Denmark's business-friendly approach to regulating igaming and the resulting increase in market size and white market percentages should give other governments something to think about.
India's move to a point of consumption tax will hit the bottom line of igaming firms operating in India. Meyyappan N and Ameya Mithe of law firm Nishith Desai Associates explain the changes.
The Danish igaming market is small but almost perfectly formed, with its business-friendly approach driving a high number of consumers to use licensed operators, the latest research from the iGaming Business Market Monitor reveals.
Sachar Gaming has become the first company to acquire a multi-games online licence in the Indian state of Nagaland.
The Australian Senate has given its approval to a number of amendments to the country’s online gambling laws that are set to outlaw internet poker and in-play sports betting.
PartyPoker has exited the Czech Republic as it opens an application process for a new licence in the country.
PokerStars owner Amaya has been fined in New Jersey after it allowed wagers from out-of-state players.
PokerStars has become the first online gambling operator to obtain a live games licence in the Czech Republic.
Hawaii has become the latest state in the US to consider the legalising of online gaming after an internet casino bill was introduced.
South Australia has activated a new law that will slice the maximum stake that player can wager on slot machines in the state to A$5 (€3.47/US$3.66).
The UKGC’s report into problem gambling in young people told us little we didn’t already know. For real insight we must dig deeper, says Christina Thakor-Rankin.
Amaya-owned PokerStars is to expand its services into Portugal after securing an online casino and poker licence in the country.
Some of the world’s biggest online poker operators say they could be forced to withdraw their services from Australia should new legislation come into effect.
In recent months many of the operators granted initial one-year licences have had to decide whether or not to carry on to a full 10-year licence. The results are encouraging, says Joanne Christie.
Relax Gaming has been granted a B2B supplier licence in the regulated Romanian market.
PokerStars is set to be banned from California for a further five years beyond the legalisation of online poker under an amended bill that could be voted on as soon as next week.
Portugal is to delay the launch of its regulated online poker market until at least November, according to various reports in the country.
A bill that would legalise online poker in California is facing a series of proposed amendments as lawmakers in the US state continue to discuss its entrance into law.
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has ordered two men to pay more than £32,000 (€40,500/$47,100) following a crackdown on illegal gambling at a private members’ club in London.
California’s Assembly Governmental Organisation Committee has voted 18-0 in favour of a bill that could lead to the legalisation of online poker in the US state before the end of the year.