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Norway To Consolidate Gambling Laws into One Framework

Norway’s government has recently launched a public consultation as part of an ongoing process that seeks to bring sweeping changes to the country’s gambling laws.  The proposed legislation would bring the Lottery Act, the Gambling Act, and the Totalizer Act, the three gambling laws in the country, under one roof which would be overseen by […]

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Legalized Sports Betting Headed to More States in the US

Despite the slowdown that has been caused by the coronavirus pandemic, plans are still underway for the legalization of sports betting in some US states. These plans have, of course, been underway for quite some time and it is great to see that they are actually making some progress despite the setbacks. Perhaps the most […]

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Videoslots Expresses Concern Over New Swedish Gambling Measures

Sweden has been trying to clean up its gambling industry for quite some time now and this has seen to the introduction of several measures that are designed to protect its citizens. The most recent move in this regard pertains to a set of new rules that involves, among other things, the introduction of forced […]

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Singapore to Form New Gambling Regulation Agency by 2021

Last Friday, the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) announced its plans to establish a new Gambling Regulatory Authority (GRA).  The new gambling regulator will bring all of the country’s gambling operators under one umbrella with the main aim of the bid being to “consolidate and optimize gambling regulatory resources within a single agency.” This […]

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Washington Moves One Step Closer to Legalized Sports Betting

It seems sports betting is finally headed to the state of Washington thanks to a Thursday night vote that paved the way for the long-awaited development. When the vote was presented to the full House floor, they voted overwhelmingly to approve the bill. HB2638, the bill in question was approved by an 83-14 vote just […]

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Germany’s Online Gambling Industry Making a Comeback

At the beginning of 2020, Germany adopted an experimental sports betting regime that was authorized in the Third State Treaty on Gambling. Thanks to the new regulatory regime, operators in the country have been able to apply for licenses in order to offer their services and products to the country’s residents. This experimental framework will […]

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Credit Card Gambling in the UK to Become Illegal on April 14

The United Kingdom’s government through the UK Gambling Commission, the country’s gambling watchdog, has recently announced that gambling operators in the country will no longer be allowed to accept credit cards as a means of payment from gamblers. When it is finally enforced about three months from now, gamblers will lose the ability to use […]

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Michigan Set to Legalize Online Gambling and Sports Betting

Sports bettors and online gamblers in Michigan may end the year on a very high note as the state is on track to legalize online gambling and sports betting. Michigan’s legislature is set to finish up on an extensive package that will significantly change Michigan’s gambling landscape. This path to the possible legalization of sports […]

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Iran Intensifies War Against Illegal Online Gambling

The war on illegal gambling activities in Iran has just become even more serious thanks to a recent clarification by the country’s attorney general. This marks the beginning of an extensive crackdown that is expected to rid the country of gaming activities that have been cropping up all across the country. According to the AG, […]

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