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 Irish government has announced a complete shut-down of all sporting events as part of a new package of measures adopted in an attempt to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country.
Latvia’s gambling regulator has asked for clarity on the status of online gambling following new emergency laws passed by the country's government to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
iGaming operator 888 Holdings is to delay the publication of its full-year results for 2019, after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requested all listed businesses observe a two-week moratorium on the publication of preliminary financial results.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has ordered free-to-air commercial broadcaster Nine to reassess its advertising strategy and carry out additional staff training after it was found to have breached rules related to gambling ads.
Dutch gambling regulator the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has said that it will increase fines levied on any operator that uses the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic to promote their products by at least €50,000.