The German state of Brandenburg has updated its gambling regulations in line with the new State Treaty on Gambling, the Glücksspielneuregulierungstaatsvertrag (GlüNeuRStv), which opens up the online casino market for the first time.
Spanish Minister of Consumer Affairs Alberto Garzón believes the country’s efforts to tighten advertising laws puts it at the forefront of a trend likely to be adopted across Europe, and pledged further controls on the sector.
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) has urged social media platforms to play their part in combatting illegal gambling in the country, saying it has seen reports of unlicensed online activity increase since the start of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
William Hill has confirmed that its board has received separate cash proposals to acquire the business from alternative investments giant Apollo Global Management and its US sports betting and igaming partner, Caesars Entertainment.
Members of British industry standards body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) will implement limits on slot spin speeds and bans on slot features such as turbo play and multi-slot play, as part of a new code of conduct unveiled today.
The European Commission (EC) has praised the impact of an industry-led Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that has helped cut the unintentional placement of gambling ads on sites offering pirated content by 20%.
To talk of a one-size-fits-all solution for Africa ignores the nuances in each market. With so many differing economic climates and technological infrastructures, suppliers must prepare for a range of contrasting eventualities in different territories, Altenar chief operating officer Dinos Stranomitis tells iGB.
Industry supplier Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has signed an agreement with online sportsbook operator Tipwin, to power its new online casino offering under licences from the Maltese and Swedish Gaming Authorities.
The Tennessee Education Lottery’s Sports Wagering Committee has conditionally approved sports betting licences for a trio of high-profile operators, as the state moves closer to the November 1 launch date for the vertical.
Sports betting and igaming operator 888 has appointed Lord Jon Mendelsohn, former director of general election resources for the Labour Party, as its chair designate and a non-executive director with immediate effect.
Representatives of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities have agreed to integrate each region’s self-exclusion schemes for gambling, to better coordinate player protection efforts on a local and national level.
The UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has launched a call for evidence on loot boxes, with the aim of establishing whether the video game features encourage or lead to problem gambling.