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.
The British Gambling Commission has announced proposals for mandatory loss limits and stake limits that rise following due diligence checks, after it said that the results of a working group on game design fell short of requirements.
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.
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.
The Netherlands’ Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has looked to better clarify how he expects operators to avoid excessive advertising, in the latest round of parliamentary questions in the country’s igaming legislation.
Gamblers in Nevada will be required to wear masks if they wish to play at gaming tables that do not have barriers in place, according to the latest safety regulations from the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
The UK’s advertising standards authority has upheld three complaints against a website advertising a system for online casino bets, two for misleading and unsubstantiated claims and one for advertising gambling irresponsibly.
The feud between payments and know-your-customer services provider iSignThis (ISX) and the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) has rumbled on, after ISX refused to provide the ASX with correspondence with shareholders over potentially delisting the company from the exchange.
Norway’s gambling regulator, Lotteri-og Stiftelsestilsynet (Lotteritilsynet) is to launch a survey of the country’s banks to ascertain the approach taken by financial institutions to block payments to offshore sites, and investigate how they support customers with gambling problems.
Members of Norway’s parliament, the Storting, have called on the country's government to reject a suggestion from the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (LMD) for a NOK20,000 monthly loss limit for horse racing monopoly Norsk Rikstoto.
Sweden’s Administrative Court of Linköping has lowered two fines levied by the country’s Gambling Inspectorate (Spelinspektionen) for violations of the country’s bonus regulations after operators appealed, while rejecting two other challenges.
A poll commissioned by Clean up Gambling, a new advocacy group for gambling regulatory reform founded by Matt Zarb-Cousin and Derek Webb, claims the public is strongly in favour of new restrictions for online gambling operators in Great Britain.
The UK’s Advertising Association (AA) has rejected proposals from the Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) to ban all forms of gambling advertising, saying that such a move is not necessary at present.
Andrew Wilkie, the Independent Australian Member of Parliament for Clark, Tasmania, has launched a push to have social casino games outlawed across Australia, in an effort to reduce gambling-related harm in the nation.