The New South Wales government has launched a consultations on a series of proposed changes to help clubs and hotels in the Australian state minimise gambling harm and support customers that suffer problems with their play.
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.
Lawmakers in the Czech capital Prague have voted in favour of a new decree that would implement a ban on all technical gambling games in the city, with the draft legislation set to go in front of the City Council later this week.
The European Commission has launched an investigation into the Belgian Gaming Commission’s decision to allow GVC Holdings’ Ladbrokes brand to offer virtual sports in the country, while refusing similar requests from other licensees.
Dutch municipal health services (Gemeentelijke Gezondheids Dienst - GGD) will be granted the power to close leisure establishments such as casinos and slot arcades if they trace an outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) to the location
Online random number generator (RNG) games will face a three-second spin limit and may not be advertised outside of an operator’s website, according to the country’s new secondary legislation as part of its Gambling Reform Act.
James Noyes’ proposals for reforming key aspects of Great Britain's gambling industry have received major coverage. They show how sensitive the issues are for all stakeholders and why the industry must engage in a constructive manner.
Gambling is officially set to become legal in Ukraine after the country’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, signed the country’s Gambling Act into law today (11 August), with Eastern Europe-facing operator Parimatch already announcing its intent to p
UK industry body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has hit out against the suggestion of what it called an “arbitrary and random” monthly deposit cap, suggested in a report from think tank the Social Market Foundation.
Slot games in Great Britain should have mandatory stake limits of between £1 and £5, a £100 monthly “soft cap” should be set for deposits and the white label system should be abolished, according to a new report. It also calls for the Gambling Commission to be replaced with two distinct bodies; one to handle licensing and compliance issues, and another to handle customer protection.
Austria’s Financial Police have carried out a total of 278 inspections on suspected black market gambling venues since January, resulting in the confiscation of over 660 gaming machines. Over half of the seized machines were found in the nation’s capital, Vienna.