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.
As part of its three-year plan to make gambling “safer and fairer”, the UK Gambling Commission has unveiled new rules slated to come into effect on 7 May 2019. Among them are new restrictions placed on betting operators governing customer identity verification.
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.
In a decision notice published on Thursday, the Swedish Gambling Authority announced it has awarded two more online gambling licenses in anticipation of the new gambling law taking effect on 1 January 2019.
Ladbrokes finds itself in hot water once again after allegedly letting a gambling addict spend hundreds of thousands of pounds’ worth of stolen money and then paying five of the gambler’s theft victims £975,000 in return for a promise not to tell regulators.
Argentina’s biggest province has approved legislation to legalize online gambling and sports betting. Last week, Buenos Aires approved Budget Bill 2019 which, among other things, includes provisions to legalize and tax online gambling in the province.
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The NT Racing Commission, which licenses most Australian betting sites, has ordered Betfair Australia to pay more than $150,000 to a gambler who exhibited red flags of problem gambling but was allowed to continue spending large sums of money anyways.
The Albanian parliament has approved a strict new gambling law that will significantly curtail the country’s gaming industry beginning January 1, 2019. In-person and online sports betting are on the chopping block, along with online casinos and many brick-and-mortar gambling parlors.