State Of The Norway Online Gambling Industry: Delays And Crackdowns

Following delays in gambling legalization in the country, the Norwegian igaming industry is now under a crackdown by the national regulator. The Norwegian Gaming Authority has written to a number of igaming operators in the country who it believes are targeting Norwegian players. The list of domains includes names like Poker Stars, Betsson and Unibet….

Singapore Minister Clarifies Stance on Remote Gambling

Singapore’s Home Affairs ministry has finally spoken out about the stand they wish to take for remote gambling in the country. According to the statement made by Second Minister for Home Affairs S Iswaran in Parliament, the authorities will take the same approach towards remote gambling as they do for regular gambling. This approach will…

23 Sites Added to Latvia Gambling Sites Domain Blacklist

The gambling market in the Balkan takes another hit as the crackdown on iGaming sites in Latvia continues. The Latvian gambling regulator – Lotteries and Gambling Supervision Inspection (IAUI) – has added more names to its all consuming blacklist that has been prohibiting access to gambling domains in the country ever since its introduction three…

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Bulgaria Blacklist of Online Gambling Domains Increases

Bulgarian gaming regulatory authority SCG (State Commission on Gambling) has once again made updates to its blacklist of unlicensed gambling websites and added ten new domains to the burgeoning list of banned sites. The blacklist which was introduced in June last year, has now increased in number to 283 domains and the latest high profile…

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Belgium Gaming Commission Blacklisting Gambling Apps to Reduce Underage Access

Kansspelcommissie, the Belgian Gaming Commission, does not seem satisfied with its efforts to monitor the igaming industry in the country with a blacklist of supposedly illegal online casino domains. The regulating authority has now gone one step ahead in their bid to make the igaming sector toe their line by calling for a new blacklist…

Danish Gambling Association Implements Online Casino Tax

Stichting Speel Verantwoord (SSV), the Dutch online gaming association responsible for regulating Denmark betting sites, has applauded the recent ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which allows Denmark to have different tax rates for online and land-based casinos in the country. The ECJ says that the tax law is in compliance with EU law,…

German Sports Betting Association Trade Group Announced

German-facing sports betting operators, both with coveted Federal sports betting licenses as well as those with betting licenses from the North German state of Schleswig-Holstein have come together to create a new trade group, named the German Sports Betting Association (DSWV). The focus of the new association is to push for the current regulations to be…

Delay in UK Point Of Consumption Tax: GBGA Lodges Complaint

The UK was set to introduce a controversial new law regarding taxation of international online betting operators. They will now postpone the new Point of Consumption licensing system as the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association puts forward a challenge to the new system. Currently, UK betting websites do not have to pay tax, as taxation is…