Victoria Becomes First Australian State to Implement New Online Betting Restrictions
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Victoria Becomes First Australian State to Implement New Online Betting Restrictions

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.

Argentinean Province of Buenos Aires Legalizes Online Gambling
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Argentinean Province of Buenos Aires Legalizes Online Gambling

Governor María Eugenia Vidal has signed a decree to legalize multiple forms of online gambling in Argentina’s Buenos Aires province. The new law will legalize online casino games, horse racing betting, sports betting and poker with international operators allowed to apply for one of seven licenses that will be made available.

Russian Efforts to Stamp Out Betting Websites Continue Unabated in 2019
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Russian Efforts to Stamp Out Betting Websites Continue Unabated in 2019

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.