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    New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has announced that casinos in the state will be permitted to reopen at limited capacity from July 2, after more than three months closed as a results of  the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    The Regional Council of Darmstadt, the body responsible for licensing and prohibition under the third State Treaty on Gambling, looks set to develop transitional regulations rather than pursuing enforcement action against online casino and poker operators. 

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    Swedish lottery revenue bounced back in April after a difficult March, but remained 9% below revenue from April 2019, according to the latest figures from the country’s gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen).

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    Software supplier Global Daily Fantasy Sports has completed its acquisition of live dealer games supplier Playgon Interactive in a deal worth $9.5m.

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    A number of leading commercial casino operators in the US have announced the reopening of their properties as states continue to relax restrictions for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    Gamblers in Nevada will be required to wear masks if they wish to play at gaming tables that do not have barriers in place, according to the latest safety regulations from the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

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    New Zealand-based casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has generated NZ$180m (£93.3m/€103.2m/US$115.8m) through a share placement, as part of a NZ230m equity raising.

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    California residents will have to wait further for an update on the status of legal sports betting in  the state, as the latest hearing on bill SCA 6 has been pushed back to June 23.

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    R. Franco Digital, the digital division of R. Franco Group, has signed an ongoing strategic partnership deal with gaming technology and service provider, Betconstruct.

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    Pennsylvania’s online gaming revenue has once again grown strongly month-over-month, while sports betting revenue has significantly increased from April 2020. 

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    The British Gambling Commission has struck back at an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) report which said it was “not fit for purpose”, dismissing the claims levelled at the regulator as “untrue”.

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    More gamblers in Sweden have decreased play than increased during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, but more than a quarter of high risk customers are playing more according to a Lund University study.

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    Andrew Wilkie, the Independent Australian Member of Parliament for Clark, Tasmania, has launched a push to have social casino games outlawed across Australia, in an effort to reduce gambling-related harm in the nation.

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    The percentage of the British public who have gambled appears to be in decline as lockdown continues, but online casino play is on the rise, according to new data from the Gambling Commission.

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    Leading responsible gambling charities the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) and GamCare are accelerating the digital transformation of their educational resources during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has announced that it is to reopen five more of its casinos across Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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    The Illinois Gaming Board has announced its guidelines for reopening following closures caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, with casinos to operate at 50% capacity and poker rooms staying closed.

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    The latest amendments to Ukraine’s gambling bill have been published, with some licence fees lowered and others significantly raised, and a prohibition on online advertising removed. The bill also now includes a clause to block any Russian-owned gaming businesses, or those with Russian directors, from participating in the market.

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    Boyd Gaming has today (June 11) announced plans to reopen 3 casinos in Indiana and Ohio, bringing its total number of properties back in operation to 24 out of 29 across the US.

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    South African gaming and entertainment business Tsogo Sun Gaming said it lost an estimated ZAR400m in revenue as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic disrupting operations in its fiscal year ended 31 March, 2020.

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