Legal online gambling in Switzerland will be restricted to just a handful of local casinos starting today. The new gambling laws took effect on July 1st, one year after 73% of the voters agreed on a major industry major overhaul.
It is the single biggest cliché in boxing; yet it remains as relevant today as it did back in 1892 when James J. Corbett destroyed bare-knuckle legend, James L. Sullivan, in one of the earliest title fights under Queensberry Rules.
Kenya is considering a significant overhaul of its gambling law. A wide-ranging proposal being considered by the Kenyan National Assembly could potentially lead to a complete revamp of how online betting operators are licensed and regulated, re-regulation of land-based gambling options and the establishment of a national lottery.
Spain’s citizens’ rights ombudsman Fernandez Marugan recently recommended the government order a blanket ban on all gambling advertising. Now, the country’s top online gambling trade association, JDigital, has hit back with accusations he has no true understanding of Spain’s existing gambling advertising regulations.
UK online gambling giant Bet365 has confirmed it will be moving most of its Gibraltar staff to Malta over concerns related to the effects Brexit will have on its European-facing business.
The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) is taking proactive steps to secure greater consumer protection for online gambling consumers.
Victoria becomes the first Australian state to toughen its online betting rules this week under the national-approved National Consumer Protection Framework. The rules were approved a few months back by all states and territories in Australia with plans for additional states to follow Victoria’s lead in the near future.
Since Latvia began blocking the domains of offshore gambling sites in 2014, it has been clear the country is intent on developing a safe and strictly regulated industry for local players. For years, the country has struggled to earn revenue from the regulated online gambling industry.
Recent numbers coming out of Sweden’s newly regulated gambling industry show revenue in Q1 of 2019 was higher than the same period last year. This indicates the country is succeeding in channeling players to legal gambling platforms. That is not to say that the regulated market, which went live on 1 January 2019, is not…
This is a question I admit I pondered recently as I found myself browsing betting websites searching for football matches from the Macao league. However, I take great care to monitor my wins and losses, try to only bet on value games, and make sure it doesn’t interfere with my life. Sadly, there are thousands…