UK industry standards body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has called on the government to establish an “urgent economic package” to support the casino sector after warning its latest novel coronavirus (Covid19) measures could lead to 50% of workers losing their jobs.
The national government of Colombia has legally ratified Decree 808, which was introduced in June this year to help shore up the country's gambling industry and protect funding for its heathcare system in the wake of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Casinos in London have offered to temporarily close their bars to help prevent a curfew that they said would result in the loss of thousands of jobs across the market amid the ongoing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
UK industry standards body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has hit out at the government for its decision to introduce a curfew on casinos in the north-east of England, saying the measures are “illogical” and “make no sense”.
Industry standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has warned that a mooted 10pm curfew for casinos in Great Britain could put thousands of jobs in the industry at risk without significantly slowing the spread of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) as intended.
Dutch Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has defended land-based monopoly Holland Casino in response to written questions from an MP regarding its responsible gambling practices, but acknowledged the casino does not keep track of individual player losses.
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and Dutch regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the aim of clamping down on illegal activities in their gambling markets.
France’s gambling market is going through big shifts in terms of both operators and regulators as it nears the end of its first decade. These should leave the igaming industry in a stronger position, says Jake Pollard.
Casinos and bingo halls in the Colombian city of Medellín will be permitted to reopen from the third week of September (starting 14 September) after being closed since March because of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Bettors in Illinois will be able to sign up for an online sports betting account without travelling to a physical location after Governor J.B. Pritzker reinstated an executive order suspending in-person registration.
The European Commission has extended the standstill period in place for Germany’s revamped gambling legislation, while a number of stakeholders have flagged a range of concerns with the proposed regulatory framework.