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Sri Lanka Doubles Down on Efforts to Combat Cricket Graft

Industry

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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Iran Intensifies War Against Illegal Online Gambling

Legislation

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

Legislation

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

Legislation

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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US Financial Watchdog Sets Sight on Sports Betting & Crypto

Industry

On August 12, the US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the country’s main financial watchdog, held its 12th Annual Las Vegas Anti-money Laundering Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was “cooperation in an environment which is rapidly advancing on many technological fronts”. This year, Kenneth Blanco, the Director of FinCEN, focused on […]

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UK Regulator Says Loot Boxes Do Not Constitute Gambling

Legislation

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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New Hampshire Finally Legalizes Sports Betting

Legislation

New Hampshire has recently taken the leap forward and decided to finally legalize sports betting after Governor Chris Sununu signed into law. The state is now the second state in the New England region to legalize sports wagering after Rhode Island whose first two casinos went live late last year. Sports betting in the United […]