Sweden’s national gambling regulator recently announced that it has received license applications from 60 operators interested in offering online sports betting and casino games as the country prepares to open its gambling market to international competition.
Western Australia is preparing to go scorched earth in the war against lottery betting sites. The state government has introduced legislation that calls for not only jailing the operators of lottery betting sites, but also fining their customers A$2,500 for betting on “unapproved domestic and international events and contingencies.”
Colombian gaming regulators are continuing to crack down on unlicensed betting sites as the country’s legal online gambling industry takes shape. Local internet service providers and the national police’s cyber unit have teamed up to block access to the websites of 1,805 unauthorized gambling sites.