The stated aim to the Danish government in raising online gambling taxes is to level the playing field with land-based gambling taxes and raise extra tax revenue. However the move is also likely to cause a fall-off in gambling advertising as smaller and medium-term operators exit the market, according to market participants and commentators, writes Scott Longley.
The GB Gambling Commission has warned operators to ensure their products meet transparency and online safety standards, after discovering that operators were offering games that featured a ‘buy-in’ option for bonus features.
Problem gambling funding body GambleAware has revealed that GVC Holdings pledged to donate the most money in the nine months to 31 December 2019, despite not adding to the amount it committed to in the first half of the year.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced a further nine online casino websites to be blocked by internet service providers (ISPs) in the country as part of an ongoing clampdown on illegal activities.
Sweden’s gambling regulator, Spelinspektionen, has asked the Ministry of Finance to increase the maximum penalty that may be imposed upon a gambling operator in violation of the country’s Money Laundering Act from €1m (£847,686/$1.1m) to 10% of th
A year of negotiations look set to conclude with bills to legalise online gaming and sports betting passing into law in Michigan, after the Senate passed Representative Brandt Iden’s proposals by significant margins.
The final part of iGamingBusiness.com's run down of the proposals put forward by the UK’s main political parties concludes with the Scottish National Party - potentially a key power broker in a hung parliament - and the Liberal Democrats.
The Minister for the Interior in the German state of Hesse has claimed no operator has filed an application for a federal sports betting licence, warning that companies will face immediate action if they continue to operate without certification.