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.
Updates and developments in the world of online betting regulation including country specific laws and licensing information.
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.
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.