Lawmakers representing Schleswig-Holstein’s ruling coalition have put forward a number of key regulatory objectives for the renegotiation of Germany’s federal gaming laws ahead of the annual meeting of state heads and chancellors.
White label and gaming content provider Nektan has announced plans to raise £3.0m in working capital, as well as restructuring existing loan agreements, warning the business requires new funding to continue as a going concern.
The Advertising Standards Authority has banned advertisements from Coral Interactive and Football Index operator BetIndex deemed to promote irresponsible gambling. Both advertisements may not appear again in their current form, with each company instructed to ensure their marketing communications do not promote harmful behaviour in the future.
IBIA, one of Europe’s leading online gambling industry trade groups, has called on the European Commission to dismiss Austria’s largest state’s proposed new gambling laws after claiming they are not compatible with trade rules.
Malta-based operator Bethard Group has become the latest member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). The agreement gives Bethard access to the integrity watchdog's monitoring and alert platform, and allows it to share suspicious activity reports with a network of other operator members.
The Brazilian Ministry of the Economy’s Secretariat of Evaluation, Planning, Energy and Lottery (SECAP) has published a draft of the decree governing fixed-odds sports betting for comment, the final opportunity for the betting industry to suggest changes.
The Swedish gambling trade association Spelbranschens Riksorganisation (SPER) claims that the marketing guidelines drawn up in March have prompted operators to make positive changes to the quantity and content of their advertising in the market.
Problem gambling funding body GambleAware has joined forces with digital family life specialist Parent Zone on a new initiative designed to educate families about potential risks faced by children when playing online video games.
Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the country’s Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to shut down the operations of Philippines Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) that fail or refuse to pay income tax.
The Council of Europe (COE) has called on authorities in Malta to enhance their measures to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism, after a new report highlighted a number of failings in the country’s current system.
Codere’s saw its net loss for the second quarter of 2019 fall by more than 75% for Q2, despite the collapse in revenue of the Argentine Peso drastically hurting revenue in what was previously the operator's largest market.