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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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Inadequate Gambling Legislation Causing Problems in Northern Ireland

Local members of parliament in Northern Ireland are currently getting ready to debate a recent report that reveals a lot of concerning details about the state of the territory’s gambling industry. As it turns out, Northern Ireland’s existing gambling legislation is extremely inadequate and requires urgent reforms. As a result, the territory has reported extremely […]

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Tighter Controls Suggested at 5th Singapore Symposium on Gambling Regulation and Crime

Singapore’s 5th Symposium on Gambling Regulation and Crime went down on Thursday, August 29 and it saw the announcement of a number of new initiatives that are meant to help reduce the issue of problem gambling and promote responsible gambling. Manpower Minister and Second Minister for Home Affairs Josephine Teo delivered most of the gambling-related […]

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UK Regulator Says Loot Boxes Do Not Constitute Gambling

Debates pertaining to the controversial issue of loot boxes continue to rage on but it may seem like the legislative standpoints on the matter are beginning to become much clearer in certain jurisdictions. The United Kingdom is one of the places where the lines have been drawn with regards to whether or not loot boxes […]

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