The American Gaming Association (AGA) has urged the US government to raise the slot jackpot reporting threshold, which requires machines to be temporarily taken out of production while large jackpot winners complete a tax reporting form.
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Lucky Casino operator Glitnor Services has been fined SEK400,000 by Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen, after it was found to have offered games not permitted under the country’s Gambling Act.
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that it will not appeal a court ruling that determined value-added tax (VAT) was incorrectly applied to revenue earned from certain gaming machines prior to 2013.
The Norwegian Industry Association for Online Gaming (NBO) has called on national authorities to consider ending the current gambling monopoly, after new research showed an increase in gambling addiction in the country.
Sweden’s Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) submitted new regulations on match fixing to the country’s National Board of Trade, for the board to notify the European Commission of the changes, and has conducted an impact assessment of the rules.
Swiss gambling regulators Eidgenössische Spielbankenkommission (ESBK) and the Inter-Cantonal Lotteries and Betting Commission (Comlot) have added a further 61 websites to the country’s blacklists of unlicensed igaming operators.