As 2020 draws to a chaotic close, the grim possibility of a no-deal Brexit remains fresh, despite cautious progress in the negotiations. Both the UK and EU are engaged in a 1-year transition period that started on January 1, 2020, when the UK formally left the European Union. If there is a no-deal Brexit on…
The online betting industry relies on trust more than any other single factor. Trust serves as the lubrication of the whole engine. You may start with a working engine, but it all grinds to a burning halt if you try to run it for any length of time without any oil. To put it simply,…
The voluntary ban on TV and radio gambling ads instigated by the UK’s Betting and Gaming Council members which comes into force this week is raising questions about its efficacy and how the operators will reverse the move in little more than a month from now.
Hopes that UK horseracing might make an early return appeared to be dashed on Wednesday after a meeting of the board of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) extended the shutdown until at least the middle of next month.
Germany has come one important step closer to legalizing and regulating online gambling and poker. This comes as the heads of Germany’s sixteen states have reportedly reached an agreement to legalize online casino games and poker beginning July 1st, 2021.
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has just levied its largest fine ever to a gambling operator. On Thursday, online gambling and sports betting operator Betway broke the all-time record after finding itself on the receiving end of a £11.6 million fine imposed by the UKGC.
Danish betting sites are facing stronger deposit limit regulations and other new obligations beginning in 2020. A steep tax hike will follow in 2021 as the government seeks to simultaneously control problem gambling and squeeze more money out of the online gaming industry.
Two major Kenyan sports betting firms are closing shop in response to what they call an increasingly hostile regulatory environment and high taxes that have made their businesses non-viable.
Polish regulators are having a hard time channeling gamblers away from black market operators and onto regulated gambling sites according to recent figures from the Polish Supreme Audit Office (NIK).
Six esports players were arrested last week in one of Australia’s first ever esports match-fixing investigations.