Malta-based operator Bethard Group has become the latest member of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). The agreement gives Bethard access to the integrity watchdog's monitoring and alert platform, and allows it to share suspicious activity reports with a network of other operator members.
IBIA, one of Europe’s leading online gambling industry trade groups, has called on the European Commission to dismiss Austria’s largest state’s proposed new gambling laws after claiming they are not compatible with trade rules.
Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has announced plans to significantly expand Kentucky’s legal gambling market by legalizing commercial casinos, sports betting and online gaming if elected.
The Council of Europe (COE) has called on authorities in Malta to enhance their measures to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism, after a new report highlighted a number of failings in the country’s current system.
Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the country’s Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to shut down the operations of Philippines Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) that fail or refuse to pay income tax.
Germany's leading gaming machine manufacturer and operator associations have expressed support for the third amended State Treaty on Gambling, but called for future regulations to go further by legalising online slots.
The Swedish gambling trade association Spelbranschens Riksorganisation (SPER) claims that the marketing guidelines drawn up in March have prompted operators to make positive changes to the quantity and content of their advertising in the market.
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Apple has granted developers an extra six months in which to ensure their apps are updated to be fully native to iOS. This follows its announcement in June that gambling apps built with a native wrapper holding an HTML5 product would no longer be hosted in its App Store.
A Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DMCS) committee has called on the UK Government to regulate video game loot boxes under the 2005 Gambling Act in order to help protect children from potential gambling-related harm.
Following the UKGC suspension of the EveryMatrix B2C license for sports and casino in the UK, EveryMatrix has today partnered up with compliance start-up beBettor. The company hopes the newly inked agreement will radically improve operational compliance of EveryMatrix in the UK and help bring about a lifting of the suspension placed by UKGC.
Brazilian professional tennis player Diego Matos has been handed a lifetime ban from the sport after being convicted of multiple match-fixing offences. Matos has also been fined $125,000 and ordered to repay illicit winnings of $12,000.
A trio of associations representing French land-based casino operators and their staff have called on the country’s government to confirm that La Française des Jeux (FDJ) will remain prohibited from offering casino games once privatised.
The Swedish Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) has written to payment service providers warning them not to do business with unlicensed gambling operators targeting the country's regulated igaming market.
iGaming software supplier and white label solutions provider EveryMatrix has struck a partnership with compliance specialist beBettor as part of its efforts to improve its social responsibility controls and ultimately have the suspension of its operating licence lifted.