British Gambling Commission chief executive Neil McArthur issued a message to online gambling operators, reminding them of the importance of consumer protection and responsible marketing amid the effects of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19)
Gambling industry association the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has praised the UK government after it was confirmed that gambling companies will qualify for the business rates holiday designed to mitigate the shut-down enforced by novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has urged the UK Chancellor to provide emergency help to save thousands of jobs across the gambling industry, after fresh concerns were raised over the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on the sector.
A meeting of Germany’s heads of state in Berlin saw lawmakers approve gambling regulations to legalise online poker and casino from 1 July, 2021, as well as deciding on the location of the country’s new regulatory authority.
The Phillippine Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) has issued a report claiming that Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) and their service providers are “highly vulnerable” to money laundering.
The Betting and Gaming Council has called on UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to take action against unlicensed gambling sites and to increase the threshold for the small business rate relief.
L’Autorité nationale des Jeux (ANJ), has moved a step closer to replacing l’Autorité nationale de régulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL) as France's principal gambling regulatory body, following the publicaton of a decree setting out its key functions and responsibilities.
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”.
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.