Fines, Lawsuits & Litigation

Boyd Gaming Corporation challenging Kansas sportsbetting legalization

The American state of Kansas legalized sportsbetting yesterday and reportedly almost immediately saw this effort challenged by means of a new lawsuit from the operator of a Sumner County commercial casino. A...

National Lottery licensing decision headed to the High Court

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator is reportedly set to ask a High Court judge to enforce its recent award of the next ten-year National Lottery operating license to the Allwyn UK subor...

The Star Entertainment Group Limited suspends customer rebate program

In Australia and casino operator The Star Entertainment Group Limited has reportedly suspended a customer rebate program amid concerns that the scheme could potentially breach local rules to prevent money laund...

Federal court convicts former Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe leader of bribery

In the eastern American state of Massachusetts and the former leader of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has reportedly been convicted in federal court on extortion and bribery charges linked to his group’s plan to ...

Ontario fines pair iGaming operators for multiple advertising breaches

In Canada and the gaming regulator for the province of Ontario has punished a pair of recently-licensed iGaming operators for breaking its rules on advertising and the provision of inducements. The Alcohol a...

Nebraska judge dismisses Lincoln Race Course casino lawsuit

In the American state of Nebraska and a lawsuit over who should have been given the right to develop and run a casino that is coming to the existing Lincoln Race Course has reportedly been dismissed. Accordi...

Australian watchdog taking trio of iGaming entities to federal court

LAs part of its long-running crackdown on unlicensed iGaming operators and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced that it has commenced civil actions in federal court against a t...

American Gaming Association urges federal government to act on illegal gambling

In the United States and the American Gaming Association trade group has implored the federal government to initiate a coordinated crackdown against unregulated ‘skill game’ machines and illegal online casino a...

Sand Vegas Casino Club falls foul of Texas and Alabama securities regulators

Securities regulators in the southern American states of Alabama and Texas have reportedly ordered the blockchain-based cryptocurrency project at Sand Vegas Casino Club to cease selling non-fungible tokens. ...

Netherlands regulator warns against auto-play video slot functionalities

The gaming regulator for the Netherlands has detailed that it recently ordered a locally-licensed online casino to remove auto-play functionalities from its selection of video slots owing to the fact that all f...