This week’s State of the Union sees the Department of Justice hit back at New Hampshire’s challenge against its revised Wire Act opinion. Elsewhere Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has ratified mobile wagering legislation, and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has set the state on the path to legal casino gaming.
Online sports betting advocates have until April 1 to convince a reluctant Governor Andrew Cuomo to include mobile sports betting in the state budget. Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr tells iGamingBusiness.com why a market restricted to in-person wagering would be a mistake.
Keith Alexander has said he will not sell any more of his shares in GVC Holdings while he is chief executive of the gambling giant. Earlier this month, Alexander sold 2.06m shares worth £13.7m (€16.0m/$18.0m).
Sweden’s leading gambling trade associations Spelbranschens Riksförbund (SPER) and Branschföreningen för Onlinespel (BOS) have set out a new code of conduct for members to tackle concerns over excessive advertising in the newly-regulated market.
Last week Germany made a decisive move towards a total overhaul of its gambling regulations. Wulf Hambach, Stefan Bolay and Stefanie Fuchs of leading German law firm Hambach & Hambach outline what may happen next – and what needs to happen to ensure a satisfactory conclusion for all stakeholders.
A new report commissioned by German operator body the Deutsche Sportwettenverband (DSWV) has claimed that a turnover tax levied on betting shops by local authorities across the country contravenes federal law.
Multi-channel content supplier Sports Information Services (SIS) has extended its media rights deal with the Singapore Pools, which will see it continue to distribute live pictures and data from the Singapore Racecourse.
The Illinois House Rules Committee is to run the rule over four separate amendments to a bill to regulate sports betting, giving the state legislature a choice of which regulatory framework to pursue for the vertical.
London-listed Sportech has described 2018 as a challenging year for the business, which resulted in revenue declining 3.9%, though highlighted the success of cost control efforts that helped the business cut losses for the period.
This week's State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, looks at new developments in Tennessee, Ohio and Montana, as well as reporting on the performances of the regulated New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets.
Experienced public servant Shane Lucas has been appointed chief executive of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, the Australian state’s body for helping those affected by gambling-related harms.
February's New Jersey iGaming Dashboard, in partnership with Ficom Leisure, shows Resorts Digital growing in prominence in the online gaming vertical, while sports betting figures have been skewed by a number of licensees making losses during the month.