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.
While casinos may not yet exist in Japan, what does the gaming market look like now? Natalie Meyer, founder and chief executive of cultural insight agency Tokyoesque, provides a breakdown on the current size and perception of the country's gambling industry.
This week's State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, looks at the latest legal challenge launched against the DoJ's revised Wire Act opinion, plus developments in Virginia, Arkansas, Indiana and more.
Igaming generated a global gross win of €26.7bn in 2012, an increase of 7,2% on 2011 and is set to record a global gross win of €26.7bn in 2013, industry figures published by IGB data partner H2 Gambling Capital reveal.