The Dutch Senate has approved online gambling. The Remote Gambling Bill, which has spent the last three-plus years sitting in legal limbo amid a wider effort to do something about betting dating back even further, cleared a major hurdle last week and is finally set to become the law of the land.
Updates and developments in the world of online betting regulation including country specific laws and licensing information.
The government of Alberta is interested in shelving its rather dubious trophy as one of the only two provinces in Canada without some form of online gambling. In an effort to change that, Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC), is looking for technology partners to run an online gambling platform.
The Russian agency overseeing telecommunications is rushing into 2019 full steam ahead in its efforts to stamp out unlicensed betting sites. This continues an effort that has been ongoing since at least 2013 that has resulted in the blocking of hundreds of thousands of gambling-related domains over the years.
The legal status of online gambling has sweeping effects that are reflected in all aspects of the experience for players, operators and everyone in between. Comparing a regulated market to an unregulated market is almost like comparing two completely different industries altogether, are they so different.