The UK’s Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group (GRH APPG) has set out its work programme for 2020, seeking to tackle topics such as scratch card age limits, gambling advertising and the prevalence of gambling in sport.
Sweden’s former horse racing monopoly operator Aktiebolaget Trav och Galopp (ATG) has reported a 6.6% year-on-year rise in net gaming revenue for 2019, despite a decline in income from horse racing betting in the country.
While the fact German state lawmakers have reached a consensus on the future regulatory model for gambling has been welcomed, iGamingBusiness.com can reveal that the proposed controls for online slots and casino could bring further pain for the industry.
Spieldev, a game developer and platform provider focused on the Latin American market, has rebranded as Vibra Gaming after announcing the addition of Leander Games co-founders Ramiro Atucha and Marcelo Blanco to its team.
The arrival of the Betting and Gaming Council comes at a time when the industry finds itself under pressure to demonstrate its commitment to safer gambling, with marketing compliance at the centre of the debates. Income Access' Erica Anderson discussed the path forward with three experienced stakeholders
Schleswig-Holstein claims that Germany’s 16 federal states have made a breakthrough in negotiations over a new State Treaty on Gambling, describing the agreed model as a “really good result” for all jurisdictions.
News that Germany's 16 states have seemingly ended years of debate by agreeing on a new, expansive regulatory framework for gambling has been welcomed by the industry, though concerns remain over the restrictions likely to be imposed on operators.
Spread betting and contracts for difference (CFD) provider IG Group Holdings has reported a year-on-year decline in revenue and profit in the first six months of its financial year, primarily due to the impact of new European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) regulations.