The Regional Council of Darmstadt, the body responsible for licensing and prohibition under the third State Treaty on Gambling, looks set to develop transitional regulations rather than pursuing enforcement action against online casino and poker operators.
Swedish lottery revenue bounced back in April after a difficult March, but remained 9% below revenue from April 2019, according to the latest figures from the country’s gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen).
Virtual sports and casino game developer Leap Gaming has seen gross gaming revenue rise 123% for the opening five months of 2020, with the business now expecting to post a profit in the third quarter of the year.
Denmark’s Gaming Authority (Spillemyndigheden) has updated its technical and reporting requirements for online gambling licensees, requiring self-exclusion checks before push notifications are sent to customers, and creating a new reporting category for virtuals.
Camelot Group is set to sign an extension to its contract to continue operating the UK’s National Lottery for an additional six months to the end of July 2023, with a tender process for the next licence having been delayed by three months.
The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has revealed that a group of its members was able to raise £250,000 (€276,843/$310,149) for several charities through an initiative based around the Royal Ascot horse racing event.
Gambling blocking software Gamban has appointed Jody Bechtold, chief executive of Pittsburgh-based counselling, coaching and consulting practice The Better Institute, as the latest member of its US advisory board.
The creation of Ukraine's proposed Gambling Commission, as currently outlined in the country’s draft gambling law, would be unconstitutional, according to the legal department of Ukraine’s legislature.
California-based parent Rebecca Taylor has filed a class action complaint against tech giant Apple, alleging that by providing games containing loot box mechanisms through its App Store, Apple is complicit in or guilty of promoting gambling products to children.