Austria’s Union of Private Sector Employees, Printing, Journalism, and Paper (GPA-djp) has attacked the ambitious restructuring plan agreed by Casinos Austria earlier this week, saying that the state oversight of the business has failed.
Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia/NRW) Minister of Finance Lutz Lienenkämper has responded to accusations that the state government altered the accounts of state-owned operator Westdeutsche Spielbanken (WestSpiel) to facilitate the privatisation of the business.
The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the sports betting integrity body for the lottery industry, has reported a year-on-year decline in the amount of suspicious betting alerts it sent to members during the first half of 2020.
A storm of regulatory change and economic uncertainty is brewing for the GB gambling industry, and operators should prepare for a punishing second half of the year, writes RB Capital's Julian Buhagiar.
The Gambling Commission of Great Britain has launched a consultation onto changes to the design of online slots to make them safer for the consumers, in which it proposes banning autoplay functionality and quick spin features.