North Carolina Sports Betting Plans Rejected

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

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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Macau Casino Operators’ Licenses Extended for Six Months

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 […]

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The Netherlands Green Lights Online Gambling

On 1 October, online gambling officially made its debut in the Netherlands thus bringing a long wait for the sector’s arrival to an end. Gamblers are no longer restricted to land-based casinos and offshore gambling sites. It is now possible to legally gamble online at several locally regulated online casinos. A Long Time Coming Even […]

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Connecticut Approves Sports Betting and Online Gaming Regulations

Connecticut is set to become the newest gambling haven thanks to recent approval by a legislative committee in the state. While the state officially enacted legislation authorizing sports betting, online casinos, and only daily fantasy sports, there were a few things that had to be ironed out. With the recent developments, gamers in the state […]

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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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Major Changes Coming to Northern Ireland’s Gambling Industry

Last week Northern Ireland’s Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey announced that nation is now actively pursuing some major changes to its gambling industry. As far as gambling regulation and laws are concerned, the nation’s gambling sector has largely remained the same for decades but now it seems that it is finally time for some much-needed changes […]

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Georgia Moves One Step Closer to Legalized Sports Betting

Since the United States Supreme Court abolished PASPA and lifted the federal ban on sports betting, several states have been working very hard to launch their own sports betting industries. Georgia, one of the states, has recently checked off an important milestone that brings it closer to a legal and regulated sports betting industry than […]

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