket is perhaps the most important sport in Sri Lank and this is due to its massive popularity in the country. The sport is favorite in the Asian professional sporting scene as a whole and it has presented lots of opportunities in a number of sectors. It currently has the potential to become the biggest […]

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