The German association of private media businesses, Vaunet, has called on state lawmakers to remove advertising restrictions set to impact broadcasters in the new gambling regulatory framework currently under discussion.
The New South Wales (NSW) Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority has convicted Ladbrokes Australia and Neds of illegal gambling marketing activities in the Australian state, issuing the two operators with a record fine of AUD$207,500, the highest ever levied in the state.
The Council of State, the highest administrative court in the Netherlands, has ruled in favour of national gambling regulator the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) in a case concerning the use of text-based promotions for online games of chance.
The GB Gambling Commission has warned operators to ensure their products meet transparency and online safety standards, after discovering that operators were offering games that featured a ‘buy-in’ option for bonus features.
New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transitional Authority (RITA) appears to have confirmed that racing venue closures are likely, though stressed that this was to be handled fairly as part of the ongoing industry overhaul.
The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF) and Norwegian Handball Federation (NHF) will work to ensure participants in the European Handball Federation (EHF) Euro 2020 tournament respect the country’s gambling regulations.
Gambling.com Group has announced that its KAX Media America US subsidiary has secured approval from the Indiana Gaming Commission to begin offering its performance marketing services to licensed operators in the state.
Australian online gambling operator Betchoice, trading as Unibet in the country, has been ordered to pay Aus$25,000 (£13,052/€15,372/US$17,115) in fines and costs for illegally offering gambling inducements to consumers in New South Wales.
The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) have launched a new consultation over proposals to change current rules in order to allow children to play a greater role in certain lottery adverts.
The Swedish Consumer Agency (KO) has issued injunctions to William Hill-owned Mr Green and Karl Casino, a brand operated by L&L Europe Ltd, after ruling that they breached the country's Gaming Act by marketing to self-excluded consumers.