The Kenyan National Assembly is considering a bill that would revamp the country’s regulatory framework for gambling, imposing significantly higher costs on licensed operators and establishing the country’s first national lottery.
Denmark’s regulated online gaming market has reported a 4.5% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with growth in the online casino and sports betting verticals offsetting land-based declines.
Unions have reacted positively to the news that the proposed privatisation of state-owned Holland Casino has been called off by Justice Minister Sander Dekker following political opposition to the plans from within the Senate.
New Jersey has reported a month-on-month decline in both sports betting and online gaming revenue for April, after the state was boosted in the previous month by the March Madness collegiate sports series.
Gambling revenue in Latvia increased 15.3% year-on-year in the first quarter, with national regulator the Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection (IAUI) reporting growth across all key verticals.
Danish gambling operator Danske Spil has agreed a deal to take ownership of Tivoli Casino’s online gaming business. Danske Spil will be able to use the TivoliCasino.dk brand as part of its business for the next 10 years.