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    Hopes for the launch of sports betting in Maine have suffered a setback after the state’s Governor Janet Mills failed to sign legislation into law before the July 2 deadline. 

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    Online gambling operator 888 has launched its 888poker brand in the regulated Portuguese market. Customers will be able to compete against players in Spain via a shared liquidity network agreement between the two countries.

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    William Hill has entered into a consultation process over plans to close around 700 of its shops across the UK, as it seeks to rearrange its business following the government’s decision to reduce the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals.

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    A syndicate of eight investment banking groups have been selected to work on the privatisation of French state-owned gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ).

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    A bill to regulate sports betting in Puerto Rico is headed to Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares to be signed into law after passing the unincorporated US territory’s legislature. 

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    Portugal’s regulated online gambling market achieved a new record quarterly revenue of €47.3m (£42.4m/$53.4m) during the first three months of the year, primarily due to year-on-year growth across sports betting and casino.

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    Australian gambling operator Tabcorp has been issued with a financial penalty of AU$14,000 (£7,832/€8,726/US$9,846) after being found guilty of running an illegal gambling inducement in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW).

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    The Indiana Gaming Commission has launched a public consultation on the state’s sports betting regulations, with stakeholders and members of the public able to submit comments on the proposed framework until August 1. 

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    Online gaming affiliate Rise Project has rebranded as Atemi and revealed plans to pursue strategic acquisitions, with a view to listing on the London Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in the coming months.

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    Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has secured a new licence to begin offering its affiliate marketing services in the regulated Romanian gambling market.

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    The House of Lords’ Select Committee on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry has published a call for evidence to support its inquiry into problem gambling in the UK.

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    Live dealer software supplier Evolution Gaming has secured a new a content deal with Italian-facing sports betting operator Planetwin365, describing the agreement as a “key customer win” in the country.

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    North American stock-car racing series Nascar has linked up with NBC Sports and Boom Fantasy to launch a new free-to-play game where players can predict the outcome of races and win real-money prizes.

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    Norwegian state-owned gambling operator Norsk Tipping has again tightened its responsible gambling controls, with players now shown an overview of their playing habits when they log into their online accounts.

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    Australian sportsbook operator PointsBet has secured a 20-year partnership with Chicago-area racetrack Hawthorne Race Course, providing it with a route into the Illinois sports betting market.

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    Gamesys-owned Virgin Bet has become the latest online sportsbook operator to sign up as a member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA), the sports betting integrity monitoring body previously known as ESSA.

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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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    Danske Licens Spil, the regulated market subsidiary of Danske Spil, has made it mandatory for players to set deposit limits across all its igaming brands, effective today (July 2).

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    Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright, said the UK government could introduce a mandatory levy if the gambling sector's voluntary funding plans do not raise enough cash to support the treatment and prevention of gambling harm.

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    Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort has become the first venue to launch sports betting in Arkansas, the ninth state to begin taking bets since the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act was struck down. 

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