The Gambling Research Centre of the German University of Hohenheim claims "major improvements" are required if the new state gambling regulator to be established under the country's new gambling regulations is to avoid being a “toothless tiger”.
A bill to amend the constitution of South Dakota in order to allow sports betting in the state is to move forward to Governor Kristi Noem for signature after being voted through by the House of Representatives.
The British Gambling Commission has launched a consultation on potential changes to the licence conditions and codes of practice (LCCP) which all licensees must adhere to, mostly to change the ways in which licensees must report key events to the regulator.
The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA), the Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS) and the eCommerce and Online Gaming Regulation Authority (eCOGRA) have teamed up to agree to a new dispute resolution procedure.
Turkey’s governing party has introduced a package of amendments to various laws in the country’s national assembly, including an amendment that would allow the government to block access to illegal sports betting sites.
The Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority (AAFAF) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking a consultancy firm to provide advisory services to the new Puerto Rico Gaming Commission.
The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has warned that plans to restrict betting on rule violations in Sweden, runs the risk of pushing players to offshore operators and in turn actually increasing the threat posed by match-fixers.
Former England and Liverpool footballer Daniel Sturridge has been suspended from all football-related activity for four months for breaching the FA's gambling regulations, after his initial punishment was deemed too lenient.