The New South Wales Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority (ILGA) has put in place a number of temporary measures for gaming machines in an effort to help venues in the Australian state impacted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Betting shops in Scotland have been ordered to switch off their gaming machines in an apparent U-turn by the country’s government, which last week announced that it was to remove the controversial ban.
Betting shops in Scotland will be able to ditch post-lockdown restrictions imposed by the Scottish Government from later this month which have already been attacked as "unnecessary" by industry associations.
A storm of regulatory change and economic uncertainty is brewing for the GB gambling industry, and operators should prepare for a punishing second half of the year, writes RB Capital's Julian Buhagiar.
British gambling trade organisation the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has hit out at the Scottish government for imposing strict restrictions on betting shops in the country, with chief executive Michael Dugher calling the measures “draconian”.
GVC Holdings’ latest corporate social responsibility (CSR) report reveals the operator has seen the number of self-exclusion requests fall significantly, which it claims is the result of enhanced limit setting tools and earlier customer interactions.
GVC Holdings has declared its support for a number of recommendations made by the House of Lords in regards to the gambling regulatory framework in Great Britain, including a call to accelerate the review of the 2005 Gambling Act.
Sports betting and interactive gaming company Newgioco Group has reopened all of its retail betting venues across Italy after the country’s government eased further restrictions related to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
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.
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.
Spanish gambling trade association the Consejo Empresarial del Juego (Cejuego) has hit out at the country's government over its decision to delay the reopening of gaming venues until phase three of the country’s exit from lockdown.