Liseberg, an amusement park in the Swedish capital Gothenburg, has been hit with an SEK20,000 (£1,762/€1,932/$2,282) fine by the country’s Gaming Inspectorate (Spelinspektionen) after it allowed minors to play claw machines on the premises.
Andrew Wilkie, the Independent Australian Member of Parliament for Clark, Tasmania, has launched a push to have social casino games outlawed across Australia, in an effort to reduce gambling-related harm in the nation.
The Swiss canton of Glarus has launched a public consultation on a series of changes to its gambling laws, following the implementation of the Federal Act on Real-Money Gaming (Bundesgesetz über Geldspiele) in January 2019.
West Virginia may follow up last year’s legalisation of sports betting with the regulation of online poker and casino, should a new bill filed by Representatives Shawn Fluharty and Joe Canestraro pass into law.
Nevada’s new Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak has appointed Sandra Douglass Morgan as the chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). Las Vegas native Morgan currently serves as director of external affairs for US telecommunications giant AT&T in the southern Nevada region.
The Danish igaming market is small but almost perfectly formed, with its business-friendly approach driving a high number of consumers to use licensed operators, the latest research from the iGaming Business Market Monitor reveals.
Games developer Valve, the company that owns and operates the Steam distribution portal and titles such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO), has banned gambling sites from offering their products through its platform.