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    A new survey commissioned by Novomatic Group subsidiary Löwen Entertainment claims that more that 70% of the German public supports the roll-out of a uniform regulatory framework for all forms of gambling.

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    Svenska Spel’s Research Council has selected five new research projects to support, issuing grants totalling SEK5m to initiatives looking to find ways to better treat and understand gambling addiction.

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    Norwegian state-owned gambling operator Norsk Tipping has again tightened its responsible gambling controls, with players now shown an overview of their playing habits when they log into their online accounts.

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    The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) are to be wound up and replaced by the Betting and Gaming Council, a new UK-facing operator body that aims to act as the industry’s mouthpiece. British Beer & Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds will lead the new body.

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    Danske Licens Spil, the regulated market subsidiary of Danske Spil, has made it mandatory for players to set deposit limits across all its igaming brands, effective today (July 2).

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    Dutch gambling regulator the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has published its final duty of care guidelines, following a public consultation on the player protection measures.

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    Gambling industry-driven inclusion initiative the All-In Diversity Project has partnered the UK’s Business Standards Institution (BSI) to develop a code of practice for diversity and equality.

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    European regulatory authority Gaming Regulators European Forum (GREF) has appointed Jorn Starck, executive director of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, as its new chairman.

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    The Office of Responsible Gambling for the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has provided almost AU$400,000 in grants to fund research into reducing and preventing gambling-related harm.

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    London-listed GAN has announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer as the software supplier prepares for an imminent launch in a second, possibly third US state.

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    Happy Friday igamers! This week we do the sums on where good causes money is going in Ireland, ponder an odd image and say farewell to the man who threw the industry into disarray with his reinterpretation of the Wire Act.

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    The Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) has issued a warning to people about a series of scam phone calls and emails seeking payment on gambling debts.

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    The Bulgarian Ministry of Finance has appointed Alexander Georgiev as the new chairman of the country’s State Commission on Gambling,

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    A new survey claims that a slight majority of Finnish citizens are in favour of abolishing the country’s current regulatory framework for gambling, which gives Veikkaus a monopoly over the market. However the poll also revealed that customers are wary of playing via sites licensed in other jurisdictions, and generally supportive of Veikkaus' consumer protection measures.

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    Happy Friday igamers! This week we predict further clampdowns on 'soft' gambling sites, ponder DFS's unpopularity, consider whether the HMRC has a few poker sharks and giggle at a videobomber

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    Happy Friday igamers! This week we take a leaf out of William Hill's books, hear why operators are disgruntled about Sweden and ponder the prospects of another lottery innovator Down Under

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    Happy Friday igamers! This week we celebrate the fact something is finally happening in Germany, muse on a mammoth b**** session and wonder whether toilet roll is the key to saving the bookies and surviving Brexit

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    A new code of conduct for gaming operators active in the Danish market has been published, with the aim of strengthening consumer protection and lowering the risk of gambling addiction in the country.

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    This week we dig deep into the real and fictional pasts of those in the news of late, applaud a politician who can see past the lottery monopoly agenda and consider the FT’s message of doom for the industry

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    The Administrative Court of Linköping has ruled that Swedish gamblers cannot end periods of self-exclusion before the agreed period.

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