Dutch gambling regulator the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has launched a public consultation to gather expert opinion on a national problem gambling helpline, ahead of a tender to select a provider to manage the service.
The UK’s gambling industry has defended its commitment to responsible gambling after campaigners claimed in a letter to the Prime Minister that football's relationship with betting is at "saturation point".
Negative attitudes towards gambling in Great Britain are increasingly prevalent, according to the Gambling Commission's Behaviour, Awareness and Attitudes Report, with 29% of those surveyed now calling for a total ban.
Ukrainian national telecommunications regulator the National Commission for State Regulation of Communications and Informatization (NKRZI) called on internet service providers to block 32 online gambling websites on Friday (21 February).
The Chinese government has confirmed that it cancelled the passports of its citizens working for online gambling businesses in the Philippines, as part of its ongoing effort to clamp down on illegal offshore activity.
Troubled sports betting operator Addison Global’s brand MoPlay, which had its licence suspended by regulators in both Gibraltar and Great Britain last week, has stopped paying out customer withdrawals and announced the business is insolvent.