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    The GB Gambling Commission has called for ongoing industry cooperation to continue to tackle underage gambling after a new report from the regulator highlighted a decline in the number of 11 to 16-year-olds taking part in gambling activities.

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    GVC Holdings has revised its full year profit projections upwards for the second time this year after the operator’s online and European retail growth helped offset a weaker performance from its UK retail arm.

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    The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) are to be wound up and replaced by the Betting and Gaming Council, a new UK-facing operator body that aims to act as the industry’s mouthpiece. British Beer & Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds will lead the new body.

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    The Gambling Commission has joined forces with partners in Wales to develop a new national strategy, with the aim of reducing gambling-related harms in the country.

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    European regulatory authority Gaming Regulators European Forum (GREF) has appointed Jorn Starck, executive director of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, as its new chairman.

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    Sweden’s newly regulated igaming market has generated total turnover of SEK3.29bn (£271.3m/€313.8m/$352.8m) in the first quarter of the year, with former horse racing monopoly AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) dominating the channel. Svenska Spel Sport & Casino and ATG accounted for 50% of online market turnover over the three month period.

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    New Zealand’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has published a new code for gambling adverts in the country, with a focus on protecting children, young people and other vulnerable people from gambling-related harm.

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    State-owned gaming operator Svenska Spel’s lottery and gaming machine division has generated turnover of SEK906m (£74.6m/€86.9m/$97.6m) in the first two months of activity in Sweden’s newly regulated online gaming market.

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    The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB) has said that the 2016-19 National Responsible Gambling Strategy achieved a number of key milestones, but ultimately failed to make as much progress as hoped in tackling gambling-related harm in Great Britain.

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    West Virginia Governor Jim Justice appears to have let a bill allowing the state’s land-based casinos to launch online gaming to pass into law without signing the legislation.

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    A new code of conduct for gaming operators active in the Danish market has been published, with the aim of strengthening consumer protection and lowering the risk of gambling addiction in the country.

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    France’s online gaming market reported year-on-year growth across all three legal verticals in 2018, with the sports betting vertical the standout performer. However ARJEL has suggested that with growth in other verticals still slow, a shift to a revenue-based tax regime may be key to safeguarding the industry in the long-term.

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    The Gambling Commission has warned licensees that using non-disclosure agreements in settlements with customers could prevent consumers from reporting their concerns to the regulator and place operators in breach of their licence conditions.

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    The FOBT All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) is to examine the impact of online gaming on the vulnerable after expanding its focus in an effort to tackle more issues arising from gambling in the UK.

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    Operator has filed a formal complaint with the European Commission

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    William Moyes, chair of the Gambling Commission, wants industry to “step up” to help improve standards

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    The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has revealed it issued more than £18m (€20.1m/$23.6m) in fines to gambling companies during the past financial year

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    Italian authorities have announced that they are to introduce new tax rules for online sports betting operators in the country, confirming that companies will now pay a 22% tax on betting revenue.

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    The global gambling sector grew 4.9% in 2013 and generated €317.6bn in gross win, a figure that is set to rise to €332.4bn in 2014 and then on to €395bn by 2018, iGaming Business’s exclusive data partner H2 Gambling Capital has revealed in the second of the four data-led articles it is publishing this week.